1. Two skydivers flying over the ocean.

    5 Tips To Enhance Your Tandem Skydive​

    Making your first skydive will count as one of the greatest events in your life! Many of our guests share that their skydive ranks with marriage and the birth of their children — it’s such a happy day and an amazing experience! To ensure that you have the best possible skydive, here are a few tips from Skydive The Gulf that go beyond the FAQs and will help you have the…Read More

  2. A group of skydivers jump out of the plane.

    How Technological Advances Helped Make Skydiving A Safer Sport

    If you were to ask about the safety of skydiving in the 1970s and early 1980s, the answer wouldn’t be what it is today. Modern skydivers look at past gear and wonder how any of the jumpers came through that period alive — equipment often consisted of modified military surplus gear, known as gutter gear. The old-timers marvel at the skydivers of today who don’t have t…Read More

  3. Are Tandem Skydive Instructors Afraid Of Heights?

    Believe it or not, there are a plethora of avid skydivers that will admit they are afraid of heights. No joke. Skydivers love to tell people about their epic weekend they had skydiving. I’ve heard a number of responses over the years including, “I would love to try it but I can’t. I’m afraid of heights.” Well, say no more. You are in good company. Here is the exp…Read More

  4. Best of 2018 Skydive The Gulf

    So many people had a blast skydiving in the gulf in 2018! We have had people from all around the world come jump with us and we want to say THANK YOU! The 2019 season is right around the corner. Opening day will be February 2019. Come get your skydive on with Skydive The Gulf!…Read More

  5. Tips For Planning Your First Skydive The Smart Way

    Deciding to take your first skydive is a huge step. Taking a little extra effort in planning your skydive can ensure an amazing and life-changing adventure! Your first skydive needs to be perfect and here at Skydive The Gulf we know there can only be one "first". We want you to have every confidence in choosing us to provide this once in a lifetime experience. First in you…Read More

  6. Skydiving Gift Certificates: Tips for Gifting an Amazing Experience

    Skydiving is an incredible gift and an amazing adventure for someone special. Here are some tips to get the best value for your money and make sure your lucky friend gets the best experience possible. 1. Shop with the skydiving center directly instead of third party vendors. You will avoid paying extra fees and get the most accurate information on the skydiving experience …Read More

  7. How To Plan the Ultimate Proposal

    Planning the perfect proposal is quite the conundrum. The last thing you want to do is be “that” person who proposes in front of the Eiffel Tower, on a jumbotron, or using a pizza box. You want your proposal to be authentic to your relationship, but you also want it to be special. After all, from the moment you get engaged for the rest of your lives, people will always…Read More

  8. Air Force Academy skydiving team wins national championship

    Wait... Airforce Academy?? That's right, the Academy is training their best in both flying and falling. The U.S. Air Force Academy Wings of Blue skydiving team earned another championship medal Tuesday at a national competition in Illinois. The 2018 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships is taking place until Sept. 18 at the Chicagoland Skydiving Cente…Read More

  9. Affordable Winter Skydiving Destinations

    You know that feeling when you’re sledding down a hill and the cold winter wind whips your face? You can’t feel your cheeks, and you start to wonder whether you’re developing frostbite? Multiply that feeling by a thousand and you have a winter skydive in a cold-weather climate. Icy air in negative temperatures envelop your body; your eyeballs feel like they’re goin…Read More

  10. Who Can Benefit from Skydiving Outside of Peak Hours

    Skydiving outside of peak hours (usually around lunchtime, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) has distinct advantages. In a previous blog, we listed the advantages of skydiving in the afternoon. Now, we want to expand on this point by further detailing who can benefit the most from a matinée tandem skydive. If you’re considering a skydive near Pensacola or Mobile, see whether …Read More