Off-setting our CO₂ emissions

We’re glad to announce that we have now joined the non-profit organization myclimate to off-set our carbon emissions.

What myclimate does?
Once a part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, myclimate spun off as a non-profit organization, leading local and global projects to reeducate and restructure society with more sustainable actions, promoting effective manners to protect our climate.
You can learn more about them here if you wish to.

How are we helping?
From January 2020 we will be carbon off-setting every single skydive with a donation of CHF 6.40 to myclimate, which will support many climate protection projects around the world. Projects that we are helping to fund are projects of education, sustainability and effective protection of the environment, both local and globally.
Although our customers also have the option to make a donation upon booking, Skydive Interlaken will cover the full payment of the carbon fee associated with the whole jump.

Read more about myclimate’s projects around the globe and find out what projects they are working on.

Why have we joined? – A testimonial from Christian

Our social commitment

I grew up in the former glacier village of Grindelwald. I say former because unfortunately, due to rising temperatures it is not possible to see the upper and lower Grindelwald Glacier from the village anymore. Global warming is a reality, and here in the Swiss Alps, the effects are blatantly obvious.

Switzerland’s clean air, mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests draw people in from all over the world. Tourism is a big part of Switzerland’s economy, so we must think about the future and do all that we can to protect and preserve the environment.

The whole world is affected by climate change, and therefore everyone should be contributing to reducing/offsetting greenhouse gases. So, in hopes of lessening our carbon footprint, we have taken the opportunity to work with “myclimate”, and offset our emissions with climate protection measures. From 2020, every Skydive Interlaken helicopter flight will be offset, at no extra cost to our guests.

As we make this contribution, we hope that we can lead the way and inspire other businesses in the industry to follow our example.
Skydive Interlaken believes in quality over quantity. This motto accompanies us in all of our actions, and being a small business means that we have the space to make this priority. We strive to give our employees the best possible working conditions so that their passion for skydiving and customer service can shine through. As soon as each guest walks into Skydive Interlaken, they can immediately feel the friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

So if you ever want to go skydiving, come to Skydive Interlaken. We will show you the beauty of Switzerland while giving you a bit of adventure at the same time.
We are a passionate, professional team, have the highest safety standards in the world and how you can see we act responsibly in all aspects.

Christian Zumbrunn, owner

See your options on how you can get involved

Donate to myclimate

Donate CHF 6.40 to myclimate when booking your flight and support many climate protection projects around the world.

Compensate your emissions

Offset your emissions at our dropzone when we meet for your flight.

Calculate your carbon footprint

To support climate change, we need to reduce our carbon emissions. Want to know more? Calculate your carbon footprint and see the greenhouse gases generated by your lifestyle and activities here:

https://co2.myclimate.org/en/footprint_calculators/new

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WHY US

At Skydive Interlaken we pride ourselves on having a friendly, relaxed atmosphere while offering a very unique experience. The only way to maneuver through valleys, glaciers and high mountain peaks is with a helicopter, and this is why at Skydive Interlaken we choose to jump from these aircraft. This makes it very special and rare as there are not may other dropzones around the world that jump solely from a helicopter.


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Years of experience

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SKYDIVE INTERLAKEN REVIEWS

Still not sure about jumping with us? Take a look at what other adventure seekers have to say about their experience at Skydive Interlaken.

Any questions? Here you get the answer

  • Is there a height limit?

    Yes, the guests’ height limit is 195 cm or 76 inches

  • How long will I be in freefall?

    The body size will influence the freefall speed, the smaller the slower, the bigger the faster, in general it is around 45sec.

  • How long is the parachute ride?

    The gentle parachute ride takes about 5 to 8 minutes before we land as briefed.

  • Can I talk under the parachute?

    Once you get under canopy it becomes very quiet and you can talk normally to your instructor as you glide back to the landing area.

  • Can we talk in freefall?

    Generally speaking, you can talk, but since freefall speeds reach up to 120mph, the wind passing by makes it difficult to hear.

  • Are your instructors licensed?

    All our tandem masters are licensed, highly professional and have years of experience.

  • Do you have insurance?

    No. Therefore, you will be asked to fill out a release of liability before you jump. This is standard procedure at any skydiving center.

  • Do you accept credit cards?

    Yes, we accept most major credit cards and debit cards but you can pay also in cash

  • Fun Jumper

    Requirements: Minimum USPA -B- licence, 100 jumps. Registration, Introduction, ground transport to heli, per slot CHF 95. Bring your own gear, no rentals.

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