Skydive Auckland at Waiheke Island - The most unique skydive in New Zealand!

Skydive Auckland are heading to Waiheke Island for the day!

With it's spectacular scenery and stunning beaches, Skydive Auckland will be taking off and landing at this amazing island in the Hauraki Gulf.

We are offering you the chance to do the most unique skydive in New Zealand at Waiheke Island in Auckland on Sunday 22nd March. Quote 'Waiheke' when booking directly on our website for this one day only event. Jump from 12,000ft with a photo package for just $399.

T's and c's apply, direct bookings only, cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or deal.

You will need to arrange your own transport to Waiheke Island Airfield for your booking time. We recommend you book your ferry with Fullers.

Batch Winery will provide a complimentary bubbles tasting when you make a reservation with them directly for this day. 

 

Skydive Auckland Hosting NZ and Australian Canopy Piloting / Accuracy Championships 2020

Skydive Auckland will be hosting the New Zealand Parachute Federation and Australian Parachute Federation Canopy Championships in 2020.

The championships will include the following disciplines:
CP Blast (beginner)
Canopy Piloting (intermediate)
Canopy Piloting Open
Classic Accuracy Open
 
Competitors are welcome to arrive at Skydive Auckland from Sunday 29 March to complete document check, equipment check and participate in training.
 
The qualifying date is Wednesday 8 April 
The competition commences on Thursday 9 April at 6:00 and concludes at 17:00 on Monday 13 April.
The award ceremony will be held on the evening of Monday 13 April.
Further information is available in Bulletin #1
 
This competition will be run in line with theAPF Sporting Code 2019 for both the APF and NZ competition. As a competitor it is your responsibility to ensure you understand the riles associated with your competition.
 
NZPF Meet Director: Sue Walsh (sue@nzpf.org)
APF Meet Director: Jules McConnel (julia.mcconnel@apf.com.au)
 
To register for the event, please complete this online registration. Once you have registered you will be emailed details on how to complete the payment. Payments will be made through an online portal so a credit / debit card will be required. Payments will also incur a 1.5% surcharge.
 
You will only be able to make payments for the registration at this stage. The portal will be updated with payment options for training jumps, food packages, etc but that will be at a later stage. Please reger to the bulletins: Bulletin #1
 
Please join the Facebook Event:NZ and Australian Canopy Piloting / Accuracy Nationals 2020 which will be updated with information regularly.
 
Spectators for this exciting event are welcome to come and watch! More information coming soon.
Not a skydiver but want to get in on the action? - Book a tandem skydive with us!
 

 

Leap Day 2020 - Locals Deal at Skydive Auckland

Take the leap on Leap Day 2020! All Auckland locals will receive $20 off any tandem skydive AND $20 off any camera package on Saturday 29th February 2020. Just book your skydive for 29th February, bring proof of your Auckland address with you, and you will remember Leap Day 2020 forever! (Direct bookings only. Quote 'Leap Day' when booking. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Skydive Auckland supports the WWF to help those affected by the Australian Bushfires - Donate and WIN a skydive!

Help us to support those affected by the Australian bushfires. Over 480 million animals are believed to have been killed, including thousands of koalas. Money donated to the Australian WWF can make a profound difference to the flora and fauna affected by this tragedy. 

https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/donate-support-skydive?fbclid=IwAR2PWjJFf5pQCKIb5QfxdHwiXQs2IQzwoDJUoa7TGJeCIP6_dTHYwNNO6d4

Anyone who donates goes into the draw to WIN a 16,000ft skydive with ultimate camera package worth $724!

Donate between $10 and $50 your name goes in to the draw once. Donate between $51 and $149 and your name goes in twice. Donate above $150 and your name goes in three times.

Thanks for your support. Winner will be announced on 31st March 2020.

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Sticky Fingers At Skydive Auckland

We got to share the sky with the Sticky Fingers crew and show off our beautiful Aotearoa from 20,000ft! This is their second skydive with us. Great to see you again guys and we'll see you next time for round 3! Sticky Fingers is a reggae/indie rock band formed in 2008 in Sydney, Australia and they visit Auckland to perform their music, and skydive of course.

Nathan Lee and Stephy Qi at Skydive Auckland

Nathan Lee and Stephy Qi visited Skydive Auckland for the highest skydive in New Zealand at 20,000ft and loved it! This couple, both very famous for singing and acting, visited Auckland for 5 days for a TV series called Feel The World.

Blue Breakfast Success! Skydive Auckland Raising Money for Prostate Cancer

Our Blue September Breakfast was awesome and we managed to raise $200 for Prostate Cancer. Thanks to Parakai Springs and Te Awaroa Cafe and Bar for their support. The delicious food was baked by one of our team members and it went down very well. Blue September is an awareness campaign for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand. After all these cakes and pies we actually managed to do a lot of skydiving!

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Keeping NZ Beautiful

Thanks to all of our volunteers who came to 'Keep NZ Beautiful'! We picked up rubbish around the Parakai area as part of Clean Up Week. It's so important that we keep our local community clean and every little bit of effort helps. It's also Conservation Week and this year marks 50 years of Conservation Week which is run by DOC, to encourage people to take care of nature.

