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Skydive San Diego

13531 Otay Lakes Rd, Jamul, CA 91935-7003
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I had very bad experience 1. I did book the 10AM appointment but it took them 2 hours to get... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
marwan a
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Exhilarating

After casually mentioning my interest in skydiving, my wife gave me an unexpected 69th birthday... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
drczap
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Skydive San Diego has been servicing the skydiving community for over 25 years. In 2016, Skydive San Diego is currently owned and operated by a former Navy SEAL and former member of the famed US Navy Parachute Team, the Leapfrogs. The vision is to transform the drop zone into one of the premier skydiving destinations in the world. A tandem skydive from 13,000 feet above a view of the ocean, Mexico and mountains is like none offered anywhere. It is an incredible experience and should be on everyone’s to-do list. Our tandem instructors are some of the best in the world and will make your experience awesome every time. Come out with your friends, family and they can participate with you or watch you go through all the steps and cheer you on as you land right in front of them. We are one of the few drop zones in the San Diego area that offer this type of experience. Experienced skydivers can also receive coaching, a full-service rigging loft, and load organizing. Skydive San Diego caters to adrenaline junkies who prefer to skydive solo, offering First Jump Courses (FJC) through the USPA Certified Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) program for those who wish to begin their skydiving journey. For fun jumpers there are even more options to advance with a dedicated flight school, which offers formation skydiving, freefly, canopy, and wingsuit coaching by some of the most talented skydiving instructors. Instructors at Skydive San Diego are some of the most experienced in the world and have several thousands of jumps each. Many are world record holders, and all are friendly, approachable, down-to-earth, and dedicated to helping their students. A one-stop destination for skydivers, skydiving enthusiasts and visitors, Skydive San Diego offers experiences that last a lifetime. Skydive San Diego operates the drop zone to the highest safety standards. We have some of the best skydiving aircraft, equipment and riggers in the industry. Skydive San Diego is also where many of Americas most elite military train receive their solo jump certifications.
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13531 Otay Lakes Rd, Jamul, CA 91935-7003
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I had very bad experience 1. I did book the 10AM appointment but it took them 2 hours to get ready. 2. The landing was so bad we had to land so fast and not on our feet’s my back still hitting after two weeks...More

Thank marwan a
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

After casually mentioning my interest in skydiving, my wife gave me an unexpected 69th birthday present: a tandem dive with Skydive San Diego. It was simply one of the most memorable gifts I ever received. We really liked taking-off and descending at the same site....More

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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! What a great birthday experience. We love hearing about each of our customers' experiences as they are all different and awesome. You are part of our sky family! We are so happy to hear that Catherine made...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Such an incredible experience!! I was definitely a little nervous on the way up, but my instructor Bird had such a great, encouraging energy about him he put me at ease. It was so wonderful careening through the atmosphere— no feeling quite like it! I...More

Thank Elena M
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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review Elena! We appreciate the five stars and loved hearing about your experience and how Bird helped your experience to be the best it could be. We will pas that along to him for sure. Please come back and...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

You're probably scrolling through these reviews, trying to find any reason not to go through this insane stunt; let me assure you that the answer you're looking for is "DO IT!". Skydive San Diego makes your experience as stress-free and smooth as possible. Upon arrival,...More

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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review Emilia! What a great story of you and your friends experience. We love hearing your stories. We really do take pride in our DZ and that we have some of the most experienced instructors in the world choose to...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

a fun fun experience if you are in the San Diego area. I loved the experience although I was just a spectator (aka didn't have the guts to jump off an airplane from 13000 feet). some of the tablets for signing waiver was extremely slow...More

Thank Dawn L
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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Dawn. We appreciate your insight as a spectator and we feel it is a real unique part of the experience that can only be found at Skydive San Diego. That is part of the reason we are a bit further...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Though we were initially told we may have a four-hour delay when we arrived at the remote base, we left only 15 minutes behind schedule. We received virtually no instruction prior to getting in the plane. In fact, had my instructor gone unconscious, I would...More

Thank Mike S
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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Mike, We always like to hear from our clients about their experiences. Glad to hear everything went smoothly for your Tandem Skydive. I just wanted to clear up the misunderstanding on the pricing of our Video/Picture packages. We offer two options....More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

WOW! What an amazing and exhilarating adventure! Thanks, Bird, my in-flight tandem instructor, for making this the best adventure ever! You rock! Get ready for the thrill ride of your life as you leave the airplane, followed by the most serene 'float' as you descend...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Yesterday was my third tandem jump with Skydive San Diego. As always, the Tandem Instructors were AMAZING! If you are jumping and don't want photos or videos, this is your place. I'm giving this experience 3 stars however, because Skydive San Diego changed the way...More

Thank Amy C
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Kevin M, Director of Marketing at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy, Thanks for being a returning customer. We really do appreciate your feedback and we strive to make each one of our Tandem skydive experiences to be the best experience. Since your jump with us last year we have implemented a new custom designed...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My first time skydiving ever! Everyone at Skydive San Diego was amazing! Friendly, made me comfortable about the jump, felt I was in good hands through the whole experience which I may add was MIND BLOWING! LOVED IT!More

Thank Greg92104
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Kevin M, Marketing Director at Skydive San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Greg! Sounds like you had a mind blowing experience for your birthday last June. We are so happy to hear that you felt you were in good hands through your whole experience. We love to invite you back for another...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

One of the things I had to do before I die. It was worth every penny. The people there are very friendly and provide a sense of safety and security to a point that you don't experience fear until you are on the edge of...More

Thank Arturo S
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Hey there! We'll it is in a more rural area of San Diego. Unfortunately San Diego is not public transit friendly. You will have to Über, taxi, or rent a car. There is zero public transit to this location and it will take... More
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