15,000 feet Tandem Skydiving near Durham
A wonderful Driving Experiences Experience in Durham, County Durham.
For the ultimate adrenaline thrill, look no further than tandem skydiving. Not for the faint hearted, this experience offers an adrenaline rush like no other – and a chance to take in some pretty stunning views. Start with a full briefing and training session before being kitted out ready for action. After a few safety checks, get strapped to your qualified skydiving instructor and ascend skyward in an aircraft. Once at a whopping 15,000 feet, it’s time to for the main event – sit on the edge of the plane’s exit and perform a tandem skydiving jump, enjoying over 55 seconds of exhilarating freefall. Next, the instructor deploys the parachute and gently guides you both back to solid ground – a prime opportunity to take in those country views.
Weekends from February – November, plus Wednesdays, Fridays and bank holidays and often daily during the second whole week of each month during summer.
The jump itself is subject to weather conditions for this reason, cancellations are always made with your safety in mind.
Expect to be at the centre for up to three hours, including a 45 minute briefing and training session, 20 minute in the aircraft and five minutes of skydiving action.
Training may be shared, but the jump is held on a one-to-one basis with a fully qualified skydiver.
Spectators are welcome and there are facilities on site for refreshments. A camera and binoculars come in handy.
Dress warmly and comfortably and wear trainers, not hard boots. A jump suit and all other equipment is provided.
Maximum weight 15 stone 7lb. Minimum age 16. Under 18’s need prior written parental consent. All jumpers are required to complete a health and safety form to confirm they are fit and able to jump.