Tandem Skydiving

From: $249   

Location(s):

Dinwidde County Aiport - Petersburg, VA

Availability:

Year-Round:
Saturdays & Sundays - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
*Flights every hour and a half

Feel your heart skip a beat as you skydive above the countryside of Virginia!
  • Instructors are certified by the United States Parachute Association
  • Drop zone owner is the Director of Safety and Training for the U.S. Parachute Association
  • See Virginia through a bird's eye as you soar through the sky for four or five minutes until reaching the ground
  • Jump from 13,000 feet with 60 seconds of free fall at 120 MPH!


More detailed description >

Description:

Get your adrenaline pumping as your aircraft reaches an altitude of over 13,000 feet. Peer over the edge over the aircraft door and in a split second, you are on the most exciting thrill ride of your life!

Feel a complete and total sense of freedom as you fly through the clouds at approximately 120 MPH for 60 seconds. Once the parachute has been deployed, you will have 4-5 minutes of time to enjoy the view, learn about canopy control, practice for landing and just enjoy the ride.

Take pride in knowing you have accomplished what less than 1% of the world has ever done!



Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age and in good physical condition
  • Weight limit of 200 pounds; women weighing up to 230 pounds and men weighing up to 250 pounds may be able to jump for an additional fee of $20.00 - $40.00
  • A DVD is available on the day of your jump for an additional cost

Duration:
Approximately 3 hours, but participants should plan on being onsite for up to 6 hours in case of weather delays

Maximum Participants:
1 per jump

Spectators:
Friends and family can come and watch participants prepare for their jump, board the plane and soar through the sky!

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Dress comfortably and appropriately for expected weather conditions. Closed-toe shoes are required; tennis shoes are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations can be made at least 7 days prior to the experience resulting in a $50 cancellation fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel or reschedule at least 7 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Experience ID:
AIR-RIC-0004



View FAQ's >

  1. Is food available?
    Food is available in town, a few miles from the drop zone, but not onsite. It is recommended to bring a picnic lunch or a snack in case you are onsite waiting on delays.
  2. Can family and friends watch?
    Friends and family can come and watch participants prepare for their jump, board the plane and soar through the sky!
  3. How high are tandem jumps?
    You will attach directly to the front of a certified instructor?s harness and free fall together from between 13,000 and 14,000 feet, all the way down to 5000 feet, where the instructor deploys the parachute.

Customer Reviews:

  • Tandem Skydiving

  • October 08, 2012

  • 5

  • Richmond

"Sherry and Mary at the skydive center are awesome! Chris was my instructor and he was awesome also!"

  • Tandem Skydiving

  • August 15, 2011

  • 5

  • Richmond

"Thanks to the experience of my jump instructor, I am now one of the few who can say they have survived a main canopy malfunction. We had to cut away the main chute and deploy the reserve. It was quite an experience, and I wouldn't hesitate to jump again."