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Skydiving in Queenstown has topped a Chinese travel review website’s poll as the ‘ultimate experience’.

More than 400,000 users of QYER.com - China’s Trip Advisor equivalent - voted in the online competition.

NZONE Skydive’s Derek Melnick says: “To be given this accolade is a huge vote of encouragement that what we’re doing in the Chinese market is successful.”

The company’s website is translated into Mandarin, it employs three fulltime Chinese speakers and accepts payment from China Union Pay.

In the poll, Queenstown was voted the most beautiful town, while New Zealand grabbed the destination of the year podium with Japan and Thailand.