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Let's Keep NZ Beautiful

Did you know that the week of 9th September 2019 is Clean Up Week in New Zealand? Our team at Skydive Auckland and the NZ Skydiving School have registered to join Clean Up Week, NZ's largest litter clean up event. We are planning to adopt the Parakai area and anyone is welcome to join us! 

Blue September Breakfast at Skydive Auckland

Skydive Auckland are going blue and hosting a breakfast to raise money for this cause.  We'll have sweet and savoury bites, lots of coffee and hopefully some blue skies too.  It all kicks off from 9am on Saturday 14 September at Skydive Auckland (Parakai).We'll donate 10% of the price of every directly booked tandem skydive taken during the event. Our friends at Parakai Springs are donating half price day passes to anyone who joins in so come and get involved! 

 

Skydive Auckland - Westpac Business Awards

We are proud to be finalists in the 2019 Westpac Auckland Business Awards for both Excellence in Innovation and also Excellence in Marketing. Last year we won the 2018 Excellence in Community Contribution and then went on to win the 2018 Best of the Best for Excellence in Community Contribution. Bring on the finals in October!

Jump For Cancer - At Skydive Auckland

We're looking forward to 31st August 2019 as we are welcoming back Cancer Society Auckland and all the fundraisers who will be jumping for FREE. There's still time to sign up and raise $1000 to support New Zealanders with Cancer. The money raised through the Jump for Cancer scheme will go towards providing care and support for people with cancer, as well as funding ground-breaking research and cancer prevention campaigns. Participants who have raised the target amount will take the leap from 13,000ft. 

#jumpforcancer #DoitforcancerNZwww.jumpforcancer.org.nz

Travellers' Choice 2019 on TripAdvisor

We are proud to be recognised as a Travellers' Choice 2019 on TripAdvisor based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings by travellers worldwide. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to review us, we love reading them and really appreciate it. 

High School - TVNZ series based at Skydive Auckland

High School, premieres on Friday 28th June on TVNZ On Demand. This 8-part TV series follows the exciting life of 12 students learning to become professional skydivers at the NZ Skydiving School - the only course of it's kind in the world. Students from all corners of the globe will arrive at the school, take the leap for the first time and develop their skills in the sky.

Skydive Auckland is home to the NZ Skydiving School which offers the only Diploma in Commercial Skydiving. This 32-week NZQA approved course includes 200 skydives and is the best way to start a career in the skydiving industry. Find out more here: https://nzskydivingschool.com/new-tv-series.html

Best Skydive - Recommended On TripAdvisor

Thanks to everyone for your excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. We have received our 2019 Certificate Of Excellence and also continue to be Number One Tour In Auckland. 

Jump For Charity - SPCA Jump to the Rescue

And they are back! One of our favourite annual events where you can jump out of a plane for animals! SPCA are back on 15th June. Sign up now to raise $880 for SPCA. Simply sign up, raise the target, skydive for free. Each year we are joined by the friends, families and pets of those jumping to the rescue. 

Will you do it for the animals? https://registration.everydayhero.com/ps/event/JumptotheRescue2019

Award Winning Skydive Auckland - Best of the Best!

We are so proud to have won the Best Of The Best, Excellence in Community Contribution award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards. It's been great to share our stories and be recognised as leaders in this area. 

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Skydive Auckland Awarded Gold Qualmark

Skydive Auckland has been independently validated as a quality tourism business. We have received a gold seal of approval which signifies that our experience is one of the most high quality, safe and sustainable experiences that New Zealand has to offer.

There are three key pillars to Qualmark:

Light Footprint - An environmentally friendly and holistically sustainable experience.

Safe & Sound - Where safe principles and practices are part of every experience.

Warm Welcome - Where you always find a warm welcome and true New Zealand hospitality.

For more information about Qualmark, visit their website: https://www.qualmark.co.nz/

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Skydive For Charity

Do you know it's really easy to Skydive For Charity at Skydive Auckland?

Combine adventure with raising money for your chosen charity with Skydive Auckland. Simply choose your charity and start fundraising. It's amazing how many people will donate to see you take the leap and jump out of a plane.

Once you have raised $880 of sponsorship money the charity will pay for your skydive and also receive a sizeable donation from your efforts at the same time. You will book your skydive directly with Skydive Auckland and jump from 13,000ft! Options to upgrade to 16,000ft or 20,000ft and to purchase camera packages are available onsite on the day.
Take on the challenge as a group. With a 17-seat turbine plane, BBQ facilities onsite and FREE pickup from Auckland City, this is an ideal way for groups and corporates to raise money as a team and take on a challenge together.

Checkout our list of charities on our charity page and start fundraising today!

Skydive Auckland Feature in Stuff News For Excellent Results

Stuff.co.nz called us to feature in the their article "Tourism comes off the boil as spectacular growth slows". With many tourism operators around NZ reporting a slower summer, we have experienced a record January at Skydive Auckland. Our 20,000ft skydive, highest skydive in New Zealand, has proven to be popular this summer.

With four different choices of skydive altitude, multiple camera package options and free return transport from the city, we offer the ultimate NZ experience.

Read the full article here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/110278216/tourism-coming-off-the-boil-as-spectacular-growth-slows 

See our choices of skydive here: http://www.skydiveauckland.com/prices.html