Everything you need to know about Skydiving on Oak Island
Sometimes you just need a little adventure in your life. Of course, there are plenty of opportunities to sit on the beach with a book and just watch the waves roll in and that is great. However, if you are one of those folks who are looking for a little adventure than we have just the thing for you. Skydiving! This wildly popular and fun activity is no stranger to Oak Island. All summer long you can here the gentle pop in the sky as parachutes deploy in the Carolina blue sky. This week we have everything you need to plan your sky diving adventure.
Where do I go?
Located in charming Southport, North Carolina, Skydive Coastal Carolinas is located just a few minutes from Oak Island. In fact, most visitors will drive right by the front door of Skydive Coastal Carolinas. Their facility is located at the Southport Airport. This makes getting to the airport as easy as going out for a seafood dinner.
What will I see?
There are few sights as incredible as seeing the earth from 10,000 feet while gently floating under a billowing parachute. When you take off from the airport you are headed directly above Oak Island. Once in the air you'll have a breathtaking view of the area being able to see from Myrtle Beach to Wilmington. Once you jump? Well, lets just say a picture is worth a thousand words. Take a look at the video below to get a taste of the view you'll have over Oak Island.
Is it safe?
While any activity that includes jumping out of a perfectly good airplane can be risky the folks at Skydive Coastal Carolina adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry. The organization is a member of the United States Parachute Association, which is recognized by the FAA as the premier skydiving authority.
What to expect?
If it's your first time going skydiving you will go in a tandem set up. This means the crew at Skydive Coastal Carolina will hook you up with an experienced and well-trained instructor. During your jump you will be attached to the instructor and be using a larger parachute. All that is left to do is jump! Ok, that is a bit of an over simplification. In fact, you will spend about a half an hour with your instructor before you head into the air. For more information Click here!
Make a memory
Want a memory that will last a lifetime? Why not spring for a video of your jump. The folks at Skydive Coastal Carolina offer several packages that include photo and video options. Now that is one way to show off on your social media!
Are you ready to book an OakI Island beach vacation. Don't worry you don't have to jump out of an airplane to enjoy Oak Island, there is plenty to do and see on Oak Island. There is plenty of great weather left in the season. Give us a call today at 910-278-1147 or click the button below to see our current inventory of homes.