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Skydive Santa Barbara

1801 North H Street, Suite G, Santa Barbara, CA 93436
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Ranked #48 of 130 Activities in Santa Barbara
Type: Adventure
Activities: Skydiving
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Owner description: Skydiving company owned and operated by Dave Hughes, the British Skydiving Champion in 1986. Offers tandem and static line jumps to beginners.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very competent, relaxed, and enthusiastic staff that made the whole experience feel as safe as such a thing could feel. They seem to enjoy what they do, and enjoy doing it very well. Beautiful views, we did the 18,000 ft drop and I recommend this if you can spring for it, even for a first timer. Would go again if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband really wanted to jump for years and finally this vacations we decided it was time for his stream to come true !!!! So we look up companies in the internet and found this guys .... My husband had the experience of his life plus I felt happy and secure cause his instructor was so nice and confident plus... More

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Summerland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

As other reviewers have said "it was on his list" so I finally gave in and got him a gift certificate for Christmas last year. We live in Santa Barbara and drove to Lompoc last weekend to try to jump but the weather had other ideas. Skydive SB takes the weather and safety very seriously and you have to respect... More

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Issaquah, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Great customer service and fabulous skydiving experience! I called last minute and I was jumping out of a plane at 13,000 feet 2 hours later! The tandem instructors were also fabulous as they took very good care of me and my 18 year old daughter. I recommend these guys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

It was my first time skydiving and the staff made it an amazing first time experience. Robin was my instructor who liked to play around and scare me but was very professional when it came to serious safety concerns. The scariest part of it was the flight up. It feels amazing on the way down, nothing like a roller coster... More

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Palm Springs, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This skydive is actually located in Lompac, just up the highway from Santa Barbara. This was my first skydive. The staff and crew are very friendly. I felt safe and confident throughout the entire adventure. Sean was my tandem buddy; very experienced and fun. I would do this again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The most thrilling adventure I have done till now.. it was real fun!! They brief u initially which actually scares you cause they would tell you all the possible ways you could die!! but reassuringly the maximum anyone has gone through is a sprained ankle .. so its probably quite safe. The plain would go about 13000ft and they its... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

This was on my bucket list, and the experience did not let me down! Upon arrival the staff was helpful and got us all set up to jump quickly and efficiently. We watched a safety video, got suited up, chatted with our tandem jump instructors, and then we were whisked off into the plane! I thought the instructors were very... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Staff was incredibly rude and unhelpful--my concerns over the condition of the equipment and safety risks were met with bothered and impatient responses from staff. I decided against going out with them, as I did not feel confident that they had my best interest in mind.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

IF you are visiting in the Santa Barbara area and are looking for a great family memory you must skydive with this company. About a 45 minute drive north in beautiful scenery. We reserved the early jump and had to wait for the cloud cover to burn off. Other than that, everything was great. The jumpers who went tandem with... More

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