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Tandem Skydiving

The experience of a lifetime

Tandem skydiving is the best option to experience the rush of a skydive for the first time. Strapped to one of our experienced skydiving instructors you can just “relax” and enjoy! You will be jumping from up to 15,000 feet and reaching up to 200km/h in freefall. We offer tandem jumps at some amazing skydiving locations, from Cairns to Tasmania.

Skydiving for the first time

Tips for your first skydive in Australia

Is skydiving worth it? Absolutely! We often hear customers rate it as one of the most memorable experiences of their lives.

What are the requirements to go skydiving? Almost anyone can skydive, we take passengers from 16 years old all the way to people in their 70s and 80s.

Are you planning to tick skydiving off your bucket list? This is what you should expect with 1300SKYDIVE:

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Approach your skydive with confidence

Our skydiving instructors have thousands of jumps. We use some of the most advanced gear in the market and all our aircraft are thoroughly checked regularly. You are in safe hands!

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Take the leap and jump from up to 15,000 feet

It will be nerve-racking, but try to enjoy the 20-minute flight to altitude and the views from the plane. Once the door opens it’s time to jump out! The plane exit is amazing

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Enjoy the views and the rush of freefall for 60 seconds

You will be reaching up to 200km/h in freefall, but it will feel like floating in the sky. Experience up to 60 seconds of pure adrenaline from a birds-eye view

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You can capture your skydive with video and photos

We offer skydiving video and photo packages at all our 1300SKYDIVE dropzones. You can even your very own videographer in freefall and get a video edit with music.

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What if the parachute doesn't open?

It is very unlikely, but all our rigs are equipped with a reserve parachute and an Automatic Activation Device, even if no handles are pulled it will trigger the deployment automatically.

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Let the adrenaline wear off under parachute

It is up to you though…ask your instructor for some spins if you want some extra thrill! Enjoy stunning views flying under a parachute back to the landing area

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Exclusive beach landings are the cherry on top!

At most of our dropzones you will not only skydive over the ocean, but also have the chance to land directly on the sand of a beautiful Australian beach. It cannot get any better than that!

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Time to flash your skydive certificate

Enjoy the rewarding feeling of having your feet back on the ground after pushing your limits. You will receive a skydive certificate to prove that you actually jumped out of a plane!

What to expect with 1300 SKYDIVE

Book direct with the experts

We love what we do and our instructors strive to give our visitors a great skydiving experience.

Safety is our #1 priority

We use some of the most advanced skydiving equipment and rigorous operational standards, even above the minimum requirements by the Australian Parachute Federation.

50 years skydiving

We have been jumping out of planes for over 5 decades. You are in safe hands with the most experienced skydiving company in the country.

Beautiful skydiving locations

We operate across 4 different skydiving dropzones, some of them with stunning views over the ocean and exclusive beach landings straight on the sand by the surf!

Best fun, prices and value

We offer the best skydiving prices as we want to make skydiving accessible to as many people as possible. It can be intimidating, but our skydiving instructors will help you overcome your fears.

Stunning views from up to 15,000 feet

Enjoy incredible panoramic views from our aircraft and free falling from up to 15,000 feet. We will always try to go as high as possible, depending on air traffic and weather.

Skydiving video and photo packages

No hidden costs or fees. We offer a basic skydive to make it as affordable as possible, or you can choose extras with different options for videos and photos.

Locations to skydive in Australia

1300 SKYDIVE Locations

Boarding call! Choose one of our dropzones to jump out of a perfectly good plane. 1300SKYDIVE is a member of the Australian Parachute Federation. All our instructors are highly experienced with thousands of skydives each.

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Skydive over the Great Barrier Reef and top it off with an exclusive beach landing on Etty Bay’s sand. Free return transport from your accommodation in Cairns.

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Located at Donnington Airpark, just 30min south of Townsville. Dive into the beautiful scenery of north Queensland jumping out of a plane with one of our experienced instructors.

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The only skydive with beach landing available in the Whitsundays region. Our skydiving centre is located between Airlie Beach and Mackay.

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100% beach landings every skydive. We have the best beach skydive around Brisbane at the best prices. Join us in Caloundra!

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Looking to Skydive in Newcastle and surroundings? Our Hunter Valley operation is located just 50 min from Newcastle, with jumps from up to 15,000 feet.

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Escape the routine in the city and take the leap from up to 15,000 feet with our Sydney skydive, at the only self-contained skydiving centre.

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Best coastal Skydive in Melbourne, jump from up to 15,000 feet over the Great Ocean Road with stunning views of the ocean and the iconic Bells Beach.

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Jump over George Town at the only active dropzone skydiving in Tasmania. We are open from September until May.

We are open all year round! Call our friendly staff to book your skydive

Frequent Questions

Skydiving FAQs

Contact us with any other questions you may have.

How old do you have to be to skydive?

16 years old is the minimum age to do a tandem skydive in Australia. The minimum age to learn to skydive is 16 years old.

Are there any weight limits to skydive?

The maximum weight allowed is 115kg. This is due to safety reasons, to protect both our customers and staff. We weigh all customers at check-in, charges apply over 95kg:

  • 95-99kg: +$25
  • 100-109kg: +$50
  • 110-115kg: +$100

Are photos and video included with my skydive?

Video and photo packages can be purchased as optional extras. If you book online you can do so within the checkout process. Alternatively, you can add your extras when you check-in on the day of your skydive. Visit our skydiving bookings page for up to date options and prices.

Can I skydive and land on the beach?

If you are planning to skydive in Cairns, we offer an optional beach landing on Etty Bay. For skydives in Caloundra with Sunshine Coast Skydivers, all our jumps include beach landing at no extra cost. With Airlie Beach Skydivers, and weather permitting, you can enjoy the only skydive with beach landing in the Whitsundays region.

How long does a skydive take?

  • Flight to 14,000 feet: around 20 minutes
  • Freefall: approx. 60 seconds
  • Flight under parachute: 5-7 minutes

Can I wear jeans skydiving?

Our recommendation on what to wear skydiving:

  • Wear comfortable clothes and dress for the weather on the day of your skydive.
  • Up in the sky it will be cooler than on the ground, so bear that in mind.
  • We will provide you with goggles. We have special ones to wear over prescription glasses if you need them.
  • It is important to wear enclosed shoes that won’t fall off in freefall, please bring a pair of tennis shoes if you will be wearing flip flops or sandals on the day.

Who can go skydiving ?

Almost anyone can go skydiving in Australia. The main requirements set by the Australian Parachute Federation are min. age of 16 years old and max. weight of 115kg. There are no specific physical requirements to skydive in Australia, as long as there are no concerning health issues or lack of mobility. Contact us with any questions you may have.

Do you have skydiving vouchers?

Yes, we offer skydiving gift vouchers at all our locations. They are valid for 3 years and make the perfect surprise gift!

1300 SKYDIVE Team

Meet your skydiving instructors

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Chief Instructor Sunshine Coast
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DZSO, Tandem and AFF Instructor Cairns
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Tandem and AFF Instructor Airlie Beach
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DZSO, Tandem and AFF Instructor Sydney

Just jump!

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