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Peterlee Parachute Centre

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:00
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Skydive Academy run Parachuting & Skydiving Courses and provide continuation training at Peterlee Parachute Centre. Activities include both Solo Parachuting & Tandem Skydiving with further progression possible via both the Category and Accelerated...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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The Airfield Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
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+44 191 517 1234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, best ever experience and ticked off my bucket list. Did this for Weston Park Cancer Hospital in memory of a great friend Gary Southern and raised well over my target. Scariest moment sitting on the edge of the door waiting to jump, best moment...More

Thank spanx18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today I took part in a charity sky dive for The Angel Trust- amazing experience with fab staff, my instructor Mark was amazing, making me feel at ease and ensuring I enjoyed every moment of the experience- highly recommend 😁

Thank 764leeannh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 17 years old son arranged for himself, 7 of his mates, a teacher and me, his Dad to do a tandem skydive for his 18th for charity instead of a big party. It took us 3 attempts due to weather but the comms from...More

Thank Floppyman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really well run professional parachute centre. my instructor chris made me feel confident and safe!! Just if you can avoid going later onin the year like me its bitter! overall though soooo worth it for the views

Thank olivia a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice airfield and felt safe from start to finish. A really unique experience. I'd recommend it to anyone. Dave the instructor and the lady filming it were great

Thank Dauntless1818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome experience free falling from 15,000ft. Brought down safely by Dave who helped make it even more enjoyable. Wanna go again!

Thank DougSW1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing expletive great staff, instructor was called Dave made the experience worth while highly recommend

Thank thomasdockey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did a tandem skydive here on the 19 October, with two friends, in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance. The skydive itself was amazing and I would recommend for anyone to do it. The centre is very well organised with excellent training provided....More

Thank TWINKTyneandWear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are professional and courteous. Training was thorough and in-depth. I did my training and skydive on 2 different days, due to my original day being cancelled due to the weather, however staff advised me in plenty of time (same day) and gave me the...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

How can I describe something I never thought I would do? It was an excellent adventure and what a thrill. The place is quite well hidden and our satnav took us to a street one up from where we should’ve been. However I get the...More

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Cliffy J
23 August 2018|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. There is no upper age limit, just a minimum age of 16 years with 16 and 17 year olds requiring parental or guardian consent, however there is a fitness requirement as detailed on BPA Form 115A... More
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Cliffy J
23 August 2018|
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Response from E2687EOchristophers | Reviewed this property |
When I done the Skydive I spoke to Dave who was my tandem instructor and he said there is no age limit as my nanna also has this on her bucket list. He did say it comes down to their health and my nanna has a pacemaker so... More
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Chrissy1412
6 July 2018|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
We would be happy to provide either option, with a 10,000ft Tandem you freefall from 10,000ft to 5,000ft having 30 seconds in free fall, with a 15,000.00 Tandem you freefall from 15,000ft to 5,000ft gaining a further 25... More
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