An Adventurer’s guide: Top 5 skydiving spots in the World
Skydiving is one of the world’s most well-known adventure sport, it not only offers a high adrenaline free-fall but an opportunity to look at the Earth from a bird’s eye view, floating amidst the clouds as well. For any thrill-seeking enthusiast, skydiving is sure to be at the top of their bucket list. Here’s our recommendations for some of the best spots to skydive in the world.
1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
One of the newer drop zones in the world, Dubai has been rapidly climbing the ranks as one of the world’s premier skydiving destinations. Hosting one of the biggest annual international skydiving championships, the jump is well renowned for the amazing view of Dubai’s man made marvel, the Palm Jumeirah. Unlike many other well-known drop zones, Dubai is a city jump which features the stunning view of the Persian Gulf and the whole of Dubai.
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2. Hawaii, United States
With many drop zones within its purview being well known as the best place to skydive in the world, one could argue that the best place to skydive in the world is not a particular place but anywhere in Hawaii. Featuring craggy coloured coastlines and vast palm tree-lined valleys the beautiful islands of Hawaii have a variety of awe-inspiring sights to see on your journey down 8000 feet. From the state capital of Honolulu to the mountainous Kauai, Hawaii has no shortage of drop zones for the adventurous skydiving enthusiast.
Be sure to add one of the world’s best places to skydive to your bucket list now!
3. Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Considered the adventure capital of the world and having a near unlimited amount of outdoor activities for outdoor enthusiasts to partake in, New Zealand is a must visit for any self-proclaimed adventurer of the world. From extreme national parks to spectacular lakes, glaciers and mountains, this island country off the coast of Australia has plenty to see and do. As one of the most beautiful drop zones in New Zealand and arguably the world, skydiving Fox glacier will bring you past the snowy rugged peaks of the Southern Alps while you wonder at the wild coastlines of the Tasman Sea.
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4. Denarau Island, Fiji
Being a tropical archipelago of more than 330 islands, Fiji has a variety of activities for the avid outdoorsmen. Snorkel the crystal blue waters or simply go hiking past stunning waterfalls there’s certainly no shortage of things to do on this modern day paradise. However, between the clear tropical waters and the visible corals within, skydiving the island of Denarau will allow you to enjoy the views of everything Fiji has to offer on your way down from 14,000 feet.
Visit the tropical paradise of the Fiji islands now for your skydiving adventure!
5. Interlaken, Switzerland
Showcasing the beautiful and well known Swiss Alps, skydiving the small town of Interlaken will take you past one of the most scenic drops in all of Europe. With views of the neighbouring countries past the snow-capped mountains of the famous Jungfrau and Matterhorn, skydiving the Swiss Alps is one of the few unique ways to enjoy extraordinary views of the area. Not to mention, the jump is suitable for both beginners and enthusiasts! The phenomenal views of the Swiss landscape will be sure to entrance you on the way down.
Being both affordable and smooth in its dive operations, skydiving the charming town of Interlaken, Switzerland is definitely our pick for a must have for your bucket list.