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Welcome to Skydiving Kiwis the #1 spot in Canterbury to do your tandem skydive! Located in Ashburton only a stone's throw from Christchurch and nestled in the heart of Canterbury's majestic scenery, your mind blowing New Zealand skydiving experience awaits you. Not only do you get to feel the rush of freefall reaching speeds of up to 200kph, your leisurely plane ride to altitude allows you to take in some breath-taking views of New Zealand along the way.

At Skydiving Kiwis you are more than a customer, you're part of our New Zealand Skydiving family!

We are proud to offer you a truly personal 'Kiwi' experience and pride ourselves on providing you with a memory for a lifetime. A memory you will look back on for years to come, always bringing a smile to your face! Photo and/or video options for your skydive are available so you can relive the joy with your family and friends as often as you like.

In 2012 the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority required all adventure aviation operators in NZ to be certified under the new Part 115 rule and we are pleased to announce that we have attained this new certification! The new rule really strengthens our commitment to the safety of the New Zealand skydiving industry. Add to this the 20+ collective years of skydive industry experience from our instructors, you can be assured in the knowledge that your skydiving experience with us will be as exciting and safe as possible!!

So whoever said 'kiwis can't fly' couldn't have been more wrong! Here in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand they are flying and want you to join in on the fun! So what's stopping you? Call us now on 0800 359 549 or book your tandem skydive here!!

Meet the team

Introducing our team of highly skilled and qualified instructors and pilots at Skydiving Kiwis, here waiting to take you on your skydiving adventure in Ashburton! As you will see from their short bios they have a wealth of experience between them both in New Zealand and in other skydiving destinations around the world!

Lee Barraclough:

Lee has been skydiving professionally around the world for the last 8 years, and has clocked up more than 5000 skydives in over 20 different countries. Lee is committed to providing you with the safest and most enjoyable tandem skydive experience possible! An excellent freeflyer and gold medal winning swooper Lee has a wealth of experience to share.

Brian Martin:

Brian started his skydiving career with the Taranaki Skydiving Club in February 2000 and didn't look back. Along the way he has won 2 gold medals and 4 silver medals in multiple disciplines at the New Zealand Nationals but still cites his favourite activity in the sky is taking YOU into the blue to experience it for yourself whether it be tandem jumping or learning to do it for yourself!

Wayne Holmes:

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Chris Brook:

Chris' day job is to test jumping parachutes, but on his days off he likes to come and hang out at Skydiving Kiwis to do some AFF, freefly coaching and fun-jumping with Lee and Shan! He is a motorbike rider come falconer come skydiver from Wales (we try not to hold that against him) with an annoying habit of correcting people's grammar on Facebook. He is also one of our most experienced jumpers on the team with over 5000 skydives and nearly every type of rating you can hold!

Pearce Bennett:

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