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Dropzone: North America: United States: Florida: Skydive Spaceland Clewiston

Skydive Spaceland Clewiston

Average Rating: 4.68
4.68 out of 5 based on 22 user reviews

Dropzone Summary | Reviews

Location:
Airglades Airport (2IS)
Lat: 26.7351667
Lng: -81.0510556

Address:
1090 Airglades Blvd. / P.O. Box 787
Clewiston, Florida 33440
United States

Contact:
800-533-6151
863-983-7139 (fax)
rick@skydivefl.com
http://www.SkydiveSpaceland.com  (11191 Hits)

Last Updated: 2013-12-27
Aircraft:
Super Caravan

Training: AFF, Tandem

AAD: Not Required

Hook Turns: Allowed

USPA Membership: Required

Rates:
Tandem: 219 USD
Video: 109 USD
Jump Ticket: 25 USD to 14000 ft




Description:


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston has been in the same location for over 26 years with one of the best safety records in the industry. We are surrounded by 2 square miles of airport and endless acres of sugar cane fields so landing obstacles are few and far between. Lake Okeechobee, the United States second largest freshwater lake, is located 4 miles north of our drop zone and presents a spectacular view and gorgeous scenic backdrop. Friends and family are encourage to come and watch the skydiver’s as they board the aircraft, fly to 14,000 feet, and land in front our spectator viewing area. We are within driving distance from the Palm Beaches, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Port Charlotte, Fort Myers, Naples and surrounding areas. Tandem skydivers must be at least 18 years of age, with photo ID, and weight restrictions do apply. Call today or book your skydive on-line anytime and join us for the thrill of a lifetime! We are open 7 days per week and suggest on-line reservations to guarantee availability.

Facilities:

  • Gear Rentals
  • Gear Sales
  • Rigging Services
  • Covered Packing Area
  • Creeping Area
  • Video Rooms
  • Coaches
  • Load Organizers
  • Accuracy Tuffet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Camping
  • Showers

Upcoming Events:

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Most Recent Videos

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Wow, wish I could have found this place years ago


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston Rated 5 by: kev6211 on 2015-04-06

Pros: The vibe, professionalism are first class!!!
Cons: A little far from Miami...but worth the trip

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This past weekend I decided to go and observe what this place was about as I wanted to find a place to get my A license. I decided to take my sister for her first jump and we had a blast. Everyone was very friendly and we felt welcomed.
The dropzone was packed but within an hour we were jumping. My instructor Kazu asked if I ever jumped before and I told him this would be my 8th tandem, he laughed at me asking "WTF man, why dont you have your license yet?" I told him I was looking for a place where I felt comfortable. Before and after the jump he sat down and went over what made Skydive Spaceland Clewiston different from every other place. He took the time and went through their Skydiver Training Program STP.
The one thing he said that sold me was" Here, we genuinely care about our students". All I had to do was look at their facebook and see how many students have gone through their program. I will be back, hopefully soon.

(Review ID:8753)


Great place to socialize and make new friends


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston Rated 5 by: Sidetraak on 2012-12-26

Pros: Extremely friendly and like an extended family
Cons: None that come to mind

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I received a tandom jump for my birthday, oh boy.
I'm hooked. One of the most interesting things that I never expected was the atmosphere that is presented there, everyone and I mean everyone was very excited to see you have a great time.
I have now enrolled in the aff courses and up to jump #5 and every time I arrive and check in I get the same welcoming feeling as I did the first time we jumped. Very experienced instructors with a couple main goals: to make sure you stay safe and to relax and have fun. This is my drop zone!

(Review ID:7759)


Highly recommended


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston Rated 5 by: nutkenz on 2012-04-15

Pros: Big open landing zones, friendly people, clear and organized
Cons: In the middle of nowhere, paying with credit card is more expensive

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A few corrections for what they wrote in the DZ description: altitude is no higher than 13,000 feet, prices are higher if not paying in cash and by e-mail they told me they're not open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Also, it would be nice if they offered smaller canopies for rent. Overall, very cool dropzone though
(Review ID:7102)


For fun jumpers


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston Rated 5 by: danielcarleial on 2012-02-19

Pros: Friendly staff, great landing area.
Cons: Didn't see

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I was away from the sport for 5 years and needed a recurency jump so a took the chance to go there. Let me tell you, from the entrance door to the aircraft everybody is friendly and helpfull. The instructor who folow my jump, Carl Smith, was the best. Nice packing area and very organazied manifest. A+
(Review ID:7019)


great dropzone - very safety conscious


Skydive Spaceland Clewiston Rated 5 by: accur8shot on 2011-10-12

Pros: Safety conscious DZ, professional staff, nice facilities
Cons: none (except a comment by some random douchebag)

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I recently finished AFF at a DZ up North and wanted to make a couple of fun jumps while visiting South Florida.

After reading the reviews here, I decided to make the longer trip to Clewiston even though I was staying in Miami...and I am glad I did. As a student, I am trying to get as much safe, solid instruction as possible. I made a few coached jumps over a couple of visits, and the instructors assigned to me (Smitty and Shiva) gave me great feedback. Some of the things they showed me have really helped me under canopy. Only negative is that after making a landing away from my assigned LZ (unplanned), some douche asked me why I landed on 'his' LZ (the swoop LZ), and while I resisted the urge to get all NYC on him, it still sticks in my memory. Try instructing instead of bitching next time, Superman - we are all newbs at one point. Not sure if he worked at the DZ or not, so I am not holding it against the place - great time, great staff, the DZ is good to go.

Another huge plus is that they have Freak'n Suits on site, which makes great suits for a bargain, so if you want a custom-made jumpsuit, you can get measured right there.

(Review ID:6842)

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