Early man’s attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.
- $159 for a tandem skydive and a souvenir t-shirt in 2016 ($229 value)
During tandem jumps, divers are harnessed to a licensed tandem skydiving instructor as they freefall from nearly 2 miles up. The instructor deploys the parachute, and the divers peacefully float back to the landing area. The dives include a brief video and safety instruction before takeoff.
Ozarks Skydive Center
What was once primarily used by the military has now become a popular—and adrenaline-inducing—sport. Ozarks Skydive Center takes the fear out of skydiving with licensed instruction and supportive tandem jumps. By harnessing divers to licensed tandem instructors, new and seasoned jumpers alike experience the thrilling feeling of falling from nearly 2 miles in a one-on-one instructional freefall experience. Ozarks Skydive Center also offers solo-flying options for more experienced divers, as well as licensing courses that teach adventure junkies how to exit planes, fall into the freefall position, and react to an emergency.