Bored? Tired and miserable with your monotonous dwellings of working and earning money? Or have you grown out of the idea of hitchhiking and trekking? Then get aboard for an adventurous journey of skydiving where, not only being thrown out of a plane at an altitude of 10,000 feet with a mere parachute is the highlight, but also the magnificent beauty you are about to encounter as you free fall.
Here is a list of seven top skydiving destinations that must be on your bucket list for an unforgettable trip.
1. Mount Everest, Nepal
Whenever you imagined going skydiving, you must have seen yourself flying between the ocean blue sky and land or water on the ground. That’s how it usually goes but now let’s flip the coin and through yourself admit snowy cliffs and peaks and dark underbelly valleys of mountains.
We are talking about Mount Everest, which is considered to be the world’s highest mountain, and also happens to be widely considered one of the world’s most spectacular spots for skydiving. free-falling past the world’s tallest mountain is definitely a skydiving adventure for you. If the ultimate adrenaline rush is what you crave because Jumping from a height of 23,000 ft above the ground, this venture is no joke.
2. Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Yes, we do love to have our skydiving enthusiasts thrown off a plane in the snow-covered peaks waiting to engulf them. And In the remote Westland Tai Poutini National Park of New Zealand’s South Island, flows a 13 km long glacier called Fox Glacier presents a perfect opportunity for this.
In New Zealand, a ground zero for extreme sports and arguably the top country in the world for skydiving, perhaps the most extreme sport of all and Fox Glacier, an 8-mile-long glacier is a consistent favourite. Jump from the distances of 9,000 ft to 16,500 ft and as you free fall, knees in the breeze, marvel at the view of the wild coastline along the Tasman Sea and the snowy rugged peaks of the Southern Alps.
3. North Wollongong Beach, Australia
Okay, let’s drop the idea of snow-capped peaks and transcend into a warm fuzzy atmosphere of a beach which, is not only a great landing spot but also offers you breathtaking views of the vast blue ocean where you witness whales and dolphins doing their jujitsu. Sounds fantastic? Then Go one hour south of Sydney CBD, and you’ll reach the drop zone of the best skydiving destination in Australia.
The feeling of seeing the world from a bird’s perspective is thrilling, and even more so when that view includes the shoreline of Sydney, Australia, from a height of 14,000 feet above the ground is a dream come true which by the way offers both tandem and solo jumps and also offers a landing in the waters along with the beach. According to us the best time to Skydive would be the month from November to February.
4. Snohomish, Washington, United States
Deeply craving a 360-degree panoramic view of the enthralling mountains, awe-inspiring greenery, and dazzling waters which would make your eyes pop, but not from the winds that make a falling skydiver’s cheeks and lips flap but from its sheer glory?
Then fall through the sky above Snohomish, one of the most gorgeous locations in the USA, Snohomish in Washington is also one of the best places to skydive in the world, featuring Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker in the Cascades Mountain Range and the green San Juan Islands. From mountain to sea, this drop zone is renowned for being one of the most gorgeous in the US. might we add, the best time to pick up this adventure would be from the month of May to October?
5. Pattaya, Thailand
an adventure traveller’s dream come true would be skydiving in Thailand’s Nong Kho Reservoir near Pattaya, the only full-time drop zone in Southeast Asia. experience heaven on earth with a view of the western coast of Thailand, you fall into lush green fields to find a safe landing with support from this drop zone’s well-trained international staff.
Drive one hour south of Bangkok to reach Thai Sky Adventures Co. Limited which guarantees the best experience where the dive centre here has a shuttle to and from the backpacker haven of Khao San Road. and after this enthralling adventure enjoy an afterword Thai Cuisine along with Thai Massage. Travel to Sriracha, Pattaya, and Chon Buri in the months of November to February to have the best experiences of your life.
6. Interlaken, Switzerland
Fine, we are guilty as charged because we can’t just let go of the cold yet heartwarming, dangerous yet fuzzy feeling that you will get in another snowy skydiving adventure. With a long history as a hub for adventure sports, Interlaken continues to rank for many divers as one of the most scenic drop zones in Europe.
If not Everest, you’re bound to choose the Alps in Switzerland as your Skydiving destination if you wish to witness the views of Italy, France, Germany and Austria stretching out past the snow-capped peaks of Jungfrau and the Matterhorn in the Alps and of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz are easily visible along with lofty peaks like Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, as you Fly 15,000 ft above the sea level and experience the unmatched view of what is undoubtedly famed as a paradise on Earth.
7.Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
The city which is decorated with the luxuries of all luxuries, Dubai has a lot to offer adrenaline junkies, especially in the area of skydiving. competition sponsored by The Emirates Aerosport Federation (EAF) and Skydive Dubai is the biggest annual international skydive championship.
And what’s in the for the view? Well, how about the iconic Palm Jumeirah? So witness this the artificial archipelago made of reclaimed land jutting out from the city’s urban marina with a view of the Persian Gulf and the whole of Dubai as you jump from the altitude of 13,000 feet as fly as a bird and free fall as light as a feather in the gorgeous Urbanic desert.