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Tandem Skydiving

A once in a lifetime experience.

If you’re just after that once-off thrill of a lifetime, or you’re not quite sure yet whether this skydiving thing is for you, then a tandem jump is what you want to try.

The Process

No comprehensive ground school is required for a tandem skydive. A Tandem Master will brief you on the do’s and don’ts prior to the jump. You will be told what to expect and how to get the most from your tandem experience.

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Gear Up
Getting Ready

No comprehensive ground school is required for a tandem skydive. A Tandem Master will brief you on the do’s and don’ts prior to the jump. You will be told what to expect and how to get the most from your tandem experience. You will wear a strong passenger harness, with which you will be securely connected to the front of a highly qualified Tandem Master.

Freefall
The Jump

The two of you will exit the aircraft at 11000ft AGL and freefall at 200kph down to 5000ft AGL. During this freefall, no verbal communication is possible between passenger and Tandem Master, due to wind noise. The freefall will feel like you are suspended on a thick cushion of air it will almost feel as if you are freefalling by yourself as you will be weightless.

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Fly
The Parachute Descent

After 40 seconds of falling straight down at 200km/h, the Tandem Master will deploy the main parachute at an altitude of approximately 5000ft AGL. As the two of you drift gently down to earth, you will be able to talk to each other, enjoy the ride and the magnificent view. The canopy ride down to earth will last around 5-8 minutes, after which you will touch down gently in front of the club house.

Capture Your Experience

There are various video options available to book to capture your experience.
All camera options are professionally edited on the day for you to take home with you.

The Deluxe Option

This option includes both the Handcam and External camera flyer option including photo’s. Both sets of footage is edited into one video of your entire experience.

External Camera

An experienced camera flyer will accompany you on your skydive and film the entire skydive from exit to landing. They also include high resolution photographs for you which you can print for your home or post on your social media pages.

Handcam

This is where the Tandem Master wears a camera on their hand to capture the freefall and canopy ride.

Prices

Tandem Skydiving

Tandem skydive accompanied by an experienced instructor and freefall videographer.
Get the full experience of skydiving while you let the instructor pull the strings.

Deluxe Camera

(Deluxe option is subject to availability)
R 3240
  • Tandem with video and photos filmed by the teandem instructor as well as a skilled freefalling cameraman
  • Tandem Skydive
  • DVD & Video
  • 3rd Person Cam + Hand Cam
  • All equipment included

External Camera


R 3090
  • Tandem with video and photos filmed by a skilled freefalling cameraman

  • Tandem Skydive
  • DVD & Video
  • 3rd Person Camera
  • All equipment included

Hand Camera


R 2680
  • Tandem with video and photos filmed by the tandem instructor


  • Tandem Skydive
  • DVD & Video
  • Hand Camera
  • All equipment included

No Camera


R 2280
  • Tandem skydive accompanied by an experienced instructor


  • Tandem Skydive
  • No Video
  • No Camera
  • All equipment included
FAQ's

Tandem Skydiving Questions

You need to be 16 years old with parental consent and 18 years without parental consent.

 

We can take younger children for a skydive. It is quite an overwhelming experience for them, so they would need to be prepared for the jump. They are all different, so it is best to have a discussion with the manifest officer, or come check out the dropzone with them to assess their mental capacity for the experience.

Yes. We have a legal weight restriction of 100kg’s fully clothed. This is a non-negotiable weight limit.

Since sport skydiving requires both mental and physical fitness, even the slightest physical defect can post a safety threat. A qualified medical practitioner’s note is required, stating that the students physical or mental defect will not interfere with their safety during a skydive. The Chief Instructor can overrule the note from a medical practitioner.

Yes absolutely! A certificate is issued after your first jump.

The detailed costs with the various camera options are outlined on the page above or under Pricing. A non-refundable deposit is required before bookings will be accepted.

Yes, bookings are essential. You can book online here, or email tandems@jsc.co.za or call 083 759 3483 to make your booking.

Comfortable clothing and closed shoes are required. Running or skater shoes are perfect.

No hiking boots with hooks are permitted.

Ready To Jump?

Every year, we host thousands of tandem jumpers, AFF students and experienced skydivers from all over South Africa and the world.
This year, we’d be thrilled to count you among our guests.