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Skydive San Marcos

517 Airfield Rd., Hwy 80 S., Fentress, TX 78622
+1 512-488-2214
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One step closer to being an Astronaut.

Pretty sure my favorite part was riding on the prop-plane, but the only reason I was so comfortable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa S
Chicago, Illinois
Just what the DR ordered!

I have an extreme fear of heights and was more than terrified at the thought of jumping. It was my... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Spangdahlem, Germany
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Skydiving Facility - Tandem, Solo and Instruction all available on site. Spectators always welcome.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
517 Airfield Rd., Hwy 80 S., Fentress, TX 78622
+1 512-488-2214
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty sure my favorite part was riding on the prop-plane, but the only reason I was so comfortable up there was because I felt really safe. Don 'DC' who strapped me to him, and Brian, who strapped 'Johnny #5' to his head to video the...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed September 23, 2017

I have an extreme fear of heights and was more than terrified at the thought of jumping. It was my wife's birthday and this is something she has always wanted to do. I am so thrilled I did it! I did a tandem jump with...More

Thank soonerinjapan
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I've been skydiving at this place twice now and have had a wonderful experience. Everyone is very friendly and professional. Great place to experience skydiving. You will have to pay extra for pictures and videos but they'll make a nice compilation for you.

Thank ikhandoit2
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This was a Father's Day gift from my daughter. The total experience was outstanding from the professionalism of the staff, instructors and jumpers. All the staff were relaxed, professional, and funny to help minimize the anxiety some people may feel. The jump itself from the...More

Thank Tim133
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This was my second time skydiving and my wife's first time and we both loved it! I had a much better time than my first tandem dive ~10 years ago. The staff is really laid back, but also very professional and make it a fun...More

Thank Morgan H
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

This was nothing short of amazing!! Staff you pass in the parking lot chat and are happy even before you enter the bldg! My kind of place! The ladies who ck you in are welcoming and everyone you pass helps you feel more and more...More

Thank jotyle
Reviewed September 25, 2016

1st ever tandem skydiving experience. Very professional, confidence inspiring,and way too much fun! Nate Clark and Nathan the photographer were superb!

Thank dwcooksa2
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

What a exciting experience. I have done this 3 times and each time was thrilling and wonderful. Tandem skydiving. Expert parachutes go through the procedure. You go up between 2-3 miles in the sky and drop. In seconds you are just floating. It is fantastic....More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great crew, excellent equipment. The first time y went tandem skydiving was in Vegas, and it was great. But, Skydive San Marcos has the best structure, staff, equipment and make it fun and exciting all the way. I told my instructor Joe B. It was...More

Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Skydive San Marcos is a great place to take your first jump or you 1,000 jump. Very professional, very organized. Great instructors/tandem divers all with a great and twisted sense of humor. Snack bar available. Indoor waiting area with tables and games. Large outdoor area...More

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Questions & Answers
Christine C
January 10, 2017|
Response from vscr99 | Property representative |
It is impossible to predict the weather 2 months in advance, however based on past years, yes it should we warm enough to jump.
Mike S
January 20, 2015|
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Response from cgreg27 | Reviewed this property |
PS-if you're contemplating jumping out of a plane, you're not "old"...just 72 :)