Outer Banks, also known as OBX, is a 200 mi/320 km long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. A small portion of it extends further in Virginia, at the beginning of the southern corner of Virginia Beach, on the eastern coast of the United States. It is a major tourist destination and known for its temperate climate.
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Skydiving in Glenorchy, South Island, Otago New Zealand
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.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.