Welcome to Portugal's best skydiving spot! This dropzone is fast becoming THE best place to skydive in Europe! Skydive Algarve will make you jump from 15,000 or 10,000 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 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 enjoy the awesome vibe that skydiving centers have!
Once your 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, 15,000 ft. after just a 12 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 8 min During this whole time, you'll be recorded and have photos taken if you choose to book them!
The drop zone is easily reachable from the main destinations in the Algarve:
Lagos: 20 km
Albufeira: 40 km
Vilamoura: 56 km