Have you ever fantasized of going on an adventure of a lifetime? Everybody almost has and skydiving is one one of these fantasy adventures. This awesome exploit is possible in the lovely island of Bantayan in northern Cebu. The alluring paradise is now home to a safe, world-class skydiving activity for the spirited and dauntless individuals who dreamed of flying like a bird. You don’t need to go somewhere far to encounter such adrenaline rush as you can experience the thrill in the scenic island of Bantayan.
What to Expect
Skydive Greater Cebu brings this riveting adventure to the island, giving the tourists the ultimate sensation of a free fall and the opportunity to see more of the beautiful island of Bantayan from a bird’s point of view. The sensational adventure is facilitated by Brand Vancina, a USPA Tandem Instructor and Safety & Training Advisor (S&TA) in Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines.
Skydiving is an adrenaline-pumping activity that can give you a totally different perspective of Bantayan Island’s charm. You can get a splendid look of the island when you jump off an aircraft at 10,000 feet or 3,048 meters.
Skydiving in Bantayan Island is even more rewarding because the moment you’re off the aircraft, you will have to embrace the view of the turquoise waters engulfing the island, making it a super spectacular backdrop for taking some photos and of course, videos, during the fall. This activity will surely give you the best escapade selfie and profile photo that many will adore.
As for its impact in tourism, skydiving has remarkably amplified the tourism ventures of Cebu. In fact, skydiving in Bantayan Island was featured in Atom Araullo’s show, particularly in the episode about adventure goals and the best thrill spots in Cebu.
Why Try It
Conquering your fear of heights is no easy task. Skydiving is an extreme adventure for the brave but this could also be set as a goal to help you overcome your fear. With Skydive Greater Cebu, you can test your limits with them as they have the experience, expertise, and the right facilities to keep you safe and sound the entire ride. Skydive Cebu’s mission is to supervise all jumps and ensure that they meet the exact safety standards, to check all the equipment and everything else, and to make your experience the best and memorable one.
Skydive Cebu has helped attract more attention to Cebu’s tourism industry with its skydiving escapade at Santa Fe airport. It is one golden reason to make Bantayan Island a must-visit destination during your next Cebu vacation. Skydive Cebu has partnered with the island’s premium resorts like the Sta. Fe Beach Club, Kota Beach Resort, and the Ogtong Cave Resort for the skydivers’ lodging needs.
For first timers, tandem skydiving is the safest way to experience the free fall as you will be safely attached to a professional and world-class instructor who will be with you the entire ride. All you need to do is just feel the thrill, be amazed of the wonder of surfing the sky, and be mesmerized by the beauty that you while you are soaring above the clouds and everything else. The professional will take care of the video- and picture-taking so you will have the ample time to feel what it is like to be up in the air.
It will cost around P18,000 for a single tandem skydive if you wish to land on the airstrip or for an extra 1,000 pesos if you wish to land on a pristine white-sand beach. But if you book in even numbers (2, 4, 6, 8), then the price will get as low as P15,000.
In tandem skydiving, you will be briefed on the fundamentals about the ride, the do’s and don’ts, and everything else. You need not to know everything as the certified instructors will take care of the technical stuff.
The professional instructors are certified by the United States Parachute Association (USPA) and are well-versed in this field as they have mastered a thousand jumps already under their belts.
The equipment used are super safe and modern. In fact, they are the latest equipment available in the market and their precautions follow and exceed the guidelines set by the USPA. So, it is totally safe to fly like a bird, even for just a few minutes.
Leave your fears behind and take the plunge. It is not only conquering what one fears most, but also grabbing the chance to marvel at the beauty of Bantayan Island. Enjoy a canopy descent with your deafening screams, but at some point, you might feel too at awe of the beauty of what’s beneath you that it might silence you long enough to rest your vocal cords.
You can now schedule or book the awesome adventure at Skydive Cebu’s website at skydivecebu.com for more details and other pertinent information. Everything else is outlined at the website for your queries.