The glorious Yarra Valley wine region in Victoria is one of the most picturesque and tranquil settings from which to embark on any scenic adventure. The verdant rural landscape, with its endless rows of perfectly aligned grape vines and heritage properties, attracts wine lovers from around the world. What if you could experience these incredible views at a vantage point of up to 15,000 feet high in a tandem skydiving experience over this idyllic setting? With RedBalloon, you can achieve this exhilarating aim with a range of skydiving deals and promotions designed to provide the experience of a lifetime.
When you choose the ‘Skydive Over The Yarra Valley 15,000 feet Weekend or Midweek package’, you will experience a life-changing free fall of up to a minute in duration, before the indefinable sensation of floating without a care in the world under your parachute canopy for up to five minutes, high above the gently rolling hills of the Yarra Valley. This tandem skydiving experience is unparalleled and it is one that you are sure to want to relive over and over again. There’s a full safety briefing first, before taking off in your aircraft from Lilydale Airport for the ultimate sky-high adventure.
For young achievers, the minimum age for a tandem skydiving experience over the Yarra Valley with RedBalloon is 12. Tween thrill seekers and all others will be back for more in no time and soon showing off their pro skydiving style. The only stipulation for skydivers under the age of 18 is for them to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a legal requirement so that an adult can sign safety documentation.
Why not consider giving the gift of a RedBalloon voucher? Gift vouchers start from just $25 but can be made out to any denomination you have in mind. They are valid for three years and can be emailed to the recipient or arrive express delivered in a striking red envelope gift pack. The receiver will be over the moon with this small but perfectly formed gift. RedBalloon gift vouchers can also be used to purchase any of the 5000-plus life-changing experiences on offer.
How long does skydiving last?
If you factor in the 20-minute scenic flight, high above the clouds, breathtaking 60-second free fall and up to five minutes in the air, floating upon the air, that’s a full 26 minutes of exhilarating bliss. However, the sensory enlightenment of this experience is indeterminable and destined to last a lifetime.
How does skydiving feel?
The feeling of freefalling for a heart-thumping 60 seconds from a plane moving at speeds of up to 220km per hour, from 15,000 feet above sea level, is one of the most personally challenging, rewarding and indomitable experiences ever encountered. You’ll experience the adrenaline rush of initial psychological fears, coupled with the rewarding personal achievement of having conquered any of your preconceived limitations. Once you plunge from your fast-moving aircraft and dominate the skies in a bird-like display of acrobatic brilliance, you will literally and metaphorically feel on top of the world.
How much does it cost to skydive in Yarra Valley?
Skydiving over the Yarra Valley is a surprisingly affordable activity, considering the personal enrichment of the experience. The cost of midweek packages is as low as $249. RedBalloon also has a range of promotional deals to look out for online, so your sky-high experience will always be at refreshingly down-to-earth prices.