We are proud to be able to offer a variety of skydiving
experiences. We can offer tandem jumps for the first time skydiver, or AFF and
static line jumps for those that are qualified.
For those doing a first time jump, your experience will
begin with a short training class. After that itís a flight climbing to
11-12,000 feet where you and your instructor will depart a perfectly good
After jumping from that plane you will freefall for approximately 45
seconds and at an altitude of between 5,500-7,000 feet you or your instructor
will deploy your chute. During the remaining 5 minute decent you will have a
beautiful view of the Great Smoky Mountains, and depending on the company and
the instructor you are with you may even get to try your handat piloting a
A photographer for still shots or a video is usually
available to fly along and capture your skydiving experience. The 6-8 minute
finished DVD Video has a music background added, will include pre-flight
training, scenes from the plane ride, complete freefall and landing. Usually
your DVD will be ready before you leave, otherwise arrangements will be made to
get it to you.
Rates for a tandem jump average $180-$200 (rates vary
depending on fuel costs). Jump videos are $75
or you can choose a combination
of video and stills for $100. Jump availability depends on weather conditions.
You must be at least 18 years of age to jump and there is a weight limit of 200
pounds for women and 220 pounds for men.
If you want to add skydiving to your list of things to do
while you are here we will be happy to assist
you in making this happen.