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Skydiving in Glenorchy, South Island, Otago New Zealand

Height/time:
4572 m/15000 ft per 60 sec
Height/time:
3657 m/12000 ft per 45 sec
Speed:
124 mi/200 km per hour
Glenorchy is a small settlement, situated in Otago region, in the South Island, New Zealand. It lies on the northern side of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by Richardson and Humboltd Ranges.

It is located at 44 km/27 mi from Queenstown, a breathtaking scenic drive, and consists the gateway to Fiordland and Mount Aspiring National Parks. Glenorchy and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins.

Extreme sport lovers can enjoy skydiving here in Glenorchy. Jump with a parachute from a plane at 15000 ft/4572 m and make a free-fall with a speed of 200 km/124 mi per hour for 60 sec before the parachute opens. There is a cheaper option to jump at 12000 ft/3657 m for 45 sec.

Feel great amounts of adrenaline pumping inside your body and enjoy the feeling of absolute freedom. When the parachute opens, you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of Mount Aspiring and Fiorldland National Parks.

Note: Put on warm clothes and closed-toe footwear.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Queenstown
46 km (28.6 miles), 37 min
Follow Beach St and continue onto Lake Esplanade.
BY AIR
Queenstown International Airport,
44 km/27.3 miles from the center of Glenorchy

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, North Island
/ Kaituna River, New Zealand, North Island

Winter/Spring 2016-2017

Oceania/South America/Europe

January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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