Best Spots In The World For Skydiving

Adventure Travel
// 23 November 2016

7 Best Spots In The World For Skydiving

Jumping through the clouds before keeping foot back on earth is an experience like no other. Skydiving gives the chance to see world’s most spectacular scenic destinations from above. It is more rewarding than terrifying for the people who like to take plunge and love to get their blood pumping. Because of budget airlines such as United Airlines, Air Canada, the mobile technology and Internet, we have access to every corner of the world and there’s no excuse for not getting out and experience what this planet has to offer. So, to get the picturesque view of locations from the sky indulge in this extreme adventure sport.

Muster up the nerve, suit up and go for it to these destinations picked out of the bunch to give you goosebumps:

  1. Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken, Switzerland

From the turquoise waters to snowcapped glaciers and mountains, Interlaken is the hub for all adventure sports such as paragliding and water rafting which you can enjoy once you completed your jump. This is the affordable place to skydive from 14,000 feet and gives the splendid views of France, Germany, Austria and Italy.

Best Time to Go: All year round

Cost: Starting at USD 470

  1. Hawaii

Hawaii

Free fall from 12,000, 14,000 or 20,000 feet to get a panoramic vista of the entire island and is definitely not for the faint-hearted. Skydiving here means diversity of views to look out for. You will get to see many islands, including Diamond Point, Pearl Harbor and Keana Point. You will get eco-friendly skydive here.  How? Local companies in Hawaii use energy efficient planes which help to reduce skydiving carbon footprint by up to 40% so that you can get a bird’s eye view of paradise while having the eco-friendly dive.

Best Time to Go: All year round

Cost: Starting at US $ 139

  1. Namib Desert, Namibia

Namib Desert, Namibia

Falling through the sky towards an empty landscape is an experience of lifetime. It is the place to gaze down at the expanse of desert and drop into this desolate landscape from a height of 10,000 feet. No greenery and no cities, it is a silent world of blue and orange like nowhere on the globe.

Best Time to Go: March to December

Cost: Starting at US $178

  1. New Zealand, Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Fox Glacier is strikingly great place for surreal skydives and fuel adventurous side. Floating peacefully back down towards the most insanely beautiful place on Earth with forest-flanked river of ice offers views like none other. Skydive from 12,000 feet with 65 second free-fall and you will be rewarded with stunning scenery.

Best Time to Go: All year round

Cost: Starting at US $139

  1. Mount Everest, Nepal

Mount Everest, Nepal

Mount Everest is the big daddy of all skydiving places with the highest altitude of dropping- 29,500 feet. Jump from this height can cost you a lot of dollars, but if you have got a mountain of cash, then there’s nothing to compare. Skydiving here is totally exhilarating and only four diving trips per year are offered here.

Best Time to Go: In October, all four jumps are organized

Cost: Tandem jumps starting at US $20,000 and solo jump starting at $18,000

  1. Wollongong, Sydney

Wollongong, Sydney

Falling from the height of 14,000 feet towards exotic beach, where whales and dolphins splash in water, is mesmerizing experience. Plunging from the plane gives opportunity to see the beautiful coastline of this area for up to 7 minutes. It is Australia’s highest altitude skydive to experience the scenery.

Best Time to Go: Throughout the year

Cost: Tandem jumps starting at AUD 289

  1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Jumping out of airplane over the man-made floating palm is truly breathtaking. You will get eyeful of towering skyscrapers, metropolis and man-made islands, which you can’t experience anywhere else in the world.

Best Time to Go: Throughout the year

Cost: 544 US Dollar

To summarize, these seven destinations scattered across the world will surely take your breath away. So stop making excuses and book cheap air tickets to begin skydiving journey to spark some serious envy among your friends.

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