Best Places To Skydive In The World

Best Places To Skydive In The World

Do you like the concept of free-fall? Are you in love with the magic of gravity? A man has left no stone unturned to render a lifetime experience to those who like to play with their adrenaline volumes. Skydiving is an established adventure sport around the world, and it does not only offer a free-fall venture but an opportunity to look at the Earth from a bird’s eye, floating amidst the clouds. I can only bet that it would be a little too much for your eyes to store! Here's a list of the best places to skydive in the world!

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Here is the list of 18 Best Places To Skydive In The World

1. Hawaii, USA

Hawaii is a well-known paradise for adventure seekers and adrenaline-rush lovers. Composed entirely of islands, rainforests, and mountains, the aerial view of this-this beauty is a Magnifique sight to behold. A skydiving experience in Hawaii is a must-go destination for any adventure junkie! Run by a veteran company- Skydive Hawaii, a diverse range of 8,000 ft to 20,000 ft is available. Dive from a higher height and stay in the air for a longer time, you’ll indeed be in a state of trepidation, but rather more liberated by the end of it.

Cost per person: USD 250
Location: Farrington Hwy, Waialua
Best Time to Skydive: May to October

2. Fox Glacier, New Zealand

In the remote Westland Tai Poutini National Park of New Zealand’s South Island, flows a 13 km long glacier called as Fox Glacier. New Zealand is a land of amazing sceneries, and adventure sports and Fox Glacier helms the king of all adventures- Skydiving! If you want to have a lifetime experience in skydiving, better go to one of the best places for skydiving that comes with unmatched scenic beauty. Jump from the distances of 9,000 ft to 16,500 ft and surprise yourself with a view you wouldn’t regret dying for!

Cost per person: USD 200
Location: Cook Flat Rd, Fox Glacier
Best Time to Skydive: December to February

3. Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Are you an admirer of human-made marvels? Even if you’re not, you’ll be awestruck with an aerial view of this architectural prodigy. To have the best experience in skydiving and to enjoy the enchanting view of the desert, sea and the skyscrapers, you’ll have to book at Skydive Dubai, well in advance. Because, you know, there’s a long list of junkies who wouldn’t miss it for the world.

Cost per person: USD 530
Location: Al Sufouh
Best Time to Skydive: October to March

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4. Victoria Falls, Zambia, Africa

Victoria Falls presents a splendid view of the grandeur of Zambezi River which forms a border between two African nations- Zimbabwe and Zambia. Imagine yourself falling from the sky, passing through the rainbows, feeling the humongous sprays of water from the fall and landing near Zambezi River. The best veteran company Victoria Falls Adventures offers jumps from 6,000 ft to 10,000 ft. Visit one the best places to skydive with an iconic view and get two things off of your bucket list!

Cost per person: USD 230 – USD 305
Location: Livingstone
Best Time to Skydive: November to March

5. Mount Everest, Nepal

Whenever you wished to go skydiving, you must have imagined yourself between the blue sky and land or water at the ground. Now let’s change the scenario and place craggy mountain peaks on the ground. That is one hell of trepidation, one would agree! Jumping from a height of 23,000 ft above the ground, this venture is no joke. You’ll land on either of the two places- Ama Dablam Base Camp which is 15,000 ft above sea level or Syangboche Airport which is 12,340 ft above sea level. The veteran company offering the activity is Everest Skydive.

Cost per person: USD 290
Location: Sagamartha National Park
Best Time to Skydive: May to August

6. Interlaken, Switzerland

If not Everest, you’re bound to choose the Alps in Switzerland as your Skydiving destination if you want to liberate yourself with the extraordinary scenic beauty of snowy precipices and stunning glaciers. Fly 15,000 ft above the sea level and experience the unmatched view of what is undoubtedly famed as a paradise on Earth. Water bodies like Lake Thun and Lake Brienz are easily visible along with lofty peaks like Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. Who WOULDN'T want call the Alps one of the best places to skydive!

Cost per person: USD 420
Location: Mittelweg, Wilderswil
Best Time to Skydive: June to September

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7. Skydive Snohomish, Washington, USA

One of the most gorgeous locations in the USA, Snohomish in Washington is an ideal place for skydiving. One can easily witness natural marvels like Mount Rainier and Mount Baker in the Cascades Mountain Range and the floating greens- San Juan Islands. The speciality of this destination is that you can get a 360-degree panoramic view of the enthralling mountains, awe-inspiring greenery, and dazzling waters.

Cost per person: Starts at USD 230
Location: Airport Way, Snohomish
Best Time to Skydive: May to October

8. Skydive Spain

One of the best destinations for Skydiving in Europe, Skydive Spain offers an experience of adrenaline rush and beautiful landscape viewing. The beauty of Europe is world renowned and being able to witness it from the bird’s eye is the desire of every adventure junkie. Instructors here are very professional but comforting, and they assure you the best time while jumping from 15,000 feet. They also provide an extra facility of photographing and filming yourself through the flight and enjoy it for the rest of your life.

Cost per person: USD 200
Location: Sevilla
Best Time to Skydive: June to August

9. Denarau Island, Fiji

If you are bored with the land and want to spend some time in the air prying into the striking waters, you need to book a skydiving activity at Fiji. Skydive Fiji is the only company in Fiji offering this activity which is the best thing to do for both- adventure junkies and nature lovers. Rendering delightful view of the coral reefs from a height of 14,000 ft, this is inarguably one of the best skydiving in the world!

