At Skydive Bay of Islands, we are extremely lucky to have the stunning Bay of Islands and it’s surroundings as our office. It’s a beautiful place to work and we want to keep it that way for decades to come. That’s why we are committed to doing our bit to protect the environment we operate out of.

Carbon Footprint Reduction

We’re working with Trees That Count to help mitigate our carbon footprint over the next 50 years, and help protect New Zealand’s threatened biodiversity. This is done by funding native trees planted in our beautiful area. That’s good for our carbon footprint, and for Aotearoa.

Our Aircraft

While it’s well known that planes are not the most environmentally friendly things we can’t eliminate the need for them just yet! However, we are committed to selecting the most efficient aircraft for the job and we do our best to make sure that we operate it in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Skydive Bay of Islands uses a Cessna Caravan, which is both fast and fuel-efficient. We also carry out extensive engine monitoring to track engine performance, look for and implement further operational efficiencies.

Tiaki | Care for New Zealand

What is the Tiaki promise?

New Zealand is precious, and everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now, and for future generations. By following the Tiaki Promise, you are making a commitment to New Zealand. To act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home.

Nau Mai, Haere Mai Ki Aotearoa, Welcome to New Zealand. Read more about this here >

Noise and the Environment

Aircraft are typically quite loud and their operation can have a significant impact on the people in the vicinity of operations. We consider this with our aircraft selection and wherever possible, flights are kept away from noise-sensitive areas.

Digital Photos and Videos

While your amazing memories are available to take away on a reusable USB stick, we have also incorporated an online media storage facility into our system which means your experience is available to share digitally with family and friends within a few moments of you landing, cutting down on the need to print copies and keep track of a USB or other storage device.

Waste Management and Recycling

At Skydive Bay of Islands, we have recycling facilities on site, which separate plastics, glass, and paper. Our staff makes a conscious effort to recycle whatever they can, and we encourage all of our customers to use these facilities too. The recycled materials are then collected by the council and sent to a sorting centre.

Giving back to our community

Skydive Bay of Islands believes very strongly in supporting our local community and welcomes any opportunity to be involved in giving back to our community. We support a number of charities.

Some of the ways we give back to the community include donating prize sponsorships. A few we have contributed to in the last 12 months include:

  • Donating a 12000ft skydive to local a primary
  • Donating a 12000ft skydive to Hospice
  • Partnering with Alzheimer’s Northland
  • Annual Donations to Project Islands Song

Partners

When we partner with other local businesses in the area we make sure that they adopt the same environmental values and sustainable practices that we believe in. After all, looking after the environment is a group effort!

Every little bit….

We are always looking for ways to improve Skydive Bay of Islands’ impact on the environment. In addition to the actions listed above, we are also proactively reducing our electricity and water consumption by purchasing efficient equipment and consumables as well as environmentally friendly cleaning products.

Each and every one of our team love, respect and admire the incredible landscape we work in, which is why each and every one of our team is committed to protecting it. If you have any questions about our environmental impact and sustainability, please don’t hesitate to ask!



  • star rating  The whole team makes you feel that you are capable. I did a lot of extreme sports in my life but I can say with certainty that Prashant is... read more

    Fenese
    3 October 2022

    star rating  Professional, fun, relatable - Bay Of islands skydive is very professional, great welcome, great introduction to the jump and great gears and premises, everything run smoothly professionally and fast.
    Prashant Kapoor was my instructor... read more

    MindTechPlus
    23 January 2023

    star rating  Prashant, my instructor took my skydive experience to another level. Too great pictures and had a good chat from the start until the very end. The briefing was perfect and... read more

    Zarina
    1 December 2021
  • star rating  My daughter who is in a wheelchair wanted to try skydiving with a friend. Everyone at Skydive Bay of Islands was willing to make that happen. She jumped with Andrew... read more

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    16 December 2022

    star rating  Anna & I throughly enjoyed our time with your team, would recommend. The instructors were both very good and made our experience very good

    Liam S
    1 January 2022

    star rating  An amazing time the confident, friendly and experienced instructors. Cheers Prashant for the mean experience

    MorganFrisbie-jones
    21 January 2021
  • star rating  An amazing experience, never thought I would try it but so glad I did. Excellent staff both at the desk and especially the instructor. So supportive and gave great step... read more

    688mareew
    28 May 2022

    star rating  Amazing experience I would recommend to everyone! The team were super lovely, Prashant my instructor, was really great and made the experience so much fun. Loved every minute of it.... read more

    Shevaughan
    1 March 2022

    star rating  Amazing experience! First time, didn’t think I would like it and was so scared. The crew were amazing and the free fall was a major buzz. Would do it again!... read more

    Kimmoor123456
    28 September 2022
  • star rating  Andrew was fantastic explaining how things were going work and I was so relaxed and will highly recommend him to everyone.

