An activity once reserved for paratroopers, international spies and the very worst commercial pilots, jumping out of aeroplanes has since become a popular mainstream activity. Bail out with today’s Groupon for Blue Skies Skydiving, Parakai:
$179 for a 7,500-foot tandem skydive for one person (total value up to $275)
$349 for a 7,500-foot tandem skydive for two people (total value up to $550)
Earth-dwellers take the leap of their lives with a 7,500-foot tandem skydive for one or two people. Setting out from Parakai Airfield, peeps enjoy a scenic flight above Auckland city and the islands of the Pacific ocean. As they take the plunge, Groupies 20 seconds of freefall followed by a languid canopy ride offering incredible vistas. Peeps make the memories last forever with a $50 voucher to use toward a DVD or photo package, and treat themselves again or spoil a friend with another $50 voucher toward another jump.
Blue Skies Skydiving
Operating out of Parakai Airfield, Blue Skies Skydiving is just 35 minutes northwest of Auckland. The company’s experienced tandem masters offer altitudinal amateurs a comfortable and calm experience, offering guidance and sharing their passion with peeps as they plummet toward the Earth. Blue Skies Skydiving offers a range of experiences including 13,000-foot and 7,500-foot tandem dives and a series of certified courses to help landlubbers become the kings and queens of the wide blue yonder.
Aaron is the man you want to ask for! He is so incredibly helpful and chilled out, making this frightfully exciting experience that much more relaxing (if that's even possible).
– Alana J., Yelp, February 2013