Rules and Safety Regulations
Interlaken, a Swiss town surrounded by Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, offers lots of interesting activities and is the best place for skydiving in Switzerland. Enjoy the stunning views of the Swiss Alps as you jump from a height of 13,000 feet with the Interlaken Skydive facility!
Skydive Switzerland Drop Zone at Reichenbach im Kandertal Drop Zone offers gorgeous views of the two Interlaken lakes and the enchanting Swiss Alps. Jump from a height of 13,000 feet or more to enjoy the adrenaline rush as you freefall at over 120 miles per hour. Turn your dreams into reality, by skydiving in Switzerland, for a lifetime memory!
Distance From Interlaken: 27.4 km, approximately 26 minutes
Skydive Center: Flugplatz, 3713 Reichenbach im Kandertal, Switzerland
Please Note: We are the official resellers of Skydive Switzerland
Tandem skydive, is the perfect activity for newbie divers who want to experience a free fall from a great height. You are accompanied by a skydiving instructor who is certified and knows how to make this entire adventure more comfortable for you.
Tandem skydiving is the answer to first-time skydivers' stress towards the sport. When you opt for tandem skydiving in Interlaken, you are attached via a harness to a professional, licensed skydiver for the jump. They will be in control of the jump, allowing you to enjoy the stunning views around you. You just need to attend the 30-minutes of the training session where you learn about the safe body movements and a few safety rules before you are set to skydive!
Pickups are offered from hotels, hostels, and train stations. This does not include private residences and Airbnbs.
How to select my boarding point?
Interlaken Ost train station
Interlaken West train station
A lot of factors play a role in skydiving, the weather being the most important one. This is why it is possible that your skydiving session might get rescheduled due to slot availability and weather conditions.
It is normal to be excited about this activity, but make sure you get enough rest the day before your skydive. This will help you stay fresh and alert during the activity. Don’t forget to eat a healthy breakfast to keep up your energy. Adorn comfortable attire and carry extra layers in case you feel cold later on.
Your Interlaken Skydiving experience will begin once you reach the facility. Once you arrive at the dropzone, you will have to complete our waiver form and fill out your video or photo order form.
During the mandatory short training session, you will be introduced to an expert skydiving instructor. They will guide you through the safety procedures and answer all the queries that you might have about the entire experience. After the quick briefing session, you will be geared up with a harness and other skydiving equipment. In the meanwhile, you can get your photos and videos shot by a professional cameraman as part of the media package.
Arrive at the boarding area and wait for the safety check of the plane and the skydiving equipment. Once everything is ready, you can board the plane and slowly ascend to the exit height. You will be attached to your skydiving trainer via a harness. After checking the conditions and the skydiving equipment one final time, you will be asked to jump from your plane with the instructor.
The free-fall after the jump will last for 45 seconds, allowing you enough time to enjoy this exhilarating feeling. As soon as you reach 5,000 feet, the professional instructor will open the parachute so that you both gently soar in the sky for the next 5-7 minutes.
In the final stage of landing, enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the gorgeous scenery around you as you slowly float back to the base. Once you reach the ground you can get out of your skydiving gear and take your
shuttle back to Interlaken as soon as everyone is back on the ground. We will send videos and photos via email.
For tandem skydiving in Interlaken, participants must be minimum of 12 years of age. Skydive Switzerland requires the parents or guardians to provide written consent for participants that are aged between 12 and 18 years.
Visitors need to weigh at least 40 kg and less than 105 kg to participate in the Interlaken Skydiving experience. You also need to have a minimum of 1.4 m height to be eligible for the activity. Pregnant women and people with serious heart conditions should avoid skydiving.
Divers are advised to wear comfortable clothing with closed shoes. Dress for the weather and bring gloves with you if it is a chilly day. You will be wearing a light jumpsuit over your clothes so make sure you don’t wear extremely loose clothes that could get stuck in the jumpsuit.
We recommend having something light to eat before the skydive so that you don’t have an empty stomach. Also, don’t consume alcohol or narcotics up to 8 hours before your jump. Avoid scuba diving up to 24 hours prior to the dive.
Skydiving in Interlaken is a weather-dependent sport and the weather changes quickly in the mountains. Your skydiving activity could get canceled or rescheduled due to rain, fog, clouds, snow, or wind. If you travel from further away, you can contact skydive Switzerland about the weather before leaving for the dropzone You can book your skydiving experience in Interlaken all year round.
Skydiving in Switzerland is open year-round but the winter season is the best time to enjoy this adventure. From December to February, the entire scenery of Interlaken resembles a fairytale-like place with the views of the snow-covered Swiss Alps mountain peaks to enjoy.
If there is any change due to weather, skydive Switzerland will inform you beforehand and help you with rescheduling your slot to another time or day.
Address: 3713 Reichenbach im Kandertal, Switzerland
Interlaken skydiving center has one major drop zone in Reichenbach im Kandertal. This facility offers solo skydiving and tandem skydiving options for both experienced and first-time divers, respectively.
Experience the thrill of freefalling at 120 miles per hour from a height of over 13,000 feet as you take in the bird’s eye view of Lake Thun, Lake Brienz, and the stunning Swiss Alps!
You can go Skydiving with Skydive Switzerland in Reichenbach im Kandertal, just 20 km outside Interlaken.
Yes, you can go skydiving in Interlaken all year round.
Yes. You can book online tickets to go skydiving in Interlaken.
Skydiving in Interlaken starts at CHF 395
Yes, Skydiving in Interlaken gives all divers the opportunity to jump from 13,000 ft to enjoy the views of Lake Thun, Lake Brienz, and the Swiss Alps including the three famous peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau.
Yes, during your Interlaken skydive experience, you will be accompanied by our trained instructors along with state-of-the-art equipment, making it a comfortable and safe experience.
Yes, you can book a maximum of 11 guests for the Interlaken skydive experience.
Skydive Switzerland is open year-round and all seasons are beautiful. If you like snow-covered peaks, come between December and February.
Yes, for an extra cost, you can get your Interlaken skydiving experience recorded.
You will get to enjoy a freefall of 45 seconds from a height of 13,000ft during your Interlaken skydive experience
No, due to safety reasons, visitors are not allowed to bring a camera to record or photograph during the Interlaken skydive experience.
Skydive Switzerland will inform you beforehand if there is any change due to the weather.
You can book Interlaken skydiving tickets up to 5-6 months in advance. During the peak season, it is recommended that booking is made at least 2 weeks in advance.
You can cancel your ticket up to 48 hours in advance and get a full refund.
If your booking gets cancelled, the facility will give you the option to refund or reschedule your booking to a fresh date and time slot based on your preference.
Yes, you can go tandem skydiving in Interlaken and enjoy a safe and comfortable experience with a professional instructor. Skydive Switzerland offers tandem skydiving in Reichenbach im Kandertal.
The whole tour takes around 3 hours, including transport from Interlaken to the dropzone and back.
Anyone above the age of 18 can go tandem skydiving in Interlaken. Those who are aged 12 – 18 need written consent from their parents or guardians to participate in this activity.
Skydive Switzerland has a minimum weight of 40 kg and a maximum weight of 105 kg for tandem skydiving in Interlaken.
To enjoy your tandem skydiving experience at Skydive Switzerland wear comfortable clothes with closed shoes.
Usually, the tandem skydiving instructor launches the parachute at approximately 5,000 feet.
The chances of your parachute not opening are quite slim as several safety checks are performed during each flight. However, if it does happen, don’t worry. Each parachute system includes the main parachute and a reserved parachute for such emergencies.