Andre-Jacques Garnerin packed his homemade silk parachute on October 22, 1797, and leaped from a hydrogen balloon rising 3,200 feet over Paris, establishing his place in the history books as the first human to dive from high elevations using wind resistance.
Just around three hundred years thereafter, skydiving is among the most lusted after adventure activities. Hundreds upon hundreds of jumps are made all year round and Dubai is one of the most famous locations to witness this spectacular event.
Skydiving in Dubai has risen in prominence over the decades and has solidified its position as being one of the country’s biggest skydiving hubs with world-class services, beautiful skydiving opportunities, and experienced trainers. Where else would you skydive into one of the most beautiful and vast desert regions in all man-made islands – the Palm Islands?
Within this article, we’ll look at everything there’s to learn about Dubai’s Skydiving. Whether you are an experienced flyer or the first-timer that wants to cross skydiving from your wish list, you ought to skydive in Dubai. Book Dubai Packages with Wizfair Travel & enjoy the skydiving at the best prices.
Types of Skydiving
1. Indoor Skydiving
By comparison, indoor skydiving is simulating real free falling settings in an indoor wind tunnel. As the name implies, there are no natural components with this form of skydiving. For young folks and others that haven’t had their first session, it’s really the right launching point.
Location of Indoor Sky diving
iFly Dubai Indoor Skydive Experience
- Experience the world’s first double vertical wind tunnel
- Be enthralled by the feeling of weightlessness and adrenaline rushing through your body
- Get flying in minutes without the hassles of a parachute or an aircraft
2. Outdoor Skydiving
To say it plainly, skydiving outdoors is how the pros might term the “true” skydiving. You take a ride up to 13,000 feet high and leap with a parachute on your back. Although beginners to the sport encounter coupled skydiving (fastened to an instructor tightly and securely), approved skydivers could go for a standalone drop.
Outdoor Skydiving Options in Dubai
- Palm Islands – Get flat 50 AED off
- Desert Campus – Get free tickets to Burj Khalifa or a Dubai Desert Safari
Skydive Dubai manages all skydiving activities in Dubai. In the deserts outside Dubai, Skydive Dubai operates the world’s largest outdoor skydiving academy. Their drops occur in two spectacular places in Dubai-the dropzone of the Desert Campus and the more luxury Palm Drop Zone
Desert Campus Drop Zone
The Drop Zone Desert Campus is located outside the area, off the highway leading from Dubai to Al-Ain. Not only does the desert drop zone attract first-timers but it also has a program where you can take classes on the road to being a qualified skydiver. When you skydive in the desert environment, you will be met in the background with breathtaking views of sand dunes rising up to the Dubai skyline.
Palm Drop Zone
This is a popular spot for skydiving in Dubai. The leap takes place over the beautiful Palm Jamaica and you get some spectacular views of the Palm Islands and Dubai skyline together with a panoramic view of famous sites like Ain Dubai, Atlantis Resort, Burj Al Arab, and Dubai Marina.
Skydiving is a very costly activity, estimated to cost a few thousand dollars for a single leap but the cost of skydiving in Dubai is about 2199 AED for the complete skydiving package in Palm Fall. The price of skydiving in Dubai equals 45,000 Indian currency rupees. There are always a variety of skydiving deals going on in Dubai during the seasonal peaks.
Rules & Restrictions
- You must be at least 18 years old.
- Please carry your valid photo id proofs Emirates ID, driver’s license, an ID card with photo, passport.
- Weight and BMI (Body Mass Index) with clothing and sports shoes must not exceed the maximum safety requirements.
- BMI and Weight Requirements are as follows.
- Women – 90 kgs (198 lbs) or less. Maximum BMI of 27.5.
- Men – 100 kgs (220.5 lbs) or less. Maximum BMI 30.
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