Skydiving San Diego

About Skydiving in San Diego

Feel like a bird as you overcome your fear and indulge in a skydiving San Diego experience. Soar up in the air to 13000 feet high and feel mesmerised as you look down and get a bird’s eye view of the city of San Diego, Baja California and the vast Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the gorgeous view of southern California as you experience a free fall at over 120 miles per hour before your parachute opens and you glide down to touch the ground with the help of an experienced skydiving instructor.

If you feel the experience of jumping out of the plane is too much for you, but you wish to get the experience of skydiving, you can opt for the iFly indoor skydiving instead. In this experience, you will journey through the wind tunnel and let the powerful wind stimulate you and hold you while you experience free fall. You can also indulge in Skydive Perris where after a brief training session, you will don the suit of an astronaut, a Superman or a Batman and then indulge in the free fall through the wind tunnel.

Book Skydiving in San Diego in Advance

You will be able to choose from different skydiving in San Diego packages when you book your tickets online. You can book a regular tandem ticket where you will be taken 13000 feet above the ground and then will experience a freefall and a parachute ride. Use this ticket to jump on any day and opt to change or cancel your ticket up until 48 hours before your time of jump. You can also book the Online Tandem which is only available online and is at a discounted price. With this ticket you will be able to jump on any day from 13000 feet. However, there will be a charge if you reschedule your ticket. The third option, Special, available online is at an even discounted price but has a limited validity and ends on 31st October. Both Online and Special are non-refundable tickets.

To capture your skydive San Diego experience, you can opt for one of the video packages - Basic, Deluxe or Premium in addition to your skydiving package.

Skydiving in And Near San Diego


Indulge in a 1h 45 mins of skydiving in San Diego, if you will enjoy a freefall after jumping out of the plane, without actually indulging in this daring activity. Instead, you will gain a similar experience indoors in a safe environment in which even a child more than 3 years will be able to participate. You will enjoy wearing a jumpsuit, put on goggles, helmet and other necessary equipment before you journey through the wind tunnel and let the powerful wind stimulate and hold you in the air as you experience free fall. Your experience will be made even safer with the presence of the flying instructor who will guide you through the experience.

Location: iFLY, River Colony Condominiums, San Diego (4.1 mi)

Go Jump Oceanside

Feel an adrenaline rush as you fly high to 18,000 feet above the ground and get the full ocean view of southern California during your skydiving in San Diego. Take a look at the mesmerising deep blue ocean below you as you get ready for a freefall. Hold your breath as you find yourself moving towards the sea at a high speed and feel a sense of relief as your accompanying trained instructor helps you open the parachute.

Location: 480 Airport Road, Oceanside36.4 mi

SkyDive San Diego

Feel excited as you go to a height of 13,000 feet above the ground and gear up for a skydive experience. Let go of yourself as you experience a freefall for a minute while being enchanted with the view of the Pacific Ocean and Baja California. Feel at ease as your skydive instructor opens the parachute and slowly glides down over southern Cali.

Location: 13531 Otay Lakes Rd, Jamul

Skydive West Coast

A skydive San Diego which is the best option for first-time jumpers is Skydive West Coast. Feel thrilled as you embark on your life’s first skydive experience and fly high to take your position for jump. Feel captivated by the breathtaking view of the San Jacinto Mountains and also the San Bernardino as you prepare yourself for a tandem jump with your skydiving instructor. Experience a free fall at a speed of 120 miles per hour for 5-7 minutes before your instructor uses a parachute to take you safely down to the landing spot.

Location: 200 South Hathaway Street, Banning

Skydive Coastal California

Soar over the city of San Die and go to the height of two miles high. Admire the bird’s eye view of the southern California coast before you begin your freefall at the speed of 120 miles per hour for 45 seconds before you use your parachute to take you safely down to the landing spot. First time jumpers would also enjoy this San Diego skydive experience.

Location: 478 Post Street, Camarillo

Skydive Perris

In this skydiving experience, you will be going for a flight training session which will be conducted by a certified instructor. Once done, have fun choosing from an astronaut, a Superman or a Batman suit and then take a one-minute long jumps in an indoor 96 inches tall vertical tunnel twice. Receive your souvenir flight certificate and opt to capture your experience in a photo or video.

Location: 2091 Goetz Road, Perris

Know Before You Book Skydiving In San Diego

Best Time To Skydive
Skydiving Tips
Safety Measures

The best time for skydiving in San Diego between the months of September to May. During these months the weather is pleasant and the climate is cool. Although the weather during this time is good, it is advisable to check on the weather conditions as rainfall, low clouds or high winds can make your experience less enjoyable. If you do not find the weather to be favourable, you can enjoy indoor skydiving at iFly.

  • If you want to get the best experience of skydive San Diego, you must get a good night’s sleep the night before.
  • Eat a healthy meal before the skydiving experience, whether in tandem or ifly. Do not eat too much or too less as both might make you feel uneasy. Do not consume any alcoholic drink or drug within 24 hours of going for this experience.
  • You can opt to get your entire experience recorded in the form of a still picture or video to relive the moments later.
  • You must wear comfortable clothing such as lace-up athletic shoes, long pants, shorts, and T-shirts. If the weather is cold, wear additional layers.
  • Always stay hydrated during the activity.
  • All skydiving equipment is fitted with two parachutes, the main parachute and a reserve parachute. If the main parachute doesn’t open for some reason, you will be able to open the reserve parachute and land safely on the ground.
  • You must be attentive when your instructor tells you about safety measures and also follow the measures during your tandem or ifly experience.
  • You will need to be above the age of 18 years to be able to participate in the San Diego skydive
  • The maximum weight which will be allowed for the participants is 104 kg or 230 lbs.
  • There are female tandem skydiving instructors available who can help women participants.
  • It is better to book your skydiving tickets in advance. Also, plan for this experience at the beginning of your trip to have a scope for rescheduling due to bad weather.
  • You can request a jumpsuit at the skydiving facility.

FAQ's of Skydiving in San Diego

How much does skydiving cost in San Diego?

The cost of the skydiving experience in San Diego will depend on the type of skydiving experience that you want to go for. You can go for both indoor and outdoor skydiving experiences.

How long does a skydive last?

The complete skydiving experience lasts for around 7 minutes out of which most of the time you will be soaring above the earth.

What is the age limit to go tandem skydiving in San Diego?

The age limit for tandem San Diego skydive is 18 years or more. Those below the age of 18 years will not be able to go for this activity. Moreover, you will need to have a valid government ID card as proof that you are 18 years and above.

Are there any weight-related regulations to going tandem skydiving in San Diego?

Yes, there is a weight-related regulation to go for a tandem skydive in San Diego. You need to have a weight of a maximum of 104 kg (230 pounds) for going on this activity.

What should I wear to go skydiving in San Diego?

While going skydiving in San Diego, it is advisable to wear pants, shorts and a t-shirt, along with running shoes or comfortable lace-up sneakers. If you find the weather to be a bit chilly, wear a light jacket or a sweatshirt that will keep you warm as you go to high altitudes. Do not wear jewellery or other accessories. Opt to request a jumpsuit at the skydiving facility if you think your clothes are not suitable.

At what height will my parachute open?

You will be jumping from the height of 13,000 feet and will enjoy a free fall for a while. When you reach 5,500 feet, your instructor will open the parachute.


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