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Get High with Big Sky Parasail!

What a great trip! Lloyd and Arcadia where great! We had such a blast high up in the sky with Big... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jess P
via mobile
Great fun - highly recommend!

Had a great time parasailing with Big Sky. It was my first time but the team were really friendly... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Michael Y
via mobile
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We operate out of the Taupo Marina, berth 20. Big Sky Parasail is a seasonal operation (Nov. - April) open 7 days a week (pending weather). Come join us for a 500' or a 1000' flight. All flights are 10-12 minutes long and come with an optional freefall.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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20 Redoubt St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip! Lloyd and Arcadia where great! We had such a blast high up in the sky with Big Sky Parasail. Awesome views, perfect silence and even a dunk in the Lake! Photos were great and only $40...what a bargain! Would definitely recommend!...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time parasailing with Big Sky. It was my first time but the team were really friendly and helpful. Only $40 extra to have a go pro attached. The views over the lake are amazing when you’re up there - it’s a Taupo...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! Amazing views of the lake! It’s so much fun and Acardia and Lloyd are so lovely and friendly!

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Amazing activity to do no matter the weather, super friendly crew that make the experience what it is, smooth and relaxing ride, great and affordable photo/video options, great value for money. Overall great experience and highly recommend.

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

awesome experience... a special thanks to marshall and lloyd for making it a great time.. laughed alot and felt safe... thank you

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We did a triple ride and the whole experience from start to finish was professional and fun. Were fitted in straight away, guys went through all the safety stuff and headed out to see the whole of Taupo and dip our feet in the lake...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Awesome team and great experience😊 The guys were helpful and great sense of humour. Really recommend for all.

Thank Cat479
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

it was awesome, I could do it 100 times, the staff are really friendly and they made me feel comfortable for the whole experience, one of the best things to do in Taupo.

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience, the team were absolutely friendly, everyone should give this a go, would do it again !

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

These guys managed to get me and my broken toe up and enjoying the unique views. It was amazing, such a controlled lift off and put down, stayed completely dry. Thank you. I would recommend it for anyone. Great fun!

1  Thank Melissa T
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eilishthird
April 7, 2017|
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Response from fairydust | Reviewed this property |
Yep not allowed. I think on hindsight I would have preferred the photo package using SLR rather than the go pro. the go pro we bought from them after a while is dull all the shots more or less the same and you don't see the... More
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L V
March 18, 2016|
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Response from nickaliar1 | Reviewed this property |
You launch from the back of the boat, and get pulled back onto the boat. It is up to you if you get wet. The operators are very professional, and take all the safety very sriously.
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