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Indoor Skydiving Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How old do you have to be to fly?
Children three years old and up can fly in our tunnel. Our staff at SkyVenture are trained to provide a safe and fun environment for your friends and loved ones! We DO REQUIRE a waiver to be signed by a parent or legal guardian for anyone under the age of 18.

Q: Are there any health restrictions?
Virtually anyone that is in reasonable health and physical fitness CAN FLY! Children three and up and many customers over 90 have flown in a SkyVenture wind tunnel. We are NOT able to fly anyone who has physical impairments or would have ANY difficulty participating in a physical sport like running or skydiving.  If you are not sure if this applies to you, please call first & speak to one of our reservationists.  Please check the list below for a variety of common circumstances that would prevent us from flying with you.

You can fly as long as you:

  • do not weigh more than 250 Pounds
  • are at least 3 years of age and fit in our gear.
  • are not pregnant
  • have not suffered from a prior shoulder dislocation or injury.
  • are not under the influence of alcohol or non- prescribed drugs.
  • are not wearing a hard cast
  • you must first sign a waiver to participate at SkyVenture New Hampshire.

Q: Do I need reservations?
Reservations are highly recommended as we do book up in advance. You can make a reservation by calling 603-897-0002

Q: Cancellation Policy for reservations:
You will be charged for the FULL amount of your reservation if you do not cancel outside of 48 hours for weekday reservations and 72 hours for cancellation of weekend appointments.

Q: Is it scary?
No… SkyVenture Is NOT scary. There is no feeling of falling and you do not jump into the air. You will feel like you are floating. The instructor will be there with you at all times.

Q: Is it safe?
Yes, and a flight instructor is ALWAYS present.

Q: Do I have to jump?
No, you DO NOT jump. The instructor will direct you to the flight chamber door where you will lean into the air flow and be lifted up with the instructors help.

Q: Is it like real skydiving?
The experience is amazingly realistic. It is so realistic that most skydiving teams from around the world train in SkyVenture wind tunnels. Feel free to come by anytime and watch them train in the wind tunnel from the observation area.

Q: Can I do tricks and flips in the tunnel?
Tricks and flips are done by experienced flyers. We do offer training programs and personalized coaching for return flyers that will develop your skills so that you can do many exciting stunts in the tunnel.

Q: Can I get a video of my flight?
You can purchase a video on DVD of your flight experience. One video will capture your entire flight session, giving you a memory to last a lifetime.

Q: Can I fly with my friends or family members?
You will be part of the same group (flight classes are up to 12 people). Non – experienced flyers are not able to fly with each other. However you will be able to watch each other fly and share in the experience with them. Once you have gained the necessary skills you will be able to fly with other people.

Q: Do you sell Gift Certificates?
Yes, we do! Gift certificates make a great gift of adventure! Gift Certificates are Transferable to another individual but they are NOT refundable.  There are NO REFUNDS on Gift Certificates.

Q: What should I wear?
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict your movement. A shirt without a collar will be the most comfortable for you.  Please wear lace up sneakers.  NO jewelry can be worn or loose objects remain with you during participation on any of our attractions.

Q: What Should I expect once I arrive?
Check in, waiver, attend a class and gear up prior to your flight or surf session.

The Fishpipe Endless Water Slide Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Are there any restrictions to participate?

The motions associated with the Fishpipe may endanger the health or cause discomfort or a worsening of their condition for people with medical conditions such as:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Conditions
  • Head Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Pregnancy
  • Back, Neck or Head Injuries
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not permitted to ride.

All Riders MUST remove all jewelry, sharp objects and no loose items.

Minimum Age – 4 years old
Maximum ( Individual ) weight – 275 pounds
Maximum combined weight – 460 pounds ( up to 3 riders )

Surf’s Up New Hampshire Indoor Surfing Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any restrictions for participants?

275 pound weight limit.   Ages 5 and up

Surfing can be a strenuous physical activity and participants should be in good physical condition. Not recommended for anyone with heart, back, neck or previous injuries.  Consult our staff and your physician if you have concerns about any physical limitations you may have.

Q: What is the water temperature?

85 Degrees

Q: What is the air temperature?

82 to 88 degrees out on the Island!

Q: What should I wear?

A one piece bathing suit or board shorts and rash guard shirt are recommended.  Flowing water can dislodge and remove loose garments. If you only have a bikini, we do have rash guard shirts that you can rent or purchase to wear over your bikini top. Bikini bathing suits are not recommended. NO jewelry can be worn on the wave or any other of our other attractions.

Q: What if I arrive unprepared?

We sell or rent suits, towels and rash guards on site

Q: Can I bring my own equipment?

NO OUTSIDE EQUIPMENT  is permitted.  We provide everything you need to surf including helmets, knee & elbow pads & boards.

Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are your hours of operation?

We are currently operating 7 days per week.

Skydiving: 2pm – 10pm Monday – Friday, 10 am – 10pm Saturday & Sunday
Surfing: 2 pm – 9 pm Monday – Friday, 10 am – 9 pm Saturday & 10 am – 8 pm Sunday
Lobby Hours: 11 am to 9 pm Monday – Friday, 10 am – 9 pm Saturday & 10 am – 8 pm Sunday

Q: Do I need to make reservations?

Reservations for Indoor Skydiving and Indoor Surfing are recommended.  You do not need to make a reservation for the Fishpipe or Rock Wall
You can make a reservation by calling 603-897-0002 or toll free 1-888- SKYVENTURE.

Q: What is your Cancellation Policy for reservations?

You will be charged for the FULL amount of your reservation if you do not cancel outside of 48 hours for weekday reservations and 72 hours for cancellation of weekend appointments.

Q:  Can I buy a Gift Certificate for a friend or family member?

Yes, we sell gift certificates online, as well as over the telephone at 603-897-0002 or 1-888-SKYVENTURE

Q: Are there any age or health restrictions to participate?

Yes there are restrictions and recommendations with each attraction.  Please read all of our attractions & ride restrictions.

Q:  Can I plan a party at your facility?

You certainly can!  Please see event planning tab under pricing and specials .

Q:  Can I bring my own food?

NO OUTSIDE FOOD allowed with the exception of cakes for BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES. We have a full service food cafe. Visit the Oasis Cafe Menu for more details.