If you’re close to York, Western Australia, and just happen to be in the mood for a skydive experience from 14,000 or 15,000-feet high, you’ve come to the right place. RedBalloon offers tandem skydives over this pristine natural region with a mesmerising rural drop zone. All the action flies high from Skydive York, which is WA’s premier skydiving resort. This skydiving centre might only be an hour from the Perth CBD, but you’ll be in the heart of the Avon Valley wheat region and landing in the wide, open spaces of the captivating outback.
Skydive York is a fully self-contained skydiving facility that includes a private airfield, pool, sauna, café and bar, to toast your success after landing. RedBalloon offers the ever-popular Skydive Over York, 15,000-feet tandem skydive package. Partakers will receive use of all equipment in their tandem skydive with a professional instructor, certification, Australian Parachute Federation Levy, free transfers and use of the pool and all facilities at Skydive York. After the exhilarating 60-second free fall from your fast-moving aircraft, you will enjoy to up to seven minutes of sky-high time.
While floating in a dream-like state back to planet earth, you’ll absorb vistas of lush green pastures, bright yellow canola crops and the rolling red hills of this naturally rich region. You can lower your skyward sights, but never your standards, when you choose to pop the question in unforgettable style with a 14,000-feet proposal package, skydive for two, in York. Tandem skydives for you and your future life partner from an aircraft moving at speeds of 200km per hour (with a 60-second free fall and five-to-seven minutes of float time) are not the only rush you’ll receive. There’s also a gold photo/video package of the big event to forever treasure, romantic lunch date at Drop Zone Café following your skydives and, best of all, the unforgettable look on their face as they come in for their landing, only to find your marriage banner and you on bended knee lovingly presenting the engagement ring.
You can also arrange to pop the champagne cork right after you pop the question. That’s a resounding “yes” from RedBalloon and undoubtedly from your bride or groom to be. With a proposal of such magnitude, you just know there’ll be no room for ‘no’. Skydiving at York prices are also as refreshingly affordable as the experience is unparalleled. For that unquenchable thrill seeker who has it all, a RedBalloon gift voucher makes the ideal present. Gift vouchers start from just $25, but can be made out to any denomination. They are valid for three years and can be emailed to the recipient or arranged to arrive at their door in an eye-catching red gift envelope. There’s no mistaking that the gift comes courtesy of RedBalloon: a leisure-industry leader in experiential gifting for 18 years. Gift vouchers can be used to purchase a package for skydiving in York or any of the 5000-plus RedBalloon experiences on offer.
How old do you have to be to skydive in York?
Generally speaking, the minimum age for a skydiving experience in York is 12. However, skydivers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, which will be required to sign paperwork on the day of the activity
What are the best clothes to wear skydiving?
Loose, comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear is the ideal attire for any skydiving activity. Tandem skydivers are suited up in all the regulation safety gear, goggles and equipment, but it’s important to feel confident and comfortable underneath it all.
How do I prepare for skydiving?
It’s essential to be moderately fit and open-minded before embarking on a skydive activity. Confidence is the key, because you will experience heart-racing, sensory and bodily palpitations that are bound to unnerve and excite you in equal measure. But prepare to be blown away by this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Once you receive a wild rush of post-skydive adrenaline, all fears and preparation will go out the window.