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9,000 ft Tandem Skydive - Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Grab NZ's best-priced skydive! Experience up to 30 seconds of exhilarating freefall above Lake Taupo with TTS - New Zealand's #1 Rated Skydive on TripAdvisor!


  • Grab NZ's best priced skydive and jump from 9,000 ft!
  • Skydive above beautiful Lake Taupo with incredible views of Tongariro National Park
  • Catch your breath with a stunning parachute ride back to earth
  • Grab a FREE Hummer ride within Taupo!
  • Experience TTS's renowned customer service
  • Skydive with New Zealand's #1 rated skydive on TripAdvisor!

Jump with Taupo Tandem Skydiving, New Zealand’s top rated skydive on TripAdvisor. Reach speeds of up to 200kph as you plummet above stunning snow-capped mountains and Lake Taupo, before floating back to the ground on a relaxing parachute ride. As a Qualmark endorsed activity, your safety is our number one priority. Experience the adventure with TTS - over 200,000 jumps since 1992!

The beauty of tandem skydiving is that you don’t have to do a thing. Your experienced tandem master will walk you through every step of the way. We provide harnesses, safety goggles and jump suits, and even give you a free buff to wear during the jump, which is yours to take away. On arrival you will fill out a waiver form, then our friendly ground crew will run you through all of the available options. Once you have decided on your camera and altitude options it’s time to get geared up and meet your tandem master!

After a short safety briefing you, will board the plane, for a 10-minute scenic flight to altitude. Once at 9,000 ft the door will open and it’s time to jump! After exiting the plane you will freefall at speeds of 200kph for 30 seconds. At 5,000 ft your tandem master will deploy the parachute and you can catch your breath while taking in the stunning views of the Lake Taupo area. Once back on the ground it’s time for a high five - you did it!!

Per person $199.00
Per Person Public Holidays $228.00

What's included

  • Safety briefing and equipment, FREE transport within Taupo, FREE buff and a certificate of completion!


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience



  • Minimum age: 8
  • Passengers must fit the harness and be within our 100kg weight limit..

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • 100kg weight limit, weather dependent activity. Only available at 3.00pm each day. Very limited seats available. Only Selfie camera is available with the 9,000 ft jump.

Available Bookings from August 17 to August 23

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Pranali Brid from Australia wrote on 27 February 2020

You have to do it if you are visiting Taupō

I’m glad I chose Taupo tandem skydiving, who made my first diving experience memorable.

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Ruwanga from New Zealand wrote on 07 January 2022

Unforgettable experience

Highly recommend. Awesome team will guide you through the whole experience.

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Jagdeep Singh from New Zealand wrote on 04 March 2021


It was great experience

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Matias Iozzia from New Zealand wrote on 13 May 2019

Flying Experience

It was a great experience expect for the landing, I think the instructor made a mistake and it end up being a little bit hurtful

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From 9,000 ft Tandem Skydive - Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Hi Matias, We're very sorry to hear your landing didn't feel as smooth as it possibly could have. We hope that it didn't detract from the overall experience and that you are still buzzing from the free fall. Thanks for coming to skydive with us! Cheers, TTS

Hannah Mccann from United Kingdom wrote on 20 February 2020

Amazing Experience!

Unbelievable experience very entertaining and funny from beginning to end!

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