FREE Facilities at the W.A.Skydiving Academy
Showers, toilets, covered packing area, BBQ and picnic facilities are available at the DZ. All facilities are provided to you free of charge on your first jump course and you are encouraged to stay down and celebrate with us, especially if you are jumping on a weekend.
In summer, regular trips are made throughout the day to Oakley Dam on the escarpment for a swim overlooking the Peel region and Scarp Pool situated in the local bushlands. Alternatively, the DZ is only 20 minutes from Mandurah for a cool-off at the beach on the drive back to Perth.
A catering service is available on weekends. The dropzone has a self-service drinks and confectionery vending machines. If you prefer to self-cater, there is limited fridge space at your disposal.
Further information and videos are available for viewing at our main office, located at 458 William Street,in Northbridge, between 10.00am - 6.00pm, Mon-Fri.
Free airport transfer provided for Tandem jumps into the City of Perth dropzone.
WHAT ELSE IS IN THE AREA OR ON THE WAY TO THE DROPZONE?
There are many scenic picnic and tourist spots assessable in the Peel area 10-15 mins from the Drop Zone. Scarp Pool (above) a section of the Murray River surrounded by natural bush and rock pools.
Oakley Dam a fresh water swim with breath taking views, it's prettiest at sunset. Lue Bay Beach located north of the Dawesville Cut in Mandurah. Picnicking and Paddling (Close to DZ or en-route) Pinjarra public BBQs by the Suspension Bridge in the heart of Pinjarra. Ravenswood River Resort canoeing and paddling is available in front of the Hotel on Pinjarra Road. A great place to BBQ. Serpentine Falls National Park, just off the SW Highway in Serpentine. Has fantastic bush walks, swimming and picnic areas. Serpentine Falls National Park, just off the SW Highway in Serpentine. Has fantastic bush walks, swimming and picnic areas. Mandurah Murray River Cruises, enjoy an unforgettable cruise through the Mandurah / Murray River water ways.
Points of Interest
Edenvale and Pinjarra Heritage Trail, visit the Pinjarra Visitor Centre for information. The trail takes you along the banks of the Murray River to the Suspension Bridge, Murray Square and various historic buildings. Hotham Valley Steam Train, visit the Pinjarra Visitor Centre for information. Travel over one of the last operating lightly built developmental railways. Forest Heritage Centre includes an 11m high tree top canopy walk. This uniquely leaf shaped building telling the story of the forest is located in Dwellingup.
In touch with the Animals
Dolphin Encounters Mandurah offers the total dolphin experience, whether you choose to swim with them or observe from the boat. Parrots of Bellawood house a collection of 500 Native Parrots. Experience hand feeding the parrots in a huge walk in aviary. (Relocating soon to Ravenswood Sanctuary). Peel Horse Back Adventures offer siding along early pioneering tracks and had day or night tours to offer. Marapana Wildlife World offers everything for the family, including your chance to meet some of Australia's friendliest animals. Touch and hand feed kangaroos and deer, or take a walk through the koala enclosure.
Wineries (definitely an after jumping event)
Tirnanog Winery specialises in wines of the fruit variety. Baldivis Estate Winery offers tastings of their award winning wines and enjoyable lunches. Cape Bouvard Winery is a small boutique winery constructed from local limestone on the shores of Lake Clifton, offers wines and ports for tasting.