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What is the best time of day to skydive?

Saturday, April 18, 2020

There really isn’t a bad time of day to skydive, if we are being honest. But if you’re wondering what the absolute best time of day is to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, we’d suggest either first thing in the morning or the end of the day at sunset.

Skydiving in the Morning is Great…

At Skydive STL, our first appointments start at 8 am when you can feel the cool, crisp air and the first sunlight on your face, bringing an overall vibe that it’s going to be an epic day.

Tandem instructor giving thumbs up while student smiles with land in site below them

Skydiving in the Evening is Also Great…

However, skydiving at sunset has its own advantages, too. A view of the sunset from a mile or two above the ground is nothing short of breathtaking.

So whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, you’ll find a spot on the plane just for you.

Man tandem skydiving with instructor and smiling near St. Louis Missouri

What is the Best Day of the Week to Skydive?

Now that you know what the best time of day is for skydiving, you may be wondering what day of the week is best. Our answer to that is it depends.

Saturdays and Sundays are our busiest days of the week, hands down, so if you prefer a high energy crowd, then those are the days for you. However, if you want a bit of a slower pace, consider making your big leap during the week.

Instructor about to exit plane with tandem jumper for the start of the skydiving season in St. Louis

How Much Does It Cost To Skydive for the First Time?

We offer one of the most competitive rates for tandem skydiving in Missouri. Our prices start at $239 per person and you have the option of adding photo and video services. This is some of the best money you can spend as you’ll want to relive your experience for days, weeks, months, and even years to come.

To view a complete list of Skydive STL’s tandem skydiving prices and available media packages, click here.

Woman and tandem skydiving instructor free falling near St. Louis Missouri

The Details about Tandem Skydiving

If you’re ready for the adventure of a lifetime, tandem skydiving is the perfect way to make your first skydive! Here at Skydive St. Louis, we specialize in tandem skydiving so you can rest assured that you’ll be getting the ultimate experience when you jump with us!

Before your tandem jump, you will receive training where you’ll learn the proper body position for exiting the aircraft and freefall. You will also learn important tips for landing.

As a tandem skydiver, you will be securely attached to one of our highly-experienced USPA certified instructors throughout the whole jump. You’ll skydive from 10,000 feet, reaching speeds of up to 120 mph, which allows for approximately 45 seconds of freefall! After your instructor deploys your parachute, you will enjoy a five to seven-minute canopy flight overlooking the mighty Mississippi River. Tandem skydives are the perfect introduction for first-time skydivers, and it is not unusual for people to do multiple tandem skydives.

Women and instructor skydiving with looks of excitement and joy surrounded by blue skies over St. Louis, Missouri

One of the Greatest Adventures in St. Louis!

If you’re looking for sky-high adventure, look no further! Our staff cannot wait to introduce you to our St. Louis skies and to share our passion for skydiving with you. If this is your first jump get ready for a life-changing experience! There’s no better place to experience the thrill of skydiving in Missouri and we look forward to seeing you in the sky soon!

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