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Welcome to the dropzone with the most scenic views in the Swiss Alps!

Welcome to Skydive Switzerland! We’ve been jumping for over 20 years and we have grown steadily with the goal of offering the best aircraft, facilities and customer service.

Whether you’re working on your license or have thousands of skydives, we would love to host you at our dropzone in Reichenbach, Switzerland.

Grass landing area
Indoor packing
150 - 260sq/ft rental rigs
Screens to check your footage

Open 7 days a week!*

*Please note that these times can vary! Please make sure that we are jumping on that day by contacting us via email or phone.

November - March

Monday to Friday: 12:30PM - Sunset
Saturday: 8:30AM - Sunset
Sunday: 12:30PM - Sunset

*Christmas and New Year closed
April - October

Monday to Saturday: 9:30AM - 12:00PM
Sunday: 12:30PM - 15:00PM

*Times may change on public holidays.

What's needed to check in?

Safety is our main priority at Skydive Switzerland, to avoid disappointment on your arrival please read the information below.

Logbook

Correctly completed and up-to-date logbook (or photocopy of last 3 pages, all pages if 25 jumps or less).

License

Current, international license’s accepted, USPA, BPA, APA etc.

Insurance

Valid 3rd party liability insurance

Min. 1 million (chf) coverage

Reserve in date

Reserve parachute must be in date, according to your country’s repacking cycle.

What to do when you arrive

Registration
Briefing
Manifest

On arrival, you’ll receive documentation and equipment checks – this is our internal inspection to increase the safety for yourself and all others on the dropzone. All skydivers will undergo a dropzone briefing, landing area introduction and equipment check by one of our authorized staff.

Please note that while Skydive Switzerland will try and facilitate as much as we can, it is your responsibility to prove that your own documentation is valid, in date and in a language (English/German) that can be read by our staff.

Insurance is only required if you are jumping your own gear. The insurance is not medical insurance, it is in case of damage to a third party’s property (house, car, etc). We are unable to sell the insurance directly, and you’ll need to organise this before you jump. You can purchase the insurance from Swiss Skydive through the below link.

Insurance

Jump Tickets

If you have less than 25 jumps you will need to do a check jump with one of our instructors at an additional cost of CHF 125.
You must be current according to your Parachute Association license requirements, if not we need to follow the requirements to get you current.
Bring your own gear / insurance
10500ft / 3200m
38chf
12500ft / 3800m
45chf
With rig rental + insurance
10500ft / 3200m
60chf
12500ft / 3800m
69chf

Get to know the dropzone

Overlays are on by default, click to remove each from map.
No Jump Zone
Wingsuit Zone
Freefall Zone
Runway
Landing Zone
South Wind Landing
North Wind Landing
Alternate Landing
Hangar
North

Grand Caravan EX 867

Skydive Switzerland always has an aircraft on hand due to the connection with our sister company “Scenic Air”. We can share planes based on demand.

Our newest and mostly used plane is the Grand Caravan Ex 867.

Before the Grand Caravan joined our team, we were flying the Pilatus PC-6 Porter. It is still available to us on days when Caravan is away for safety checks and servicing.

Converted specifically for skydiving
Side sliding jump door
Carries up to 20 people
To altitude in 15 mins

Pilatus PC-6 Porter

This plane is ideal for scenic flights as it is able to fly close to the mountains and allows passengers to see the natural beauty that the Swiss Alps has to offer from a bird’s-eye view.

In winter, we are able to mount skis and perform glacier landings.

Converted for skydiving
Top sliding jump door
Carries up to 8 people
To altitude in 15 min

Coaching

We’re lucky to have some of the most experienced jumpers working with us. From time to time we can offer freefly and wingsuit coaching. If you’re interested in getting some coaching, it’s best to contact us for more information at the moment to see what we can organise.

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FAQs

  • General
    • As a Funjumper, can I rent the gear at the dropzone?
      • Yes, the cost is CHF 60 or CHF 69 (depending on jump altitude).

        In order to jump at our DZ you need to have min. 25 jumps, A license, have your logbook and license with you and be current.

        If you are not current or you do not have your A license then you need to contact us in advance to see if we can organise a check jump with one of our instructors.

    • Is it possible to jump from the helicopter? Can I rent gear for the jump?
      • Our rental gear is only available for rent when jumping from the airplane.

        If you want to jump from the helicopter you will need your own gear, insurance and you can organise it directly with Air Glaciers or Bohag.

        The min. requirements are at least 50 jumps, B license and no wingsuits.

    • What are your hours of operation?
      • We are open 7 days a week.

        November – March:
        Mon – Fri: 12.30 – sunset / Sat 8.30 – sunset / Sun 12.30 – sunset

        Apr – October:
        Mon – Sat: 8.30 – sunset

        You can call us to make sure the weather is good and we will jump.

    • What are the jumping requirements?
      • 1. Correctly completed and up-to-date logbook (or photo copy of last 3 pages, all pages if 25 jumps or less)

        2. Current License

        3. Valid 3rd Party Liability Insurance (min. Chf 1 million coverage)

    • Corona situation: Can I come to your dropzone to jump?
      • Yes, fun jumpers are allowed at the dropzone, however, there are some restrictions.

        Until June 6, fun jumpers need to come in groups of 4 for us to organise a fun jumper load. Additionally, please bring your own facemasks. The 12500ft / 3800m jump will cost CHF 80.

        You need to contact us via phone or email at least one day in advance.

        Please note that upon arrival, you will be asked to sign a declaration confirming that you do not have any Coronavirus symptoms and do not fall into the risk category* to be eligible for skydiving.

        *The definition is as follows: “Persons over 65 years of age and persons who have the following illnesses in particular are considered to be at risk: high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, diseases that weaken the immune system, cancer.”

        Please follow all instructions given by our staff and communicated by signs placed around the dropzone to ensure the safety of you, our staff and other participants.

        After June 6, fun jumpers can come to our dropzone as per usual. Please make sure that we are jumping on that day by contacting us via email or phone.

        If we do not have any tandem trips planned, but you would still like to come for a jump, the “groups of 4” rule with one day notice will apply (please see above).

        Please make sure you bring your own face masks.

        After June 6, check jumps for re-currency will be available. Please get in touch with us in advance so we can organise this for you.

    • Corona situation: What time should I come to the dropzone?
      • For summer 2020, we have changed our DZ opening times. The meeting time for fun jumpers from Monday – Saturday is 9:45 AM. The meeting time on Sundays is 12:15 PM.

        Please make sure that we are jumping on that day by contacting us via email or phone.