It’s a no-brainer that the Abel Tasman features on the list of best places to skydive in New Zealand. But when it comes to stunning scenery, the region is arguably in a league of its own.
So, you want to jump out of a plane. Or you’re at least thinking about it, you’re jump curious (my advice for these people is to just do it, YOLO). I recently made my skydiving debut with Skydive Taupo, and I was absolutely blown away by the whole experience.
The amazing team at Skydive Abel Tasman had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be the first skydive in the world to be added to Google Street View. Here, they share their behind-the-scenes story of how it all came together…
So, you’ve decided to cruise up to 16,500ft and skydive at the warmest and sunniest dropzone in New Zealand… good on ya! You’ll want to remember this once in a lifetime experience so why not grab one of our camera packages and clue up on these top tips for some epic skydive photos.
The Stray bus pulls into Queenstown… Stop number 1? The Kawarau Bridge bungy, home of the world’s first commercial bungy jump. The faint sound of screams as people jump, leap, dive or just fall off the platform will greet your ears and mark the beginning of your adventure in NZ’s adrenaline capital.
The ultimate bucket list activity – SKYDIVING! With such incredible scenery, it’s no surprise that New Zealand is consistently voted one of the best places in the world to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft (with a parachute, of course!). Here’s a guide to, what I think, are the top 7 skydive locations in New Zealand: