• First Time

    Ready to experience one of life's greatest adventures? Tandem skydiving allows first-time jumpers to experience the thrill of skydiving with no prior experience required!

  • FAQs

    First time skydiving? Have questions? No problem! Check out the Skydive Long Island™ FAQ page to find answers to our guests' most frequently asked questions about skydiving in Long Island.

  • Gift Certificates

    Take your gift giving to the next level! Be a hero and give your friend or loved one a gift they will NEVER forget: a skydive! Skydive Long Island™ offers tandem skydiving gift certificates for every occasion. View gift certificate info and rates here.

  • Info & Rates

    Skydive Long Island™ offers the area's most competitive tandem skydiving rates! Take a look at our prices and current skydiving deals and specials here.


Welcome to Skydive Long Island™, Long Island's premier skydiving facility!

In 2017, Skydive Long Island™ will begin a new era of Long Island skydiving at our beautiful new location at the Brookhaven Airport in Shirley, NY. Now under new ownership, Skydive Long Island™ promises to offer exceptional service, breathtaking views, and unforgettable skydiving adventures! Learn more about our rebrand here.

If you live in the NYC metro area, Skydive Long Island™ makes skydiving NYC easy and convenient. Located just 55 miles east of New York City, we are NYC's closest tandem skydiving center. If you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime, let the seasoned and experienced professionals at Skydive Long Island™ get you into the air above the Atlantic Coast. This is Long Island skydiving at its best!

Our specialty at Skydive Long Island™ is first time skydivers. If you're looking to "skydive near me" and make your first jump, there is no better place to do it than Skydive Long Island™. Our experienced instructors, breathtaking coastal views and easy access from New York City, New Jersey, and the Hamptons have made us the #1 choice for skydiving NYC!

From booking to jumping, the staff were both very professional and helpful at all times!

» Katie G. | Read More Testimonials

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