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Feb

'17

Your satisfaction is our goal, thus we don’t stop working making our services better for you. Whatever location you chose to try skydiving for your first skydiving experience, we’ve just made it easier for you. Now you can use live online calendars to check availability and to book a tandem skydive at either Skydive Dubai location.

 

A tandem skydive is the quickest and easiest way to feel the thrill of freefall. No previous experience is required, as you will be securely attached to one of our world-class instructors who will guide you through the whole experience.

Skydive Dubai offers tandem skydives at both of our locations.

Whether you’re living locally or just visiting, a tandem skydiving experience over the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island or beautiful desert dunes is a must-try when in Dubai!

The price for a tandem skydive at our premium location, the Palm, is AED 1999 and the price for first -timers at our standard location, the Desert Campus, is AED 1699. Both include photos and a professionally edited video.

Whichever location you opt for take a look at our live online calendars to check our availability and to reserve your spot on the plane at either our location.

Please keep in mind that everyone who wants to do a tandem skydive with us must meet certain requirements. Click here to review these at your leisure on our website before you create a booking with us, as your deposit will not be returned if you make a booking and will not meet our requirements.

Stop dreaming about it! Just chose your preferred location and book your skydiving experience now. We can’t wait to skydive with you at either of our locations.

About Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai, featured in the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, the Daily Mail, CNN and more, is home to two of the world’s premier skydiving locations, and has been at the forefront of excellence in the sport of skydiving for a number of years. From First Jump Courses (FJC) where beginners learn to skydive solo, to world-class events, VIP packages, demo skydives, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Skydive Dubai has something for everyone. Begin your “Life in the Sky” with Skydive Dubai!

Official Skydive Dubai Social Media

Add Skydive Dubai (Palm and Desert Campus) on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
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18

Dec

'16

The holidays are coming, and if you’re lucky, they may have already arrived!

Both dropzones will be open for much of the holiday season so you can celebrate and leap into the New Year, but we’ll be treating ourselves to a few well-deserved days off of our own too!

We also have plenty going on to keep you entertained this festive season, from Dubai Winter Festival to glider and balloon flights and skydives.

Make your holidays memorable at Skydive Dubai!

Holiday Opening Hours and Dropzone Closures

The Desert Campus will be open it’s normal hours on December 24th, but the Palm location will close early at 3pm.

Both locations will be closed on Sunday, December 25.

The Desert Campus will reopen from December 26 as Dubai Winter Festival; the boogie of the winter season gets underway! Manifest opens at 7.30am.

The Palm will also re-open its doors on December 26 for some merry freefall! Manifest will begin checking-in pre-booked customers from 10am.

Regular dropzone hours will then continue until December 31, when the Palm dropzone will close early again at 4pm.

The Desert Campus will still be open for skydiving on Sunday, January 1, but after the New Year festivities, manifest will open a little later, at 10am.

The Palm will be closed on Sunday January 1, and will return to normal operations from January 2.

Also on January 2, the Desert Campus will close as usual on Monday, giving everyone a much-needed break after Winter Festival. However, the GliderFX team will still be available for all your adrenaline needs!

The Desert Campus will return to normal operations again on January 3.

Regular operation hours:
Desert Campus: Tuesday – Sunday 7:30am to 4pm; weather permitting. Closed Monday.

The Palm dropzone: Monday – Saturday 10am to 6pm; weather permitting. Closed Sunday.

Dubai Winter Festival

The much anticipated skydiving festival is just a week away!

Tandem skydives and the Accelerated Freefall (AFF) school will run as usual throughout the boogie.

The Winter Festival is also a great place to take friends and family over the holidays. Chill-out on the terrace, join in the activities, take a balloon ride or an acrobatic glider flight, and of course watch plenty of skydivers descending from the skies! See a different side of Dubai, and visit the Desert Campus this holiday season!

Skyhub Gyrocopter Flights

Take a scenic trip and see Dubai like never before.

