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Peterlee Parachute Centre

Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
+44 191 517 1234
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Peterlee parachute centre is awesome, first skydive today with friends and it was totally AMAZING... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suzanne c
Durham, United Kingdom
Jumping for charity

Did a charity jump for OCD UK and it was awesome! Was really nervous before hand, but loved it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James F
via mobile
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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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Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
+44 191 517 1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peterlee parachute centre is awesome, first skydive today with friends and it was totally AMAZING. Very professional, friendly and a fab day out. Free fall was excellent and recommend everyone should experience it. Many thanks Suzanne, Clare, Kate and Leiganne

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a charity jump for OCD UK and it was awesome! Was really nervous before hand, but loved it after! Big thanks to Dave (My tandem instructor) and the rest of the crew. :)

Thank James F
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience but remember "arch to survive" as said in the training. Anyone who is thinking thats too frightening to do just do it. You will not be disappointed and the staff are great at their information and safety instructions. A big thumbs...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time at the school. All the staff were extremely helpful, described all the processes and made me feel very relaxed and confident. The safety briefing from my instructor, Simon, was very clear. The jump itself was very professional and I loved...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing Morning! Jumping 15,000 feet for Macmillan cancer support with my fantastic instructor Dick was the experience of a lifetime. I booked this as part of my 30th birthday adventures and have raised over £1000 for Macmillan so I would call this a success...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today I did my first tandem skydive it was the most amazing experience ever. Very professional and friendly service I would recommend anyone wanting to give it a go to book. My instructor was a great guy called conrad ( Charlie ) brown he put...More

Thank jts2ne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the tandem skydive for Toma fund, which is my wife’s work charity. Had an amazing day, decent weather meant no waiting around, so I was lucky to jump on the first date booked. My tandem instructor was Dave. He was very reassuring throughout,...More

Thank S593CRandrews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

would recommend this everyone 1 off the bucket list really great fun and dave the instructor is a top bloke got this for my birthday was expecting a 7500ft jump ended up just over 11000ft will be going back to go even higher thanks the...More

Thank barryxxx43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What an amazing experience! I got to jump with my instructor, Dave and Sarah who videotaped the jump. At 10,000 feet I had to step onto a small step and wait until we fell. The skydive was utterly mind blowing! Then it went really...More

Thank Screenh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had bought a tandem skydive for my wife's birthday and when we arrived for her jump, i was surprised to discover that she had also arranged for me to complete a tandem skydive as well!! Luckily I have always wanted to complete a skydive....More

Thank Matt G
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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
Sahil C
17 May 2017|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
Sahil, thank you for your enquiry. If you forward us your email I will send you a link to where you can judge the quality for yourself (Trip Advisor do not allow us to include website links within our answer) however we feel... More
2 August 2016|
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Response from PeterleePara01 | Property representative |
It would be £249 each for a anytime 10,000ft tandem skydive. Call us on 01915171234 to book look forward seeing you 👍