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Your

SAFETY

is our

PRIORITY

About Paragon Skydive and Tandem Skdydiving


Who We Are


Since being amazed by the beauty of the National Park a number of years ago, it has been our aim to enable the public to experience the unique perspective of seeing the canyon from under a canopy. With decades of experience in the skydiving industry our professional and qualified team have come together to make it possible to Skydive the Grand Canyon®.

Operated by a passionate and energetic team Paragon Skydive has a 100% commitment to safety. We are excited to show you a new and exhilarating way to see The Grand Canyon, one of the most amazing natural features on the planet.

We offer year round tandem skydiving experiences out of the Grand Canyon National Park airport.

Why Skydive with Us?


Besides the obvious attractions of Skydiving itself, you also get to see possibly the most awe inspiring natural feature in the country, if not the world.

No experience necessary:

Its easy! You can walk in off the street, and as long as you are over 18 and in good physical shape, we can have you jumping out of a moving aircraft within the hour…

Groups:

Bring all your friends, its more fun to do it together! We love groups, big and small and can cater to whatever size you bring us.

USPA Member:

Paragon Skydive is a Group Member of United States Parachute Federation and abides by all standards set out by both the USPA and the FAA.

Operating Procedures:

We have a comprehensive set of multi-level operating procedures. They have been assessed by the FAA and USPA and have been highly praised. The purpose is to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience at our Grand Canyon Location.

Qualified Staff:

Paragon Skydive only hire qualified and very experienced staff. All our Tandem Instructors are USPA qualified with 1000’s of jumps experience and their professionalism will leave you at ease to enjoy the experience.

Best Equipment:

Paragon Skydive only use the safest and most modern parachuting equipment available. All Paragon Skydive equipment is inspected and replaced with new components well before the manufacturers recommended replacement schedule to ensure we only have the newest, safest and best equipment for our staff and customers.

More Fun:

The team at Paragon Skydive are very passionate about giving you the best, and most enjoyable experience possible. We will make sure you as excited as we are to make your Grand Canyon skydive one of the most amazing experiences that you will never forget.

Facility & Equipment


Our Check-In, training and equipment facility is located in the Main Terminal of the Grand Canyon National Park Airport – just one mile from the National Park entrance.  Free parking is available in the main airport parking lot for you and your friends!

Counter & Merchandise

Our friendly staff will ensure you are looked after from the minute you come in the door. Check-in is an easy process at our decked out front counter where you can go through all the skydive options, check out our merchandise and when you come back from your skydive you also get to view your freefall video on our big screens. Lots of seating and space is available and if possible we will escort your friends or family to our landing area to watch your entire experience! (Please note space is limited)

Equipment

We use all brand new top of the line tandem equipment that are checked and maintained by our qualified packers and rigger on a daily basis. Each tandem rig has a main canopy and a reserve canopy, which is specially packed and checked by an FAA qualified rigger. The rigs also have an Automatic Activation Device, which will, in the case of an emergency, open the reserve canopy if required.

Skydive Gear

There’s no floppy onsies at Paragon Skydive! You will get decked out in our specially designed skydive jackets and pants which have been tested to protect you as you jump at 122 m/h or 195 km/h from a moving aircraft. Depending on the season – warmer layers, gloves and hats will be provided when required. Jumping out of a plane was never so stylish!

We pride ourselves on having the top of the range gear and equipment – safety is our number one priority and we want to make you feel at ease for the most awesome skydive of your life!

Where We Are


We are located at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in the northwest corner of Arizona, close to Utah and Nevada. Our facility is located at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport  in the town of Tusayan.

The airport serves as the primary hub of air transportation for the South Rim is spectacularly located to making it possible for Paragon Skydive to take you tandem skydiving with the Grand Canyon as the backdrop.

How to get here:

There is a free shuttle bus that runs from Grand Canyon village area to the town of Tusayan, click  for timetables.

Drive

The drive to and along the Grand Canyon National Park offers beautiful landscapes as well as a of course the views from the road along the rim of the canyon. It is accessed easily from Las Vegas, Phoenix and California.

Day Tour 

We offer transport and a full Grand Canyon tour from your Las Vegas hotel to our door through our partners  Grayline Las Vegas. More information here!

Private Shuttle

We can organise private shuttle transport and even private air charters for groups from Las Vegas or Phoenix and arrange an amazing day at the canyon for you. Perfect for parties, families, team building or special occasions. Inquire here.

Weather


Skydiving at the Grand Canyon is a year round activity. With predominantly clear skies and light winds it makes the Grand Canyon an ideal place to skydive.

Each season shows a different aspect of the Grand Canyon. Crystal clear winter days show often snow-capped rims in winter and summer and fall sun brings out the amazing colours. No matter what time of year want are visiting the Grand Canyon you can be sure you are in for something special.

March-May

Temperatures are on the rise ranging between the low 50s and around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (10-20°C).  Wear layers.

June-August

Summer at the South rim means you can skydive in a t-shirt with daily highs in the low 80s (25-30°C). Some thunderstorms and rain can occur but they generally do not last the whole day.

September-November

Fall is a great time to come skydiving in cooler temperatures. Summer rains diminish making way for clear skies with very few days of precipitation. Temperatures around this time range from the mid-20s to mid-70s, so make sure to pack some warm clothes.

December-February

December – February has lots of sunny clear days but with frosty temperatures ranging anywhere from the mid-40s down to the high teens (6-5°C). Layering is important. With amazing views of North rim almost constantly covered in snow, you can be assured an unforgettable experience.

Grand Canyon Weather Forecast

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Thursday 08/17 0%
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Mainly clear. Low 8C.
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Tomorrow 08/18 0%
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Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 29C. Winds S at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Saturday 08/19 0%
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Mainly sunny. High 28C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Sunday 08/20 20%
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Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 27C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 08/21 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 24C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.
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Tuesday 08/22 20%
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Sunshine and some clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 26C. Winds S at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Wednesday 08/23 20%
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Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 25C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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