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Road closure update at Palm DZ for Dubai Tour

The Dubai Tour 2018 is less than 48 hours away, and as mentioned in an earlier update, all five stages of the international cycling race will start from the entrance of the Palm DZ.

While skydiving and Gyrocopter operations will continue as usual at the Palm DZ, the section of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street that leads to Skydive Dubai and a part of Al Seyahi Street, will be closed for approximately an hour each morning as each stage gets underway.

Listed below are the updated timings for the road closure for all five days. You are advised to plan your journey and the arrival for your skydive or Gyrocopter flight accordingly. All times given are from the Dubai Tour race officials and could change without prior warning on the date.

February 6, Stage 1… road closure from 10:50 am to 11:30 am.

February 7, Stage 2… road closure from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

February 8, Stage 3… road closure from 10:10am to 11:10 am.

February 9, Stage 4… road closure from 10:15 am to 11:05 am.

February 10, Stage 5… road closure from 11:20 am to 12:20 pm.

In case you’d like to book a tandem skydive or a Gyrocopter ride at the Palm DZ this week, there are still slots available. Click here to check availability for each day.

Please visit the official Dubai Tour website for more details.

Stay tuned! From today onwards, any further Skydive Dubai operation updates related to the Dubai Tour will be shared on our dedicated Facebook event page.

    About Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai is an adventure sports brand known for its extraordinary and innovative pursuit of excellence in aerial sports and has developed two of the foremost skydiving locations worldwide.

Skydive Dubai has been featured in the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, the Daily Mail, CNN 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!

    Awards

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award in the category of the best national sports in 2015.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2015 to 2017

    Guinness World Records

Skydive Dubai and Balloon Adventures UAE broke two official Guinness World Records in 2013 by dropping the most skydivers from a hot air balloon in one flight (40 skydivers) and simultaneously releasing the most skydivers at one time (25 skydivers). Watch now at http://youtu.be/BnvOygC2ayo

Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new Guinness World Record in 2014 by BASE jumping from above the pinnacle of the World’s Tallest Building. Watch now at http://youtu.be/iD4qsWnjsNU

Skydive Dubai athlete Ernesto Gainza, with landing the world’s smallest parachute, a JVX 35 sq. foot canopy, entered Skydive Dubai into the Guinness World Record in 2014. Watch now at http://youtu.be/8gV7QO1ZKzI

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– Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
– Desert Campus DZ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SkydiveDubaiDesertCampus/
– Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/skydivedubai
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– YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/skydivedubaivideo
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– Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/skydiveduba (skydivedubai)

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