Skydiving in Cairns: A guide to the top experiences, locations and deals

Here’s everything you need to know about skydiving in Queensland’s tropical north.

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If it's the feeling of adrenaline running through your body that you're after, then look no further. Cairns, as well as being the getaway to the Great Barrier Reef, offers a multitude of skydiving options for you to choose from.

We've brought together all the locations, prices, deals, altitude heights and our best picks in one easy guide, so that you can take to the skies and have the skydiving experience of a lifetime.


Our top picks: Skydiving experiences you can book now in Cairns

7,000ft Cairns City Skydive

7,000ft Cairns City Skydive from Adrenaline

Best for: Price

    Highlights:
  • Fly at approximately 200km/h
  • Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Cairns City
  • Professional instructor to guide you through
Check availability
15,000 ft Mission Beach Skydive

15,000 ft Mission Beach Skydive from Adrenaline

Best for: Highest freefall

    Highlights:
  • Guaranteed beach landing
  • Tropical island views
  • Brave a 50-metre bungee jump in the rainforest
  • 20-minute scenic flight
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Cairns 10,000ft Tandem Skydive

Cairns 10,000ft Tandem Skydive from Experience Oz

Best for: Views of the reef

    Highlights:
  • Great Barrier Reef and rainforest views
  • Free tea and coffee pre-flight
  • Swimming pool available for spectators
Check availability

Why you can trust our recommendations for skydiving in Cairns

  • We compared skydiving in Cairns options with top brands like RedBalloon, Adrenaline, Viator and Groupon to find the top experiences.
  • We put ourselves in your shoes and considered what most people would look for when booking experiences, whether it's location, price, inclusions or availability.
  • When possible, we'll include first-hand reviews of our skydiving in Cairns experiences.

Skydiving in Cairns: Compare experiences, locations and more

ExperienceLocationDurationExtras/inclusionsWhere to book
Tandem Skydive from 15,000ft – CairnsCairnsUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • High-resolution photos
Skydive Australia
Tandem Skydive from 14,000ft – CairnsCairnsUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Return transfers from the skydive lounge
  • Flight certificate
  • APF membership
Tandem Cairns
Skydive Cairns City up to 7,000ftCairns CBDUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Free transfers from accommodation
  • Flight certificate
  • APF membership
Adrenaline
Tandem Skydive up to 15,000ft – Cairns CityCairns CBDUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Flight certificate
  • APF membership
Adrenaline
Skydiving Cairns Mission Beach up to 7,500ftMission BeachUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Free transfers Flight certificate
  • APF membership
Adrenaline
Skydiving Cairns Mission Beach up to 15,000ftMission BeachUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Free transfers Flight certificate
  • APF membership
Adrenaline
Skydiving Cairns to Innisfail – Half Day Trip up to 7,000ftInnisfailUp to 60 seconds freefall
  • Tandem skydive
  • Return transfers Flight certificate
  • APF membership
  • APF levy included
  • Optional beach landing
Adrenaline

Where can I book a skydiving experience in Cairns?

Name Product Voucher validity Is there a sign up discount? Is price matching available? Can I book exclusive experiences? Where to book
Adrenaline
Adrenaline - Skydiving in Cairns
5 years
$10
No
Yes
RedBalloon
RedBalloon - Skydiving in Cairns
5 years
$10
Yes
Yes
Experience Oz
Experience Oz - Skydiving in Cairns
3 years
$10
Yes
Yes
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Ready to take the plunge? See the latest skydiving deals available to book right now

Skydive AustraliaSkydive Australia

Up to $50 off Cairns midweek skydives

Ends

Everything AustraliaEverything Australia

Up to 23% off Cairns activities

Ends

Everything AustraliaEverything Australia

Up to 40% off things to do in Australia

Skydive AustraliaSkydive Australia

Up to $20 off skydiving with code

ViatorViator

Up to 15% off local activities

RedBalloonRedBalloon

Up to 24% off Australia experiences for 2

Ends

KKdayKKday

Up to 69% off things to do in Australia

AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 50% off Australia experiences


Frequently asked questions about Skydiving in Cairns

Where can I skydive in Cairns?

You can skydive over Cairns itself, Mission Beach or Etty Bay (Innisfail).

What should I wear for skydiving?

You must have enclosed shoes that will be secure when jumping. We recommend wearing a bright shirt (white or a neon) so your family and friends can spot you on the way down. Pants are provided to place over your bottom half.

What is the skydiving weight limit in Australia?

Individuals over 110kg are not permitted to skydive. Some providers may also charge a fee for people who are over a certain weight (usually 95kg).

What is the skydiving age limit in Australia?

The minimum age for skydiving is 12 and children must have parental consent.

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