Skydiving in Dubai 101 — Details, Price, Age-limit, Contact Info etc

Skydiving in Dubai 101 — Details, Price, Age-limit, Contact Info etc

Experience the extreme of adrenaline rush with attendant spectacular aerial view in Dubai skydiving. Here’s your best option for the best aerial view of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai’s desert. Whether you’re an expert in skydiving or a novice like myself, you can do this plunge without a fiasco, thanks to Skydive Dubai. Are you ready? Let’s surge into the crux of skydiving in Dubai over the Palm Jumeirah as well as over Dubai’s desert.

Skydiving in Dubai

Things to do in Dubai such as Hysteria in the Dubai Mall, some of Wild Wadi’s rides, some of Orbi Dubai’s virtual reality programs, XLine Dubai Marina cause a surge of the adrenaline. But of the foregoing, none can eclipse nor compare with skydiving in Dubai in this connection. And good for inexperienced skydivers no prior skydiving experience is required, the skydiving destination notwithstanding.

If you’re not good at skydiving, there’s a way to skydive suited to you — the tandem skydiving. The tandem skydiving is a very popular way for first-time skydivers to skydive. You have nothing to fear as you’re tethered to an experienced tandem instructor. In this way, you relax and enjoy.

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Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai is a professional skydiving company that manages skydives in Dubai. It lets you, among other things, experience the thrill of free fall from the height of 13,000 feet above the Palm Jumeirah or the desert at over 120 miles per hour as a professional or a beginner. Clearly, no sight of the Palm can beat that you’d get plunging over the Jumeirah Archipelago.

Want more adventure than merely being tethered to an instructor? The solo skydiving course called Accelerated Freefall (AFF) is for you. In this course, you’re given lessons and then made to take eight skydives. The course should equip you to skydive efficiently and safely. It has eight levels, each consists of a skydive and a compulsory set of manoeuvers. Two instructors accompany you in the first three levels, while only one does so in the remaining ones.

The course starts with the First Jump Course (FJC) which covers such topics as basic safety procedures, equipment, body position in freefall, canopy deployment and control, aircraft procedures, and landing, all of which take 6-8 hours.

When this is completed, the next step would be to board the plane, fly to the height of 12,500 feet accompanied by two instructors and dive from the aircraft.

If you want to take things further, you could go for a USPA A licence which means that after taking the course, you would be able to jump at any drop zones around the world, without supervision, among other things. Contact Skydive Dubai Desert Campus for this. You should know that the venue for the AFF Course is Skydive Dubai’s Desert Campus.

Your Memory

Having a great experience such as a diversion is one thing and filming or photographing it is another. One of the greatest use of high-end phones today is photography. Consider the coinage of the word “selfie”. At Sky Dubai, your dive experience is important to the management as it is important to you. In this way, the height notwithstanding, ingenious skydiving camera persons capture every moment of your dive. Added to that, pictures are in high resolution, so that your memory is made indelible in good representation.

Is Skydiving with Skydive Dubai Safe

Skydive Dubai assures that its instructors at both of its drop zones are some of the most experienced in the world and have had thousands of jumps each. It holds that many of them are world record holders. Added to that, it says it operates under the regulations of the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF).

Before you take any skydive, its instructors will guide you through the entire process for order and success.

Skydive Dubai Café

Should you get dehydrated or hungry for a confection, you can get some coffee and confection at Skydive Dubai Cafés. It boasts cafés at the Palm drop zone and  Desert Campus.

Thoughts About Skydive Dubai

Jovana T
Best Skydiving Experience!
Skydive Dubai is the best place for skydiving with top-notch safety and experience. It is extremely safe, the whole crew is amazing. They make you feel comfortable and excited. Ben and Anas were my instructor and photographer. I highly recommended them as they made my experience 10 times better. It is worth every single penny and don’t worry; it is extremely safe and professional. The views are amazing and you can ask for extra adrenaline with spins and etc.

If you want to jump, do it here [with Skydive Dubai]!!!

