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Peterlee Parachute Centre

Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
+44 191 517 1234
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Amazing experience

Yesterday 12/08 myself and my colleagues did a tandom skydive on behalf of Great Ormand Street and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Charlie W
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Amazing Tandem Jump for GOSH

Just done a jump for Great Ormond Street Hospital here! It was amazing! I was scared but my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma H
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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Skydive Academy | Shotton Airfield, Durham DH6 2NH, England
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+44 191 517 1234
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yesterday 12/08 myself and my colleagues did a tandom skydive on behalf of Great Ormand Street and I can honestly say it was one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. Dick my Instructor made it even better with his jokes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just done a jump for Great Ormond Street Hospital here! It was amazing! I was scared but my instructor Mick Cosgrove was fantastic. He was a joker which I really liked it put me at ease and helped me when I had pins and needles...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time on a plane and I was jumping out of it the hole experience was awesome from jumping into the suit jumping out of the plane to landing back down to earth people are very friendly my instructor Simon talked me...More

Thank moore87paul
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Happy 30th Birthday! What a fantastic way to celebrate. We're so pleased you had a great time and even saw your home town. Then sitting on the edge of the plane, to experience thousands of feet of amazing! Well done! :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Completed my sky dive yesterday can only describe it as the best experience of my life! All the staff are superb and cannot do enough for you. Hats of to my tandem instructor Dave made the experience even more enjoyable professional and funny...More

Thank jfyfe7
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your feedback and we're really pleased you had a great time. It is certainly an experience to remember, flying through the air at warp speed! Our team love what they do and so glad it shows. Please come back and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Peterlee Parachute Centre on Saturday 6th August to complete a sky dive at 15'000 feet in aid to raise money for CRUK a charity very close to my heart, it was a little disappointing as we had to re book our sky dive...More

Thank KorenJ-x
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your skydive and had evidence of your bravery filmed! We do love what we do and when the weather doesn't play fair, as you can imagine, we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi this is in my home village and the divers come out over my home all the time my daughter has sky dived from field .

Thank stewartmccabe
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Wow, so you will see the canopies in the air often then. It's quite a sight to behold isn't it and so pleased your daughter has skydived too and hope she could find and point out your house from the air! :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I completed my tandem sky dive on Sat 5th Aug, raising money for Teenage cancer unit.... I don't know where to start, the whole experience was just amazing!! All The staff were really friendly & happy especially to say they were at work haha!!...More

Thank HelenJJW
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Helen, Thanks so much for your feedback and well done for doing something totally amazing for the Teenage Cancer Unit. There is nothing we like more than for you to have an experience to remember and skydiving certainly ticks the box! I am glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Saturday 06th August I completed my 15,000 sky dive with my partner this was the 2nd time I have been here & this place never fails to disappoint! The location is great with a nice view & has a fantastic viewing area for your...More

Thank Lee J
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are very proud of what we do and when the weather plays, we do too! The picnic area where spectators can watch the thrill seekers land is great and with our cafe...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most fantastic and unbelievable experience yesterday doing a tandem sky dive. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming! My instructor Dick was amazing explained everything clearly and out mind at rest and can't thank him enough for helping me with fulfilling my dream and...More

Thank Lyndsay H
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, It's incredible isn't it - soaring thousands of feet above the beautiful coast and we're so happy you enjoyed it. We love making dreams come true and please come back soon. Be warned though..........it is addictive! :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish this day out was one I will never forget. The location was great with fantastic viewing area for family and friends. The cafe food was lovely. All of the staff were so friendly, chatty and willing to help, listen and advise....More

Thank Gary F
Heather63_12, Guest Relations Manager at Peterlee Parachute Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time. We do love what we and like nothing more than for you to feel safe and secure whilst hurtling through the air at warp speed! We always suggest having jumps filmed...More

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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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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
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nitabee
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 👍
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