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Our new shop in Auckland CBD

We now have our own shop in the CBD!

Come visit us on Elliott Street, see the skydiving action on our huge TV screens, chat to a member of our team and of course book a skydive.

Find out about both our North Island locations, Skydive Auckland and Skydive Taupo at our container shop. See you there.

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Award Winning Skydive Auckland

We are very proud to have won the North West Business Awards 2018 for Recreation Category AND also the Supreme Award! Big thanks to everyone in our team who helped make this happen, and all of our supporters. After being nominated, the awards were judged on a combination of mystery shopper results, public votes and a written submission detailing our business goals, opportunities, behaviors and successes. We are so passionate about what we do and it's great to be part of North West Country.

SPCA Jump to the Rescue 2018 - Sign Up NOW!

SPCA are back at Skydive Auckland for Jump To The Rescue 2018. Sign up here to start fundraising for NZ's abused, unwanted and unloved animals. Raise $880 and receive a FREE 13,000ft skydive. Find out more here.

"Customer Experience Skills & Professionalism Were World Class..."

"You should be incredibly proud of the team you work with, their customer experience skills and professionalism were world class and there would be few organisations that could come close to matching your health & safety standards". (Julie-Ann Bell, Area Manager for Auckland Tourism, Event & Economic Development [ATEED] Visitor Information Centres)

We loved hearing the excellent comments from the team at ATEED who visited us recently. With over 20 years in the industry, our Skydive Auckland team are committed to providing an exhilarating, fun and safe skydiving experience.

The Ultimate Adrenalin Experience For All Your Family & Friends

Today was the best day ever for Haoyu who is just 7 years old. We've been lucky enough to share our skies with children as young as 3 and those up to 97. Our 17-seat turbine plane means you can skydive with all your friends and family, and our free transport from Auckland City makes it easy to enjoy this ultimate Auckland activity together.

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Skydive Auckland Awarded Qualmark Silver

We have been awarded with a Qualmark Silver which means we have been independently validated as a quality tourism business. We have been recognized for delivering a quality experience.

"A silver award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations. Proactive leadership and management ensure that a culture of high performance is evident throughout the entire business. The business will have a real focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to ensure the tourism product they deliver is a genuine, consistently improving sustainable experience." (Qualmark Website). Find out more about Qualmark.

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Jump For Charity

Home and Family Counselling are back so challenge yourself to take a brave leap into the sky and freefall to raise funds to provide counselling for low income families. Raise $850 and you will jump for FREE from the highest skydive in NZ's North Island at 16,500ft. And you will also be providing support for your community. 47% of New Zealanders undertake counselling at some time in their lives. Home and Family Counselling has been around since 1893 and rely on fundraising to support their donation based professional counselling services.

Find our more or sign up to Jump For Counselling.

Auckland Agent Showcase Event - "The BEST skydive I have ever done..."

Our skydives are booked by many of the travel agents, hotel staff and information centre teams around Auckland, so we invited some of them in for a look at our base, some food and drinks, and a few jumps! Well done to Beverley from I-Site Sky City for making it to the group photo - in canopy.

Julian, Peterpans Auckland - "The BEST skydive I have ever done. Everyone will tell you to go skydiving in Taupo, Wanaka or Queenstown. Believe me guys, I've been there and done that. So far, Auckland was my favourite skydive! The drive out to West Auckland is awesome, their facilities are top class as they are not just a tourism company, but also train solo jumpers. The skydive itself had views over Mt Taranaki, the west and east coast plus the Hauraki Gulf. Absolutely stunning.

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Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Ambassadors

Some of our team members are Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Ambassadors and have done a course designed for people engaging with international and domestic visitors across Auckland. The aim is to create storytellers and ambassadors with real pride in Tamaki Makaurau in Auckland.

Skydiving Fairies - Raising Money For Ella

We had an awesome fairy themed day this week! Those who had raised the $600 target to raise money for 4 year old Aucklander Ella, were treated to a 13,000ft skydive. Ella was here too and watched as fairies actually came down from the sky. Brilliant day and well done to everyone who took part. We are extending this fundraising cause until the end of March 2018 - so sign up NOW!

