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Peterlee Parachute Centre

The Airfield Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
+44 191 517 1234
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I had an awesome time doing a tandem jump with Dave from Peterlee Parachute Centre! Everyone I met... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ian S
Skydive for St. Bernard trust

Today was the most amazing day of my life,tandem skydive with Danny and the beautiful lady with the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 Free Fall Systems. The Peterlee Drop Zone (DZ) was Established in 1987 and whilst it can operate 7 days a week our regular hours tend to be weather permitting 5 days a week during British Summer Time (Wed thro Sun) and 3 days a week Fri thro Sun during Nov, Feb & Mar. We operate a 16 place Cessna 208B Grand Caravan and a 4 place Cessna 182 Skylane parachute aircraft, have indoor training facilities, large Car Park, Spectator Area, Aero Sports Club Canteen & Bar, Bunkhouse, Showers & Toilets including disabled and baby change, Reception with Hot Drinks & Confectionary Vending Machines.
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The Airfield Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had an awesome time doing a tandem jump with Dave from Peterlee Parachute Centre! Everyone I met was really friendly and chill. There was banter aplenty. Dave made me feel comfortable, safe and ensured I had a good time. I would definitely recommend anyone...More

Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Today was the most amazing day of my life,tandem skydive with Danny and the beautiful lady with the camera sorry I forgot your name ,2 most professional skydivers made my day amazing with their help.10000 feet up and diving out an aeroplane.i was made to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing day from start to finish. Very friendly staff, felt very well looked after. Good professional attitude with lots of smiles, exactly what you need when you are jumping out of a plane at 15,000 feet :) My tandem buddy was Dave who...More

Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived back home from such an incredible experience; cannot wait to do it all again but this time from 15,000ft. From the moment you enter the building the staff and quick to greet you and put you at ease, especially my instructor Charlie. I would...More

Thank Sonia L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I done a 15000 ft tandem skydive to complete my bucket list. this is by far the most exciting and exhilarating thing i have ever done in my life. My instructor DAVE was amazing throughout, he made me feel so at ease yet made everything...More

Thank charlotte h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was given this as a gift for my 70th birthday. Absolutely fantastic experience. The only problem could be the weather. Had to wait a few hours but was well worth it. Instructions were precise and understandable. My TUTOR DAVE was great. He helped me a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just had THE most amazing experience of my life! As part of a fundraiser for MIND, the mental health charity! Being something of an adrenalin junkie we booked in for a 10,000ft tandem skydive, not really knowing what to expect, yet at the...More

Thank Benjamin S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, fantastic staff. Very well handled and in safe hands with instructor Dave. An experience like no other 10/10 would recommend

Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience thanks to the staff here. The staff put you at ease and are very professional. Can't recommend it enough. I will certainly be back. Thanks guys for a fantastic experience

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful day. Not a cloud in the sky. Perfect treat for grandson. He loved every minute of it. Had to wait quite a while but hey, so what. Think it was Dave...our cameraman. Absolutely spot on pics & video. Thanks so much

Thank jmlw2505
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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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susanwhitton83
21 February 2018|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
Our Prices Range from £200 - £300 - for example a mid week Tandem Skydive to 10,000ft is £200, on a weekend £250 Further details can be obtained from our web site
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John W
3 July 2017|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
Our Aim would be to get you through your jump within 3 hours of your booked arrival time (so by 17:00 if booking for 14:00), however we ask participants to allow up to 5 hours (so up until 19:00 if booking for 14:00) to take... More
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