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Peterlee Parachute Centre

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“instructor dave”(31 reviews)
Skydive Academy run Parachuting & Skydiving Courses and provide continuation training at Peterlee Parachute Centre. Activities include both Solo Parachuting & Tandem Skydiving with further progression possible via both the Category and Accelerated...more
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The Airfield Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
+44 191 517 1234
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I did a tandem skydive here on the 19 October, with two friends, in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance. The skydive itself was amazing and I would recommend for anyone to do it. The centre is very well organised with excellent training provided....More

Thank TWINKTyneandWear
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staff are professional and courteous. Training was thorough and in-depth. I did my training and skydive on 2 different days, due to my original day being cancelled due to the weather, however staff advised me in plenty of time (same day) and gave me the...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How can I describe something I never thought I would do? It was an excellent adventure and what a thrill. The place is quite well hidden and our satnav took us to a street one up from where we should’ve been. However I get the...More

Thank Speedwaystars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience, excellent staff professional, friendly and made the day all the better. Big thumbs up for Dave who was my instructor had an excellent jump and will definitely dive again soon

Thank AndyG1525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very very good day, very helpful and experienced staff. well worth a visit,I've never been in a plane in my life so this was a BIG day for me. i cant thank the staff enough !! and a BIG shout out to LUCAS, my tandem...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend Gail and I did a tandem skydive yesterday for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust’s Chemoappeal, for a new Chemotherapy Suite at Durham Hospital. We were so scared but the team were very professional and made us feel very safe in their...More

Thank JBDton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience. Training and supervision professional, friendly and supportive. All the instructors make sure you are fully informed and relaxed by keeping you updated throughout the day. This built towards your freefall experience - mine as the sun set. A long wait, but...More

Thank den1971
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I took my 17 year old autistic son to do a tandem skydive. The instructor was happy to accomodate on receipt of relevant health questionaire and doctor's note. I cannot rate the staff at this facility highly enough...their instruction, explanations and support from start to...More

Thank RuthH2451
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My instructor Dick was amazing, it was a scary experience and he was so kind friendly and patient with me I honestly don’t think I’d of done it without his encouragement and the fella is 70 years young the only man I’d want to jump...More

Thank lampshadelou84
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you want a day to remember then Peterlee Parachute centre is the place to experience it. Check in is straightforward and the Club reception is all about making you feel at ease from the go moment. A 45 minute classroom session with videos &...More

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Cliffy J
23 August 2018|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. There is no upper age limit, just a minimum age of 16 years with 16 and 17 year olds requiring parental or guardian consent, however there is a fitness requirement as detailed on BPA Form 115A... More
Cliffy J
23 August 2018|
Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
When I done the Skydive I spoke to Dave who was my tandem instructor and he said there is no age limit as my nanna also has this on her bucket list. He did say it comes down to their health and my nanna has a pacemaker so... More
6 July 2018|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
We would be happy to provide either option, with a 10,000ft Tandem you freefall from 10,000ft to 5,000ft having 30 seconds in free fall, with a 15,000.00 Tandem you freefall from 15,000ft to 5,000ft gaining a further 25... More