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The Best Skydiving Near Los Angeles

For over 20 years, Skydive Taft has been Los Angeles’ premier skydiving facility. Just an easy drive from the city, you can experience the best jumping weather in the state of California under the guidance of our superbly professional and friendly instructors. Our packages are great for individuals and groups alike. With almost year-round jumping weather and one of the highest safety ratings in the business, Skydive Taft is the perfect place to launch your skydiving dreams.

Book a class or tandem skydiving experience with us today.

Why Book With Skydive Taft?

  • The Best Weather in California for Skydiving
    (Fewest Delays and Cancellations)

  • Short
    Wait Times

  • A Top-Notch Safety Record

  • The Most Experienced Instructors

  • The Newest and Best-Maintained Gear

  • An Award-Winning

  • An Easy Drive for skydiving From Los Angeles or Bakersfield

Tandem Skydiving

Our tandem skydiving experience is perfect for first-time skydivers. It’s the easiest way to experience the thrill and excitement of freefall! After a brief training, you'll freefall harnessed to a professional instructor from over two miles above the Earth, reaching speeds over 120 miles an hour. You can even have a video taken to relive the experience and share it with your friends

$179 - 9K book now
Video and pictures available!

Learn to skydive (AFF)

So, you want to take skydiving to the next level? Our Accelerated Freefall (AFF) program is designed to take you from beginner to licensed jumper. Start on the road to solo skydiving in Los Angeles with ground school followed by a jump with two professional instructors: a minute of solo freefall followed by opening & piloting your own parachute. Our training program is personalized so you can progress at a comfortable pace while building the confidence to safely step out of the plane on your own.

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Jump year-round and take advantage of our great facilities. We fly to 12,500+ ft, support all the main disciplines, and have excellent gear available to rent. With Skydive Taft, you can have peace of mind knowing that our gear is the newest and the best maintained in the region. With some of the shortest wait times in the industry, you can get in and up quickly for a thrilling jump. Taft is one of the best places for skydiving near Los Angeles, it’s blessed with generally minimal cloud coverage and mild winds. If it’s jumping weather, we’re flying!


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Experience the Taft Difference

Not all skydiving is created equal. And the proof lies in our award-winning experience. Between the easy drive from Los Angeles, our high-quality gear, knowledgeable instructors, and short wait times, it won’t be hard to see why Blue Skies magazine has voted Skydive Taft #1 for skydiving in Los Angeles for the vibe and best locals. We were even runner-up as the best midsize dropzone nationwide.

Booking with us is easy!
Beginners should try our tandem experience to get started.
We look forward to jumping with you soon!