$149 for a Tandem Jump at Adventure Skydiving (Up to $279 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Strapped to an experienced instructor, skydivers hurtle at speeds of up to 240 km/h before floating safely to the ground

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Expires Jul 4th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. Subject to weather conditions. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. Women need to be under 220 lbs, men under 250. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid Monday-Sunday. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Though children are taught to reach for the sky, in time it becomes apparent that jumping out of the sky is more practical. Embark from above with this Groupon.

$149 for a Tandem Skydiving Jump (Up to $279 Value)

During the tandem skydiving jump, divers strap into a harness with an experienced instructor before flying to an altitude of 7,500–9,000 feet (jumps over 9,000 feet are optional). Once ready, the team opens the door and jumps out of the plane, freefalling for up to 45 seconds at a terminal velocity of around 200 kilometres per hour.

Adventure Skydiving

Over the past 12 years, Adventure Skydiving’s aeronautical staff has taken more than 10,000 people on their first skydiving jump, inducing life-changing thrills on a daily basis. Tandem skydiving jumps take patrons of all experience levels on a partnered leap from a maximum height of 11,000 feet, reaching speeds of up to 230 kilometres per hour. Optional video footage documents hurtling leaps and the subsequent scenic drifts to the earth as skydivers release their canopies. Adventure Skydiving also holds courses to educate students in skydiving techniques such as properly exiting the aircraft, changing position in midair, and posing for avian paparazzi.

Adventure Skydiving also puts up guests at an on-site campground with a bunkhouse, a barbecue area, and a lounge with a pool table and dartboard. A spectator zone lets visitors watch skydivers careen through the atmosphere, and with proper focus, spectators may feel as if they are falling up.

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