Everybody should experience jumping out of an aeroplane at least once. Skydiving is a thrill unlike any other, and South Africa is the perfect place for it. With spectacular views and beautiful conditions, you should definitely make Skydive Mossel Bay your choice when looking for somewhere to go skydiving near Cape Town. Here’s why…
When choosing somewhere close to Cape Town to go skydiving you should look no further than Mossel Bay, located to the east of Cape Town along South Africa’s world-famous Garden Route. The N2 zooms across the beautiful South African countryside where you can spot wildlife such as ostriches and baboons, pull over for a glorious breakfast at the frequent farm stalls – or even make a quick detour to explore the very Southernmost point of the African continent.
Skydive Mossel Bay is the only turbine skydiving operation on the Western Cape. What the heck does that mean? Two words: fast and luxurious. We fly a Beechcraft King Air, which can convey fourteen people smoothly and comfortably to an altitude of 14,000ft. This potentially allows you to jump with all of your friends from the same aircraft load – an experience that’s super-uncommon in South African skydiving, and absolutely not to be missed.
Skydive Mossel Bay is the only skydiving dropzone on the Western Cape that’s open every single day. This means Skydive Mossel Bay is able to offer full flexibility to cater to the particular needs of your group’s itinerary (which is something you’re going to notice when you’re booking a whirlwind tour of Garden Route stops and Cape Town outdoor activities). Another key fact you need to know: Throwing yourself out of an aeroplane is very weather-dependent, and with daily hours of operation Skydive Mossel bay can offer the highest possible chances of jumping exactly on your own terms.
With the only turbine-powered aircraft for skydiving near Cape Town, Skydive Mossel Bay can offer you something more precious than gold: which is, of course, more altitude. Jumping from a whopping height of 14,000ft means 50 seconds of freefall time in which to enjoy and savour the sensation of terminal velocity. A jump from 14,000 feet is the thrill of a lifetime, and you’re gonna treasure the decision to head for Skydive Mossel Bay for your Cape Town skydiving adventure.
Skydiving is addictive! After you jump, you’ll very likely wish to go again – or to dive into the sport of skydiving and pursue a license of your own. If you find yourself looking for a location to further your skills in skydiving close to Cape Town, Skydive Mossel Bay can hook you right up. We’re where you’ll go not only to learn how to skydive in South Africa, but to be generally involved in the Cape Town skydiving scene. We are, basically, where it’s at.