- Sport levelBeginner
- Spoken languagesDutch, English, French
- Duration3 hrs
- Opening seasons:
Welcome to one of Portugal's best skydiving spots! Skydive Algarve will make you jump from 14,000 feet over Alvor just outside Portimao in Southern Portugal!
Taking off from the Aerodrome Municipal de Portimao, Alvor, Skydive Algarve skydiving center has a large landing area, on-site cafe, gear store, classrooms and much more! Their amazing location just a few minutes from the beach and offers breathtaking views of the Algarve coastline.
After going through all necessary paperwork, you'll go through a 20 min. brief in all safety measures. You'll also be equipped with a dual harness so you're attached to your tandem instructor at the moment of your jump. As you wait for your turn to board the plane you'll particular vibe that skydiving centers have!
Once you've time has come, you'll hop on the plane: either a Dornier G92’s or a Cessna Supervan. You'll reach one of the highest possible altitude for skydiving in Europe, 14,000 ft. after just a 15 min. flight! Then, your tandem instructor will position you and you'll jump!
A minute-long freefall will seem like an hour but it will be awesome! Then your tandem instructor with deploy the parachute and you'll then glide slowly to the ground for around 15 min. During this whole time, you'll be recorded and have photos taken if you choose to book them!