First Time Skydiver Help

Common queries answered

Common Skydive queries answered

Frequently Asked Questions

A refund of the full amount (inclusive of the deposit of €50) paid in advance for the tandem is eligible only if cancellation (made by you for any reason) is communicated to us ( at least 24 hours before the booking day/time selected.


Comfortable clothing (e.g. jeans)/sportwear and sneakers. For winter time, worm long pants and long sleeve shirt/windstopper. We will provide you googles, gloves and, if needed, sport pants.

18 years old (or 16 years old with parental authorizations).


100 kg/220,50 lbs.


Yes. When you will be about to exit the airplane you will not feel vertigo because you will have no points of reference.


The all tandem experience lasts about 3 hours.


Payment options are: credit card (only VISA and Mastercard) or cash (Euro). We do not accept personal cheques and/or traveller cheques.


A private van (free of charge) will pick you up close to the Boboli Gardens entrance, and then bring you at the registration/briefing area inside Palazzo Strozzi Machiavelli Dropzone. After the briefing, the van will bring you to Vespucci Florence civil airport. At the end of all the tandem experience, the van will bring you back to the entrance of Boboli Gardens.


Yes. The jump can be delayed or cancelled due to rain, heavy and low clouds, wind on ground or in altitude and a “weather notice alert” will be provided to you 1-2 hours earlier to the booking time. In case of cancellation due to bad weather, a new date can be arranged at no extra cost. You can re-schedule your tandem within 12 months form your original jump date.


Yes. Family and friends can wait the conclusion of the flight experience at the beautiful and charming areas of Palazzo Strozzi Machiavelli (where we are based) and watch the landing of the tandem.


Yes. You can wear glasses or contact lenses and the googles we will provide you before the jump will protect and keep them firmly in place.


Yes. Depending on the tandem options booked, video (full HD or 360°) and/or pictures (full HD) are available. For more details visit the Book Your Skydive page.


No. You must be in good health and bring with you a valid national ID (i.e. passport) for the check-in procedure at the special area, dedicated to us, at the Vespucci civil airport of Florence, where the take-off for your tandem skydive will take place.

Our Mission

Skydive Dream Tandem

Our goal is to promote skydiving disciplines with high professionalism.
Not only we want to offer the unique experience of flight, but we also take care of every detail, in order to give a complete service for both tandems and demos.

We are committed to offer the best on the market, our costumers are great testimonials. High quality athletes, instructors, content creation and technology (360° videos), but first of all, safety.

  • An absolutely amazing experience I’d say unique, max was so accommodating very friendly and Francesco was the best at making my experience better than I could imagine.
    Definitely a must do if you want to see Florence like you’ve never seen before.

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    Jacqueline Wheeler

    Amazing experience with Skydive Dream that I will remember fondly going forward. The crew was very friendly and experienced. The skydive was incredible, followed by a stunning view parachuting over Florence.

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    Amazing view over Florence!!! A once in a lifetime experience (that can be repeated) Enjoy the shuttle driving through town. Check in at the backdoor of Firenza Airport. Takeoff in between airliner from Airbus and Boeing. Fly over Florence and its beutiful surroundings, enjoy the view always with a window seat. Freefall over the city. Have a nice and relaxing... read more

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    Max Heidenfelder

    Absolutely WONDERFUL group. Experienced. Friendly & easy going - the perfect instructors to book through. I've skydived before and Florence is a gorgeous place to jump over.

    I'm a student studying abroad here and with classes and other travel it was hard to get a chance to book, but Skydive Dream Florence couldn't have been more accommodating so that we...
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    Sawyer McCrabb
  • Amazing experience. My friend and I were study abroad students who went for our first time. Skydiving went perfectly and now we can check It off the bucket list. Such a genuine group of guys who made it such a good experience. The plane ride up was incredible with a low fly-by over the river in Florence where you could... read more

    Evan Avatar

    We couldn’t recommend these guys enough! We skydived for our honeymoon and we can’t thank them enough for the amazing experience! Totally professional and we felt at ease the whole time! Highly recommend the 360 video which is UNREAL and lets you relive the experience over and over! Will definitely be back to do it all again!

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    Leanne Wakeham

    5 star ratingWow Amazing experience. My friend and I were study abroad students who went for our first time. Skydiving went perfectly and now we can check It off the bucket list. Such a genuine group of guys who made it such a good experience. The plane ride up was incredible with a low fly-by over the river in Florence where you could... read more

    FarmerEv Avatar

    If you are questioning doing this, do it! The team is so amazing and friendly and makes you feel safe the entire time! This was an incredible experience I will never forget and I will cherish it forever.

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    Courtney Breckner
  • My first skydiving today in Florence with Skydive Dream and it was BREATHTAKING. The drop over the city of Florence was mesmerising ♥♥♥♥From pick up to drop the journey was fantastic.Kudos to Max and team who has outstanding customer service, very friendly, helpful, willing and coaches extend terrific support. My coach Lorence was ????They have different types of Skydiving and... read more

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    Reshma B S

    They are professional and reliable ??

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    Katharina Rechsteiner

    Cannot speak highly enough about mine and my brother-in-laws experience! The gents over at Skydive Dream Florence were incredible guys and our first skydiving experience was absolutely riveting!!!

    Max is a very professional person with a sense of humor that put us at ease while assuring us that we were in good hands. I dove with Manuel who also...
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    Jonathan BubbIes Neuman

    The best team and the most blissful moment of my life! Thank you to amazing Max for photos good laugh and support!! Full of life guy that’s spreads his positive energy around!!! Can’t wait for my second jump!!

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    Inna Dombrovska