I'm a 28 year old female Senior Reporter for Weekend Notes. I Graduated from A Bachelor of Journalism at The University of South Australia in 2013 & completed my Diploma in Photography
Published June 15th 2014
Experience the Thrill
Are you looking to get the ultimate thrill out of life, then Skydiving is for you. At SA Skydiving they make sure everyone has a great time. Skydiving is an extreme sport, so their is a certain amount of risk involved, however at SA Skydiving their about safety first and fun second. Located in the Langhorne Creek Wine District they are the longest established and premier skydiving organisation in South Australia. All their staff are experienced instructors who have received national awards for their personal skydiving achievements.
There are minimal fitness requirements limiting guests from this experience and no prior experience is required. Everything the jumper needs to know will be taught by a qualified instructor the morning of the jump. People jumping must be a minimum of age 12 years old. All jumpers will be exiting the plane strapped to a instructor, but before boarding the aircraft they are clipped into skydiving gear and taught the skydiving safe landing procedures Once they feel confident its time to board the plane.
The cost of your skydive varies depending on how high you would like to go. Their are four feet people can jump from: 8,000 feet, 10,000 feet, 12,000 feet and 14,000 feet. The basic jump is 8,000 feat with a free fall of 25 seconds.
SA Skydiving are available every weekend, but you need to book ahead of time to check availability. It's recommended to keep half a day free when you've organised to jump. Jumpers are welcome to invite friends and family to the Drop Zone to share the experience and adventure together. Skydiving is a great experience, if you're looking to do something a little different and more adventurous then normal, then skydiving is for you.