Experience the thrill of NZ's highest skydive with this tandem skydive experience at Franz Josef!
Nestled between New Zealand's highest mountains, the Tasman Sea, stunning temperate rainforest, glowing glaciers, mirror lakes and braided river beds, Franz Josef Glacier has been described as one of the most beautiful place on earth. Join an exclusive club of skydivers who have been lucky enough to enjoy these amazing views from above, freefalling for up to 85 seconds.
Tandem skydiving is the fastest, easiest and safest way for an inexperienced skydiver to enjoy skydiving at speeds of up to 200kph/120mph. The system includes a harness and parachute system for both the passenger and the instructor to share, so you can simply enjoy the thrill of the experience knowing your instructor has everything under control.
You can choose to descend from 13,000 feet, 16,500 feet or go all-out and choose the 20,000 feet option. You're in safe hands with all the latest, greatest and most state-of-the-art equipment as well as highly-qualified skydive masters.
Book your Franz Josef Tandem Skydive with us today!
20,000 feet: 85 seconds
16,500 feet: 60 seconds
13,000 feet: 45 seconds
Meeting location: Skydive Franz 20 Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
Please check-in at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled departure time.
This activity is subject to weather conditions and this part of New Zealand does experience a great deal of rain. Please call the supplier to confirm the weather conditions one hour prior to departure.
The maximum weight allowed for this activity is 120 kg, but that depends on the fitness of the participant and assessment from the supplier.
We recommend you wear warm, enclosed shoes and warm, lightweight clothes. The supplier will provide jumpsuits, hats, goggles and gloves so just wear comfortable clothing. It is not uncommon to have sub-zero temperatures at or above 13,000 feet even in summer so do bring something warm.
You can wear either glasses or contact lenses.
The whole tandem skydive experience will take approximately 2 to 3 hours (including return to Franz Josef drop-off location).
Please check your photos or videos on the day of your activity if photos or videos are purchased.
The activity is a high-risk activity, we recommend purchasing insurance which covers this activity.
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the activity.
The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.