Skydive Cairns - Tandem Skydive | Up To 14000ft Skydive

Tour Code: 48

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

Skydive from Cairns
  • From Cairns come skydiving and plummet thru the clouds towards earth at mind blowing speeds. Freefall for a 60 whole seconds, then parachute across the earth and take in the amazing views!
  • Skydiving in Far North Queensland is legendary for the amazing views you will see of the lush rainforest mountains and the Great Barrier Reef 
  • You’ll soar to electrifying heights on your first ever Cairns skydive, so why not take a true adventurer’s leap by soaring from out highest height of 15,000 feet and on the beach? Ask us to upgrade!

Included In Price

  • Tandem Skydive jump
  • 1 minute freefall approx
  • FREE Cairns city courtesy bus or self drive

Skydive from Cairns through the air in a sensational one minute freefall, then glide by parachute with enthralling views of the Great Barrier Reef. You can choose a gripping height of 10,000, 14,000 or 15,000 feet.

You’ll fly to exhilarating new heights on this action-filled tandem skydive from Cairns!

Your dreams of billowing through the clouds will become a reality on your Tandem Skydive in Cairns.

You’ll first have time for a soothing tea or coffee at the air-conditioned skydive headquarters before the heart thumping adrenaline kicks in.

From Cairns we take an hour bus ride past stunning rainforest mountain ranges and forest-lined highway an hour south to Innisfail.

During your coach travels, you’ll view a skydive video presentation on some safety skills and what to expect on a your skydive as you plummet into the atmosphere.

They’ll likewise be a one on one presentation with your teammate and skydiving expert, who will go through each step with you in order to enrich your experience.

You’ll have a choice of ascending 10,000, 14,000, or upgrade to 15,000 feet into blue skies, where you’ll leap from your aircraft strapped to your expert skydiving buddy and swoop into an electrifying one minute freefall.

You’ll feel an invigorating swirl of sensations as you pull the parachute, and glide across a breathtaking view of world heritage rainforest and the azure Great Barrier Reef.

You also have the opportunity to choose to skydive down to either land in lush tropical gardens, or a sublime sandy beach!

Your Cairns Skydiving Journey

There will be time to relax before the fluid adrenaline takes over!

Check in with a complimentary coffee or tea before boarding an air-conditioned coach bound for south of the Cairns city. 

Along a picturesque highway you’ll see a skydive Cairns video presentation that will share some safety skills, and what you can expect from this once in a lifetime aerial experience!

Kick back, relax and enjoy the views; the coastal highway heading to Innisfail is a stunning world heritage treasure of rainforest.

Once you arrive at the skydive Cairns ‘Drop Zone’, you will be introduced to your skydiving expert & team buddy.

This will be your newest cherished friend, who will join you in your freefall and parachute on this wild ride. 

Board the Plane Bound For Adventure

To reach the skies, you must climb vertically to the clouds! 

During the ascent, your team buddy and skydive expert will go though some tandem skills with you on board.

Since this is a heart-racing adventure, you may feel a flutter in your tummy. 

Locals and visitors alike recommend bringing an extra jumper or t-shirt on cloudy days; remember, you’re about to stream straight through the clouds with plenty of dewdrops!

You may also want to wear some bike shorts under your pants for padding within your harness.

Then give in to the butterflies in your stomach, and turn them into your excitement gauge! 

Cairns Skydive - Jump 10,000 or 14,000 Feet

You’ll have received your brief and skydiving presentation by this point of your tour, and now it’s time to take the leap!

On a wild freefall, you’ll plummet downward with your tandem expert buddy on a sensory extravaganza - the magical rush will commence for up to 60 seconds, but will last in your memory a lifetime.

You’ll descend in this sublime drop until around 4000 feet, where your team buddy will pull the parachute. 

You’ll then land in a lush tropical parkland, no doubt promising yourself you’ll do it all again!

Optional Upgrade to 15,000 Feet and Beach Landing

Reach for further skies when you upgrade to a gripping 15,000 feet!

The extra rise on this tour means you’ll ascend to a higher level of fun, with more time to freefall in a dazzling drop! 

Once the parachute lifts and you glide across world renowned beauty, you’ll fan out over the Great Barrier Reef, with its coral gardens and lacey waves, to drift into a magical beach land on the shores of Etty Bay just 1 hour south of Cairns. 

Make the most of your Tandem Skydive Cairns Memories with Optional Footage

You’ve chosen one of the world’s most idyllic, must see destinations for your Cairns skydive adventure, and you’ll definitely want proof to show your friends and family that you took that leap!

This incredible tour offers a few ways to keep your treasured memories alive.

They’ll not only be glorious glossy photos capturing your experience, but likewise professional video, and even outside camera footage!

Each moment, from the second you and your team buddy step from the plane, to the magical imagery of you soaring through the clouds will be immortalized so as you don’t just have to relive the enthralling day in your dreams. 

Check out this page and book another adrenaline pumping tour or attraction on the Great Barrier Reef.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

8:00am & 11:00am subject to availability

Pickup Locations


  • Cairns
  • Innisfail
  • Etty Bay - 1 hour south of Cairns
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Operation may be affected by adverse weather conditions.
An additional Christmas Day surcharge of approx $25+ per person will apply - Ask reservations


5 to 6 hours (approx)

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Photos
  • Videos & Photos
  • Beach Landing
Fitness Level Required


  • 95 Kg - 109 Kg - extra $50 fee
  • 110 - 115 Kg - extra $100 fee
  • 115 Kg Maximum
  • Weight surcharge is payable direct on the day to operator

Weight: Up to 115 Kg / 254 Lb

Additional Information
  • Dependant on weather, air traffic and bookings - Worried that you won't get your jump done due to weather or time constraints, don't be. If you are unable to get your jump done in Cairns, you can of course get a refund. $25 APF levy on the day
  • Must allow 24 hours before Skydiving after certified scuba dives or 2 intro scuba dives
  • Must allow 12 hours before Skydiving after 1 introductory scuba dive
  • It is fine to skydive before scuba diving 
  • Clothing: wear comfortable loose clothing as you would normally dress for the weather on the day. Wear sports shoes, or runners
  • Payment: Pay On Boards can be paid by cash, credit cards, EFTPOS, cheque or travellers cheques
  • Pets are not permitted on the Drop Zone

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

Alison B

Reviewed on October 20, 2016

Excellent day. The guys at the skydive were so friendly and helpful. Thank you

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

We are sooooo excited you enjoyed your day Alison! Our 14,000ft Skydive is an amazing way to see the Cairns & Great Barrier reef in all it glory! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Cairns & look forward to seeing you back here soon!

  • Skydiving is appropriate for children over the age of 12 and they even cater for those with a disability
  • Must have parent or legal gaurdian consent for 12-18 years old skydivers. If they can not attend with the child on the day consent forms must be completed prior to skydiving

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

  • All cancellations must be advised in writing.
  • All bookings are subject to a $110 administration fee.
  • Any amendments made within 48 hours of your jump willincur a $110 re-booking fee or be subject to full fee fro cancellation.

Skydive Cairns - Tandem Skydive | Up To 14000ft Skydive

Tour Code: 48

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

Skydive from Cairns



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 48



15 yrs & over

12 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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