Skydive Mission Beach | Location, Getting There & What to Expect
About Skydive Mission Beach Dropzone
The Mission Beach skydiving destination is known for its stunning views of the Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, and rainforests. Located in a picture-perfect tropical paradise with crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches, you get to jump out of a plane and view the Coral Sea, Dunk Island, and the Cassowary Coast from above.
Mission Beach Dropzone is a must-visit for anyone seeking an unforgettable adventure. You'll have access to world-class facilities, experienced instructors, and state-of-the-art aircraft, all while taking in breathtaking views of Australia's tropical paradise.
Why You Should Skydive at Mission Beach
- Stunning Scenery: Skydiving at Mission Beach offers breathtaking views of the Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, and lush rainforest.
- Professional Instructors: You'll be in the hands of experienced instructors who ensure your safety and make your experience unforgettable.
- Tandem Skydiving: First-time skydivers can enjoy the thrill of skydiving without extensive training by doing a tandem skydive.
- Beach Landing: You'll have the unique opportunity to land on one of Australia's most beautiful beaches, making it a truly unforgettable experience.
Skydive Mission Beach Location
Address: 39 Porter Promenade, Mission Beach QLD 4852, Australia. Find on Maps
Close to Mini Mart and right opposite the Post Office, the Mission Beach dropzone is a popular destination even amongst the locals, so you can ask anyone for directions after you’ve reached Porter Promenade.
How to Get to Skydive Mission Beach?
The dropzone is a 2-hour drive from Cairns towards the South, and a 2.5-hour drive towards the North from Townsville. You can either rent a car or take a taxi from Cairns Airport and enjoy a scenic two-hour drive along the coast.
If you’re driving by yourself, from Bruce Highway, get onto the Tully Mission Road or El Arish Mission Road to the coast. Close to the end of the road, you will find Porter Promenade, which is just 5 minutes away from the dropzone.
What to Expect at Skydive Mission Beach Dropzone?
Once you arrive at the dropzone, you'll need to check in and complete any necessary paperwork before your skydive. The staff at the dropzone are friendly and experienced and will provide you with all the information and training you need to make your skydiving experience safe and enjoyable.
We take your safety very seriously, so before you take to the skies, our highly trained and experienced instructors will provide you with a thorough safety briefing and training session. They'll teach you all about the equipment and techniques necessary for a safe and enjoyable jump.
You'll be securely attached to an experienced instructor who will handle all aspects of the skydive, from when to exit the aircraft to deploying the parachute and landing safely on the ground. As you dive towards the ground, take a deep breath and soak in the breathtaking views of the Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, and lush rainforest surrounding Cairns.
Know Before You Go Skydiving at Mission Beach
Open all days of the week from 8 AM to 8 PM.
However, please note that skydiving is a weather-dependent activity and may be affected by wind, rain, or other adverse weather conditions. Your safety is our top priority, and we will only operate as long as the weather conditions permit.
Age: To skydive at Mission Beach Dropzone, you must be at least 16 years old. Those under 18 years of age will need parental or guardian consent to participate in the activity.
Weight: To ensure your safety, there is a weight limit of 110 kg (240 lbs) for all skydivers. This weight limit may be lower for some individuals due to physical fitness and body type. Additional charges may apply if your weight is above 95 kg.
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing that allows for ease of movement. Dress in activewear and closed-toe shoes. Avoid wearing loose jewellery, scarves, or anything that may come loose during the skydive.
It's important to eat a light meal before your skydive to avoid feeling nauseous during the experience. Avoid consuming alcohol, caffeine, or any other substances that may affect your ability to participate in the activity. Drink plenty of water to remain hydrated.
Frequently Asked Questions About Skydive Mission Beach Dropzone
The Cairns Skydive Mission Beach dropzone is a popular location for skydiving enthusiasts, offering a thrilling experience with stunning views of the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rainforest.
Each dropzone offers a unique skydiving experience. Cairns City offers views of the city and the Great Barrier Reef, Mission Beach offers views of tropical rainforest and the ocean, and Airlie Beach offers views of the Whitsunday Islands.
The minimum age for skydiving at Mission Beach is 12 years old, with parental or guardian consent required for those under 18 years of age.
The weight limit for skydiving at Mission Beach is 110 kg (240 lbs), with weight restrictions potentially being lower for some individuals based on physical fitness and body type.
The skydiving experience at Mission Beach includes a scenic plane ride to altitude, followed by a thrilling freefall and a relaxing parachute descent back to the dropzone. The entire experience typically lasts around 3-4 hours.
The price of skydiving at Mission Beach depends on the package you choose, with prices ranging from AUD 269 for a basic tandem jump to AUD 538 for a premium package including extras like video and photos.