Welcome to 1300skydive Cairns

FAQ

If you have any questions about skydiving or booking with 1300 skydive – Cairns, Cairns Skydivers  here are a few common questions.

Feel free to use our web chat to talk to our friendly team, give us a call on 1300 SKYDIVE (1300 759 348) or (02) 97919155,  our customer service team are available 7am – 9pm 7 days. You can also drop by our skydive checkin and departure lounge in downtown Cairns at 96 Lake St, Cairns QLD 4870. 300m from central railway station or visit us at the skydiving centre.

Comfortable casual clothes, shorts are fine. Dress for the weather on the day, it can be a little cooler at 14,000ft. We will provide you with a pair of skydiving pants or a jumpsuit to wear over your clothes as well as skydiving goggles. If you wear glasses thats fine we have special over glasses goggles. Secure footwear thats not going to fall off is a must. No flip flops or thongs. Enclosed shoes such as runners or sand shoes are required.
The minimum age for tandem skydiving in Australia is 12 years of age and the AFF learn to skydive course is 18 years of age. Any person wishing to partake in skydiving who is under 18 years of age needs their parent or guardian’s permission. There is no maximum age however as with all customers we reserve the right to refuse a skydive based on our assessment based on age, weight and health to ensure everyone’s safety. If you have any questions, concerns or have anything you need to discuss with us please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us to avoid disappointment on the day.
Pretty much anyone in general good health can do a Tandem skydive. if you have any concerns please talk to our booking team you can chat online or give us a call. As long as you are in  general good health and of average fitness level. Weight limits for the Tandem jump is 110kg and you must advise us if you are over 95kg. The stage 1  AFF  jump is a max of 110kg. If you are doing a Tandem skydive and are over 95kg extra charges will apply. With all customers we reserve the right to refuse a skydive based on our assessment based on age, weight and health to ensure everyone’s safety. If you have any questions, concerns or have anything you need to discuss with us please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us to avoid disappointment on the day.
Your safety is important to us. We will weight each person at the skydiving centre. We need to take into account passenger weight for both aircraft and skydiving equipment. Please ensure you advise our booking team if you have anyone in your group over 95kg. The max weight is 110 kg. Over 95 charges apply Over 95kg $25 Over 100 kg $50 Max 110 kg $100
As Sydney's only fully self contained skydiving centre we can offer you the fastest jumping times and reduce waiting times to a minimum. However please note that skydiving is an outdoor adventure activity so we are dependant on changes in weather throughout the day. The time you are booked for is your checkin time only or your shuttle departure time only , not your jump time. When you arrive at the skydiving centre you need to check in and complete some paperwork and then you are assigned to a load. Please ensure you checkin on time. If you have any special time constrains or needs please ensure you notify us at the time of booking. We do our best to keep the day running smoothly but sometimes we are held up due to unforeseen circumstances. These include weather, there are certain wind and cloud conditions that can delay us. Air Traffic Control also have a say in when and where we can fly. 1300skydive - Sydney uses the best safety and risk management system and we have real time flight departure boards at the skydiving centre to keep you informed of your flight. Staff will also keep you updated in regard to timings or any delays. Safety is of the utmost importance to us and if we have to wait on the ground or put jumping on hold to ensure your safety, then we will. We endeavour to complete an individual’s jump in a timely manner or get your shuttle bus away on time after your jump however you should plan for this to be at least a half-day’s activity and advise us at the time of booking if you have any other tours or tour bookings on the same day. We highly recommend making your skydive your only commitment on the day  and at the very least to allow a full half day to complete your skydive. We will often have you checked in and jumped within 2-3 hours of less however please plan for a 1/2 day activity.
That will depend on how are in your group, and which aircraft we are using on the day of your booking. 1300 skydive - Sydney normally operates large turbine aircraft which are perfect for groups, however exact numbers on aircraft are affected by weights, how many want camera and other operational factors. The number of of your group on the aircraft can vary from 2-3 people up to 5-6 people on average. We can advise you on the day who and how many will be on each plane load and we will do our best to accommodate group requests. If you have any special needs just give us a call.
1300 SKYDVE Sydney is the closest skydive to the city of Sydney. We operate 7 days. If you require transport we offer free transfers from our departure lounge located 300m from Central Railway station at 196 Elizabeth St Surry Hills. You will be booking direct with the skydiving company taking you for your skydive. Our booking team and staff can provide you with the easiest booking experience and advise you on all our current specials. Our friendly booking team are experts at providing the best advice and are knowledgable about all your skydive booking needs. Support the supplier directly and let us provide you with the best service and value.