Our team

We select only the best to join our team. Meet some of them below.

Each member of our team has been selected for their enthusiasm, reliability and dedication to creating a fun and safe environment. At  Skydive Wānaka we have a range of diverse roles ranging from tandem skydive personnel, freefall photographers, aircraft manifestors, reservations, administration, courtesy coach drivers, video editors, ground support crew, parachute packers, aircraft pilots and sales & marketing.

Ken Stone
Group General Manager

Ken Stone is the Experience Co Group General Manager for Skydive operations in Australia & New Zealand.

Ken joined us in 2018, and has made 11000+ skydives. In his past life, he completed 26 years of service with the Australian Army, where he first started parachuting. Ken is an Accelerated Free Fall Instructor, Tandem Instructor, Camera Flyer, Display Pro skydiver, and holds skydiving instructor ratings in multiple countries. He has skydived around the world and worked for drop zones in Australia, Fiji, and the USA to name a few. In his spare time he likes hiking and photography.

Lou Brown
Operations Manager NZ

Lou manages our New Zealand Operations and joined us in 2019. With over 15 years experience in the Queenstown tourism industry she brings extensive knowledge in operations, logistics and team leadership. She has watched well over 10,000+ skydives and loves the energy that the team and our customers bring day in and day out.

Barna Skydive Wānaka Skydive Instructor

Drop Zone Safety Officer / Tandem Master 

Origin: Russia
Skydives: 10,000+

Boris Skydive Wānaka Skydive Instructor

Drop Zone Safety Officer / Tandem Master 

Origin: Serbia
: 13,000+

Holly Skydive Wānaka Reservations Dropzone staff

Manifest & Ground Crew 

Origin: Australia
Skydives: 300+

Aaron Skydive Wānaka Skydive Instructor

Packer & Camera Flyer 

Origin: New Zealand
Skydives: 500+

Dan Skydive Wānaka Skydive Instructor

Packer & Camera Flyer

Origin: New Zealand
Skydives: 500+

Join our Team

Skydive Wanaka

Have you been dreaming of your next career change?

New Zealand is home to two of our breathtaking drop zones. We have world-famous skydiving sites in Queenstown and Wanaka. Submit your expression of interest today by emailing today