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Licenced Skydiver Requirements to jump at the Palm DZ

  • A minimum of 300 skydives
  • USPA D licence (or equivalent) OR USPA C licence (or equivalent) with Flight-1 101 & 102 canopy courses (or equivalent)
  • Third-party liability insurance (EAF third-party insurance available onsite)
  • Wingsuiters at the Palm drop zone must have a minimum of 50 wingsuit skydives.
  • All skydivers must have previously completed water training to jump at the Palm drop zone.

Fun jumpers who have a USPA D licence (or equivalent) do not require canopy courses.

Your rig will be inspected by our rigging loft prior to your first skydive.

Proof of valid third party liability insurance will need to be provided.

Additional Tips for a Great Experience

Please ensure your personal equipment is in airworthy condition.

Your rig will be inspected by our rigging loft prior to your first skydive.

AAD's are mandatory (Cypress and Vigil are accepted however Argus is not accepted).

As of right now medical insurance is not required to fun jump at the Palm, but our operations team strongly advise having it when you are with us.

Jumps will be from our aviation fleet at an altitude of 13,000 ft.

If required, recurrency training and coached jumps are available, but only at the Desert Campus. Please see the Desert Campus briefing for more information.

Required documents to fun jump the Palm DZ:

  • Current paper logbook with all jumps and signatures
  • Waiver - 2016 licenced skydiver release of liability waiver
  • Certification from Flight-1 101 and 102 canopy control (or equivalent) courses.
  • In-date reserve packing card
  • Valid licences and memberships (Remember to renew before you arrive.)
  • Third-party liability insurance

Potential insurance resources:

The Emirates Aerosports Federation licence includes insurance coverage for the UAE. Request the form onsite at the Palm DZ manifest. Please note that EAF licences and insurance will be processed Monday-Thursday only.

The resources below are only listed to assist skydivers to find third liability insurance for the UAE.

Jump ticket prices, load organising, gear rental and more:

Check out the Prices page under the experienced section of our website for jump ticket prices, gear rental pricing, and other services offered at our drop zones:http://www.skydivedubai.ae/experienced/prices.html

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Weekend load organizing is available with Skydive Dubai staff. Kindly request about load organizing at manifest upon arrival at the main operations building.

Planning to come skydive from outside the UAE? Individuals, groups and teams are asked to let manifest know before you purchase plane tickets that you would like to come jump and the potential dates you would be at the drop zone. This is to ensure aircraft availability and a smooth manifest experience. Use the provided contact form below to reach out to our manifest team.

Please be patient for a response from our Palm DZ manifest, as emails are not answered when the drop zone is closed.

Planning to come with team or a group? Please manifest prior to your arrival, to ensure aircraft availability, and a smooth manifest experience.

Facilities at our Palm DZ include:

A full-service rigging loft

  • Dedicated landing area for fun jumpers
  • Swoop pond
  • Multiple aircraft (availability varies day to day)
  • Briefing area
  • Parachute rigging loft
  • Gear rental
  • Merchandise store
  • Caf (only local currency accepted)
  • ATM inside the main building
  • Mosque
  • Showers
  • Free Wifi
  • Nearby... Zero Gravity

Palm DZ Planned Closures:

2016 Planned Closures

2017 Planned Closures

  • January 1

Skydive Dubai reserves the right to close either of the drop zones or cancel operations on any other dates, as well as those specified above. Skydive Dubai will not be responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that tandem students or experienced skydivers may incur as a result of planned or unexpected drop zone closures, including but not limited to visas, airfare tickets, fees related to booking of accommodation etc.

Palm DZ Experienced Skydivers Contact Us Form

Hotel & Accommodation

We are located in a large metropolitan city with many choices for staying close to the Palm DZ.

Areas close to the drop zone are Dubai Marina, JBR, Palm Jumeirah Island and Dubai Media City.

Go to Visit Dubai, Dubai's official tourism site, for more options.

This short video shows tandem skydiving students riding in our buggies to the loading area to board a Skydive Dubai plane. Everyone then lands in the green area (the drop zone) right next to the Palm DZ main building.

Experience now the complete 360 video by going to the Dubai 360 website.






Licenced Skydiver Requirements to jump at the Desert Campus

The Waiver Process

Pick up a waiver packet from the manifest office sales counter. You will be required to see an instructor for a drop zone briefing, and have your rig checked by our riggers. Take the packet back to manifest once it has been filled out. For a smooth registration process, kindly bring the following with you to the drop zone:

  • Valid photo ID
  • Your signed log book
  • Current valid licences and memberships
  • In-date reserve data card must be filed prior to manifesting (reserve repacks available in the rigging loft)
  • Your gear (your rig needs to be inspected by our riggers before manifesting; if you plan to rent gear just advise us when you check-in)

Additional Tips for a Great Experience

Please ensure your personal equipment is in airworthy condition.

Your rig will be inspected by our rigging loft prior to your first skydive.

AAD's are mandatory (Cypress and Vigil are accepted however Argus is not accepted).

Jumps will be from our aviation fleet at an altitude of 12,500 ft AGL.

Recurrency training and coach jumps are available if required.

Currency requirements are:

  • Students made a skydive within the previous 30 days.
  • A licence made a skydive within the previous 2 months.
  • B licence made a skydive within the previous 3 months.
  • C licence made a skydive within the previous 6 months.
  • D licence made a skydive within the previous 6 months.

Looking for 1-on-1 coaching? See what the Skydive Dubai Flight School has to offer.

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Facilities

Our facilities include two air-conditioned buildings with large cushioned packing areas. While beautiful desert dunes surround the drop zone, our landing area is covered with grass. Check out our facilities photo album on our team training page.

Our facilities also include:

  • Gear rental
  • Wingsuit rental
  • Rigging loft
  • Packers
  • Team training rooms (check availability prior to arrival)
  • Briefing area equipped with large screen
  • Game room
  • Merchandise store
  • Cafeteria (local currency only)
  • ATM available at nearby Inflight Dubai
  • Mosque
  • Showers
  • Free Wifi

Inflight Dubai's 16.5ft vertical wind tunnel is also located on site at the Desert Campus. First-time flyers, pro flyers and teams are all welcome to learn train and enhance their skills at Inflight Dubai. For more information or to make a booking check out Inflight Dubai's website .

Skyhub Dubai offers even more adventure at Skydive Dubai Desert Campus. Strap an engine to your back and enjoy the thrill of paramotoring, or pick up a rifle and shoot your way to victory on the paintball battle zone. Click on Skyhub Dubai's Facebook page for details.

Desert Campus Planned Closures:

2016 Planned Closures

  • December 25

2017 Planned Closures

  • January 1

Skydive Dubai reserves the right to close either of the drop zones or cancel operations on any other dates, as well as those specified above. Skydive Dubai will not be responsible for any incidental expenses or consequential losses that tandem students or experienced skydivers may incur as a result of planned or unexpected drop zone closures, including but not limited to visas, airfare tickets, fees related to booking of accommodation etc.

Desert Campus Experienced Skydivers Contact Us Form

Hotel & Accommodation

An option close to the drop zone is to stay at the Premier Inn at Silicon Oasis You would need to rent a car or take a taxi from the hotel in order to reach the drop zone. Be sure to mention Skydive Dubai when making the reservation for a discount.

If you would prefer to be closer to the city, check out Visit Dubai, Dubai's official tourism site, for more options.






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