About our Facilities

Aircraft

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We operate year-round full-time Twin Otters at Skydive City!  13500′ of altitude inside comfortable and safe 22-person airplanes. Summer months we have 1 Super Otter and 2 Cessnas online. In the winter we have 4 full-time Super Otters online plus other specialty aircraft as needed.  Our C-182’s are available for Demo Jumps, hop n pops and other specialty projects.


Camping and On-DZ Lodging

Our 14 acres has lots of free camping and 70 RV full-service or electric-only slots for active skydivers only for short-term use.  Book by the night, week or event. It is first come first serve. Call or email for availabilty.

You can rent a trailer, with bedding for up to six people, depending on availability.  Staying overnight is the best for the most on-DZ fun. Full size refrigerator, stove, oven, air conditioning, heat, microwave, bathroom and shower. Email trailers (AT) skydivecity.com.

Paul and Neelam also provide clean and comfortable trailers with electric service but no water. Showers are available a few feet away. Email boogienightbungalows (AT) gmail for more info.


 Other Great Amenities at Skydive City

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The Jerry “Bird House” features a beer and wine bar, with walls and walls of nostalgic memorabilia from 50 years of skydiving at the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport (ZPH). Watch endless skydiving videos, play pool, cornhole and talk skydiving. Socialize outside in our tropical Tiki bar. Onsite facilities include the Hillz Kitchen, Sunshine Factory Pro Shop, Sunset Bar, laundry facilities and hot showers and clean restrooms. 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.


Swoop Pond

Our competition Swoop Pond is one of the finest facilities  in the world for the Canopy Piloting Sport. We have hosted 3 National Championships and an FAI World Meet.  Team Alter Ego, the PD Team and several other world and national champions train at Skydive City.  Great viewing for this exciting, fast and daring competition!


Rigging Services

paragone-riggingParagone Rigging, a full time rigging loft for service and. For more information contact them at: 813-779-0239 or email: paragonerigging(at)gmail.com


Twenty-Minute Call Packing Services

F.A.A. certified riggers with over 25 years experience on site all day for prompt packing, inspection and advice on gear maintenance. They are rarely unable to get you ready on time for your next jump. Packing classes every weekday morning.


Gear Store & Pro Shop

sunshine-factoryThe Sunshine Factory Pro Shop, one of the world’s largest and best suppliers of skydiving equipment, is onsite. Visit Joannie or Dave for your equipment sales and service. Email sales (AT) sunshine-factory.com or visit www.sunshine-factory.com.


SkydiveRatings.com

skydive-ratings-websiteGET YOUR RATING IN SUNNY FLORIDA with Bram Clement!  Instructional rating courses from Coach, AFF Static Line and IAD, Strong and Sigma tandem ratings, and Instructor Examiner ratings. The school is in the Bunker at Skydive City. Look for the red white and blue logo. We publish a full course calendar each month. Courses can also be scheduled to fit into your visit to Skydive City. Visit www.skydiveratings.com, email info (AT) skydiveratings.com, or call 813-312-5651.


Canopy Hunters

Have a cutaway? Lost main or freebag? In the swamp or up a tree? Don’t get lost or hurt trying to recover your gear. Our own local Robert White and his team will do it for you for a VERY REASONABLE price. His track record is almost 100%. Robert White Canopy Retrieval Services: 352-777-2399


Car Rentals

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 for more info.


Local Hotels & Motels

Quality Inn Zephyrhills

6815 Gall Blvd.

Zephyrhills, FL 33542

813-762-2000

Quality Inn inquiries and accommodations can be made by phone. Or, e-mail Tina, the Manager, at [email protected]. Mention skydiving to receive 20% off published prices for non-smoking two double beds or non-smoking single king bed standard rooms. Amenities include free hot breakfast buffet, complimentary business center 24-hours, internet, outdoor pool, fitness center, free parking. Microwave, refrigerator, television, coffee maker and hairdryer in rooms. Newly renovated.


Magnuson Hotel Zephyrhills

5734 Gall Blvd.

Zephyrhills, FL 33542

813-782-5527

E-mail: ([email protected])

2019-2020 Skydiver Rates:

May 1 – October 31, 2019: $69.00+tax. Weekly or 6+ rooms: $65.00+tax.

November 1 – January 31, 2020: $79.00+tax. Weekly or 6+ rooms: $75.00+tax.

February 1 – April 30, 2020: $95,00+tax. Weekly or 6+ rooms: $85.00+tax.

Rates are for two persons. Additional persons are $10/person. Rollaway bed available. Visit website for more amenities including breakfast and coffee.


Microtel Inn Zephyrhills

7839 Gall Blvd.

Zephyrhills, FL 33541

813-783-2211

E-mail: [email protected]

Skydiver is $69.00/night. Your choice of Single Room with Queen bed, Double room with two Queen beds, or Suite with Queen bed and roll-out couch. Price is for two people; $5 additional charge per person. Free continental breakfast, internet, free local and long distance calls in continental U.S., laundry, TV, hairdryers, outdoor swimming pool, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker.


Hampton Inn Dade City/Zephyrhills

13215 US Hwy 301

Dade City, FL 33525

352-567-5277

E-mail


Best Western, Plant City

2003 S. Frontage Rd.

Plant City, FL 33563

813-707-6000

E-mail

NOTE: You may get better rates by contacting the hotel directly or using services such as Travelocity, Priceline or Expedia. Almost all area hotels have a skydiver rate, so mention that you are skydiving at Skydive City when you book.

We’ll see you when you get here! If you have questions, please call us at 800-888-JUMP (5867) or reach us online via our contact page.