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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    1 week 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 week 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 week 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.
    3 weeks 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.
    3 weeks 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.
    3 weeks 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.
    3 weeks 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.
    3 weeks 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.
    1 month 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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    1 month 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.

  • It was a fantastic experience. The staff was excellent. They made you feel very confident and relaxed. Allen is a great instructor to jump with. Highly recommended this place for first timers.

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    Joseph I.
    3 months ago

    Absolutely an amazing experience that everyone should do at least once in their life! My dive partner, Dereck was a true professional and made my time calm and trusting. Thanks 👍

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    Robert L.
    8 months ago

    The thrill of jumping is hard to put into words. So much adrenaline! Derek was great to work with. He made me feel completely safe and ensured I had a great experience. Free fall was... read more

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    Carla H.
    2 months 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 was little bit nervous when getting on the plane but... read more

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    seshusai c.
    1 week 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.
    6 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.
    3 weeks ago
  • I jumped my first time with Kye. Best time of my life!!!! everything went so smooth and he kept me laughing til time to jump. Not nervous at all, I can't wait to go again!... read more

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    Amber N.
    3 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.
    4 months ago

    I went to Piedmont Skydiving on 7-23-20. It was an absolutely amazing experience. The staff were the friendliest and most professional people I have had the pleasure of dealing with. I made 2 jumps and... read more

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    Greg F.
    7 months ago
  • The people are so friendly and down to earth. My mother in law and her brother jumped together and they made them feel comfortable. Great group and experience!!!

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    Jonathan S.
    5 months ago

    Absolutely amazing experience and would 1000% recommend everyone jump with Piedmont!! My husband and I jumped for our first time and had such a blast we signed up to do it again before we... read more

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    Jessica H.
    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.
    8 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.
    5 months ago

    The instructors are great. The entire staff in general are excellent to be around. The AFF course was full of information and the pace was up to the student. Highly recommended. 🪂

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    Ian M.
    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.
    6 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