Ella was born at 25 weeks weighing 800 grams and was given a slim chance of ever leaving hospital.She has life long conditions: Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus and Epilepsy. Ella has been selected to undergo Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) at St Louis Children's Hospital in America.

Jono from the Edge Afternoons skydive for radio competition

The Edge Afternoons with Jono, Ben & Sharyn visited Skydive Auckland to test run dropping $30,000 of fake cash to see how it would go, in prep for their Cash Cannon Competition where they will drop REAL money. And this is how it went

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Fundraise By Skydiving in Auckland

Sarah from Baby Loss NZ faced her biggest fear - jumping out of a plane - during Baby Loss Awareness Month to help parents face their biggest fear and raise money for this cause. Due to lack of funding, the number of families that Baby Loss NZ were able to help this year has dropped significantly and it was great to welcome Sarah to Skydive Auckland to help her fundraise and this video clip was shown on TVNZ Newshub Click here to see more and watch the video.

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Filming Stunts for TV

Anyone watch The Brokenwood Mysteries recently? We were asked to film the skydiving stunts so you will see our awesome staff featuring in an episode!

2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Skydive Auckland

We are proud to hold a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence stamp due to our continued high standard of customer feedback which we LOVE reading! Skydive Auckland is #1 of 166 Tours in Auckland. Read our awesome reviews

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Movember Skydive

Want to grow a Mo, jump out of a plane and drive a Lotus Exige? Just sign up to our Movember event and raise $1000 for men's health.

On 1st December we will hold a Movember skydive party, where you will jump out of a plane from 13,000ft. After this we will have a BBQ and you can (optionally) shave off your mo.

You will also receive a free Lotus Exige drive around the Hampton Downs, with insurance (valued at $244).

What an awesome way to raise money for a great cause. Mo-sista's welcome to join too! Click here to sign up

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Taupaki School Monster Fireworks Display

The Taupaki School Monster Fireworks Display is on Friday 27th October and we are looking forward to performing our skydiving display into the Kumeu Showgrounds before dark! We do this every year and it's amazing!

Want to be part of it? You can bid to win a tandem skydive into the event!

https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1442974176 All money raised goes towards Taupaki School.

Grab a tandem skydive discount voucher from our team on the night.

Skydiving Fairies - Help Raise Money for Ella

We are hosting an event called 'Skydiving Fairies' on Saturday 2nd December, to raise money for Ella, a brave 4 year old Kiwi who desperately needs help.

Ella was born at 25 weeks weighing 800 grams and was given a slim chance of ever leaving hospital. She has life long conditions; Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus and Epilepsy. Ella has been selected to undergo Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) at St Louis Children's Hospital in America. Her surgeons believe that Ella will be able to walk with crutches and possibly even independently, giving her a whole new quality of life. This operation is not available to Ella in NZ, and due to restrictions in NZ to get support with overseas medical care, Ella needs over $150,000NZD to be raised.

Ella loves fairies and fairies come from the sky. Sign up to 'Skydiving Fairies' to raise money for Ella. Every fundraiser page that raises over $600 for the Skydive Auckland will receive a free tandem 13,000ft skydive. Find out more information or sign up to Skydive For Ella.

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Clean Up Parakai!

Clean Up Week is New Zealand's largest litter clean up event.

The Skydive Auckland Team adopted the Parakai area where we walked up and down the street picking up rubbish and recycling.

Big thanks to Keep New Zealand Beautiful for sending us our pack and thanks to those who joined us today to do our bit.

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Keep NZ Beautiful - Clean Up Week 2017

Clean Up Week 2017 is coming and we are joining forces with our friends from Parakai Springs. Together we are going to spend time in and around the Parakai area, picking up rubbish and helping to keep NZ beautiful! We aim to start at 12 midday on Thursday 14th September, meeting at Parakai Springs. Anyone is welcome to join us! (just keep in touch in case our start time changes)

$20K raised so far this year by Jump For Cancer!

We are excited to announce that we have raised $20K so far this year for Cancer Society through our Jump For Cancer initiative. And it's only August! There's still plenty of time to raise money for this great cause and then jump out of a plane for FREE! You can jump any day you like. Find out more information or sign up to Jump For Cancer.