ElsMSpicer (England, United Kingdom)
Amazing experience
If you are even considering to do this, book it I promise you won’t regret it one bit. The whole process was so smooth and easy from check in to landing. I loved every moment of my skydive the views are amazing and my instructor Ray put me completely at ease he was so friendly and professional.

I looked at a few people complain about ‘rude check in staff’. This was not the case at all. They were all so friendly and I couldn’t fault the check in at all. Once you check in and pay the balance you get given a ticket which they then call, you we only really had to wait 20 mins although they said 40-45 before we were called and getting kitted up. It was such a smooth process for everything.

The photos and videos that are included in the price are such good photos of high res, the camera guy does an amazing job and tells you to look at him the whole time you’re free falling to make sure they get the best photos of you. All the staff are excited for you and make sure you have the best time.

The Instagram video we didn’t purchase but was only around 100 AED more so in the grand scheme of thing is pretty cheap.

I had around 100 photos and the video of my skydive and I couldn’t be happier (it’s includes in the price). I have such amazing memories of the incredible day.

Me and my partner can’t stop talking about it!

Thank you so much for an amazing day!!!

skydivinsimon (Enniskillen, United Kingdom)
Professional, friendly, amazing
From start to finish the experience was professional. Staff were friendly, they explained everything well, I felt totally safe and secure which is the most important thing. The jump itself was unbelievable those views can’t be got anywhere else in the world. The video and editing was quick and provides me with a fantastic memory. Highly recommended if in Dubai.

Requirements for Skydiving with Skydive Dubai

1.You must not consume alcohol or drug 24 hours prior to your skydiving event — Skydive Dubai has a zero-tolerance policy on alcohol and or drugs.

2. The maximum weight allowed for women is 198.0 lbs/90.0 kg and the maximum body mass index (BMI) allowed for them is 27.5, while the maximum weight allowed for men is 220.5 lbs/100.0 kg and the maximum BMI for them is 30.0. These are checked for both sexes before payment is finalized.

3. Only persons older than 18 years by the Gregorian calendar are allowed to take the skydive. This is a UAE legal consideration.

4. A valid ID such as the Emirates ID, driver’s license, and the government ID card with photo is required.

5. A pregnant woman or skydiver isn’t allowed to take the skydive.

6. People who suffer from or had suffered from the following medical conditions must obtain a doctor’s certificate before taking the skydive.

  • Epilepsy
  • Fits
  • Severe head injury
  • Recurrent blackouts or giddiness
  • Disease of the brain or nervous system
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart or lung disease
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Recurrent weakness or dislocation of any limb
  • Diabetes
  • Replaced joints
  • Back surgery
  • Mental illness
  • Drug or alcohol addiction

7. Both drop zones require that you have on file a waiver for each skydive you wish to take. While the form is available at both drop zones, it is highly recommended you visit with it filled out on the day of your skydive.

8. Kindly download the regular tandem waiver and fill it out if you are between the ages of 18 and 69 and have none of the medical conditions (past or present) listed above.

  • To download the Desert Campus waiver, kindly click here.
  • To download the Palm drop zone waiver, kindly click here.

9. If you’re 70 or older and you suffer or have suffered from the foregoing listed conditions. Kindly download the doctor certificate and have your doctor fill it and visit Skydive Dubai with it on the day of your skydive.

Skydive Dubai Contact Information

The Palm Jumeirah Drop Zone

Address 1: The Palm; Al Seyahi St, Mina Seyahi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Timing: Sun – Sat: Sept 2018 – May 2019: 10:00 am. The timing is strictly speaking tentative.
Phone: +97143778888
Email: Nil; on the site is a contact form

The Desert Drop Zone

Address 2: E66, Near Margham, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Timing: October 16, 2018 onwards: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, manifest window opens at 7:30 am. Open Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday.

Ticket Information — Sky Dive Dubai Price

The Desert: AED 1699 (Standard)
The Palm: AED 2199 (Premium)


Skydiving over the Palm Jumeirah holds the best view of the Island. If you have no fear of height and you believe you’re in a good shape to do this, why not try. It has loads of fun for you. Stay electrified!

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