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Best Skydive - Tripadvisor Review For Skydive Auckland

"Skydive; pure joy! YOLO! For the first 5 seconds I had a feeling which I never felt before, I can’t describe it. To say, it is like driving your car over a small hill, that feeling times million! It is euphoria! You don’t realize what is happening... my instructor Aaron was so cool! you’re falling down as a rock with the speed of 200 kilometers per hour, the best adrenaline rush I had in my life so far. Thank you Skydive Auckland and Aaron!"

Thanks to Doruk for leaving this awesome review. Loving his description of the feeling of freefall. Thanks to everyone who provides us with recommendations, reviews and feedback so that we can continue to stay at number 1 of 181 Tours in Auckland on TripAdvisor.

Read more of our reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g255106-d2527838-r649068313-Skydive_Auckland-Auckland_Central_North_Island.html#UR649068313

 

Home & Family Counselling - Skydive From 20,000ft! - 13th April 2019

Welcome back Home & Family Counselling who are back for another Jump For Charity day on 13th April 2019.

There's still time to sign up NOW! Just fundraise over the target amount of $995 and then take the leap from 20,000ft for FREE. 

Over the last two years, a dozen brave people have skydived for Home & Family Counselling, and as a result, these skydive heroes have provided 40 free counselling sessions to low-income families and individuals.

Find our more information and sign up here: https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/jump-of-courage?fbclid=IwAR1aUGA1OBb1INtJDj_OFG9zkVr4G_4NXrzj9lzq4bMXAsldHwJrcrbbEJQ

 

 

 

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! 2019 is the year of the pig, an animal which symbolises wealth. 

This year is also special because it is 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism. This is an exciting opportunity for China and New Zealand to strengthen economic ties through tourism.

It’s an opportunity for New Zealand to showcase what it is that makes Aotearoa a world class destination: our stunning natural landscapes, our range of unique experiences and products, and manaakitanga.

Find out more: https://www.cnzyot.govt.nz/

We do our best to provide the best possible experience to our Chinese visitors and are really excited about 2019.

Surrogate Grandparents: Jump For Joy! 30th March 2019

Welcome to Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust who are holding a Skydive For Charity Event on 30th March 2019.

Join us for an adrenaline pumping, JOYful jumping, skydive experience. Raise valuable funds to help Surrogate Grandparents continue their Intergenerational programmes throughout New Zealand. Whether you are aged 9 or 99 - you can take part! Simply sign up, fundraise over $880 in sponsorship and then you will receive a 13,000ft skydive.

Sign up at https://givealittle.co.nz/event/jump4joy2019.

Skydive Auckland - Best Tour In Auckland on TripAdvisor

We love reading our reviews and are proud to be #1 out of 182 Tours in Auckland on TripAdvisor. This is thanks to our awesome customers providing recommendations about their experience with us. Big thanks to everyone who takes the time to write reviews for us and provide feedback so that we can continuously improve. 

Check out our customer reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/AttractionProductReview-g255106-d11473763-Skydive_Auckland-Auckland_Central_North_Island.html

Skydive Auckland Supports The Tiaki Promise

Skydive Auckland supports the Tiaki Promise. 

The promise is a commitment to our beautiful New Zealand for both tourists and kiwis alike to pledge to, in order to look after our country for now and for future generations.

The Promise

While travelling to New Zealand I will:

  • Care for land, sea and nature, treading lightly and leaving no trace
  • Travel safely, showing care and consideration for all
  • Respect culture, travelling with an open heart and mind

How to care for New Zealand

  • Drive carefully
  • Be prepared
  • Show respect
  • Protect nature
  • Keep NZ clean

We actively involve ourselves in environmental protection and sustainability practices. We have pledged our commitment to The Tiaki Promise and you can too. All you need to do is head to the website www.tiakinewzealand.com and add your name in the 'Share your promise' section.

You can help spread the word over your social media (make sure to use #tiakipromise) and by word of mouth. Together, we can get the message out there.

The Tiaki Promise was brought to us by 7 tourism organisations: Air New Zealand, 100% Pure New Zealand, NZ Maori Tourism, Tourism Industry Aotearoa, We are LGNZ, Department of Conservation and THL.

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New Zealand's Highest Skydive - 20,002ft!
New Zealand's Highest Skydive - 20,002ft!
 
If you want the ultimate skydiving experience then this jump is for you! Our 20,002ft skydive is the highest altitude in the whole of New Zealand, and in the Southern Hemisphere, and is a must-do if you want to skydive in New Zealand. Our 20,002ft skydive is out of this world with freefall for 85+ insane seconds reaching a speed of 200km/hr.
 
Civil Aviation rules limit tandem skydiving in New Zealand to a maximum exit altitude of 20,000ft, but with Skydive Auckland's landing area being 2 feet below sea level, they are officially the highest, completing skydives from 20,0002ft and this height cannot be beaten. This means that Skydive Auckland does officially have the HIGHEST skydive in the whole of New Zealand with more freefall time than any other skydive in the country.
 
