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Saratoga Skydiving Adventures

Average Rating: 3.67
3.67 out of 5 based on 6 user reviews

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Location:
Herber Airpark
Lat: 43.1817103416816
Lng: -73.635048866272

Address:
288 Brownville Rd
Gansevoort, New York 12381
United States

Contact:
(518) 915-0605
(518) 895 8414 (fax)
jump@saratogaskydive.com
http://www.saratogaskydive.com  (2993 Hits)

Last Updated: 2012-07-25
Aircraft:
2- Cessna 182's

Training: AFF, S/L, Tandem

AAD: Not Required

Hook Turns: Allowed

USPA Membership: Required

Rates:
AFF: 250 USD
S/L: 250 USD
Tandem: 250 USD
Video: 125 USD
Jump Ticket: 25 USD to 9000 ft




Description:


Located at Heber Airport adjacent to Airway Meadows Golf course and restaurant. 15 minutes to Glen Falls, 35 to Lake George, 20 minutes from Saratoga Springs. Air conditioned hangar and packing lessons available.

Facilities:

  • Gear Rentals
  • Gear Sales
  • Rigging Services
  • Covered Packing Area
  • Creeping Area
  • Coaches
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Bunkhouse
  • Camping
  • Showers

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AWESOME EXPERIENCE


Saratoga Skydiving Adventures Rated 5 by: KBrecker on 2011-10-14

Pros: The people are AWESOME!
Cons: NONE

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I want to Thank Saratoga Skydiving Adventures for an AWESOME experience on my first jump. If you want to jump I SERIOUSLY recommend them. Everyone needs to remember that your jump is dependent on the weather conditions. These people are professionals and will not put you at risk, nor themselves. They show you a GREAT time. I will jump again and it will be with Saratoga Skydiving. Thanks guys it was AWESOME!!
(Review ID:6853)


Terrible experience


Saratoga Skydiving Adventures Rated 1 by: rubinsc on 2011-09-05

Pros: Conveniently located near Saratoga Springs
Cons: they were rude, kept me waiting for five hours and didn't bring me up and refused to give me my money back

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I wrote the below email to the person who posted a bad review of this company in July 2011.

"My wife and I drove up from nyc and stayed in saratoga for the wknd. We scheduled a noon jump at saratoga skydiving on sat. We paid 285 and they told us to wait. After 5 hours of waiting I was getting upset. I then found your review online (wish I read it before I ever went there) and went to the local police and called up bob on my cell (while a state trooper was standing next to me) and asked for my money back since the jump was not going to happen and we had to leave the next morning. Bob vehemently refused and then I told bob that "my friend" would like to talk to you. "My friend" said bob this is state trooper bowers and you didn't provide a service so give this man his money back. Still bob wouldn't budge giving every excuse in the book. I filed a police report and the trooper is going to pay bob a visit next week. I am also sending a letter (as suggested by the owner of the bed and breakfast we stayed at) to the president of the saratoga chamber of commerce.

Did you ever receive your $ back?

Thanks for your review!"

(Review ID:6741)


Do not jump at Saratoga Sky Diving Adventures. It is a waste of time and money.


Saratoga Skydiving Adventures Rated 1 by: alrinehimer on 2011-07-25

Pros: The instructor Tom was cool
Cons: Lack of customer service from the owner Bob. I lost money, wasted my time and energy.

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Saratoga Sky Diving Adventures is NOT the place anyone should choose to sky dive. The owner has NO concept of customer service and I wasted an enormous amount of my time, MONEY, and gas (partly having to drive from Albany to exit 16). My boyfriend and I heard about Saratoga Sky Diving Adventures through friends and acquaintances. When we decided to go on June 5th 2011 we were so excited to make our first jump, we wanted video and pictures to capture the moment. We originally paid for a separate jumper to go up in the plane and video us by jumping first and capturing us falling out of the plane and our parachutes opening up, along with the landing. We could not go on the 5th due to weather so we continued to schedule other dates. The other days we were asked to go up there by the OWNER of Saratoga Sky Diving he failed to schedule a video guy and basically said just jump without a video. We continued to waste more money and time for 5 weeks trying to jump. The last time we tried to jump on July 10th 2011 they failed to tell us on the phone after I specifically asked if there was a separate jumper to provide video. We drove up there to find out that they no longer offered that “type of video” and only had “hand cam” (a camera on the jumper’s wrist attached to you). We then asked the owner Bob for a full refund because he would no longer offer the services we originally paid for and he said NO. When I asked to discuss further with him and possibly come to an agreement that would be good for the both of us he was too CHILDISH and LEFT the premises for the day completely. I would NEVER refer this establishment to ANYONE.

Please, if you are thinking about going to Saratoga Sky Diving Adventures (which is also under the same ownership of Duaensburg) DO NOT, learn from my experience and save you’re money, time, and energy.

(Review ID:6613)


You must jump to experince what I experinced.


Saratoga Skydiving Adventures Rated 5 by: mwaheed on 2011-05-02

Pros: Exports are all over to answer any questions and make you feel safe.
Cons: You have to wait for a while before you can get into a plane to jump due. They have more planes than pilots.

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It was first time for my sister and I doing the tandem jump. I did not like the pull right after the parachute opened up. However, the entire experience was worth every penny. We will do it again :)
(Review ID:6371)


My first time jump


Saratoga Skydiving Adventures Rated 5 by: jessi2010 on 2010-10-08

Pros: Exllecent
Cons: Awesome

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This is my first place to jump there for first time and it was awesome ! I was little nervous but after I got on plane I got relaxed because the skydive master told me not to worry about it and it s my job everyday so I know what I am doing which it helped me feel better about that. They are awesome and very nice people .This is forever to remember for first time jumping out of plane.
(Review ID:6048)

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