Everything You Need to Know About Skydiving in Florida

Are you looking for an exhilarating experience during your trip to The Night Swan in New Smyrna Beach? Skydiving in Florida is one of the most exciting ways to make your vacation a memorable one! With tons of skydiving centers just outside of New Smyrna Beach, you can choose the location that works best for you and your family. We’ve put together a guide to the most popular spots to help you decide.

To find out more about New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding areas, download our complimentary Central Florida Vacation Guide. It’s packed with valuable information and recommendations on the best things to do, aside from skydiving in Florida, during your getaway!

Where To Go Skydiving in Florida

Within a 30-mile radius from New Smyrna Beach, there are many different skydiving centers. It can be tough to pick which is the perfect place for you to experience this thrilling activity. Read on to learn where to go for the best skydiving in Florida.

DeLand, Florida

Just a 30-minute drive from New Smyrna Beach, DeLand is home to two prestigious skydiving centers. Whether it’s your first time taking the plunge or you’re a seasoned pro, both facilities have a professional, trained staff to guide you through the experience of skydiving in Florida. Skydive DeLand has been open for more than 30 years, offering tandem dives, AFF programs (Accelerated Free Fall), and options for experienced divers.

Skydive University prides itself on being a true educational institution dedicated to teaching skydiving safety and instruction. This location is indeed one of the best places to skydive in Florida. If you’re feeling nervous about your first time, you can opt for the wind tunnel AFF course. Prepare for the real deal during a 20-minute training session in the wind tunnel before taking to the sky!

Titusville, Florida

At the Skydive Space Center in Titusville, about 30 minutes south of New Smyrna Beach, experience the highest tandem dive in the world! Soar 18,000 feet above ground for a spectacular view of the nearby Kennedy Space Center. Then, strap in and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as you free fall to the land below. After skydiving in Titusville, participants will get an exclusive aerial tour of the famous NASA site below.

Daytona Beach

Head 20 minutes north of New Smyrna Beach to experience skydiving in Florida at one of the Daytona Beach centers. Also boasting an 18,000-foot tandem dive, in addition to a 15,000-foot drop, Daytona Beach Skydiving is one of the best places for first timers.

Take a tandem dive with a skilled instructor who will pull your parachute as you float back to Earth. You will have about one minute and 30 seconds of free falling before the your guide pulls the chute. Enjoy the unique aerial view of Central Florida as you glide through the air for another 4 to 6 minutes.

Come Home to a Room at The Night Swan 

After an exhilarating day of skydiving in Florida, you’ll want a comfortable place to unwind. The Night Swan offers a cozy atmosphere with pet-friendly rooms and daily homemade breakfast. If you’re looking to take a romantic getaway, book a room in our Turnbull Suite in the Cygnet House. With a whirlpool tub for two, king-sized bed, and private porch, this room promises luxury and relaxation.  

Browse the full catalog of our suites and guest rooms, and start planning your trip to New Smyrna Beach. We can’t wait to make your stay a memorable one!