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An experience of free fall from a plane, directly over a beach, is a dream come true for skydiving lovers. Sydney drop zone, Skydive Sydney-Wollongong, lets you experience the extraordinary thrill of freefall at over two hundred km/hr for up to a minute over North Wollongong beach. Float below the parachute or the canopy for 5 to 7 minutes absorbing spectacular views of Wollongong and the beaches of Southern Sydney. It's a visual treat for you! The facility's mission is to enable the skydivers to view of the earth from 15,000 feet up along with a thrilling sensation of flying through the air. The drop zone is led by a young team with full of life, keen about delivering an unforgettable skydiving experience. The jump instructors are masters at the art of skydiving and their talent is recognized nationally and internationally. You can completely trust the team to make your skydiving adventure safe and the flight and ground crew extends consistent and reliable support to the instructors for a smooth skydive.
Skydive Sydney - Wollongong, Sydney's only Beach Skydive
The crew is energetic, experienced, and committed to parachuting. They keep an eye on you constantly to make your skydiving experience a safe and pleasantly memorable one. With several parachuting hours to their record, you can trust them to help you overcome fears, go beyond your boundaries, and leave your comfort zone. The team provides and helps you with safety gears and teaches the basic ins and outs of skydiving. You can completely trust them for a safe and secure skydive, and you will be in awe with yourself for attaining such a daredevil milestone in your life by jumping out of a plane at such an incredible height.
If you are a first-time skydiver, tandem skydiving is the best choice for you. It exposes you to the art of skydiving efficiently. You are connected to a harness attached to your tandem instructor. You are guided by your instructor through the whole fall from plane’s exit through freefall, controlling the canopy, and finally, landing. You are given basic instructions before starting this diving exercise. You can choose to tandem dive either from 15,000 feet or from 7,000 feet.
A major attraction at Wollongong drop zone is its night jump package. This is a tandem dive which you get to do exclusively in the pitch dark of the night over the Wollongong beaches. Point to keep in mind while choosing this package is your weight must not be more than 95kgs.
After tandem skydive, if you crave to skydive solo, then chase your wild dream by enrolling to Accelerated Freefall (AFF) course. The course comprises nine stages, each stage with an obstacle to overcome. The last stage involves two jumps from lower altitudes like 4500 and 5000 feet. After completion of this course, you will be officially a solo skydiver.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets need to be purchased from its official website. Jumps are classified into Day Time Jump and Night time Jump. Altitude of 7000 ft or 15000 ft needs to be chosen by the customer.
How To Get Around?
Visitors need to reach the place and the management will take care.
What Should I Wear?
The management advocates loose, casual wear with absolutely closed shoes, like running or sports trainers. Hiking boots and high heels aren't acceptable. Customized jump pants are provided on reaching the venue.
Best Time to Visit
Open 7 days a week from 7 am – 9 pm, skydiving Wollongong is best experienced during the daytime. Watch the sunrise, birds and beautiful beach sparkling with tides. If you are a nature lover, Day Time Jump is apt; however, night jump also has its own perks.
Will I Need a Guide?
The instructors and experienced staff help you at every step of the adventure.
How To Get There?
Location of Skydive Sydney-Wollongong is George Hanley Dr & Cliff Rd, North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia. The Sydney-Wollongong zone is simply one hour south of Sydney CBD. They offer free transfer bus services from Sydney CBD to Wollongong daily only once. Car drive takes you to the destination in an hour if you are in Sydney and follow the route of F6 Exit to Mt.Ousley Road to Stuart Park to the Wollongong drop zone.
Minimum age for skydiving is 12 years. Customers under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bookings can be rescheduled up to 48 hours from the jump date. If the weather is unfavorable, the jump will be rescheduled.