Skydive in Durham with the Explorer PackageSKU: 10802
Description of Skydive in Durham with the Explorer PackageWould you like to skydive but have never done it before? Don’t worry. That’s why we are here, to take care of you through all the steps in this wonderful adventure. Get the Explorer Package and let us do the rest.
This a remarkable alternative to a Tandem Jump which lets you enjoy the skydiving experience. You will have your own parachute, will receive the proper training and jump along with two instructors, who will help you embrace the jump together.
All our professionals are highly experienced and have over 1.000 skydives each. If the weather conditions are good this course can be done in one day. At the end, you will get the BPA (British Parachute Association) membership.
Skydiving is an activity for almost everyone. But you need to know some important restrictions, such as the maximum weight permitted (16 stones) and the minimum age (16 years old).
- 1 Jump
- All training
- BPA membership
- Packing and instructor fees
Questions and answers about the activity
After leaving the plane, you will descend at about 120 mph and will able to enjoy around 40 seconds of free fall. At the height of 5,000 feet, the instructor will open the tandem parachute, specially designed for two people, and you will safely fly back to the ground. 15min to touch the floor
With no doubt, this is an unforgettable experience and while you are under the canopy you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the local area. We have over 30 years of experience and are ready to skydive seven days a week all year around. Your safety is our priority. With us, you are in good hands!
+£99 if you want to capture on a video that moment.
Tandem skydiving is, without a doubt, the best opportunity to enjoy this thrilling air sport without extensive training. After a safety briefing where we explain all you need to know, you will jump harnessed to a fully qualified instructor that will make sure you have the best time of your life. The aeroplane will take you to an altitude of 15,000ft. and upon jumping you will enjoy one whole minute of free fall, reaching the incredible speed of 120mph.
At around 5,000 ft, the instructor will deploy the parachute so you can enjoy a 5-minute controlled descent while taking delight in the amazing views of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Upon landing, we will reward you with a Tandem Skydive certificate to prove your courage.
Almost anyone can try skydiving, but there are some important restrictions you must be aware of. For instance, the maximum weight permitted is 16 stones; the minimum age to do skydiving is 16, but you need parental consent if you are 16 or 17 years old; those who are 40+ must get a BPA Fitness form 115 that must be stamped and signed by their doctor. In addition, if you have medical conditions or are taking regular medication, you should contact us before booking.
First of all, you will need to pass one full day of ground-training in which you’ll learn the skills you need to do your skydive from 15,000ft high. Two instructors will be by your side, but you won’t be attached to any of them. The jump will happen on the second day, when you will open and land your own parachute.
If you love the experience and think of going further, the full 8 level AFF course will give you a license as a qualified parachutist and this would allow you to jump at many other skydiving centres around the world. However you can book the AFF Level 1 on its own.
The ground training is mentally and physically tiring, that’s why we recommend to start fresh in the morning. If you don’t live near the area, we suggest that you stay on site or nearby, rather than driving a long distance. You shouldn’t be tired before living this thrilling adventure. We have private rooms to spend the night as well as a free campsite and you are more than welcome to stay with us.
If after your first jump, you decide you want to continue the adventure and go even further, we offer a longer course that consists on a six-jump package. As you make progress, you will jump from higher altitudes and will be able to do freefall skydiving at the end of the lessons.
All your jumps will be on your own, although you will always be supervised by a British Parachute Association (BPA) qualified instructor who will follow you on exit and on the descent out of the aircraft.
Static Line Parachuting is a great activity for groups. Our courses usually have up to 12 people and are ideal for friends, charity events and team building exercises. That’s why we offer special packages for groups. If you have any questions, get in touch with us today and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Nowadays it's common to come across a Facebook video showing people free falling or engaging in air limit sports. However, are you the kind of person who can just consume that content without the itch to try skydiving almost once? No way!
Well, the UK tutors team guides you during almost one minute to experiment the total freedom above.
The courses provide 8 flights because each one is a level that has to be achieved. It's possible to complete all 8 flights in as little as 3 days with the help of our full-time experienced sky dive instructors.
You have the option to take it on weekends (5) or on the weekdays (3-7 days).
Theory and practice include:
- Normal procedures
- Parachute parts and requirements.
- 8 category level
Get to the 8 Level with us!
This “must-do” experience gets an acceleration fall at around 120 mph. In this intensive course you will have double the number of practice sessions. It gives you a experimented course because every fall provides the chances to take advantage with the professional people who will accompany you. Learn all about the parachutes, landing, and all the performing and theory knowledge about skydiving.
With it you obtain an international paper that states you are a fully qualified and licensed to do skydive flights.
If you prefer to run it on weekends you will probably spend 5 or less weekends on the course. But, if you prefer doing the course on weekdays it could take 3 to 7 days upon completion.
*BPA form of 40+ people. Please talk with the medical professional before you come.*
This program requires participants to be a minimum age of 16 years old and be in good physical shape. A self-declaration medical certificate is required in order to ensure maximum safety. If you have doubts about jumping please consult a doctor prior to committing to the course.
Doing the level 1 course with this center you'll work side by side with the AFF “birds” professionals. The course begins with a full day of ground tuition with your instructor. Covering all information related to theory and practice of skydiving and learning how to use your parachute.
You will learn safety procedures, how the equipment operates, how to exit aircraft, how to communicate during free fall, etc. Level 1 is the basic foundation for parachuting.
After completion you will receive constructive feedback and move forward to the next adventure!
This course includes 18 skydives plus your own gear package.
Gear package includes; logbook, goggles, gloves, altimeter, custom jumpsuit, helmet M3 impact rated.
The weight limit for a AFF sky dive for males is 15 stone or 99 kg's. For women, the weight limit is 14 stone or 89 kg's with clothing.
The AFF course is based on eight levels of accomplishment and is designed to take place over the course of a full week or can be broken down over a few weekends depending on your availability (and of course weather).
Participants should opt to wear comfortable and sportive clothing as well as shoes. During the winter we recommend wearing long sleeves and bringing tight gloves.