- Your Experience
- Requirements & Downloads
- Tips For A Great Experience
- Book It / Gift It / Walk In
Booking with Travel Agents and Agencies
Please do not book your first time skydiving experience with a travel agent or a travel agency.
Skydive Dubai does not honour any bookings made via travel agents. Such bookings are invalid and do not authorize travel agents or their customers to experience a tandem skydive at Skydive Dubai, or to receive any refund from Skydive Dubai for such a booking.
Skydiving is a weather sensitive sport. Our ground control team at both locations will begin assessing the weather when operations begin for that day. The weather will be constantly monitored throughout the day.
Please plan to spend a number of hours for your experience. If the conditions are not suitable, your experience may take a little longer.
While at the dropzone, please pay attention to the announcements over the PA from manifest, as well as announcements on the monitors placed on the wall. If poor weather conditions affect skydiving, our manifest team will announce an operational stand-by.
If we go on stand-by, this means that we have to put a hold to our skydiving operations. We will keep you updated every 30 minutes whether we will restart operations or whether we will stay on stand-by or cancel for the day.
If you are unable to skydive due to bad weather conditions, your deposit is refundable. You can also ask at manifest to move your reservation to a later date if there is space available in our schedule.
Please be aware that while every effort is made to communicate operational changes, the Palm or Desert Campus dropzones could close without prior warning due to poor weather conditions, for special events or competitions.
Therefore, please be aware that the Palm or Desert Campus manifest teams may try to contact you by either phone or email if we need to cancel or reschedule your skydive due to things beyond our control.
Wear athletic and comfortable clothes, sneakers/sport shoes. No sandals, boots or high heels. Please be respectful to the local culture and do not wear low cut tops while at the dropzone.
During you skydive do not wear shirts with a collar, short shirts or short shorts. No sleeveless shirts allowed, only T-shirts with short or long sleeves.
Note: For obvious safety reasons high-heels or other unsuitable footwear could be potentially hazardous on landing. In the UAE it is also advisable to dress respectfully so as not to impinge on the traditional culture. This means no sleeveless tops, especially for women, and general avoidance of skimpy clothing. There are bathrooms and showers available at both locations for those who wish to change into and out of sport clothes for the skydive.
Shoe rental is currently available at the Palm dropzone only for those who forget to bring the appropriate footwear, but for the most enjoyable experience please do remember to bring trainer (tennis) shoes to enjoy the sport of skydiving to the fullest.
First time skydives are a fun, popular activity in Dubai. To guarantee your seat on the plane, we highly recommend reserving your skydive date and check-in time in advance.
Reservations can only be made on our website through our live booking system.
We highly recommend booking your skydive one to two months in advance of your visit to Dubai, and as skydiving is a weather dependent sport, it is advisable to book your skydive at the beginning of your trip, in case you want to reschedule it due to poor weather or other issues.
Wait List Option
If you haven’t booked in advance, but still wish to try and skydive with us, join our daily waiting list at the dropzone. Show up early, and put your name down. If there’s an available slot that day you might just get it!
The waiting list is compiled on a first-come-first-served basis, so it’s always a good idea to arrive when the dropzone opens. Everyone who skydives with us must meet our requirements.
There is no guarantee you will get to skydive, but if you’re not on the list, you definitely won’t!
Female Tandem Skydivers
We have world-class female tandem instructors at Skydive Dubai!
If you would like a female tandem instructor, please request this when you check-in.
Note: We always do our very best to accommodate all requests, but sometimes this may not be possible. We also have a special scarf for skydiving available for anyone who usually wears a hijab.
Your Arrival Time
When creating your reservation, you select your arrival time. This is also the time that we need you to check in at our registration desk next to manifest.
Remember, . After you have checked-in and filled out/presented the required paperwork, you will be scheduled for your skydive.
Note: We work hard to get you in the air as soon as we can. Weather conditions or other factors may result in delays, so please ensure you have a flexible schedule on the day of your skydive. Plan to spend a number of hours for your experience from the time of check-in.
