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Skydive with FREE Rotorua Transport


Staying in Rotorua but want to skydive? We've got you! Come and enjoy a 12,000 ft skydive over stunning Lake Taupo just a 50-minute drive from Rotorua. We offer FREE return transport from Rotorua.


  • Staying in Rotorua but want to skydive? Take our FREE shuttle to our dropzone in Taupo just 50 minutes away!
  • Skydive from 12,000 feet and enjoy up to 45 seconds in free fall
  • Jump with Taupo Tandem Skydiving. We're New Zealand's #1 Rated Skydive Experience on Tripadvisor
  • A skydive in Taupo is breathtaking... you'll get views of the lake, active volcanoes, and the Tongariro National Park!

Taupo is the home of skydiving in New Zealand, and who better to skydive with than New Zealand's #1 Rated Skydive operation - Taupo Tandem Skydiving! We've been operating for over 25 years and have thrown over 200,000 people out of planes.

If you're holidaying over in Rotorua and have skydiving on your bucketlist, then we are here to help! We offer a FREE shuttle service once daily from Rotorua to Taupo with any purchase of a skydive. Simply book in for our 12,000 ft jump and we will come and pick you up!

Our shuttle service is completely complimentary. We will pick you up from your Rotorua accommodation (or i-Site) at 12.30pm, arriving in Taupo for 2pm jump time. We will then drop you back in Rotorua at approx 5pm - 5.30pm (weather dependent).

A skydive in Taupo is like no other experience in NZ. Our landscape is truly unique. You'll get insane views of snow-capped volcanoes, scenery from Lord of The Rings (hello, Mount Doom!), and of course unbelievable views of Lake Taupo. You can trust in our highly experienced team to take care of you throughout your entire skydive experience.

This option is for our 12,000 ft skydive, but you can upgrade to 15,000 ft or even 18,500 ft on the day for an additional cost. Please note that we are a weather dependent operation. It is important to call our dropzone approx 1.5 hours before the pickup time to confirm the weather and your shuttle.

We look forward to throwing you out of one of plane!

Skydive Experience

  • Your experience starts with a FREE pickup from your Rotorua accommodation at 12,30pm
  • Enjoy a scenic 50 minute drive to our dropzone located in Taupo (the home of skydiving!)
  • Our friendly team will help check you in and answer any skydiving questions you may have. Then, it's time to get suited up and meet your tandem master!
  • Take a 15 minute scenic flight up to altitude, where the doors will open, and it's time to get to jump!
  • Your tandem master will throw both you and him out of the plane where you get to free fall for 45 seconds! It's a feeling you'll never forget! Your tandem master will then pull your chute where you will get to enjoy a gentle parachute ride back to the dropzone.
  • It's time for high-5's and hugs because you just completed your skydive!
  • After you've caught your breath, it's time to hop on the shuttle back to Rotorua (arriving back at approx 5pm - 5.30pm)
Per Person $279.00

What's included

  • FREE return transport from Rotorua
  • 12,000 ft skydive
  • FREE buff
  • Certificate of completion
  • All necessary safety equipment


  • Allow approximately 5 hours for the whole experience


  • 1127 Anzac Memorial Drive, Wharewaka, Taupo 3378, New Zealand


  • 100kg weight limit..

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.


  • This option is for our 12,000 ft skydive, but you can upgrade to 15,000 ft or even 18,500 ft on the day for an additional cost. Please note that we are a weather dependent operation. It is important to call our drop zone approx. 1.5 hours before the pickup time to confirm the weather and your shuttle. We have a strict 100kg weight limit. Spectators are welcome to ride in the shuttle for no extra charge so long as we have space available.

    Please Note: From 3rd December 2021 all attendants, including your supporters must be double vaccinated and be able to show proof of a valid vaccine passport before entering the premises.

  • This price option ($279) is for our 12,000 ft tandem skydive. There are options to upgrade to 15,000 ft or 18,500 ft for an additional cost..

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Theaura MurcottIstead from New Zealand wrote on 31 December 2021


An amazing experience with awesome crew members and all over great time!!! Would so go again.

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