Highest-Rated Skydiving Dropzone in North Carolina

Whether you’re a first-time skydiver or an experienced thrill-seeker, Piedmont Skydiving is the perfect place to find your next adventure. Located between Charlotte and Greensboro in central North Carolina, we’re proud to be known as the highest-rated dropzone in the Carolinas!

  • Wow today was my first time ever skydiving and the experience was more than amazing! I have little words to describe the feeling I felt... Read More

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    ciara m.
    1 month ago
  • This was by far one of the coolest things I have ever done. My instructor Derek was awesome. He was so helpful and explained every... Read More

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    Nicole M.
    1 month ago
  • I had my first jump today and it was freaking awesome!!. My instructor (Allen) was a great guy. His instructions were very good and I... Read More

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    seshusai c.
    1 month ago
  • This was one thing that I’ve wanted to do all my life! Jump out of a plane and skydive! I had an amazing experience! Kyle... Read More

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    Tonya H.
    2 months ago
  • My experience skydiving was AMAZING, and not to forget these people are AMAZING as well! I was well taken care of and Allen made sure... Read More

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    Yerp V.
    2 months ago
  • These guys were the coolest of cats we met in a long time! Made an unforgettable situation in so many way comfortable and fun. Great... Read More

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    Vince C.
    2 months ago
  • Piedmont Skydiving is a great place for a beginning skydiver. Everyone there was great, good vibes all around. Yoda the dog to play fetch with... Read More

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    Kat F.
    2 months ago
  • I’ve always wanted to do this, it’s been on my bucket list and I couldn’t get any of my friends to come with me so... Read More

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    Stacey M.
    2 months ago
  • Piedmont Skydive is one of those places where you immediately feel at home; whether you’re doing a tandem or are you’re a sport jumper, you’re... Read More

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    Kevin S.
    3 months ago
  • This was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. It was literally breathtaking and adrenaline producing. I jumped with Derek and he... Read More

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    3 months ago

“Hands down one of the most incredible experiences of my life”

At Piedmont Skydiving, we specialize in creating unforgettable experiences for first-time skydivers. We’ll take you miles above the beautiful scenery of central North Carolina, with the Blue Ridge Mountains in one direction and the Charlotte skyline in the other. And with thousands of five-star reviews online, we’re proud to be known as the highest-rated and closest dropzone to Charlotte, NC!

First-Time Skydivers

First time jumping? Here’s everything you need to know about tandem skydiving!

High Altitude Jumps

The highest jump in the Carolinas! Up to 80 seconds of freefall from up to 17,500ft!

Learning to Skydive

Ready to clip your tandem wings? Learn about our Accelerated Freefall Program

Licensed Skydivers

Piedmont Skydiving welcomes all experienced and licensed skydivers at our facility!

Located in Central North Carolina

Piedmont Skydiving is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, between Charlotte and Greensboro. We’re just 6min off of I-85 S. Our central location makes us the perfect place for a day trip or as an activity on a weekend adventure.

The Experience of a Lifetime

Skydiving is absolutely a life-changing adventure, and something that should be on everyone’s bucket list. But don’t just take our word for it, check out what adventurers like you had to say after their skydiving experience.

  • This was the most amazing thing I ever experienced and the instructors and staff were amazing. Kai was awesome. I was never nervous or scared in his hands. He made the trip down so much... read more

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    Gina B.
    3 months ago

    Sunday was my second time jumping at Piedmont Skydiving. Fantastic experience,again. Matt was the fellow I jumped tandem with and he was great. If you’re thinking about jumping out of a perfectly good airplane,this is... read more

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    Doug H.
    7 months ago

    The friendliest people, so helpful and caring about your time with them. They truly care about you enjoying your experience.
    I've watched the hawks for years wondering what it would be like to...
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    Randy S.
    9 months ago
  • I jumped for the first time today and had an awesome time! It was the biggest rush that I have ever experienced. All of the staff were great and the instructors were top notch. I... read more

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    John L.
    6 months ago

    Absolutely Amazing experience. My instructor was Derek and he made me feel so comfortable; I did not feel afraid of the heights with him. Thank You for being truly understanding and helpful. Your Awsome !!!... read more

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    Patricia Z.
    7 months ago

    Skydiving with Piedmont Skydiving is so much fun! I was attached to Josh who was super cool and a lot of fun! If you’re scared of heights, this isn’t heights, it’s completely different. Just do... read more

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    Aidan S.
    10 months ago
  • My experience skydiving was AMAZING, and not to forget these people are AMAZING as well! I was well taken care of and Allen made sure that I was safe the entire time and guided me... read more

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    Yerp V.
    2 months ago

    Piedmont Skydiving was a top notch experience from beginning to end. Mel was great with scheduling and prep. Nathan was my instructor. His enthusiasm and instruction made my first dive extraordinary! He has a great... read more

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    Graham H.
    8 months ago

    I had a Fantabulous Skydiving Experience, doing the High Altitude Jump for my Birthday!! This is my second time going Skydiving, but Was So Freaking Great at Piedmont Skydiving!! I received my Fantastic video and... read more

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    Takia H.
    7 months ago
  • Awesome experience.. Thus was my 3rd jump here. I can't wait to take my ground school course and jump solo.. Great people and awesome drop zone

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    Chris T.
    6 months ago

    This was an amazing experience. My instructor, Nathan, is well trained. He had a slight malfunction in the chute, being able to guide it when it first opened. His professionalism ensured he immediately fixed the... read more

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    Nathan D.
    8 months ago

    Piedmont Skydive is one of those places where you immediately feel at home; whether you’re doing a tandem or are you’re a sport jumper, you’re going to leave with great friends! I would highly recommend... read more

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    Kevin S.
    3 months ago
  • I went skydiving at Piedmont Skydiving over a week and a half ago and I am still talking about my wonderful experience daily! I had the best experience and I can’t wait to do it... read more

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    Hannah T.
    6 months ago

    I was not disappointed, this crew knows how to laugh and set you at ease if you feel uptight about the jump. I can say this 7 of us went 4 femails and 3 males... read more

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    GeraldNrose A.
    6 months ago

    OMG, would do this a thousand times more. One of the best experiences of my life! Derrick Abernathy made me feel like a Rock Star and made sure my pics and video were amazing.... read more

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    Mandi J.
    10 months ago

What is it like to go Skydiving?

Check out our tandem skydiving virtual walkthrough. This visual guide will give you a step-by-step tour of exactly what it’s like to go skydiving at the highest rated dropzone in North Carolina.

Jump Packages, Programs, and Pricing

Piedmont Skydiving is proud to be the highest-rated dropzone in North Carolina, and we work hard to maintain that title. From our charismatic instructors to our planes and equipment, we’ll make sure that your skydiving experience exceeds all expectations. Whether you’re coming to skydive from Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, or Timbuktu, we’ll make you feel right at home!

Tandem Skydiving

First time jumping? We’ll link you up with one of our incredible staff members

High Altitude Jumps

The highest jump in the Carolinas! Up to 80 seconds of freefall from 17,500ft

Learn to Skydive

Ready to clip your tandem wings? Learn about our Accelerated Freefall Program

Groups & Events

Birthdays, proposals, corporate events and more, we’ve got you covered!

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about skydiving? Check out our FAQs section!

Military, FR, & Students

A veteran-owned and operated drop zone that gives back