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Tandem Skydive 10k ft (3000m)

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  • Go skydiving for panoramic views of the Algarve coastline
  • Jump safely while harnessed to a skydive instructor
  • Let your instructor operate the parachute while you admire the views
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Tandem Skydive 10k ft (3000m)
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Tandem Skydive 10k ft (3000m)
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Overview
Give skydiving a try with a tandem jump above the Algarve coastline. This half-day excursion includes being harnessed to an experienced skydive instructor for a jump at 10,000 feet. Free fall at 120 miles per hour before your instructor opens the parachute and you float back down to the ground. No prior experience is necessary.
What to Expect
Our tandem skydive bookings are usually made for the morning time. We accept bookings at 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm. Skydive Algarve is based at the Portimao Airfield near Alvor in a small town called Montes de Alvor. This is easily accessible from Faro airport approximately 40 minutes via the A22 motorway. We offer the tandem skydive 365 days a year although it is a weather dependent sport- therefore it's always better to call us, on the day of your jump, to check the conditions before travelling to the skydive centre- although here in the Algarve the weather is not really an issue for us most of the year. Skydive Algarve do not provide transport although we can pick you up at Alvor bus stop should you arrive by public transport. We can also help with booking a private transfer upon request or even a hire car should you prefer. The price of the tandem skydive includes all the skydiving equipment- the suit, the goggles and the head wear. This tandem Skydive does not include video or photos although this can be arranged on the day. On the day of your skydive you will arrive at the skydiving centre, the first step is to fill out some paperwork- if you are 16 or 17 years old you will need a parent or legal guardian present to sign your waiver. Anyone over 70 years old will need to take a medical form to be signed by a doctor. Unfortunately anyone over 100kg will not be able to jump. You will then be taken through the airfield security- since it is an active airfield you will need to show your ID which can be in the form of a passport/ ID card or driving license. You will then go through to our Hangar where you will meet your skydiving instructor. You will be given a briefing for your tandem skydive where everything you will need to know will be explained to you. Our instructors are experts and safety is of utmost importance. We are a multilingual Skydiving centre and all of our instructors speak English. Once you are ready with all the equipment and fully briefed for your jump you will take the plane ride to altitude. The aircraft is especially designed for skydiving and gets to altitude very fast. Once you reach altitude your tandem instructor will move with you towards the door of the aircraft- you will then take the leap and free fall at approximately 120mph. This will be the most exhilarating time of your life! At this point your tandem instructor will open the parachute- the ride back down to earth is very peaceful in contrast to the rush of the freefall you've just experienced! The view is just amazing here at Skydive Algarve- the best in Europe for skydiving in fact! Once you land back down to earth you will receive a certificate to take home to show your friends as well as a free skydive Algarve T shirt! Should you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
Reviews (23)
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile
First skydive

My new wife and I had never done a skydive before (we are more pub-goers) but felt it was our honeymoon, and needed something a bit more adventurous than food, booze and nookie We were staying the wrong side of Albufeira, which meant it took...More

Thank Owend305
Skydive A, Booking Office at Skydive Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Hello Owen, Thank you for your review! We are very happy to have been part of a good and unforgettable experience on your honeymoon :)

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Live your Life @ SkydiveAlgarve!!

If you want an adrenaline high, this is for YOU!!! A spectacular view of Atlantic ocean and all the beaches in algarve from a high of 10000Ft, its a once in a life time oppurtunity. I recommend this place to everyone who is looking for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank p2veen
LucyAnnDouglass, Marketing at Skydive Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you so much for the recommendation! We really appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed August 15, 2018
amazing

Tandem sky diving is the most exhilarating rewarding experience you could imagine and something everyone should try at least once and what better place to try it than in the beautiful sunshine of the Algarve coast. I recently spent the weekend at Skydive Algarve and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Skydive A, Marketing representative at Skydive Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thanks Neil- that's really great to hear! We're so pleased you had such an amazing experience with us.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile
Skydive

No words can describe how wonderful it was the experience. Friendly and professional staff, great planes and equipment. Everything was spot on. A special thanks to Nuno and Patrick for the way they made me feel during the entire experience! I'm definitely doing it again.

Thank CatarinaR251
Skydive A, Marketing representative at Skydive Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much Catarina - your feedback is so valuable to us. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Breathtaking experience

I experienced my first tandem skydive at skydive Algarve, it was absolutely amazing. I was a little nervous to begin with but all the team made me feel so comfortable, my experienced skydiver was Patrick and again he made me feel so comfortable and made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tracey R
Skydive A, Marketing representative at Skydive Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thanks Tracey, we are so happy to hear you had such an awesome experience with us. We'll be awaiting that booking for you to come and do the AFF course with us soon!

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