– Skydiving –
Ready for the plunge, here are some of the most popular skydiving locations around the world, each with their own claim of having the best views for your joy as you fall through the sky.
A leading drop zone in the world, After Dubai hosting one of the biggest annual international skydive championships, a competition sponsored by The Emirates Aerosport Federation (EAF) and Skydive Dubai. Dubai is a city jump, where you fly over the Palm Jumeirah, the artificial archipelago made of reclaimed land jutting out from the city’s urban marina, where you’ll get a mind-blowing view of the Persian Gulf and the whole of Dubai.
Pokhara | Mount Everest
Mount Everest is considered to be the world’s highest mountain. It also happens to be considered as one of the world’s most spectacular locations for skydiving. Dropping out of a plane over the snow capped Himalayas in Nepal is a feeling that is unmatched by any other jump in the world. If you looking for an adrenaline rush, then free-falling past the world’s tallest mountain then this is definitely the skydiving adventure for you.
Get an aerial view of the beautiful Algarve coast on this tandem skydiving excursion. Take a 20-minute scenic flight over the coast to reach an altitude of 15,000 feet. Then, jump out of a plane with your instructor and experience the freefall before safely landing on the soft beaches of Portimao.
- View the Algarve from above during this tandem
- Take a 20-minute scenic flight over the coast to reach
- Experience a one minute freefall with your instructor
over the beach
- All necessary equipment and safety briefing are included
Country: New Zealand
Once you’re done exploring the Bay of Plenty on foot, discover it from a different perspective with this tandem skydive from 12,000 feet. Savor otherwise-inaccessible views of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, White Island and more – you can even see all the way out to Mount Taranaki on a good day! At 12,000 feet, experience the thrill of free-falling in safety with your instructor in charge of your parachute.
- Thrill-seekers can try their hand at controlling the parachute for the ride down
- Try it out at any time: times are available from early morning until the evening
- Put away the GPS: a central, easy to find departure point at Tauranga Airport
- Don’t waste time with printers: just download your e-ticket to your cellphone
Interlaken | Wilderswil
Interlaken been a hub for adventure sports enthusiasts and continues to rank as one of the most scenic drop zones in Europe. With views of Italy, France, Germany and Austria stretching out past the snow-capped peaks of Jungfrau and the Matterhorn in the Alps, Interlaken skydiving is a thrill for beginners and experienced skydivers too. “Barreling down on the Swiss Alps at near terminal velocity speeds is a ride I will never forget.