What to Bring
Please remember to bring a valid photo ID, and reservation details such as the name that the reservation is under and reservation number, and your printed and filled out manifest waiver; which you can download prior to your arrival.
Passports are acceptable to use as your ID, but please remember to collect it after your skydive.
Tip: Forgot to charge your phone? Plug it in at our mobile charging station located at each dropzone.
Friends and family are welcome to come with you.
Note: Skydive Dubai does not provide childcare services. Children (17 years and below), and young children especially, must be supervised at all times.
If at all possible, please do not bring heavy luggage due to limited space.
Need to reschedule?
Individuals can reschedule up to 24 hours prior to the reservation date. Groups may reschedule up to 72 hours prior to their reservation date. Kindly send rescheduling requests to our staff via the Contact Us form on our website.
Note: We generally book up quickly, which means some people may be on a waiting list. If you are part of group and need to reschedule, advance notice is required to allow us to re-book your slots. If you cancel or reschedule without the required notice, your deposit will be forfeited.
Gift certificates may be purchased for personal use such as birthday surprises, graduation celebrations or when you have a friend visiting or moving to Dubai! And they can be redeemed at both dropzone locations.
Our gift certificates can be purchased online anytime and are perfect for the special adrenaline-junkie in your life.
Companies who wish to use a Skydive Dubai gift certificate for a campaign, promotion or as a reward for your employees or customers, kindly contact our Marketing department for direct assistance.
Once purchased, gift certificates are non-refundable.
Official Skydive Dubai gift certificates have a validity of one year from the purchase date. This can be extended for an additional six months for an additional cost of AED 300.
Remember that everyone who skydives with us must meet our stated requirements this includes gift certificate recipients."
If you purchase a gift certificate and the person does not meet our stated requirements, then they will lose out on the experience and there will be no refund.
We accept the following payment methods at our Palm and Desert Campus locations:
- • Dirhams
- • Debit Cards
- • Visa and MasterCard
We do not accept the following:
- • Currency other than Dirhams
- • American Express
You can pay the remainder of your balance with cash or credit card on the day of your skydive.
Please note Skydive Dubai cafés only accept cash (Dirhams).
Refunds for tandem skydives are only issued when operations are cancelled due to bad weather.
Refunds are not issued for the following reasons:
- • You do not meet the age requirement
- • You do not show up on time for your reservation
- • You arrived with alcohol in your system
- • You scuba dived within 24 hours of your reservation
- ⦁ Your weight and/or BMI exceeds our terms and conditions
The video cost of 200 AED is included in the price of your tandem skydive. In the unlikely event that there is a camera failure or malfunction, only the cost of the video will be refunded
You can pay the remainder of your balance with cash or credit card at the Palm or Desert Campus manifest.
Note: A tandem package includes your seat, the instructor’s seat and the camera flyer’s seat on the plane, your video and photographs, as well as other concerns such as fuel costs, equipment maintenance etc. For this reason, a full refund cannot be issued in the event of a camera malfunction or failure.
Connect with us
Free WiFi is available at Skydive Dubai dropzones.
How to login…
- Step 1: Select the Skydive Dubai Guest network
- Step 2: User name is skydivedubai
- Step 3: Password is skydivedubai
Before you skydive, purchase a Skydive Dubai t-shirt for your jump. It’s the perfect gear to wear during the most thrilling activity in Dubai. Our official Skydive Dubai gear is only available at our dropzone stores.
"We're 15 minutes out for 'Merica load 4. 15 minutes!"
At Skydive Dubai we announce 20, 15, 10, and 5 minute calls. This means that everybody must be ready to go to the plane in that time. We often have multiple aircraft on any given day, so manifest will specify which aircraft the call is for.
The example above is for one of our aircraft that's coloured red, white, and blue. We call that one 'Merica!
"It's a 'nnnNNNow' call for Yellow Otter 7. Yellow Otter 7, that's a 'nnnNNow' call!"
The 'nnNow' call (or 'now' call) means the buggy is ready to transport you to the plane and you should already be on it! Yellow Otter refers to the type of aircraft (in this case one of our DHC Twin Otters), with the yellow 'SD' logo on the side.