• Tandem Skydive at 12,000ft
  • Silver Stars Army Parachute Centre
  • Picturesque Location
  • Duke of Gloucester Barracks

Best Price £220

Tandem Skydiving in Gloucester
Silver Stars Parachute Centre is South Cerney at the Duke of Gloucester Barracks, this is where the Royal Logistic Corps Parachute Display Team are based, they are a group of skydivers that formed in 1963. The expert skydivers at the centre will ensure your skydiving experience runs perfectly smoothly, with just 15 minutes of theory time, you’ll be experiencing the most fantastic skydiving experience in no time at all, the jump height is 12,000 feet.

Agenda
Upon arrival at the Duke of Gloucester Barracks you will be shown a safety and techniques video before some practical training and demonstration by the instructors, you will learn where to tuck your legs and place your head, then you will change into you jump suit and safety equipment.

When you board the plane you will be harnessed to your instructor and climb to 10,000 feet with your fellow skydivers. When the hatch is opened you’ll shuffle your way to the door and sit on the edge before the instructor gives the signal and you both roll out of the aircraft. You will experience freefall of around 40 seconds before the instructor deploys the parachute where you’ll begin a gentle descent towards the landing zone. Upon landing you will receive your certificate of completion.

Restrictions
Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: Over 40’s should provide a Doctor’s Declaration of Fitness
Maximum Weight: 15 stone

All skydivers in Gloucester are required to complete a witnessed declaration of health, for under 18’s the witness must be a parent or guardian.

If you are disabled this does not mean you cannot skydive!

Duration
For Tandem Skydiving you should allow the full day.

What to Wear
Wear comfortable clothes for your tandem skydive, as you’ll be wearing safety equipment and a jump suit over your clothes including a cap, goggles and gloves.

Spectators
There is a viewing area for spectators with refreshments available.

Weather
All Skydiving is subject to weather conditions, if you cannot jump on the day your jump will be rescheduled.

Availability
Tandem Skydiving at the Duke of Gloucester Barracks is available throughout most of the year, from Wednesday to Sunday.

  • Cirencester (Gloucestershire)