Come jump our newly acquired Twin Otter that will live forever at Skydive City!
This Winter we will have 2-4 full-time turbine aircraft from Skydive New England, to complement our Twin Otter and C-182 and C-206. Our C-182 is available for Demo Jumps.
Camping and On-DZ Lodging
We have more than 14 acres of property, with lots of area for free camping. We have up to 70 RV slots. Half are full serve and rent by the month or season. Yes, you can move to Skydive City Zephyrhills! Half are electric-only hook-ups and rent by the night, week or month. Camping is always free at Skydive City. Call in advance to reserve a slot so that you are assured accommodations.
You can rent your own trailer, with bedding, at Skydive City – one 2-person bed and 2 bunk beds and the possibility of two more beds. By the night, the week, the month. You can live here during your stay, which is the best for the most on-DZ fun. Did we mention it’s a great value? Full size refrigerator, stove, oven, air conditioning, heat, microwave, bathroom and shower. Email trailers (AT) skydivecity.com.
Pip and Judy also rent nice trailers – they are clean and comfortable, electric, no water. Email pipandjudy (AT) yahoo.com for more info.
Other Great Amenities at Skydive City
The Jerry “Bird House” features a beer and wine bar, with walls and walls of nostalgic memorabilia from 50 years of skydiving at Zephyrhills Airport. Watch endless skydiving videos, play pool, throw darts. Socialize outside with in our tropical Tiki bar. Our authentic Reggae Band gets the crowd dancing.
Onsite facilities include the Hard Dock Cafe, Sunshine Factory Pro Shop, Sunset Bar, laundry, and hot showers. Lots of washrooms and even ‘Women’s Only” toilets. A great fire pit, covered packing and creeping areas, and lots of hang-out space make Z-Hills the social scene after hours and during the skydiving day. Cool off, relax and watch videos in City Hall.
Our Swoop Pond, affectionately called Mayor McDuffie Muddy Waters (inside joke, ask us), is now more than 1 ACRE in size! It is one of the largest and best designed in the country. Jamie Knoop, Tommy Dellibac Jr., Aaron Stocum, and the PD Team are often seen performing their aerial maneuvers and training at our location. We even have a small sand beach!
Nylon City’s canopy compression engineers cheerfully get you back in the air in record time. With senior riggers on hand all day, rest assured that your rigs will get promptly packed and inspected. Our knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to offer advice and suggestions regarding your gear maintenance and with Paragone Rigging loft right next door any issues can be quickly resolved. If you find yourself on a short call do not despair! We are rarely unable to get you ready on time for your next jump (but if it happens, we have a courtesy rig available at no extra charge). We also offer packing classes every weekday morning. Please schedule those in advance. For more information, you can call Khan Hildebrand at 813-312-9017 or email him via khan_decending (AT) yahoo.com.
Canopy Hunters: Have a cutaway? Lost your main or your freebag in the swamp or up in a tree? Don’t get yourself lost or hurt trying to recover your gear when our own local Robert White and team will do it for you. For a VERY REASONABLE price, Robert will retrieve your gear and bring it back home. His track record is almost 100%. Robert White Canopy Retrieval Services: 813-713-2095 or 813-778-3306 (wife).
Gear Store & Pro Shop
The Sunshine Factory Pro Shop, one of the world’s largest and best suppliers of skydiving equipment is also onsite. Visit with Joannie or Dave for your equipment sales and service. You can email them via sales (AT) sunshine-factory.com or visit their website at www.sunshine-factory.com.
Enterprise has a local office in Zephyrhills. Our corporate rate gets you the BEST RATE in the area plus 10% more off. Book now using our corporate discount!
You may not need a car! Jerry Bird provides an exclusive airport pick-up drop off service for Skydive City. Jerry will take you both ways – pick up and return. Yes, THE Jerry Bird. Talk to Jerry on the ride from the airport about skydiving and debrief on the way home. How cool is that? Call manifest to arrange.
GET YOUR RATING IN SUNNY FLORIDA. SkydiveRatings, your # 1 instructional rating school is right here at Skydive City. We teach every instructional rating course from Coach, AFF Static Line and IAD to Strong and Sigma tandem ratings as well as Instructor Examiner ratings. Our school is located in the bunker at Skydive City, look for the red white and blue logo. We have a full course calendar each month and will try to fit in the course that you need while you are at Skydive City. Visit www.skydiveratings.com, email info (AT) skydiveratings.com, or call 813-312-5651.
Local Hotels & Motels
3927 Crystal Springs Rd.
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
NOTE: You may get better rates by contacting the hotel directly. Almost all the hotels and motels listed have a skydiver rate of some kind so please let them know that you are skydiving at Skydive City when you book.