Gyrocopter flights are available at the Palm dropzone during regular operational hours. Fly above it all over the Burj Al Arab and the Palm, or take a trip up the coast with Skyhub!

Head over to Skyhub’s Facebook page and send a message to make a booking.

Hot-Air Balloon Flights & Skydives

Both skydivers and non-skydivers can take a sunrise balloon flight over the desert dunes this holiday season.

Licenced skydivers can of course experience a unique type of exit, but the skydiving family extends far beyond skydivers themselves.

Friends, family, neighbours, and better-halves are welcome to enjoy a balloon flight with ballooning breakfast, or ascend with the skydiver in your life and watch them exit the basket!

For more information on balloon flights, balloon skydives, requirements and to make a booking, click over to our Hot-Air Balloon Update for all the details.

Aerobatic Glider Flights & Glider Skydives

Less than 200 people in the world have made a skydiving exit from an aerobatic glider, will you be one of them?

Glider jumps for licenced skydivers are available all throughout the festive season from December 27  to January 5, and can even be enjoyed when the Desert Campus dropzone is closed on Jan 2! Celebrate your holiday by freefalling upwards!

Even if you’re not a skydiver (yet), you can still go for an adrenaline-filled aerobatic flight and experience a roller coaster like no other, this one doesn’t even have a track!

Discounts are available for those who book in advance.

For all the details, requirements, and booking information, see our GliderFX Update.

Let the festivities begin with adrenaline!

At A Glance:
December 24: Palm dropzone closes early at 4pm
December 25: Desert Campus and Palm dropzones closed for the day
December 26: Both locations open
December 31: Palm dropzone closes early at 4pm
January 1: Desert Campus manifest opens at 10am. Palm dropzone closed for the day.
January 2: Desert Campus closed. Palm dropzone manifest opens at 10am.

About Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai, featured in the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, the Daily Mail, CNN and more, is home to two of the world’s premier skydiving locations, and has been at the forefront of excellence in the sport of skydiving for a number of years. From First Jump Courses (FJC) where beginners learn to skydive solo, to world-class events, VIP packages, stunts, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Skydive Dubai has something for everyone. Begin your “Life in the Sky” with Skydive Dubai!

Official Skydive Dubai Social Media

Add Skydive Dubai (Palm and Desert Campus) on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
Add Desert Campus DZ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SkydiveDubaiDesertCampus/
Add Skydive Dubai on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/skydivedubai
Add Skydive Dubai on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/skydivedubai
Subscribe to Skydive Dubai YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/skydivedubaivideo
Follow Skydive Dubai on LinkedIn channel: http://www.linkedin.com/company/skydive-dubai
Add us on Snapchat: skydivedubai

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07

Dec

'16

Back in March the GliderFX team brought us up and kicked us out over the Palm and the Desert Campus, and now they’re back at Skydive Dubai Desert Campus to do it all again from December 6 to 11 and for the duration of the Dubai Winter Festival!

Whether you are a skydiver or not, everyone can participate. Non-skydivers can go for an aerobatic flight and experienced skydivers can opt to be ejected from the glider.

“It’s the most acrobatic two seater glider ever, ever, ever!” according to GliderFX pilot Guy Westgate. The glider has a 14 metre wingspan, top speed of 175 miles per hour, and reach G-forces of +9 to negative 6!

The aerobatic glider flight (for non-skydivers) is a high-speed thrill ride that barrel rolls, loops and twists across the sky, so even if you’re not a skydiver and above the minimum age of 14 (by Gregorian calendar), you can feel the g-forces on the ultimate roller coaster flight!

Skydiving from a glider is definitely a unique type of exit. You don’t even have to jump, the glider pilot will ‘eject’ you and you’ll actually begin a freefall ascent (yes, freefalling upwards!) of about 100 miles per hour before gravity takes over!

As the freefall ascent slows, you’ll experience a stasis, momentarily suspended in the air, before beginning your freefall descent. During your freefall and under canopy the pilot – an eight-time national aerobatic champion and double world record holder – can even come and ‘play’ by performing fly-bys!

