Skydive Near Newcastle… your closest parachute centre is in Durham, just 23 miles from Newcastle City Centre. As you climb to jump altitude, you will have stunning views of the Durham Heritage Coast. The centre also benefits from a Cessna Caravan, allowing you to jump from 15,000 feet, the highest altitude you can skydive from in the UK. If you would like to skydive for charity, you have the following options :
- A sponsored tandem skydive: you will be safely secured to a professional instructor, so you can sit back and enjoy the ride, while doing something amazing for a good cause.
- Learn to Skydive: enrol yourself on a Static Line or Accelerated Freefall Course and work towards gaining your skydiving licence, while also raising money for charity.
A tandem skydive near Newcastle really is an unforgettable experience that is out of this world! If you would like to book a tandem skydive at the Durham based parachute centre and have a date in mind, you can book online here. Alternatively, why not consider buying a friend or loved one a skydive gift voucher. Vouchers are available as £50 deposit vouchers or full price £250 vouchers. They are available as eVouchers for you to download and print (perfect for last minute shoppers), or as presentation packs that we will post out to you. If you would like to purchase a gift voucher, please visit our Gift Voucher page.
There are a couple of limitations to be aware of before you book in to skydive, these are mainly age, weight and health:
- Age: The minimum age to skydive is 16 and anyone under the age of 18 will need parental consent. There is no upper age limit (you are never too old to skydive)!
- Health: Everyone that takes part in a skydive needs to be fit to do so. You will need to have a signed BPA medical declaration of fitness form. If you are fit and healthy you can self declare by signing Form-115A-Student-Tandem-Medical-Self-Declaration-Issue-3-Jul-2017. However if you have suffered from any of the medical conditions on Form 115A, you will need to take Form-115B-Student-Tandem-Doctors-Certificate to your GP.
- Weight: There is a weight limit for tandem skydives, which is 16 stone, but please let us know if you are above 14 stone.