Skydive Franz

Skydiving at the Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand

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Skydive Franz · Skydive New Zealand · Tandem Skydive

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Skydive Franz has New Zealand’s highest mountain Aoraki/Mount Cook and the biggest glaciers Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers immediately on the right and the wide blue ocean on the left. Skydive amongst mountains, glaciers, lakes, rivers and ocean views. Need more proof this is the best place in the world to skydive? Check out our website gallery, the photos and videos speak for themselves.

It’s not all about the iconic scenery though, Skydive Franz is New Zealand’s premier skydive company specialising in safety and fun. Although we’re a large company we only take small groups at each time slot so we can spend time with you and ensure you get an encouraging, friendly experience.

We’re one of only a few government safety approved skydive operators and are dedicated to the highest level of health and safety practices.

This group of instructors performing tricks during one of their dives

Meet The Team

Meet the talented jumpers behind our New Zealand skydiving team! Our expert guides are here to ensure your safety while having an exhilarating sky diving experience. Get to know the friendly faces of Skydive Franz!

A backpacker taking in the scenery

Backpacker's NZ Guide

Hard fact for backpackers – you’re going to need lots of different clothes and shoes while in New Zealand. This is because the weather is very changeable in any region, any season and any given day for that matter.

A look at the South Island's North Coast

South Island 50

The team at Skydive Franz love what we do and where we do it. Venture to the South Island and you’ll be met by lofty mountains, fiords and glaciers – the landscapes here are famous the world over.

The sun is shining bright behind this tandem skydive

Blog

Stay up to date with Skydive Franz by checking out the latest posts on our blog! Enter the world of diving with our expert bloggers. Check back often for new posts, photos, and more.

NZ's Highest Skydive

Picture yourself skydiving with one of our friendly guides and plan the ultimate adventure in the skies as you enjoy New Zealand’s second highest jump with us!

Whether you’re a first-timer or have jumped hundreds of times before, we know our incredible scenery, encouraging guides, and amazing experience will keep you coming back for more.

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One of the 9 Most Insane Places to Skydive in the World

"It was our first jump and skydive Franz team reassured us with their professionalism and friendliness. Everything from the pick up to the jump radiates enthusiasm from these bunch of people. Coupled with the gorgeous views that this jump can offer, an A plus experience in every way! I will definitely do it again and it will be with skydive franz"

– Tan Wen Wei

"My first time and absolutely loved it! I was naturally nervous of jumping out of a perfectly good plane however Harvey and Henry were so awesome at keeping me calm and once your out of the plane it is a blast! Had so much fun free falling but goes by too quick and once the parachute opens you can take a couple minutes and check out the view. It is incredible, all the guys look so badass and get to do it all day long!"

– Rachel Eady

"First time skydiving and I couldn't have chosen a better place to do it. View was just amazing in all directions and the guys we were attached to even gave us a little tour by pointing out the mountains. Very professional and friendly bunch, all of them, and glad that they are still able to make us feel excited after jumping out of planes for many years. Thanks fellas! Would definitely come back!"

– Dwayne Adam Chan

"what a scenery and what an experience to jump 19000ft, so amazing that i've done it twice within two days :) special thanks to julie, igor & cody (you're doing such a great job, hope to see you again) and of course to henry and sancho - it was great to have a swiss backup and chatting with you in my native language :) i hope jumping with you again, don't want to jump lower than 19000ft now :D"

– Caroline Rein