One of the most common items on everyone’s bucket is generally skydiving. It is definitely one of the most adventurous sports giving you the adrenaline rush you need. They say you might question your decision before but once you get the rush you will definitely come again for more. These are the top 10 places in the world that are perfect for skydiving and the charm and beauty of these places will surely make your bucket list grow!
Waialua, the U.S.A. with Skydive Hawaii
This gorgeous place for skydiving is one of the best in the world. You can choose from a drop of 12,000, 14,000, or 20,000 feet above Hawaii’s grand North Shore. Tandem skydiving with Skydive Hawaii is meant for first timers for a safe experience. You can drop through 120 miles per hour after looking at the breath-taking views from above along with your instructor.
Palm Jumeirah, the United Arab Emirates with Skydive Dubai
This is one of the most popular destinations for people who love skydiving. It is in fact so popular that you might have to make reservation one or two months prior in order to go skydiving here. Skydiving with Skydive Dubai over the Palm Drop Zone is a different experience all together but if you are not ready for it yet you can experience the aerial view of the very famous and well- known Palm and Burj Al Arab area in Skydive Dubai’s gyrocopter.
Mount Everest, Nepal with Everest Skydive
Feeling adventurous enough? Well then take a leap at a height of 23,000 feet with Mount Everest in the background. You will either end up in the Ama Dablam Basecamp which is 15,000 feet above sea level or at the Syangboche Airport, which again is 12,340 feet above sea level. Although this is on the expensive side as the tandem jump costs around $20,000 or Rs.13,01,500 in the Indian currency and solo costs $18,000 or Rs. 1171350. The prices are inclusive of trekking and are an itinerary for 11 days in God’s own Sherpa Country.
Key West, the U.S.A. with Skydive Key West
In this leap, you will experience the scenic beauty of Florida reefs, Gulf of Mexico, and the Florida Keys as you free fall down in the Key West. You can also witness dolphins or tropical seabirds on your way down. The best part about this is that the instructors here will make you feel so comfortable and safe about your experience which will help you calm down your anxiety before jumping a great deal. They are so amazing that you will want to go in alone the next time you plan for this!
Livingstone, Zambia with Victoria Falls Adventures
Ever fantasy skydiving over the largest waterfall in the world? Well here is it for you! Victoria adventures also majors in helping you gain up the confidence for the jump. What’s better is that you get to choose from 6,000 feet, 8,000 feet, or 10,000 feet as per your conveyance.
Swiss Alps with Skydive Lauterbrunnen
The Lauterbrunnen is famous for its views which include waterfalls, glacial lakes, and lush green fields surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of the Swiss Alps. It is one of the few places in the world where you have to reach the altitude via a helicopter. It is one of the most beautiful places in the world with the best scenic views. If you are lucky and the weather is very clear you can also see the Matterhorn.
Empuriabrava, Spain with Skydive Empuriabrava
Located amidst the beauty of Empuriabrava, Spain this place is approximately 40 miles northeast of Barcelona. Skydiving here will be a double treat to your eyes as this place is between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountain range, which will give you terrific views on both sides.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with Skydive Cairns
With scuba diving, the major tourist attraction here skydiving in this beautiful location is certainly no less. Skydive Cairns makes sure you have the best and most confident experience you will ever have. The view includes not only the Great Barrier Reef but also the Wet Tropics of Queensland both of which are UNESCO World Heritage sights!
Pocono Mountains, the U.S.A. with Northeast Pennsylvania Skydiving Center
Taking a fall from 13.500 feet in the sky this place will give you chills and an adrenaline rush like never before. The mountain scenery will give you jaw-dropping views which will capture your heart forever. Along with the Pocono Mountains, you will also get to witness the very famous Manhattan skyline that will keep you wanting for more.
Queenstown, New Zealand with NZONE Skydive
Famous as the “Adventure capital of the world”, Queensland has many adventure sports you can give a try, but skydiving will provide you with the most thrilling experience. It is the home to New Zealand’s first tandem skydiving operation. Now it has over 250,000 tandem jumps under their name, the NZONE team is one of the most reputed and trusted teams in all over New Zealand. You can choose from 9,000, 12,000 or 15,000 feet and will experience a beautiful view of the Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu.
Stay tuned for more!