15 Heavenly Skydiving Locations Seeing Through Bird’s Eye View: What if I say I wish I was a bird? This is perhaps the line which every person desires of or has said once in their entire life!
The bitter fact is human is not blessed with this superability, right? But in some ways it was brought to reality: First, it was the invention of the plane and then the adventure seekers took one step further and tried sky-diving.
Although filled with risks, there has been continuously an increase in the number of people taking part in the activity.
For those who love hanging in the sky, we have listed 15 best places for skydiving.
1. Victoria Falls, Zambia
As far as the economy is concerned, the African nation may not be the richest but undoubtedly has the blessing of natural resources. Victoria Falls is one of them and when you descend from that plane into thin air, there is a view of something out of this world.
A lovely close-up view of the Zambezi River is one such glimpse that will imprint its beauty in your memory forever. The fall lasts for about 25 minutes, having enough time to spread your wings and immerse yourself in heaven.
While most of the young generation know this place famous for being the Baywatch land, this place has much more to offer you. The beginners in the sky-diving can especially have a fantastic experience seeing the beauty of the place.
The fact is that gang or couple sky-diving is such a great thing to do here. After going up in the clouds, the big fall of 120 miles per hour looks like a paradise for adventure enthusiasts.
3. Interlaken, Switzerland
The Swiss Alps has long been fantasized by many adventure seekers. And, with its attractive panorama of snowy mountains and blue lakes, Interlaken is sure to wow your eyes.
The bizarre fact that this place comes exclusively is the skydiving is done from a helicopter, not the usual plane, and in all seasons.
Pointless saying, if you ever plan to visit Switzerland, this place has to be at the top of your must-visit places in the town.
4. Everest Skydive – Mount Everest
Skydiving at Mount Everest is perhaps the holy festival of every thrill-seeking enthusiast. The actuality that it offers a flood of opportunities to explore its vast stretch is something most can only dream of.
The highest skydive adventure has its own amazement, the rush of adrenaline, loss of fear, the brewing excitement, and a feeling of achievement.
At an altitude of 29, 500 feet, Some people might argue that the mysterious Himalayas gives you the bizarrely feeling like the paradise of our imagination. Ahmm… great or not?
5. Wollongong, Australia
Not much in the eyes of people earlier, Wollongong is now widely famous for one of the best spots for skydiving.
The place is one hour drive from Sydney which offers us a free fall onto the beach. A great way to sketch the beaches through your eyeballs and indulge in the scenic beauty of Norfolk Alpine Trees fencing the beach.
A skydive from 15,000 feet definitely chills your spine and it’s just apt to say you’ll be filled with immense emotions and don’t forget to record them, First-time skydivers, are you listening??
6. Namib desert, Namibia
Other skydiving locations offer you greenery, serene beach locations, the tranquil crystal clear waters. Namib has nothing to do with lush vegetation.
In fact, the landscape takes a 180-degree turn of sorts. Enjoy the spinning trees, restful sand dunes. Explore the vast expanse of the desert while diving deep in the stunning view of the Atlantic coast.
7. Florida, USA
Sky-diving is not an achievement and it’s only safe to say that if one is not brave, one can pretend to be. The reason we are saying this – drop zone in the Florida sky is the longest fall anywhere in the world.
If it’s not enough, you get to see what space travelers feel like as you hang or float over the Kennedy Space Center.
Few of the lucky ones get the chance to have a view of the space shuttle launch pads and assembly vehicles.
Witnessing space coast beaches on the Atlantic coast gives the feel of bonus.
8. Sevilla, Spain
Have you watched the film, ZNMD? The trio of Farhan, Hrithik, Abhay doing skydiving in the movie. Well, guess what. This is this that place!
Arguably one of the finest places to learn skydiving, this place is a homeland to some of the best sky-divers in Europe.
Hang in the air with your buddies or go on a solo drop from freakish altitudes to feel the breath of fresh air rushing through the lungs. With limitless sunshine guaranteed, the free fall is a miracle in itself.
9. The Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Skydiving in the Kamchatka Peninsula is at another level. Once, a Russian skydiver Valery Rozov, glided through in his parachute only to land on a patch of ice on an active volcano’s crate. OMG! Very close, isn’t it?
But we don’t suggest you do that. A safer option would be a high flying in the middle of snow-capped peaks. A drop near the hot springs is something that’s gonna be more thrilling.
10. Le Marche, Italy
Italians are people of a different breed altogether. The landscapes here inspires you to be more than just human beings. Maybe, this is exactly the reason why people land at Le Marche for a skydiving experience.
Set your adventurous eyes on the cool blues of the Adriatic sea and the rustic charm of the old, ancient buildings. And yeah don’t forget to relax with a sip of the best wine available anywhere here. An exquisite offer, your tongue won’t be able to erase!
The white pristine beaches of Mauritius will always hypnotize you, turquoise water, wonderful hotels, and the green surroundings. But there’s something more to it. Mauritius has its very own drop zone and indeed graced with matchless spectacular views that any place could offer.
In fact, the craze is on top as the name of the location is Sky Dive road. While the place often witnesses the thrill-enthusiasts, Mauritius authorities allow kids to take the plunge as well (of course with their guardians only).
So, any of your kid is ready for it? Head this way!
12. Fox Glacier, New Zealand
The New Zealanders see it as the “best drop zone in the world”. Though the world might not favor this, one glance from the top at the southern Alps, subtropical rainforests, and so many amazing water bodies. The number of landscape beauties is more than the counting fingers.
The scenery is obviously the cream, but with experienced skydivers in the team, your focus should not shift from the vital magnificence.
You’ll be surprised to know: It’s the 2nd most scenic skydive, beaten only by the one and only Mt. Everest.
13. Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
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Over the years, Dubai has changed from a desert region to a mega-metropolis. The drastic change has been a kind of miracle. The Shaikhs left no stone unturned to attract visitors from all over the world.
The fall over Palm Jumeirah is one such epic example. Set your spotting eyes on the fancy, bright key-line, the glittering beaches, and man-made wonders right in the sea. There is also a parachuting competition to win every year in Dubai, engaging more yourself in the drop by.
14. Pattaya, Thailand
You can say it’s right acknowledged as Asia’s skydiving hub. Although it’s difficult to stop the competition from Mount Everest, Pattaya has attracted souls who are new to this adventure world of skydiving with its beautiful terrain.
With the provision for safe team skydiving, world-class trainers and relatively not so expensive accommodations, the Asian region continues to attract a large crowd to Pattaya.
15. Bled, Slovenia
How will a free fall in a dream sequence be like? Imagining it like full of happiness, scenery, and winds coursing through your locks? Unbelievable, isn’t it?
A rural landscape which is unaffected is perhaps the biggest Ace in this region. Lake Island of Bled has made two former skydiving champions and it’s best to learn the craft while in their company.
Yes, we are damn serious. It is easily the most economical holiday adventure in Europe and the one which we highly recommend.