Tandem Jump, Ground School, and Handcam Still Photos for One or Two at Texas Skydiving Center (Up to 52% Off)

Texas Skydiving Center

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Harness yourself to an instructor with thousands of jumps under his or her belt and leap out of an airplane 10,000 feet in the sky

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 2 per group or party. Advance reservation required. Must be 16 or older. 250lb weight max. Must be in reasonable physical condition. Subject to weather and availability. Does not include an additional fuel charge. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $180 for tandem jump, ground school, and still photos of jump for one person ($374 value)
  • $360 for tandem jump, ground school, and still photos of jump for two people ($748 value)

During ground school training, jumpers learn sky-diving basics and safety measures for completing their tandem jump, in which they skydive while harnessed to an instructor. Meanwhile, a diving photographer takes handcam still photos of the jump, including the freefall and landing.

Texas Skydiving Center

Cindy Gibson hears a lot of ecstatic exclamations from first-time jumpers—including gratuitous use of the words "awesome" and "amazing"—but one of the most memorable remarks she ever heard came from a woman celebrating her 81st birthday. After landing, Cindy asked her why she waited so long to try skydiving. The woman replied that her husband never let her. Then she cracked a sly smile and said, "But now he's dead."

Cindy certainly understands the lifelong desire to skydive. "I don't remember a time when I didn’t want to jump out of airplanes," she says. But growing up, she figured you had to be paratrooper to do it. Then as a waitress in college, she overheard some customers talking about going skydiving, and she convinced them to take her along. The more she went, the more ways she found to improve the experience. With this newfound love and knowledge of the skydiving business, she sought out a parcel of land and a passionate team and founded Texas Skydiving Center.

Today, she and her team of instructors lead tandem jumps, static-line jumps, and solo free falls thousands of feet above their picturesque facility. Beyond using equipment and instructional methods that are compliant with the United States Parachute Association's standards, the instructors' claim their chief difference lies in the individual attention they give each client. Groups are kept small so that all are on a first-name basis, and the instructors ask each person what they hope to do in the air. A bunch of flips? Maybe a zen-like float? On the way down, they can even record the jumps with several filming options. An eco-friendly dropzone then awaits skydivers, where chattering guinea fowl snatch up insects, colorful songbirds flit through wildflowers, and a llama and alpaca knit their own wool into a commemorative scarf for each successful skydiver.

Customer Reviews

So much fun! Wish the plane was bigger to jump with friends.
Brent N. · January 16, 2014
I had the most amazing time better then I could have imagined staff was great very friendly and informative. I was not nervous because I had full confidence in their skill. I have already recommended this place to many people and I just jumped yesterday! I am planning a group trip back there in the summer with at least 5 people jumping and a few more just there to watch!!! Can't wait!
Victoria M. · December 5, 2013
Best place to go skydiving! They made my first jump very enjoyable!
Destiny O. · September 19, 2016
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    Texas Skydiving Center

    1055 Private Rd. 7022

    Lexington, TX 78947

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