Take the plunge and leap from a plane 9,000ft over Grahamstown!
- (Port Elizabeth)
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
A tandem skydive is the perfect introduction to surely the world's most extreme sport. Experience the exhilaration of freefall in the company of highly-qualified professionals, and tick another item off the bucket list!
Upon arrival at the airfield, you'll be greeted by your instructor, provided with some paperwork to complete, and given a briefing on what to expect in the air. Fitted with a harness and goggles, you'll then take the 20-minute flight to altitude, and enjoy spectacular views over Grahamstown. Feeling nervous yet? You're sure to feel reassured by the clear expertise of the crew - each boasting thousands of dives' experience. At a height of around 9,000ft, you and your instructor will exit the plane and begin freefalling. You'll reach speeds of up to 200kph, before the parachute is released - bringing your decent to a gentler pace. After 5 minutes' gliding beneath the canopy, you'll touch down - feeling elated and eager to go again!
The 9000ft Tandem Skydive, in Grahamstown, is a truly unforgettable experience, suitable for adrenaline junkies of 16 and over. An Experience Days voucher makes a unique gift - so give someone the thrill of a lifetime today!
The centre is open 7 days a week. Advance booking essential.
The minimum age to skydive in South Africa is 16. Under 18s must obtain parental consent.
Tandem skydives have a standard weight limit of 100kg.
Experience Duration: 00:30
Time at Venue: 08:00
You should allow a full day to complete a tandem skydive.
The plane ride takes around 20 minutes, then there's 45 seconds of freefall and approximately 5 minutes of parachuting.
Participants: The 9000ft Tandem Skydive in Grahamstown is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: +10
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
You can bring as many spectators as you like. However, pets are not allowed on-site.
All equipment and training will be provided by the airfield.
Jumpers should wear weather appropriate clothing and closed, flat-soled shoes.
Glasses are fine as all skydivers will be required to wear goggles.
Tandem skydiving is a highly weather dependent activity, so please ensure you're contactable on the day of your jump.
If a cancellation occurs, the experience will be rescheduled for another date.