    Viccy T
    1 March 2022

    star rating  North Island skydiving experience - Bay of Islands. - The weather was perfect, the whole process was handled very efficiently, my tandem coach was fantastic - he made me feel very comfortable the whole time and he explained everything... read more

    Ken T
    28 December 2022

    star rating  I was nervous but Prashant was hilarious which helped me relax. The dive itself was amazing! Would 100% recommend and would definitely do it again. I live in Auckland but... read more

    DougM1880
    25 March 2022
  • star rating  my instructor Prashant came with the best vibes made my first skydive experience 10x better, recommended giving it a go churrrr 🙂

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    16 January 2023

    star rating  kia ora! Prashant, the bro, made my experience great and I had so much fun
    We went quick and were up in the sky early

    Highlights were leaving the... read more

    chloefricker
    25 June 2022

    star rating  Prashant you are absolutely amazing! Thank you for making this experience magical 🥰 Best instructor ever! If you haven't yet tried

    Reshma K
    1 October 2021
  • star rating  Just do it! - Amazing experience! Spur of the moment crazy decision to do a jump and I would definitely do it again! My instructor Adi Tamar was fantastic, calm and assured... read more

    Dreamer31058246376
    15 January 2023

    star rating  Cannot wait to do it again, easily the highlight of my summer, and the most fun I have had strapped to a man; I'd recommend it. Felt very safe in... read more

    Kylie N
    1 February 2022

    star rating  Completed my AFF learning course here, been jumping here every opportunity I can get. The instructors and other skydivers are always happy to share their wealth of knowledge and experience... read more

    Dylan le Roux
    1 August 2021
  • star rating  I had an awesome time! Such a great experience and excellent, friendly staff
    Thank you so much to Prashant for being so comforting during the dive and Teremoana for... read more

    KiriRameka
    15 February 2022

    star rating  The whole crew were amazing and made the experience out of this world. Especially Prashant my instructor who made me feel relaxed and able to enjoy the dive to its

    Max L
    1 December 2021

    star rating  I am 13 years old and did a Tandem 12000 ft Skydive with Prashant, he was brilliant and I loved

    Dean S
    1 January 2022
  • star rating  Prashant Kapoo made it seems like it was 1pth time jumping out the plane. Everyone at the skydive team was incredible. They made the experience truly unforgettable! What an amazing... read more

    Ace
    1 October 2021

    star rating  Skydive Bay of Islands were fantastic from start to finish. I contacted them several months ago telling them we would be passing through on a cruise ship. They picked us... read more

    AnnetheAussie
    15 November 2022

    star rating  All of it. From ground to ground. Waiting for 30,000 feet then edge of space. I'm in for all of it. If I could afford to go solo I would

    Chris
    1 February 2022
  • star rating  A great experience for those "not quite so young" as well. My wife and I had a jump to celebrate a 70th birthday, and thoroughly enjoyed the whole thing.....even the... read more

    Curious242943
    23 January 2021

    star rating  Maurice was awesome. We forward rolled out and we cloud walked. Plus we stuck the landing. My second time.

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    29 January 2023

    star rating  Absolutely the best! It brought back so many memories of my previous skydive experience from the early 1960's. Maurice was amazing! He understood and supported this octogenarian to tick... read more

    Octoadrenalinejunkie
    16 July 2022
  • star rating  OMG what an experience first ever skydive it was insane my instructor name was prashant he was fantastic from Start to finish put me at ease took lots of videos... read more

    A1066QVdarrenw
    20 October 2022

    star rating  This was one of the most epic experiences ever! Definitely something to do if you're an adrenaline junkie. A huge shout out to Prashant for being such a professional... read more

    Leewyn
    1 January 2022

    star rating  Such an awesome experience and heaps of fun
    Great tandem Instrustor Prashant made the whole experience relaxing and piece of mind
    Would highly recommend and do again in the future... read more

    Mmkerr
    16 April 2022