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9 Jul 2017
“First Skydive and I'm hooked!”
28 Mar 2017
“CharlIes First Tandem”
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Unfortunately after 3 years of operations at Durham Tees Valley Airport, Skydive St George is no longer operational.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
The Airfield The Old Armoury | Shotton Colliery, Darlington DL2 1LU, England
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+44 1325 337929
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Thank you for a fantastic day and one experience I will never forget my whole life. Thank you to James our instructor and my tandem! Highly recommended! I will most certainly be back for more!

7  Thank ChrisMarksby
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Would have been a lot bettering you could see people landing rather than at least a mile away pity the airport authority put the landing zone at the far end of the runwayMore

1  Thank peter d
Heather63_12, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

Hi, I'm sorry that you didn't get to see your family members landing when they did their tandem skydive. We always try to give people the opportunity to choose which viewing point they would like, either in our cafe or cafe garden where you can...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The sun was shining, the nerves were rising but the staff were very friendly and full of banter! Thanks to Danny for being my Tandem Instructor! I am hooked and my day today feels very very dull!!

Thank nawhittaker
Reviewed 28 March 2017

having first parachuted and tandem jumped in 1986 i was keen for my son to experience the same thrill, the whole experience with sky dive st george was top quality, from booking a gift certificate at Christmas, scheduling the jump with the disruption of UK...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Did a 10,000ft tandem jump on Saturday, absolutely best experience ever. Dave my instructor and Steve the camera man were brilliant. Would highly recommend doing this experience. Everything spot on from induction to training and equipment. Well worth the money.More

Thank Gary L
Heather63_12, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Hi, Thank you so much for your feedback. We're really pleased your booking through Skydive St George and jumping at Skydive Academy, Shotton Airfield was the best experience ever. It is truly amazing isn't it! We are passionate about what we do and so glad...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

what a fantastic experience me and my wife both did this for charity,the people are very professional in there job, they make you feel at ease through out the hole thing.we would both do this again and would recommended skydive st george to anybody fantastic...More

Thank peter s
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your skydive. We are all really passionate about what we do and so glad that this shows. We'd love you do come back and do this again....More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This little Skydiving centre is run by very professional people who are so friendly.They make you feel so at ease and treat their customers with the utmost respect.Would definately jump here again and again

1  Thank Brendan I
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Hi, Thanks so much for your review and we really appreciate your feedback. Come back and see us again soon. Wishing you Blue Skies!

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

To try to explain what a unique and fantastic experience this is, is impossible. Me and my daughter we lucky enough to have found St. George to do our jump, which had been one of my daughter's dreams. From the moment you arrive, to the...More

Thank p47r1ck
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Hi Pat, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, which had us all wearing big cheesy grins. We are passionate and love what we do; fun is just as important as safety and go hand in hand, so very happy...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

What an amazing experience - terrified but loved it too. What made it even better was the animated, good fun attitude of ALL the team. I only remember 'my man' Mick's name but all the guys were so enthusiastic and fun for us even though...More

Thank Peta H
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Hi Peta, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. I'm so glad you and Sam enjoyed your skydives; it is pretty amazing isn't it! We are all very passionate about what we do, we love it,...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016

I'm not going to lie; skydiving was never high up on my list of priorities. I mean, I've never even been in the attic because I'm too scared to go up a ladder! Jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet in the air was...More

Thank MBeeW86
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2016

Hi Mary-Beth, Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate your comments and feedback. And wow, well done for raising so much for The Brain Tumour Charity, that is amazing. You were brilliant, to face your fears and do...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Did my 1st skydive at St George on Saturday 23rd July 2015...This has to be the best experience ever.. From the minute i arrived i was made to so welcome. Due to the low cloud my jump was put back a few hours but without...More

Thank dalewaltonis
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Hi Dale, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback and are so glad you enjoyed your skydive; it is pretty amazing isn't it. So you have the bug! We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Did my skydive yesterday and got to say it was the best experience of my life, the wait was well worth. Lovely cafe with nice seating area. All the team were fantastic and the banter between them gets rid of any nerves you might have....More

Thank Mollie_traveller
SkydiveStGeorge, Manager at Skydive St George, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Hi, Thanks so much for your review and we're so glad you had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed your skydive. Mick and the team are so much fun and love what they do. Steve was your camera flyer yesterday and Paul is the editing...More

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