World's 10 Best Places To Go Skydiving

1. Fox Glacier, New Zealand

Skydive at Fox Glacier for stunning views of rainforests, lakes, mountains, glaciers, snowfields and the Tasman Sea. See the beautiful Westland National Park from the sky. Choose from your choice of a 9,000 ft. jump with a 30 second freefall, a 13,000 ft. jump with a 50 second freefall or a 16,500 ft. jump with a 65 second freefall.

2. North Wollongong Beach, Sydney, Australia

Take a free bus to the Sydney drop zone and skydive from Australia's highest altitude. Freefall over North Wollongong beach, then when your canopy opens enjoy the beautiful scenery. Skydive your first time tandem (no experience necessary) or go as a group. Bring your friends and save some money by booking a package together for the thrilling experience.

3. Pattaya, Thailand

View the western coast of Thailand during one of the most insane adrenaline rushes of your life. Tandem skydivers; you are provided with instruction before your jump. While in the plane, take in the spectacular view of the ground below. Then, off you go! Be sure to keep an eye out for the Gulf of Thailand and the striking beaches.

4. Interlaken, Switzerland

Skydive in Interlaken and experience one of the most scenic dropzones in Europe. Interlaken takes you up in a helicopter. Get ready to enjoy the most breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps, snowy mountains and deep valleys. Bring your friends and family along to watch, they are more than welcome to join as a helicopter copilot to watch you embark on your adventure.

5. Dubai

Skydive Dubai is by far one of the best places in the world to go skydiving. Enjoy breathtaking views of the stunning manmade island The Palm Jumeriah and the Dubai Marina. Fun fact: In 2010 "with the honourable blessings of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Crown Prince of Dubai, the first international parachuting championship was held in the Palm Drop zone in Dubai. Soon after the name Skydive Dubai was launched by H.E. Nasser Al Neyadi (Skydive Dubai)."

6. Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is the only dropzone in Southern California and is the home of the highest tandem jump in the United States. The jump is so high that you are given supplemental oxygen on the ride up. Enjoy the spectacular views of California and record your experience, take it home to remember the moment forever.


7. Seville, Spain

Skydive near the south of Spain for the ultimate adrenaline rush. Take the Accelerated Freefall Course or jump tandem with a qualified instructor. Jump from the highest altitude allowed in Europe at 15,000 ft. then enjoy a 60 second freefall and reach the speed of 130mph! Bonus: purchase a recording and photo at the end of your ride.

8. Hawaii

Skydive in Hawaii to experience one of the world's most spectacular dropzones. Experience skydiving for your first time by going tandem. Follow a few minutes of instruction then freefall with a professional instructor. Skydive Hawaii offers special discounts for members of the military, birthday parties, students and groups.

9. Everest, Nepal

Explore new heights with Everest Skydive. Travel to Sagamartha National Park, home of Mount Everest, and enjoy the most thrilling experience of your life. CNN News has ranked it No. 8 out of 50 best Adventure Events organized throughout the world under, "Try before you die" events. "The adrenaline rush you get from the freefall, the eye-feasting view of the picturesque Sherpa settlement with the back drop of world's highest peak Mt. Everest, along with other equally petrifying sister peaks, and the whole alpine experience can be a lifetime achievement (Everest Skydive)."

10. Le Marche, Italy

Skydive above Italy's beautiful coastline. Enjoy stunning mountain views, beautiful beaches and view the towns below. Join a skydiving school or try tandem skydiving. Start out watching an informational video then harness up and get ready for the adrenaline rush of your life.