Skydive In Tandem Cairns

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches



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

Child: au$199.00
Family: au$796.00

Tour Code: 48

  • Ever dreamed of bouncing off the clouds and soaring through the skies? You’ll do both as you freefall for 60 whole second, then parachute across the earth!
  • You’ll soar to electrifying heights on your first ever skydive, so why not take a true adventurer’s leap by soaring from 15,000 feet to land on a pristine world heritage beach? Ask us to upgrade!

You’ll fly to exhilarating new heights on this action-filled sky-soaring adventure! Your dreams of billowing through the clouds will become a reality on your Tandem Skydive.

You’ll first have time for a soothing tea or coffee at the air-conditioned headquarters before the adrenaline kicks in. An hour bus ride will take you past stunning mountain ranges and forest-lined highway an hour south to Innisfail.

During your coach travels, you’ll view a video presentation on some safety skills and what to expect on a thrilling 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 15,000 feet into blue skies, where you’ll leap from your craft strapped to your expert 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 either land in lush tropical gardens, or a sublime sandy beach!

Your Skydiving Journey

There will be time to relax before the adrenaline takes over! Check in with a complimentary coffee or tea before boarding an air-conditioned coach bound for south of the city.  Along a picturesque highway you’ll see a 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 ‘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 the clouds! And that’s just what you’ll do in a secure craft that soars to your magical blue destination! 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! 

Jump 10,000 0r 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. The feeling of flying is a miraculous experience and you’ll find little compares to drifting through the clouds and gliding across the earth. 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!  As you ascend higher into the clouds, you’ll be dazzled by the tapestry of mountains and ocean from out the window. You will find yourself in wonderment of the emerald greens of ranges and peaks, and the blanket of azure sea stretching in breathtaking vista.

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! 

Make the most of your Tandem Skydive Memories with Optional Footage

You’ve chosen one of the world’s most idyllic, must see destinations for your 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. 

Included In Price

  • Complimentary Cairns City coach transfers
  • Tandem Skydive, all equipment and instructions.
  • Tea & Coffee on arrival at headquarters
  • Free WiFi at headquarters
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

8:00am & 11:00am

Departure Instructions
  • FREE courtesy return transfers from Cairns accommodation
  • Pickup location required at time of booking
  • Extra fee for Northern Beaches return transfers (payable on coach)
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Cairns
  • Innisfail
  • Etty Bay - 1 hour south of Cairns
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Opperation may be affected by adverse weather conditions.
An additional Christmas Day surcharge of $25 per person will apply


5 to 6 hours (approx)
8:00am departure returns to Cairns approx. 1:00 pm
11:00am departure returns to Cairns aprox. 4:00 pm

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Videos & Photos
  • Beach Landing (not available on 10,000 ft jump)
  • Northern Beaches Return Transfers
Fitness Level Required


  • Passengers weighing 95 Kg - 109 Kg incur an additional fee of $50 payable on the day.
  • Passengers weighing 110 - 115 Kg incur and additional fee of $100 payable on the day.
  • Weight surcharge is payable direct on the day to operator
  • The maximum weight for any one guest is 115 Kg
  • Passengers who have completed an Introductory Scuba dive need to allow 12 hours prior to completing a Skydive
  • Passengers who have completed a Certified Scuba dive must allow 24 hours prior to completing a Skyydive.

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 
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
  • Clothing: wear comfortable loose clothing as you would normally dress for the weather on the day.
  • Cash or credit card for any additional fees, upgrades, APF Levy and souvenirs
  • Pets are not permitted on the Drop Zone
  • Lace up shoes or runners must be worn, no thongs or flip flops.

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 guardian consent for 12-18 years old skydivers.

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 In Tandem Cairns

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches



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

Child: au$199.00
Family: au$796.00

Tour Code: 48

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