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Address: 1801 North H Street, Suite G, Santa Barbara, CA 93436
Phone Number: +1 805-740-9099
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Skydiving company owned and operated by Dave Hughes, the British Skydiving...

Skydiving company owned and operated by Dave Hughes, the British Skydiving Champion in 1986.

Offers Tandem Skydiving to first time jumpers and Assisted Free fall progression for people who want to learn to jump on their own.

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Scary but amazing day

We went ar the end of November which we knew could be problematic because if there's clouds you can't jump. We were also travelling through (we are from the UK) so we would lose a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
ClareManchester84
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

We went ar the end of November which we knew could be problematic because if there's clouds you can't jump. We were also travelling through (we are from the UK) so we would lose a deposit as we wouldn't be able to return the next day etc. But we email on a few occasions and they were quick to respond... More 

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Thank ClareManchester84
Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I did my jump with a yoga group, and hadn't felt scared until we watched the video were our potential "death" was clearly outlined. Pushing back the fear, I forged ahead. There was about a 45 minute wait before our group jumped - time we spent using the bathroom and chatting with other jumpers. My tandem pro, I believe his... More 

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Thank chickenoregg
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I went on my first jump a couple years back here at skydive Santa Barbara with a friend and thought if this wasn't going to help me overcome my fear of heights, I don't know what will... I had second thoughts when it was my turn, but the pros that I jumped tandem with were really comforting and reassuring of... More 

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1 Thank Jadenginger
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank SPQR2014
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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

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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1 Thank Loremarti
Summerland, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank hlcsanta
Issaquah, Washington
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

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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1 Thank DMD_live
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Araseli M
Palos Verdes, CA
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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This was my first (and probably last - ha ha) sky dive. The place is great. Lots of preparation instructions, knowledgeable and friendly staff, and a wonderful experience. Being near Santa Barbara (actually about 1-hour further North), the "jump" experience is really beautiful being able to see the ocean coast and green hills. It's a lot better than being over... More 

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2 Thank Vic_and_Leila
Palm Springs, California
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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