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If you’re ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, tandem skydiving is the perfect way to make your first skydive! You will receive approximately 30 minutes of classroom instruction before boarding the aircraft with your tandem skydiving instructor. After reaching the desired altitude, you will exit the plane with your tandem instructor attached behind you as your personal guide. While in freefall, you will accelerate to over 120 miles per hour for up to 60 seconds. Once the parachute is deployed, you will enjoy a breathtaking five-minute flight under canopy. Yes, these parachutes truly fly and you get to assist your skydiving instructor in steering. Thousands of first-time jumpers have made tandem skydives with our professional, licensed instructors. So why wait any longer? Now is the best time to go tandem skydiving in NC!

Tandem Skydiving Requirements:

  • Cannot weigh more than 225lbs
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to present a government-issued, photo Identification
  • No alcohol is permitted on the premises
  • All participants should not consume alcohol after midnight, the night before the scheduled jump
  • Please note: dogs are not permitted at Skydive Carolina. This applies to spectators also.
woman about to exit for tandem skydive

How Much Does Skydiving Cost?

The price of a skydive is typically based upon the quality and maintenance of the skydiving aircraft and gear, the altitude skydivers jump from and the experience level of the skydiving instructors.

Though Skydive Carolina is not the least expensive skydiving operation, we make it our priority to deliver the best experience possible and give our guests the best value for their money. We observe and respect the most stringent USPA safety guidelines and only hire the most professional instructors in the industry to give our guests a world-class skydiving experience.

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This was my first jump in nearly 20 years and my daughter's first jump ever. We both had a great experience. Everyone was very professional and fun at the same time. They were reassuring and their enthusiasm and confidence in what they were doing helped keep us at ease and really enjoy the experience.

Sandra M – November 28, 2017

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