Are you looking for a way to truly remember your Hawaiian vacation? Tandem skydiving with Pacific Skydiving Center is the perfect way to experience the exhilarating feeling of flight and to view the entire island of Oahu from a once-in-a-lifetime angle. The first time you go skydiving, it's a thrilling experience, but understandably, beginners can get a little nervous. 

Here are a few questions skydivers making the jump for the first time tend to have for the instructors at Pacific Skydiving Center about tandem skydiving:

  • What Is Tandem Skydiving? To allow practically anyone to experience the thrill of skydiving, a tandem parachute system is one that harnesses you to a professional skydiver who is wearing a parachute built to carry the weight of two people.
  • tandem skydivingWho Should Go Tandem Skydiving? If it is your first time skydiving or if you have yet to complete a skydiving course, tandem skydiving is how you can begin to gain confidence and learn the basics of skydiving.
  • What Equipment Is Involved? Tandem skydiving equipment includes a special harness that attaches at four points to the front of the tandem skydiving instructor. You are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes, a t-shirt, and a light jacket or hoodie if your jump is in the morning hours. Also, if you have long hair, it is a good idea to wear it up and tight to keep it out of your instructor's face.
  • Is It Safe? With most sports, there is a risk involved, but rest assured knowing you're in the hands of an experienced skydiver. At Pacific Skydiving Center, their most experienced skydiver has completed over 21,000 jumps.

Do you want to learn more about tandem skydiving? Call Pacific Skydiving Center at (808) 637-7472 with any questions you might have or to reserve your jump today. You can also learn more about their skydiving school and how to become a more experienced skydiver by visiting online.