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Skydive Miami

Average Rating: 4.12
4.12 out of 5 based on 43 user reviews

Dropzone Summary | Reviews

Location:
Homestead General Aviation Airport (X51)
Lat: 25.4961996120268
Lng: -80.5506420135498

Address:
28730 SW 217 AVE
Homestead, Florida 33030
United States

Contact:
305-759-3483
305-245-6160 (fax)
skydivemiami@gmail.com
http://www.skydivemiami.com  (14639 Hits)

Last Updated: 2014-02-04
Aircraft:
Turbine Caravan

Training: AFF, Tandem

AAD: Required

Hook Turns: Allowed

USPA Membership: Required

Rates:
Tandem: 249 USD
Video: 79 USD
Jump Ticket: 27 USD to 13500 ft




Description:




Facilities:

  • Gear Rentals
  • Gear Sales
  • Rigging Services
  • Covered Packing Area
  • Creeping Area
  • Coaches
  • Load Organizers

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Small Cessna dropzone.


Skydive Miami Rated 2 by: flyngrudy18 on 2013-05-21

Pros: Short distance from Miami.
Cons: Small dropzone operation, no facilities.

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I' have been there because of the short distance (45 min) from Miami, Doral, it was a sunny Sunday, full of tandems, considering the fact is a small operation dz with a single plane, the turn around was very slow.

The approach with manifest was nice and friendly, but it took me about 1.5 hour before getting on a load, the second one was a full hour waiting.
The dz does not have any facilities ( food, gear shop , etc.) other than a couple of vending machine.

If you looking for some big activities,such as FS or FF organizing, is not the place to go.

(Review ID:7924)


Small, professional, friendly dropzone


Skydive Miami Rated 5 by: L_Settlemires on 2013-04-14

Pros: People, equipment, facilities
Cons: Not always enough fun jumpers during the week

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From the first time I walked in the door, the professional staff and fun jumpers made me feel at home. They took the time to fully brief me on all the aspects of the landing area, the obstacles, and orient me to the DZ. I was included in all the jumps from a 3 way up to an 8 way. The other fun jumpers shared their techniques and experiences. The senior staff gave me pointers on improving my skills and finishing my ratings. I had a great weekend and will be back as many times as I can. The folks here are authentic.
(Review ID:7869)


South Floridas best


Skydive Miami Rated 5 by: jan-huje on 2013-01-24

Pros: Excellent skydiving
Cons: Resturant

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I have been jumping since the 80`s. This place is magic..... You have even women Sky-Gods.....

Do I need to say more......

Check it out please!

Greetings from Norway.
Jan-Hugo

(Review ID:7787)


Great for fun jumpers


Skydive Miami Rated 5 by: Johnaler on 2011-04-06

Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing

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I have no idea what some people are talking about in terms of this place being a tandem factory. The operation is very small, so the plane can only go up when there are tandems available. That's why they are not 100% sure what their hours will be. This is the case at many drop zones I've been to though. However, the scenery was spectacular, the staff was awesome, and the people there were just generally nice. I didn't have a jumpsuit so some random guy sitting on a bench who was waiting for someone to show up with his rig let me use his. I didn't even ask. He just offered it. One of the instructors who very experienced in four way jumped with my friend and I and helped coached us, just to be nice.

The only semblance of a "con" is the fact that when they run out of tandems or don't have enough fun jumpers, they have to shut down for the day... but you are in MIAMI. If you can't find something else fun to do until tomorrow, you suck.

I will DEFINITELY come back here as I can.

(Review ID:6309)


A great dropzone


Skydive Miami Rated 5 by: pjmosterd on 2010-11-18

Pros: Staff, landing area, cleanliness
Cons: None

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I just spent a couple days at Skydive Miami. The staff was helpful and polite. The ride up was quick. The landing area was safe and totally clear of any obstacles. For myself the 30 second bus ride back from the landing area is definitely worth it as it gives you a lot more room for error(it is a huge open grassy field). There was room on every load for fun jumpers even with a lot of tandems in cue. Overall it was great place and I would not hesitate booking a return trip.
(Review ID:6117)

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