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Parachuting in Devon

Dunkeswell Aerodrome, Honiton   
REF: SB7000

• Go tandem parachuting in Dunkeswell, nr Exeter
• Dropzone has been operating since 1964
• Coastline views of the Bristol & English Channels
• Experience freefall from 7,000 or 10,000ft
 


What's Included

• Tandem skydive from jump an altitude of 7,000ft or 10,000ft
• A Super Cessna Caravan aircraft is used at this site
• Provisional membership to the British Skydiving

7,000ft Tandem Jump
• 7,000ft jumps provide a freefall time of approximately 15 seconds
• British Skydiving insurance is not included and must be paid when booking your date (currently £16.81)

10,000ft Tandem Jump
• 10,000ft jumps provide a freefall time of approximately 30 seconds
• British Skydiving insurance is included

What Can I Expect

Dunkeswell skydive experiences - jump from 7,000 or 10,000ft! We think doing a tandem skydive at this Devon drop zone is the best way to experience this thrilling extreme sport without actually having to learn how, as you are strapped to an instructor for the entire duration of your jump.

This skydive site near Exeter in Devon has been associated with parachuting since 1964 and is ideally located to cater for budding sky divers from all over the south west. This jump zone is renowned for being one of the most scenic drop zones in the country, giving you Devonshire coastline views of both the Bristol and English Channels.

On the big day of your skydive at Dunkeswell, you'll have a full safety briefing on the ground and you'll be fitted out in your jumpsuit, headgear, goggles, gloves and harness, ready to get airborne.

The Super Cessna Caravan aircraft taking you up is deemed to be one of the fastest and most comfortable jump planes in the world, transporting you up to your jump altitude in minutes. Safely attached to your instructor, who is your 'other half' for the duration of your tandem jump, it's time to move towards that open aircraft door...

Then suddenly, you vaguely hear the call 'GO!' and you're exiting the plane. From then on it really is go, go, go all the way. Freefalling is the most adrenaline pumping moment of your life. When the canopy opens it all slows down, so enjoy the aerial views of Devon during the parachute ride down - it's the skydiver's privilege after all! Whilst you are up in the air, there will also be an opportunity for you to assist with the steering of the chute.

So, for all you wannabe skydivers, this Dunkeswell skydive school is the place to jump and you choose either 7000ft or 10,00ft. Remember, you won't find another drop zone that provides such amazing views over Devon. So if you have the guts, get going and experience the freefall madness of a skydive in the Devon skies.

Availability

• This parachute drop zone operates throughout year
• Dates are subject to availability and weather conditions

7,000ft Tandem Jump
• Vouchers are valid for use Wednesday to Friday
• Upgrades to include weekend dates are £30 payable when booking your date

10,000ft Tandem Jump
• Vouchers are valid for weekdays and weekends

Location

• Dunkeswell Airfield, Dunkeswell near Honiton, Devon

Suitable For

• Maximum weight is 18 stone (there is a surcharge for guests over 15 stone of £20 per stone and this is payable onsite)
• Minimum age is 16 years and there is no upper age limit
• If you are aged between 16 and 18 you must obtain a parent or guardians consent
• A medical form is required if you have any medical conditions or are on any medication

Spectators

• Spectators are welcome to come and watch
• No pets are allowed on site

Anything Else

  • The site has toilet, changing facilities and a fully licensed cafe and bar
  • Have a permanent record of your first jump by having a professional cameraman accompany you in freefall, at an extra cost of £140 payable on site. These recordings need to be booked in advance to be guaranteed
  • Videos or Photos are charged at £140
  • Video and Photos are charged at £185
  • It can not be guaranteed that customers will be on the same plane even if the same flight time is booked
  • Group boarding is dependant on height and weight.  Upon check -in same flight boarding can be requested at a charge of £10 per person, subject to availability

Reviews

Average Rating 5
Total Reviews 5
Recommend to Friend 4
2 months ago
What a superb day! Had it as a surprise. Absolutely lost my head with nerves but ended up growing the jump because the staff were amazing and very patient with me. Best thing I’ve ever done.
Richard
2 months ago
Unbelievable day. Amazing staff and support. Wonderful location and facilities. I had a friend who was unaware of the jump and was very nervous and didn’t want to complete the jump. I can say if it wasn’t for the staff and team at buzz, he would never have jumped. After he said it the best thing he ever did, and I agree. Amazing
James
3 months ago
Amazing experience all round. My daughter is now totally hooked. Life changing...thank you.
Ayesha
about 5 years ago
Had a great time and everybody was so helpful
Jacqueline Veale
about 9 years ago
I bought a tandem parachute jump for my husband and he really enjoyed it! Thanking you.
Mrs Farmer,
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Parachuting in Devon
7,000ft Tandem Jump
Total Price£149.00
 
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