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Indoor skydiving in Las Vegas - Skydive in safety

Updated on February 25, 2011

Skydiving without jumping out of an airplane!

Have you ever wanted the feel of skydiving without having to actually jump out of an airplane at 5,000 feet? Well, since 1982 you've been able to do just that in Las Vegas at Vegas Indoor Skydiving. They use a vertical wind tunnel to push people up in the air, and with more padded walls than a mental institution the whole experience is very safe. Even your children can do it (required weight is 40 lbs).

Let's take a look at some of the facts about Vegas Indoor Skydiving. This is part of my ongoing quest to provide the most complete guide to Las Vegas on "the interwebs"! 

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Prices for indoor skydiving

Indoor skydiving is not exceptionally cheap, but it's also not a bank account-buster. I think it's a great deal for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You'll get training before entering the wind tunnel, and the whole experience takes about one hour. Here are their prices as of late-2010:

  • $75 for 1 flight for 1 person
  • $40 for a second flight for the same person on the same day
  • $200 for 5 flights total
  • $250 for coaching, 5 flights, and a video of your experience
  • $325 for the family package. Includes 15 minute block of time shared between up to 5 people.
  • $25 for a DVD of your experience. $15 for a VHS if you're still using that antiquated technology.
  • There is a $10 off printable coupon available here: 

The weight restrictions

Unfortunately, Vegas Indoor Skydiving has to follow the rules of physics. They have to enforce certain weight restrictions because otherwise you'll just step into the wind tunnel and feel a strong upward breeze and not get any lift off the ground. Here are those weight restrictions:

  • Men over 6 feet tall cannot weigh more than 230 pounds
  • Men between 5 1/2 feet and 6 feet tall cannot weigh more than 220 pounds
  • Men under 5 and a half feet cannot weigh more than 180 pounds
  • Women over 6 feet cannot weigh more than 200 pounds
  • Women between 5 and a half feet and 6 feet cannot weigh more than 180 pounds
  • Women under 5 and a half feet cannot weigh more than 160 pounds

Some exceptions can be made if you are close to a weight limit and have a special body type. For instance, if you're 6' 2" and weigh 240 pounds but are "well-built" and have a large frame rather than being tubby, you might be able to convince them to let you through.  

Prohibited flyers

For liability reasons, you cannot fly if you:

  • are pregnant
  • have had a dislocated shoulder in the past
  • have had spinal or neck injuries in the past
  • are drunk 


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    Jennifer Arnett 

    5 years ago from California

    I really want to try indoor skydiving because I want to see what it feels like before I try the real thing. I'm not sure I have the guts, yet, to jump out of a plane.


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