Cost per person: USD 250
Location: Nadi
Best Time to Skydive: November to April

10. Santa Barbara, California

The coastline of California is stunning in its way. Having a glimpse of it from an aeroplane is a part of my bucket list. And doing that while free falling in the nearby Pacific Ocean is a DREAM. Jumping from a height of 18,000 ft which is the highest in all of North America could be the best thing you do with your life. Skydive Saint Barbara provides you with the best international instructors which make it the ideal place for first-time jumpers. It is easily one of the best places to skydive in America.

Cost per person: USD 200
Location: 25001 Kasson Rd, Tracy, CA 95304, USA
Best Time to Skydive: May to October

11. North Wollongong Beach, Sydney, Australia

Go one hour south of Sydney CBD, and you’ll reach the drop zone of the best skydiving destination in Australia. Waters at North Wollongong Beach are full of whales and dolphins and witnessing those creatures from a height of 14,000 feet above the ground is a dream come true. Skydive Sydney Wollongong offers both tandem and solo jumps and also offers a landing in the waters along with the beach.

Cost per person: USD 250
Location: Australia Park
Best Time to Skydive: December to February

12. Pattaya, Thailand

One of the only destinations for skydiving in South East Asia, this place is a heaven if you’re in for a skydiving experience with an afterword Thai Cuisine along with Thai Massage. Drive one hour south of Bangkok to reach Thai Sky Adventures Co. Limited which guarantees the best experience. Offering tandem jumping, it is one of the best places to skydive in the world.

Cost per person: USD 300
Location: Sriracha, Pattaya, Chon Buri
Best Time to Skydive: November to February

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13. Queenstown, New Zealand

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Known For : Lake Wakatipu | The Remarkables | Coronet Peak

This little town in the Southern Island is not for the faint-hearted! With a plethora of activities for the thrill seeker, coupled with some marvellous and picturesque attractions make Queenstown quite a memorable visit. Skydiving is quite a common adventure activity here and will have you wanting an encore on the entire experience. Delve into adventure and one of the best places to skydive.

Cost per person: USD 380
Location: NZ One Skydive, 554, Queenstown, 9348, New Zealand
Best Time to Skydive: December to February

Best Time : December to February (summers) or June to July (winters)

View packages starting from ₹ 88,840

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14. Rio-de-Janeiro

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The most vibrant city of the most vivacious state, Rio de Janeiro is synonymous with beaches, music, parties and a whirlwind of cultures. It is the epicentre of beach culture around the world, an exotic combination of laid-back and energetic, all coloured in with the world's most popular carnival, the Rio Carnival. The coastal beauty of the beach is matched well by the towering hills that loom above the urbanopolis.

Cost per person: USD 300
Location: Estrada do Aeroporto, s/n - hangar 4 - Elite, Resende - RJ, 27522-160 Brazil
Best Time to Skydive: April to June

Best Time : December to March

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15. Quebec City, Canada

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Known For : A Culinary Journey: Chocolaterie and the public market | Old Town | Baie Du Beauport

One of the more prominent francophonie areas worldwide, Quebec is rich and vibrant, in every sense. Culture, art, adventure, religion, natural beauty and luxury are all found in abundance in Quebec and makes it one of the most versatile areas around the world, fit for any tourist and one of the best places to skydive in the world.

Cost per person: USD 200
Location: 600 Rue de l'Aéroport, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, QC G6Z 2L2, Canada
Best Time to Skydive: March to June

Best Time : Throughout the year

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16. Cape Town, South Africa

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Known For : Table Mountain | Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens | Clifton and Camps Bay Beaches

Flaunting its true beauty, the capital of South Africa is well located between the high mountains and gleaming turquoise waters. The metropolitan city of Cape town displays its charm with utter sophistication and there is absolutely no word that can ever describe the timeless beauty of this magical city in South Africa. Come explore and experience the fantastic scenery, seen in no better way than in the adventurous art, that is skydiving.

Cost per person: USD 90
Location: Brakkefontein Rd., Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
Best Time to Skydive: November to February

Best Time : October to April

View packages starting from ₹ 62,993

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17. Mauritius, Mauritius

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Known For : Black River Gorges National Park | Belle Mare Plage Beach | Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

What better way to see the bright blue waters of Mauritius than from a birds-eye view a.k.a via skydiving! Mauritius is the premier holiday destination island on the Indian Ocean. It's a famous honeymoon location, or for a relaxing trip with your family. The amazing beauty and natural aesthetics of this country will definitely leave you spellbound.

Cost per person:USD 380
Location: SkyDive Road, Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius
Best Time to Skydive: March to May

Best Time : July to October (winter)

View packages starting from ₹ 14,250

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18. The Grand Canyon, USA

Yellowstone's Grand Canyon is one of the most iconic sites in the region, providing several stunning vistas as you go along. This almost 40 km long canyon is a large and the most famous canyon in Yellowstone. With breathtaking views when standing at the canyon, one can only imagine how gorgeous the views would be when skydiving from here. A fan of amazing views? Then the Grand Canyon is one of the best places to skydive for you!

Cost per person: USD 220-USD 430
Best Time to Skydive: May to October

We’re sure you have Skydiving in your bucket list. It’s time to check it off and have yourself liberated with the experience of a lifetime. And mind that it’s not only for adventure junkies. We all have an adventurer in us. Let’s explore it and delight ourselves by ticking off every place in this list of best places to skydive in the world!

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