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Tandem Skydiving

Tandem Skydiving from £250.

Midweek Tandem Skydiving:
£250 from 10000 ft skydive

Saturday Tandem Skydive
£290 from 10000 ft skydive

Tandem Skydiving Explained

Tandem skydiving might be the most exhilarating adventure you never knew existed.

Imagine yourself strapped securely to a highly qualified instructor, plummeting towards the earth at 120mph during a tandem jump. That’s the magic of tandem freefall skydiving!

Here’s why tandem skydiving is perfect for you:

  • No experience required: Forget months of training. Tandem skydiving lets you experience the thrill of freefall with just a 20-minute briefing.
  • Focus on the fun: Your instructor handles everything, from opening the tandem parachute to a smooth landing. You just enjoy the incredible views and adrenaline rush.
 

Ready to take the plunge? Keep reading to find out more about what to expect on your tandem skydiving adventure!

Tandem Skydive Safety briefing

You will receive a safety briefing from one of our tandem instructors. The instructor will explain, in detail:

  • About the parachute equipment used and the harness you will wear.
  • How you will exit the plane.
  • Your free-fall position.
  • What you are expected to do when reaching the ground.
 

You will demonstrate to the instructor your exit position, free-fall position and landing position. (See photos below)

The experience starts with a comprehensive training session from a certified instructor. The training covers all the necessary instructions on how to jump out of the plane and how to land safely. Everything is explained to ensure that the experience is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Once the training session is complete, it is time to take to the skies. As the plane ascends to the jumping altitude, the excitement and anticipation of the jump builds with stunning views over Liverpool, The Wirral, and North Wales unfolding. The views are breathtaking, and there is no better way to experience them than from the sky itself.

When it is time to jump, the instructor will perform a last minute safety check. The sensation of free-falling at speeds of 120 miles per hour is indescribable, and the sensation is unlike anything else. The wind rushes around the body, and the adrenaline levels reach new heights, making the experience incredibly exhilarating and unforgettable.

Once the parachute opens, the pace slows, and the jumper is treated to a gentle descent back to earth, allowing for a few moments to take in the beauty of the surrounding area. The views are stunning, with the Liverpool Skyline visible on cloudless days, combined with the natural beauty of North Wales and the Wirral. Skydiving is a safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable bucket list activity that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime.

Equipment and Clothing

The parachute equipment used for a tandem skydive is specially designed. The actual parachute is over double the size of sports parachute equipment because it is supporting two people. The harness you wear is attached at four points to the front of your instructor.

When it is time to do your skydive, you will be supplied with a sexy jumpsuit to go over your clothes, a pair of goggles and some head-wear. We suggest you wear something loose fitting but comfortable underneath the jumpsuit.  Jogging bottoms or tracksuit bottoms are good, but jeans are too close-fitting for comfort. Trainers are perfect for footwear and, once you are kitted up in your jumpsuit and wearing your harness, you will go and wait in an area we call the Pen. It is an area where you get checked out before you board the plane.

tandem Briefing Landing Position
Legs up for real Tandem Skydiver Landing
Tandem Skydiver in a a harness in the Arch position
Tandem Skydive arching correctly

Skydiving Video Service

We have a video service where you can relive your unforgettable tandem skydive. A professional videographer will be your host through your entire experience. Filming you before, during and after your skydive.

Check *availability by using the online link at the bottom of the page or contact us by using the “Lets Talk” link at the bottom of the page or by calling us on 01948 841111 during office hours and speak to a member of the club.

* We operate Fridays, Saturdays, Bank Holiday Mondays and some Thursdays.

How much is the price of a Tandem Skydive? Prices start from £200. You can see our skydive prices here.

 

Tandem skydiver open parachute

You have the option of having your Tandem skydive sent to you in high definition via WeTransfer via your email address. To book the Skydive Camera Flyer/videographer call the club on 01948 841111 or reserve it when you book your skydive online.

Why not skydive and fundraise at the same time. Check out our Charity Tandem Skydiving Option.

 

Prerequisites for Tandem Skydiving

Parachutists need a reasonable standard of physical fitness and must not be overweight in relation to their height.

Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum weight is 15 stones (95 kg) and not overweight for your height.  The maximum age for Tandem Skydiving is 70. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian (BPA Form 106). Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum age is 70. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian.

We have minimum fitness requirements. All participants must be physically fit, fully self-mobile with a full range of mobility and able to lift their knees to their chest unaided. Conditions and disabilities that reduce mobility are not suitable for skydiving. Please contact the club if you are unsure as participants are assessed on arrival and will not be able to jump if the minimum fitness requirements are not met.

Any person aged 70 or over will require form 115b signed by a GP.

Tandem Medical FAQs.

Please read forms Form 115a – Tandem Student Parachutist Medical Information and Declaration and Form 115b – Student Tandem Parachutist Request for Medical Advice.

We must have the completed consent/medical prior to commencing the training course.

The MAXIMUM weight is 15 stones (95 kg.) for Tandem skydives and that is relative to your height. Our weight restrictions.

If you are unsure please call the club on 01948 841111.

Here is a rough guide to the upper weight limits relative to height

Height  Weight  
5 feetor 1.52mno more than 67kgor 10st 7
5′ 1″or 1.55mno more than 69kgor 10st 12
5′ 2″or 1.57mno more than 71kgor 11st 2
5′ 3″or 1.60mno more than 74kgor 11st 8
5′ 4″or 1.63mno more than 76kgor 12st
5′ 5″or 1.65mno more than 78kgor 12st 4
5′ 6″or 1.68mno more than 81kgor 12st 10
5′ 7″or 1.70mno more than 83kgor 13st
5′ 8″or 1.73mno more than 85kgor 13st 6
5′ 9″or 1.75mno more than 88kgor 13st 12
5′ 10″or 1.78mno more than 90kgor 14st 3
5′ 11″or 1.80mno more than 92kgor 14st 7
6′ or moreor 1.80m or moreno more than 95kgor 15st

 

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