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Skydive Dubai schedule during Ramadan 2018

Skydive Dubai’s Palm DZ will remain open during Ramadan and Eid this year with slots available to book online now.

Our Desert Campus location will be open only on the weekends in May and will be accessible exclusively to licensed skydivers. Sorry, but there will be no pre-booked tandem skydiving operations available at the Desert Campus dropzone in May.

Everyone is always welcome to come to either location, when we are open, to watch skydivers land or to shop in our merchandise store.

Just a reminder, our ‘Refer a Friend’ promotion will be applicable until the end of May. Those who’ve booked a tandem skydive with us at the Palm DZ from January 1 to May 31 are eligible for a discount on a second tandem skydive at the dropzone or pass it on to a friend or family member who now wants to skydive. Learn more about the promotion’s terms and conditions here.

The special offer for licensed skydivers will also continue through the summer. Those who bring along or book-in a tandem customer at the Palm DZ will receive one free full-altitude jump ticket for the dropzone.

Our Gyrocopter introductory flight will also continue in May. Those interested in taking off on an aerial adventure at 1500 ft can book their experience here.

We’re also pleased to announce that during Ramadan, Skydive Dubai will run a special ‘#whyiskydive’ campaign. Each day, we will share quotes and experiences from our customers about why they decided to skydive. These will be shared every day on Skydive Dubai’s official social media channels. To participate, make sure you tag us using #whyiskydive & #skydivedubai when you share your photos or videos on social media.

We look forward to welcoming you to Skydive Dubai this summer.

Ramadan Kareem.

Listed below are the new hours of operation for the Palm DZ and the Desert Campus from May onwards, please make a note of the changes to avoid any inconveniences:

Palm DZ*

May: Open seven days a week with the manifest window opening at 10 am.

June: Mornings only with the manifest window opening at 7 am.

July: Mornings only with the manifest window opening at 5 am.

August: Mornings only with the manifest window opening at 5 am.

Please go to our live booking calendar for dates the Palm DZ will be closed, check in times, and date availability.

Desert Campus*

May: Open weekends only with manifest window opening at 5 am.

The Desert Campus DZ will be closed from June to the end of August 2018.

September: Open weekends only, timings TBA.

* Please note, all timings listed are weather dependent. Operations will continue as long as weather conditions permit.

    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

    Official Skydive Dubai Social Media

– Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
– Desert Campus DZ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SkydiveDubaiDesertCampus/
– Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/skydivedubai
– Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/skydivedubai
– YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/skydivedubaivideo
– LinkedIn channel: http://www.linkedin.com/company/skydive-dubai
– Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/skydivedubai (skydivedubai)

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  • November 16, 2018

    Chicks Fly is a two-day, ladies-only skydiving event for all skill levels (minimum A license required).

    What to expect:
    • Registration fee, AED 350 (must be paid before the first load on Friday, November 16)
    • Between 4-6 skydives/group, each day (depending on skill level)
    • Full briefing and video debriefing of jumps
    • One load organizer for every 6 participating ladies covering different skill-sets.
    • Participants are invited to stay back for a BBQ on Friday, November 16, after the last load. Please bring a plate of your own choice for the grill.

    For queries, or to register, contact our staff at the Desert Campus directly, with the following details
    • Full name
    • Jump count and date of last jump
    • License details
    • Preferred discipline and estimate of jumps in that discipline
    • Date(s) you wish to attend

  • November 16, 2018

    Skydive Dubai’s rating courses can take you from weekend warrior to professional skydiver.

    We are offering a coach rating course and it will take place from November 16 to 18.

    To gain a coach rating you must have a B license and a minimum of 100 skydives.

    We have shared extensive information about the Coach Course here: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/instructional-ratings-courses.html.

    To sign-up, stop in at the check-in desk at the DZ or contact us by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take Coach Course” option.

  • November 22, 2018

    Skydive Dubai Desert Campus is running instructional courses for coach, AFF, and tandem ratings during the 2018–2019 skydiving season.

    If you’ve ever dreamed of working in skydiving this your chance to get your rating!

    Click here http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/tandem-instructor-courses.html to get in-depth information about the course.

    The first tandem instructor rating course of our new season will take place at the Desert Campus from November 22 to 25.

    (Actual class length is dependent on the number of students in the course and may be shorter than stated.)

    To gain a rating as a tandem instructor you must have a D licence.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact Skydive Dubai Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the Vector Sigma Tandem Certification Course” option.

  • December 11, 2018

    Skydive Dubai Desert Campus is running instructional courses for coach, AFF, and tandem ratings during the 2018–2019 skydiving season.

    If you’ve ever dreamed of working in skydiving this your chance to get your rating!

    Click here http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/tandem-instructor-courses.html to get in-depth information about the course.

    The next tandem instructor rating course will take place at the Desert Campus from February 21 to 24.

    (Actual class length is dependent on the number of students in the course and may be shorter than stated.)

    To gain a rating as a tandem instructor you must have a D licence.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact Skydive Dubai Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the Vector Sigma Tandem Certification Course” option.

  • December 25, 2018

    Merry Christmas!

    Come and watch people land from their skydives at the Palm DZ.

    Our Desert Campus DZ is closed today.

     

     

     

     

     

  • January 01, 2019

    Happy New Year!

    Skydive Dubai locations are closed today.

    Click here to visit our live booking calendar to reserve your preferred skydiving date.

  • January 25, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s rating courses can take you from weekend warrior to professional skydiver.

    We are offering a coach rating course and it will take place from January 25 to 27.

    To gain a coach rating you must have a B license and a minimum of 100 skydives.

    We have shared extensive information about the Coach Course here: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/instructional-ratings-courses.html.

    To sign-up, stop in at the check-in desk at the DZ or contact us by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take Coach Course” option.

  • February 21, 2019

    Skydive Dubai Desert Campus is running instructional courses for coach, AFF, and tandem ratings during the 2018–2019 skydiving season.

    If you’ve ever dreamed of working in skydiving this your chance to get your rating!

    Click here http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/tandem-instructor-courses.html to get in-depth information about the course.

    The next tandem instructor rating course will take place at the Desert Campus from February 21 to 24.

    (Actual class length is dependent on the number of students in the course and may be shorter than stated.)

    To gain a rating as a tandem instructor you must have a D licence.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact Skydive Dubai Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the Vector Sigma Tandem Certification Course” option.

    Note, start and stop time is an estimate. Your instructor will confirm timings once you are confirmed for the course.

  • March 12, 2019

    Live the dream and teach your passion! We will be offering the AFF instructor rating course on March 12 to 17.

    The AFF instructional rating course is for those who have held a coach rating for a minimum of 12 months, or who have at least 500 skydives using a ram-air canopy.

    Other requirements include, a C licence, at least 6 hours logged freefall time and a copy of the Instructional Rating Manual (IRM), available at the Desert Campus merchandise store.

    The AFF instructor proficiency card – found in the IRM – must also be fully completed prior to the course date.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact the Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae. Use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the AFF Rating Course” option.

  • April 05, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s rating courses can take you from weekend warrior to professional skydiver.

    We are offering a coach rating course and it will take place from April 5 to 7.

    To gain a coach rating you must have a B license and a minimum of 100 skydives.

    We have shared extensive information about the Coach Course here: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/instructional-ratings-courses.html.

    To sign-up, stop in at the check-in desk at the DZ or contact us by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take Coach Course” option.

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.