We’ve been covering some of the best Lake Chelan summer activities, but this is one for the thrill seekers! When you visit Lake Chelan this summer, don’t miss out on all of the incredible things to do. And if you’re an adrenaline fan, going skydiving in Chelan is an experience you don’t want to miss!
Where can I go Skydiving in Chelan?
Skydiving in Chelan is so incredible because of Chelan’s natural beauty. When you ride in the plane up to jumping altitude, you’ll be able to see gorgeous views of Lake Chelan, the Cascade Mountains, and the Columbia River. Then, watch it all get closer after you jump from the plane and glide back down.
Skydive Chelan is the best place to experience this thrilling adventure in the Chelan area! They care about creating a great experience for you, but also prioritize your safety. With this company, you can enjoy the dive and the scenery since your safety and experience are priorities.
About Skydive Chelan
Skydive Chelan is Chelan’s premiere skydiving center. This drop zone offers tandem jumps for first-timers, winery skydives, solo jumps, skydiving licensing, and a whole lot of fun!
The jump itself consists of a 20 minute plane ride, 30-60 seconds of free fall, and 5-7 minutes parachuting back towards earth. However, you should expect the entire process including paperwork and training to last around 3 hours.
- All of the instructors at Skydive Chelan are United States Parachute Association (USPA) certified
- There is always a USPA Instructor examiner on site
- There are always two USPA safety instructors on site
- Two Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified parachute riggers on site
- Adhere to all FAA and USPA rules and regulations
The cost of a skydive for one person ranges from $235 – $335.
You can also add on pictures, video, or both so you can take proof of your jump with you.
Anyone skydiving in Chelan who chooses the winery skydive can choose to purchase a bottle of wine in advance. If you do this, your wine will be waiting for you when you land.
Tandem Winery Skydive
Does the thought of jumping out of a plane make you shake in your boots? Reward yourself after your skydive with a nice bottle of wine! This unique experience allows you to jump out of a plane and land in one of Chelan’s wineries.
Skydive Chelan’s Tandem Winery Skydive is the only one in the nation! For this dive, you’ll be chauffeured from one of Lake Chelan’s wineries to the skydiving center. From there, you’ll train, board the plane, and experience this truly unique skydive! Once you jump, free fall and then parachute down into a field among the vineyards.
This is a tandem experience, so you’ll be skydiving in Chelan with a certified skydiving instructor.
Will you be making the jump and going skydiving in Chelan this summer?
We’d love to see your pictures! Even if you’re not a thrill seeker, Chelan has plenty of other fun summer activities for you. Spend your days horseback riding, golfing, fishing, relaxing by the lake, and much, much more! You can follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date with Lake Chelan. When you stay at Lakeside Lodge and Suites, you’ll be only 100 yards from Lake Chelan.