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The Best Time of Year to Go Tandem Skydiving in NJ

Few experiences in life can compare to that of skydiving in NJ. For many, the exhilarating rush of the jump itself is rivaled only by the breathtaking beauty you can see from thousands of feet in the air. Skydiving near New York, particularly skydiving in the NYC area, provides skydivers with views of unparalleled magnificence. […]

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Skydiving Tips for First Time Divers

Whether as a one-time experience, a lifelong hobby, or a career, the sport of skydiving offers a wide variety of benefits to eager participants. Some jump for fun, for thrill, or even to make a living. Regardless of your motivation to pursue involvement in the sport, the following skydiving tips will help you make the […]

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Skydiving for Beginners: What to Expect

Skydiving in the NYC area is fun, exciting, and memorable. The views are fantastic, and the rush is unbeatable.  Perhaps you’ve seen folks skydiving in NJ, thought you’d love to try it, and wondered what it takes to get started. We’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find some tips and advice regarding tandem skydiving for […]

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Skydiving Experiences Around the World

Skydiving Experiences Around the World Our bold, beautiful planet is peppered with person-made and natural wonders. Some of those awe-inspiring wonders are easy to appreciate from the ground: the great pyramids, the aurora borealis, and Komodo Island to name a few. To fully appreciate others, however, a bird’s eye view is required. That’s where we […]

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Top Skydiving Myths – Debunked

Top Skydiving Myths – Debunked If you have decided to go tandem skydiving, and you don’t live under a rock, chances are good that you have received a wide variety of responses from well-meaning friends and family. Some may have pronounced you crazy, and believe you must have a death wish to pursue a tandem […]

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Four Generations Go Skydiving in NJ

When Skydive Jersey co-owner Chuck Owen first heard that four generations of Detrick men were planning a to go skydiving in NJ, he was excited, but not surprised. “It’s not uncommon at all to see two generations jumping together, but it’s certainly a great treat to participate in one as rare as a four-generation skydive.” […]

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Important Tandem Skydiving Equipment | Skydive Jersey

Important Tandem Skydiving Equipment The tandem skydiving experience is one like no other. Many bucket list jumpers who plan to skydive “just once” eventually become long-time veterans, returning to the drop zone again and again. Whether an inaugural leap or your 1000th dive, the equipment you use plays a vital role in the overall experience. […]

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How Weather Affects Your Tandem Skydiving Experience

How Weather Affects Your Tandem Skydiving Experience You’ve been anticipating your inaugural tandem skydiving experience for months. You’ve mapped out the route to Alexandria Field. You’ve packed a lunch. You’ve told all your friends to watch your Facebook page for some incredible HD video of your first time skydiving in New Jersey. And then you get […]

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Is Tandem Skydiving Dangerous?

Is Tandem Skydiving Dangerous? One of the biggest hurdles would-be skydivers must address involves safety concerns. Whether the red flag is raised by frightened friends and family or the potential skydiver’s own hesitations, these concerns are valid, and deserve to be addressed thoughtfully and directly. The element of danger, interestingly, is the very factor that […]

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Skydiving Prices in NJ

What factors help companies determine skydiving prices in the New Jersey, NYC and Philadelphia area? Tandem skydiving prices in NJ can vary dramatically depending upon a number of components that impact each skydiving operator. Examples include the altitude of your skydive, the type of aircraft used, the quality of tandem parachute equipment used, and the […]

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