The need to feel the wind in your hair is best fulfilled by skydiving, though it can also be fulfilled by riding in a convertible, swinging on a tire swing, or getting sneezed on by a jumbo jet. Get your daily dose of drafts with this Groupon.
$169 for a Tandem Skydive with a Photo Slideshow ($339 Value)
One hour of instruction precedes a 45- to 60-second freefall as students descend toward terra firma while strapped to their instructor in a tandem-parachute system. Personnel subsequently assemble photographs snapped throughout training and landing into a DVD slideshow.
Securely fastened into a tandem-parachute system, an instructor and a pupil tumble from a Skylane Cessna 182, a floating sensation running through their bodies for the 45- to 60-second plummet. Back on solid ground, a 25-acre drop zone reunites divers post-free-fall, and in the distance, Skydive Pennsylvania's pilots shuttle other divers skyward in a fleet of aircrafts that includes a King Air, which can ascend 13,500 feet in 15 minutes. The on-ground personnel photograph all tandem and instruction-assisted-free-fall dives, converting their footage into professionally edited DVDs of stills and screensavers for skydiving-prone laptops.
98% of 247 customers recommend
“The perfect balance of professional and fun. They were amazing to fly with!”
“Amazing experience. Well worth the money!”
“Enjoy it! It was an awesome experience and the staff were great! ”