Skydiving, Australia

Last Updated: 28th Feb 2014

<p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/australia/aust_stock/45.jpg" class="rightwise" title="skydiving, australia" alt="skydiving, australia" /></p> <p>by &#8211; <a href="/people/f6640d5e1bb83e46706afb2905eec4b0">Tash</a>, Tour Manager, Australia and Europe</p> <p>The <a href="/contikipedia/articles/east-coast">East Coast</a> has some amazing views so if you want to a birds eye view&#8230;maybe you can look at them while you are plummeting to earthward on a skydive??!!</p> <p>Contiki offers two different Sky diving <a href="/contikipedia/articles/optional-excursions">optional excursions</a>.</p> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/gold-coast-and-surfers-paradise">Surfers Paradise</a> is an amazingly picturesque place to skydive. The jump is 10,000ft and you will be able to check out the amazing coastal views on your way down.</p> <p>Miles and miles of sandy beaches that the East Coast is famous for!<br /> If you are a real daredevil&#8230;then the sky dive in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/cairns">Cairns</a> might appeal to your more. You can skydive from a huge 14 000 ft&#8230;if you are brave&#8230;<span class="caps">YIKES</span>.</p> <p>How much free fall do you get on these sort of skydives?<br /> 10 000 ft = 30 seconds – Surfers Paradise and Cairns<br /> 12 000 ft = 45 seconds &#8211; Cairns<br /> 14 000 ft = a <span class="caps">HUGE</span> 60 seconds! – Surfers Paradise and Cairns</p> <p>Try it&#8230;it is really amazing!</p>