Re-define freedom and escape reality with the highest skydive in the New Zealand at 20,000ft (or 20,0002ft above sea level). As well as the east and west coasts of NZ, from 20,000ft on a clear day you can see Great Barrier Island, Waiheke Island, Mt Ruapehu and even Mt Taranaki! Enjoy the serenity of a scenic parachute ride for approximately 5 minutes with spectacular views as you float gently back to the ground. 

The first 20,000ft [6096 metres] tandem skydive ever to take place in New Zealand happened on Friday 31st October at Skydive Auckland in Parakai, West Auckland.

Jump For Charity - Blind Foundation Skydive 2018

Join Blind Foundation for their first ever Charity Skydive Day on Saturday 1st December and experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of freefalling at 200kph!

It's so easy to take part:


1. Register here.

2. Raise at least $800 for the Blind Foundation.

3. Skydive from 13,000ft on Saturday 1st December.

Registration is $55. You'll get your own online fundraising page, and Blind Foundation will be there to support you with top tips and tricks to help you fly past your fundraising goal.

You can also choose to purchase an upgrade to 16,500ft and camera options on the day directly with our team at Skydive Auckland.

Want to learn to skydive on an exciting new TV series?

Skydive Auckland is home to the New Zealand Skydiving School and our Diploma in Commercial Skydiving is the only course of it's kind in the world.

TVNZ are launching an exciting new TV series that will follow the journey of our students throughout the most amazing and challenging course imaginable.

Many students enrol with zero skydiving experience and this series will see them take the leap for the first time, following them through an intense 20 week course, preparing them for a professional career in skydiving.

Our NZQA diploma includes 200 skydives and a 12 week work placement, with opportunities in NZ and around the world.  Through fees free and studylink, the diploma is more accessible to New Zealanders than ever before.

Recruitment is underway for the series which starts filming in January 2019 and there are limited spaces available. Think you have got what it takes to become a professional skydiver? Visit our NZ Skydiving School website for more information on this exciting opportunity to launch your skydiving career like never before.

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Award Winning Skydive Auckland

Skydive Auckland won the Westpac Business Awards: Excellence in Community Contribution. We are so proud to be recognised for implementing initiatives that have a positive impact on the community and generate outcomes that have long term benefit. 

Samsung Chose Skydive Auckland to Film Fortnite Video

You can play Fortnite on the new Samsung Note9 and for their New Zealand launch, Samsung chose Skydive Auckland to film their awesome video!

Whoever find the Note9 this week that they have dropped in a location in NZ gets to keep it.  

We jumped into the stunning Muriwai Beach to film the video. Thanks to everyone involved that made this happen. And here it is.

 

Skydive Auckland - Westpac Business Awards

We are very proud to have been announced as finalists in the Westpac Business Awards 2018 for three categories; Excellence in Customer Service Delivery, Excellence in Marketing and Excellence in Community Contribution. Bring on the finals in October! Thanks to all our awesome team. 

Jump for Cancer at Skydive Auckland on Saturday 26th August 2017

Jump for Cancer at Skydive Auckland! This awesome fundraising event is back again. Get a free skydive in exchange for raising a minimum $1000 to provide care, comfort and hope for people going through cancer.

Find out more information or sign up to Jump for Cancer

We are a finalist for the North West Business Awards 2017!

We are a finalist for the North West Business Awards 2017!

Please vote for us to WIN!

Simply click this link and vote for Skydive Auckland - it takes 2 seconds.

Thanks so much for your support.

Well done SPCA - Jump to the Rescue!

Congratulations to our outstanding Jump to the Rescue team who raised over $42,000 to help Auckland's animals in need. Each participant signed up to this SPCA event and raised funds for the great cause before then jumping out of our plane. Friends, family, dogs and even rabbits came along to watch them!

8th April 2017 - Jump for Cancer at Skydive Auckland

Cancer Society Auckland Northland have partnered with Skydive Auckland again to offer a free skydive experience in exchange for raising a minimum $1000* to provide care, comfort and hope for people going through cancer.

Find out more information or sign up to Jump for Cancer

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We filmed the Alipay Global Shopping Festival Advert here at Skydive Auckland.

- Video https://www.facebook.com/alipayglobal/videos/1248827831822825/

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BBQ and skydive event

We held a BBQ and skydive event for over 100 Auckland based booking agents to showcase our awesome dropzone. Great food, drink and sunshine - it could not have been better! The feedback was outstanding with many tourism agents saying it was the best skydive they have ever done in terms of views, the dropzone and the people.

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Demo Jump at Taupaki School

Every year we have the pleasure of supporting Taupaki School with their fundraising, by skydiving right into their event just before the fireworks display and bringing a few of the school staff along for the ride.

V Energy NZ chose Skydive Auckland to film their recent advert. Yep, we threw a longboard, Xbox and a GS7 out of a plane and challenged Josh to dive after them. Have you got your can ready?

- VEnergy video: https://www.facebook.com/venergynz/videos/10153871698691363/