About Skydive Taft

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Live the Life at Skydive Taft

For over twenty years, Skydive Taft has been thrilling people with the ride of their life!

At Skydive Taft, we have the most experienced instructors and the friendliest staff in the business. We’re 100% committed to exceeding your expectations to deliver a fun and safe skydiving experience. Not all dropzones are alike, come visit us to see the difference!

With a reputation as the best place to skydive in California, you can expect an unforgettable experience with some of the best facilities in the country. Visit our convenient location in Taft, CA with stable weather leading to the most jumpable days in all southern California. With our top-notch safety record, short wait times and cutting-edge gear, it’s not hard to see why we’ve won numerous industry awards.

The Skydive Taft Experience

Skydive Taft is the perfect place to try skydiving for the very first time. A seasoned skydiving pro will be with you to help develop the confidence to step out of the plane and into the time of your life. As a major training center, we are known for our safe skydiving record and having some of the best instructors in the business. From tandem skydiving to accelerated freefall training, we are equipped to serve for skydivers at any experience level.

With our relatively short wait times, we can get you in the air sooner and more consistently than other Southern California dropzones. We’re also known as a low cloud coverage area with generally mild winds and no marine layer.

The Skydive Taft Community

The community of skydiving friends and instructors around our drop zone is tight and strong. Once you’ve jumped with us, you’ll share in our infectious passion for safe and thrilling skydiving. It won’t take you long to see why we offer some of the best skydiving in California, and why Blue Skies Magazine consistently votes us in as among the best mid-sized dropzones for our vibe and locals.

Book with us today and see the world in a whole new way, literally. And the smile won’t leave your face for days!


Looking to go skydiving near Los Angeles? Skydive Taft is the place to be.

Taft, CA is located about 120 miles from downtown LA, and only that separates you from one of the most popular and premier skydiving venues in California.

1From Los Angeles (1 hour 45 min.) Interstate 5 North Exit Hwy. 166. Turn Left. Travel approx. 23 miles to Maricopa, Turn Right on Highway 119/33 by the Shell Station. Travel approx. 8 miles to Taft, Turn Right on Kern Street. You will see the Airport. We are in the first hanger.

2From Ventura County (1 hour 45 min.) Travel 126 to Interstate 5 North and follow the Los Angeles directions above.

3From Bakersfield (40 min.) Highway 99 South Exit Hwy. 119. Turn right Travel Approx.19 miles to Taft. Turn left on Kern Street. You will see the airport. We are the first hanger.