Experienced Skydivers

Sport Jumping

Experienced Skydiving Information

On arrival, all skydivers, including first time jumpers, will need to have their documents checked – licence, log book and third party insurance. It would be great if you have signed our E-waiver, via the web-version of Burble, prior to your trip (more information on Burble below). 

Access to the airfield is granted on presentation of a valid photo ID so please ensure you bring your passport or national ID card with you on your first day. 

Please note: We are currently running a beach landing operation so there is a minimum requirement of 100 jumps and B license (or equivalent) to jump at Skydive Algarve. Some prior water training is also highly recommended. Jumpers with over 1000 jumps have the option to land inside the Airfield.

Please make sure to contact us for more information before travelling to Skydive Algarve. Daily beach jumps available for licensed skydivers until May 3rd 2024, closing during the busy summer season and resuming on October 2nd 2024.

Experienced Jumper Rates

Experienced Jumper Prices

Tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable and have a validity of 18 months.

1 Jump 34€
Block of 10 Jumps 335€
Packjob 7.5€
Kit Hire - per jump
Packjob included.
Altimeter OR suit hire - per day
ID req.

What's Needed to Check-in

Information and Documentation required for Check-In

On arrival, you will receive documentation and equipment checks – this is our internal inspection to increase the safety for yourself and all others on the DZ.  However, as with the nature of our sport, you assume your own risk by using your own or our equipment, and taking part in skydives. After the document and equipment checks, all skydivers will undergo a DZ Briefing, landing area introduction by one of our Skydive Algarve authorised personnel.


You can now watch our Dropzone Briefing video to get acquainted before your arrival!

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Equipment inspection

  • Please make sure your equipment is suitable for the type of skydiving you intend to do.
  • Please note to be cleared as ‘freefly friendly’, Skydive Algarve require non-velcro riser covers, exposed main bridle cover, good condition BOC, leg-strap bungee.

Skydive Algarve reserves the right to stop anyone jumping equipment that we feel is not appropriate for their experience, currency, or the intended type of jump.  This also applies to main and reserve canopy size.

Guidelines for main canopies

  • Higher Performance Semi or Fully Elliptical minimum 200 jumps (regardless of previous experience on them)
  • Higher performance elliptical minimum 500 jumps (Katana etc subject to performance)
  • X braced minimum 750 jumps
  • High Performance X braced minimum 1500 jumps (e.g. Leia, Valkyrie, etc)
  • We are currently not accepting Fluid Wings canopies


We recognise that people can sometimes fall outside of these guidelines, if this is the case we highly recommend that you email the Chief Instructor in advance on info@skydivealgarve.com.

Insurance may be provided by your own parachute federation, but some may not cover civil responsibility insurance outside of their own country.  Please ensure you have sufficient and suitable insurance as we are not able to issue it at the airfield.  

Please note this does not apply to tandem customers. Portuguese AFF students must join the FPPQ in advance of their training date.


Skydive Algarve also hosts an annual Christmas Boogie in December and January each year. The Christmas Boogie includes

  • Beach jumps
  • Experienced load organisers
  • FS, Freefly and Wingsuit Coaching
  • Canopy Courses
  • Organised parties and evening meals

Check out our Events Calendar for more information on upcoming events at Skydive Algarve.

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