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Top 8 Things To Do In Mossel Bay: Explore By Air, Land & Sea

Top 8 Things To Do In Mossel Bay: Explore By Air, Land & Sea

Welcome to Mossel Bay – one of South Africa’s most beautiful towns. Located along the scenic Garden Route, Mossel Bay is known for its natural beauty, historical attractions, tourism, farming, and is home to the “Big Five” – the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant,...

The Best Place to Skydive in South Africa (Photos & Reviews)

The Best Place to Skydive in South Africa (Photos & Reviews)

If you’ve Googled, “best place to skydive in South Africa”, and have landed here, then we think you’ve come to the right place. Humbly stated, we think we offer one of the best and most unique skydiving experiences in South Africa and in the world. Here are seven...

What To Wear For First Time Skydiving

What To Wear For First Time Skydiving

Standing in front of your closet with a blank expression? Don’t worry, dear reader. We’ve all been there! Know this: There is a best way to dress for a first-time tandem skydiving experience – it’ll make sure you’re comfortable, protected and free to move. Here’s how...

How to Get Your Skydiving License: Requirements, Prices & More

How to Get Your Skydiving License: Requirements, Prices & More

Tandem skydiving is the world’s most popular adventure for a long list of excellent reasons, but perhaps you want more. Luckily, there’s a world of human flight ready to open up its arms to you. And you can start right here – above the beautiful Garden Route in South...

First Time Skydiving: A Beginner’s Guide

First Time Skydiving: A Beginner’s Guide

Your first time skydiving is one heck of a challenge! Here, we’ll tackle some burning questions (including “How do you skydive for the first time?” and “Can you skydive by yourself the first time?” among others -- but more on that later…) to help you navigate that...

Is It Hard to Breathe While Skydiving?

Is It Hard to Breathe While Skydiving?

Can you breathe when skydiving? Yes, you can -- and you will! If you're worried about not being able to breathe while skydiving, you're falling victim to a very old and very false misconception. You know the words, so sing it with us, now: 🎶Take my breath...

Where Instructor Naomi Kotzee’s Sunshine Comes From

Where Instructor Naomi Kotzee’s Sunshine Comes From

Naomi Kotzee skydiving at Dubai's Palm Drop Zone - Photo by Max Haim   A Little About One of Our Favorite Skydiving Instructors Naomi Kotzee is an absolute gem of a woman. She is, inarguably, the most recognizable person on the dropzone, with her sunny smile, her...

How to Overcome Your Fear of Skydiving

How to Overcome Your Fear of Skydiving

How to Overcome Your Fear of Skydiving Skydiving's scary. There, we said it! You're jumping out of an airplane; of course, you're perfectly normal if you have a fear of skydiving. You're not alone, either. Skydivers of all shapes and sizes have to get over their fears...