Skydive Cross Keys Blog

Nadia Mazure

DZ Manager at Skydive Cross Keys

Recent Posts

5 Tips For Your First Skydive ... From the Pros

It’s always been on your list. It’s a long time dream to soar up in the sky and feel what it’s like to fall free. It’s truly an experience out of this world. And to help you prepare, we talked to people around the drop zone - from instructors with 20,000+ jumps to first timers who just landed. Here's their best advice.

Indoor Skydiving vs. Outdoor Skydiving in NJ: Which One Is For You?

Skydiving indoors.. wait, what? How is it possible?

Indoor skydiving is another name for a vertical wind tunnel.

Basically, it is a big vertical cylinder with air running through it at high speed. It allows to simulate freefall conditions indoors, without actually jumping out of an airplane. The wind speed is high enough to support the weight of a person and let you ‘float’. First time flyers can experience freefall-like flight indoors, and skydivers can perfect their freefalling skills in the wind tunnel.

Skydiving in NJ: How to get the most out of your first jump

When you think of skydiving, first thing that comes to your mind is freefall: flying your own body in the open sky, the thrill, the rush, the wind and absolute freedom from any worries. It’s a totally fantastic experience that is out of this world, but there is also the second part of the jump that’s equally exciting. When skydiving in NJ, your flight under the parachute offers some breathtaking scenic views of the Garden State. Here are our tips on what not to miss on your first jump.



The tandem jump was the best time of my life! I'm so glad I did it at Cross Keys. The staff is very professional and friendly. And I loved my freefall video. Definitely coming back soon!

- Julia R.

This is actually one of the best places I have been to.  The crew is really awesome.  Thank you guys for giving us such an amazing experience!

- Anthony J.