All glider skydives also include the raw video footage from the wing and the chassis, you can of course bring your own helmet-mounted cameras and handi-cams for that first person ‘ejection’ point of view.

For glider skydives a minimum of a B licence and 100 skydives is required. Wingsuit jumps from the glider are only permitted with direct permission from dropzone management or the chief instructor.

Aerobatic Glider flights are AED 850, while glider skydives booked before December 26 are AED 1,500. Last minute bookings are not discounted and will set you back AED 1,750. GliderFX retains the right to refuse customers who do not adhere to requirements.

It’s the ultimate roller coaster ride in the sky, and whether you want to go for a ride, or get propelled from the passenger seat you can get in on the action!

It’s “one of the most amazing skydives I have experienced so far,” said Shavon Simpson after her ‘ejection’ at the Desert Campus.

The gliders are at Skydive Dubai Desert Campus all this week until December 11, and they’ll be back again during Winter Fest. Book your flight or ejection now for this week or pre-book for Dubai Winter Festival.

At A Glance

GliderFX is offering flights to non-skydivers and experienced skydivers at the Desert Campus only from December 7 to 11 to December 27 to January 5.

Experienced (Licenced) Skydivers Requirements for the glider skydive option

B-licence or equivalent and 100 jumps

Any Wingsuit jumps must get permission from the Desert Campus or Chief Instructor prior

Jump flight booked before December 26… AED1500

Jump flight booked after December 26… AED1750

For the non-skydiver aerobatic flight option

Minimum age is 14 (Gregorian calendar)

Max height allowed is 6ft 2inches

Aerobatic flight… AED850

Payment method

Cash only (UAE Dirhams)

Please contact the GliderFX team directly via the form below for more information and to book.

About Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai, featured in the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, the Daily Mail, CNN and more, is home to two of the world’s premier skydiving locations, and has been at the forefront of excellence in the sport of skydiving for a number of years. From First Jump Courses (FJC) where beginners learn to skydive solo, to world-class events, VIP packages, stunts, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Skydive Dubai has something for everyone. Begin your “Life in the Sky” with Skydive Dubai!

Official Skydive Dubai Social Media

Add Skydive Dubai (Palm and Desert Campus) on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
Add Desert Campus DZ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SkydiveDubaiDesertCampus/
Add Skydive Dubai on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/skydivedubai
Add Skydive Dubai on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/skydivedubai
Subscribe to Skydive Dubai YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/skydivedubaivideo
Follow Skydive Dubai on LinkedIn channel: http://www.linkedin.com/company/skydive-dubai
Add us on Snapchat: skydivedubai

#SkydiveDubai

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  • March 03, 2017

    The flight school at the Desert Campus will be hosting the next XRW Wingsuit skills camp today to promote safe flying techniques, and to teach the necessary skills for wingsuit pilots to perform technical cross-discipline skydives with an experienced canopy pilot.

    To maintain the highest levels of safety, wingsuit pilots must have the pre-requisite skills to fly in a controlled and safe manner in formation with other wingsuiters and canopy pilots.

    All pilots will need clearance from the flight school wingsuit coach before the event to participate.

    Sign up by contacting wingsuit coach directly while at the dropzone this week, or log on to the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus Experienced Skydiver Briefing page and choose the ‘XRW wingsuit camp’ option. http://www.skydivedubai.ae/experienced/breifings.html

    Don’t forget to share your photos from the skills camp on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #skydivedubai.

    There is always free admission to watch skydivers land from our café’s terrace. Join the fun, chill-out, and experience the vibe at Skydive Dubai Desert Campus.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS TO BECOME A LICENSED SKYDIVER?

The first thing you need to do is take our Accelerated Free Fall Course (AFF). Afterwards you work towards you’re A (25 jumps), B (100 jumps), C (200 jumps) and D (500 jumps) license by fulfilling the requirements for each.