iFLY San Diego Mission Valley
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iFLY San Diego Mission Valley Overview
San Diego is known for its scenic beaches, world-class attractions, and adventurous activities. However, if you're searching for a unique and thrilling experience, look no further than iFLY San Diego Mission Valley– the only indoor skydiving destination in San Diego. Indoor skydiving is gaining popularity in recent years, and iFLY San Diego has become an essential part of the skydiving community in California, offering a safe and exciting experience for people of all ages.
History of iFLY San Diego Mission Valley
iFLY San Diego Mission Valley opened its doors in February 2016 just north of the I-8, east of the Mission Valley shopping center becoming part of iFLY's network of indoor skydiving centers spread across Asia, Europe, and North America. The facility features a Generation 7, 14-foot (4.3 m) recirculating wind tunnel manufactured by iFLY Tunnel Systems, formerly SkyVenture.
After Airborne San Diego closed in August 2017, iFLY San Diego became the only wind tunnel in the city proper, and the only place to go indoor skydiving in San Diego. Airborne was a one-of-a-kind tunnel complex, housing dual 14-foot flight chambers in a facility over 21,000 square feet in area, but closed after the venture went bankrupt. It was the first modern wind tunnel in the United States that was not a SkyVenture facility.
There is, however, another iFLY location only 35 miles to the north. This tunnel, formerly known as iFLY Oceanside, was recently rebranded as iFLY San Diego Oceanside (despite not technically being located in San Diego at all).
Try Indoor Skydiving at iFLY San Diego
Indoor skydiving at iFLY San Diego offers an opportunity for people to live their skydiving dreams without needing to jump out of a plane or parachute. The experience is safer than traditional skydiving, making it an excellent option for those who have a fear of heights but enjoy adrenaline-pumping activities. The location provides an option to fly regardless of weather and time, giving skydiving enthusiasts year-round access to their favorite activity. Also, indoor skydiving makes an excellent option for corporate team-building, family get-togethers, and birthday celebrations.
Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFLY San Diego
iFLY provides a special suit and helmet to ensure a comfortable and safe experience. Before flying, guests undergo a briefing and training to learn the necessary flying positions and hand signals. An experienced instructor is present to guide and enhance the experience. The flying session itself lasts for 60 seconds, and flyers can reach heights of up to 40 feet and enjoy two to four flights, depending on the package they choose.
Who Can Fly?
- 3 years and up
- 300 lb max weight
- Anyone with an existing heart, back, neck, or shoulder condition should consult with their doctor before booking
- Not suitable if pregnant
The indoor skydiving experience at iFLY San Diego is not limited to skydiving professionals, and pretty much anyone aged 3 to 103 can take part. Indoor skydiving has even proven to be an exciting activity for people with physical disabilities, due to the weightlessness experienced while flying. iFLY runs an All Abilities program that introduces people with physical or cognitive disabilities to the sport of indoor skydiving and provides a bespoke learning process that's fit for each individual.
What to Bring?
iFLY provides all the gear you'll need to jump in the tunnel and start flying. All you need to bring with you are some comfy clothes that aren't too loose-fitting so that you can fit your jumpsuit over the top. A pair of tightly fitting sneakers are recommended... you don't want one flying off inside the tunnel!
Book Indoor Skydiving at iFLY San Diego
Indoor skydiving at iFLY Mission Valley in San Diego is a unique and thrilling experience that offers adventure, excitement, and safety all in one. It is open to people of all ages and skill levels and provides an excellent opportunity for people to achieve their skydiving dreams without fear.
Book today and experience the rush of indoor skydiving with iFLY.
Wednesday: 12–7 PM
Thursday: 12–7 PM
Friday: 12–7 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–4 PM
Sunday: 9 AM–4 PM
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iFLY San Diego Mission Valley Flyer Information
2 Flight Super Saver Package (valid Monday-Friday from 11am-4:30pm): $74.99
2 Flight Package: $104.99
4 Flight Package: $159.99
5 Flight Package: $184.99
Group, Party and Event Hosting
High Flights (See: What is a high flight?)
What is Indoor Skydiving Video
- Group/Event Hosting
- Party Rooms
- Conference Facilities
- Catering Available
- Educational Programs
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iFLY San Diego Mission Valley Reviews
Review Date: September 4, 2023
My last visit to IFLY in Mission Valley in San Diego disappointed me because I felt insecure and unsafe during the flight, like a falling plane. I already had experience with IFLY and knew how to feel secure while "really good" high-fly.
On 08/26/2023, during my high flight, my body was bending because the coach and I were at different levels of moving, and he was flying below my level and pulled my body to the inside of the circle. Relying on that fact, my body was not straight, but an arc and created centrifuge force. That situation was frightening for me. I think it happened because the airflow capacity was different in the tube. I am an engineer and can realize it. I have the photos to prove my situation during fly. There is one weird thing more - the crew did not put a video record of my high fly on the site. Why?
I talked with the manager about my dissatisfaction with the flight. However, he said that it was an ordinary situation, nothing bad.
My opinion is the opposite.
Wind Tunnel Information
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iFLY San Diego Mission Valley Competitions & Events
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Beginners Guide to Indoor Skydiving
Who Can Fly in a Wind Tunnel?