two skydivers enjoying a tandem skydive at skydive orange in virginia

Experience the Thrill of Tandem Skydiving with Skydive Orange

The #1 Option for First Time Skydivers

Ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime?

You’ve come to the right place! Skydive Orange is the largest, most trusted tandem skydiving center in Northern Virginia. We are the #1 choice for skydiving DC, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Charlottesville. Our experienced team of tandem skydiving instructors will ensure that you have a truly world-class skydiving experience from beginning to end!

What Is Tandem Skydiving?

Tandem skydiving is the easiest way to experience the thrill of skydiving for the first time. No prior skydiving experience is required to make a tandem jump – just a sense of adventure!

During a tandem skydive, a student skydiver is attached to a certified USPA tandem instructor by a harness. The student and instructor exit the plane, descend in free fall, and pilot a single canopy to the ground while securely attached to one another.

The Skydive Orange Skydiving Experience

Upon arrival at Skydive Orange, you’ll be paired with a professional, USPA-certified skydiving instructor who will accompany you throughout your entire tandem skydiving experience. You will complete a brief training session where you will learn how to properly exit the aircraft and position your body during free fall. Your tandem instructor will make sure all your questions are answered and will get you geared up and ready to go. If you have opted to have digital video and photos taken during your skydive, you will also meet your professional videographer at this time.

Together with your instructor and videographer, you’ll board a roomy, comfortable airplane. On the 15-20 minute ride to 13,500 feet (higher than any other Virginia or DC skydiving center), your instructor will connect your harnesses together. Once you reach jump altitude, you will exit the plane securely attached to your tandem instructor, free fall at 120mph for about 60 seconds, and then your instructor will deploy the parachute.  Once your parachute is open, you can help to fly it, or leave the flying to your instructor – it’s up to you!  You’ll enjoy a peaceful canopy ride overlooking the beautiful vineyards of Orange County, VA and the Blue Ridge Mountains before landing back at Skydive Orange.

Want to see what it’s like? Watch this tandem skydiving video from Skydive Orange and get a feel for what you can expect from your skydiving experience.

Sounds Incredible, Right? So What Are You Waiting for?

If you’re looking for the best place to go skydiving near DC, Skydive Orange is it! Book your tandem skydive online quickly and easily with our secure online reservations system.  

If you have additional questions about making a tandem skydive at Skydive Orange, please visit our tandem skydiving FAQ page or give us a call. We’d be happy to speak with you and answer any questions you may have.

    Tandem Skydive
    Package Description Cash Credit
    Wednesday Discount $30 OFF regular price! $259 $269
    Thursday Discount $30 OFF regular price! $259 $269
    Friday Discount $15 OFF regular price! $274 $285
    Top of the Morning Tandem Skydive (Sat. & Sun.) Guaranteed wait time from start to finish of two hours or less!
    Valid for 8:00 a.m. slot ONLY
    $309 $322
    Tandem Skydive (Sat. & Sun.) Regular Price $289 $301
    Video & Photography Packages

    Relive the adventure with friends and family: add a video or photo package to your skydive!

    Option Description Price
    Video Only Video of your jump (professionally filmed, edited, and ready within a few hours after your jump) $125 cash / $130 credit
    Photos Only 80 to 120 professional quality photos to share or enlarge and frame. $125 cash / $130 credit
    Video and Photos Get video and photos for just $25 more! $150 cash / $156 credit

The largest tandem skydiving center near Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland.

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