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MAURITIUS DISCOVERY
» 27 Mar 2014
AND THEY FELL INTO PARADISE!

WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND THE MAKING OF SKYDIVE AUSTRAL?

Skydive Austral was created by Chris WilkinsonPearce (skydive fanatic) and Gaetan 

Paquay (aviation fanatic) and is the 1st ever company and/or pioneer who created 

and started skydiving in Mauritius. SDA developed this activity on the base of 

well-known and serious international standard procedures which have been
accepted by the Mauritius Civil Aviation. From the beginning of our project, we had 

always a very good, serious and constructive relation with the Department of Civil 

Aviation in Mauritius and we would like to thank them again for this.

WHEN DID SKYDIVE AUSTRAL OPEN ITS DOORS TO THE PUBLIC AND WHY DID YOU CHOOSE 

MAURITIUS TO LOCATE YOUR BUSINESS?

We, Chris and Gaetan, first jumped in tandem in July 2009 and opened our operation 

in October 2009. We believed that Mauritius offers a good potential for this type 

of activity with its very dynamic tourist industry and as simple as it can be, the 

view of the island and its turquoise sea is breath taking when seen from the sky. 

We thought it would be an unforgettable experience for a tourist to skydive on
top of this paradise!

YOU’VE BEEN OPEN SINCE OCTOBER 2009 – WHAT IS THE RESPONSE OF THE PUBLIC?

We are open since 2009 and we are still having a great response from the public! We 

are rated amongst the TOP activities on Tripadvisor in Mauritius

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR ESTABLISHMENT?

We are serious, very professional and also we want to keep this very special close 

relationship with our guests to make this experience unforgettable. We want to give 

time to our clients who are great people to us and it is important for us
to treat everyone in a special way!

One word can describe our activity: WOW!!!! That’s what everybody says when 

landing!

WE ARE PROBABLY STATING THE OBVIOUS! WHAT IS THE FAVOURITE ACTIVITY AND WHY?

10000’ Tandem Skydive of course! The UNIQUE Mauritius experience! After a short 

briefing with a professional instructor explaining a few things about the activity, 

the client will have a flight of +/-25 minutes in our Cessna C182 to reach the
altitude of 10000’. At that altitude, hooked to his instructor, the tandem pair is 

jumping out of the plane (the 1st WOW moment!!!!!!) for a 35-40seconds free fall 

reaching the falling speed of 200km/h followed by the opening of the parachute (2nd 

WOW moment!!!!!) for a quiet and peacefull flight until landing on our drop zone in 

Mon Loisir, Riviere du Rempart. This is done completely under the control of your 

international experience professional tandem skydiving instructor.
 
WHAT IS THE MISSION OF YOUR COMPANY?

The mission of Skydive Austral is to offer the once in a life time experience that 

you will NEVER forget and this is done always in the safest manner. We are the 

Adrenaline company! Anyone who comes to us feeling a little bit nervous leaves us 

absolutely ecstatic! We have then accomplished our mission.

WHAT MAKES YOUR COMPANY DIFFERENT?

We are the only ones offering Skydiving in Mauritius. We are a very experienced 

team whose goal is to share the passion and excitement of a 35-40 seconds free fall 

and a few minutes flight under a parachute !!

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD?

Any one in a normal physical condition is able to Skydive. It is just a matter of 

overcoming the anxiety of stepping out of a plane at 10 000’ feet but then it is 

just pure endorphins.

WHAT CAN CUSTOMERS EXPECT IN THE NEAR FUTURE?

More Skydive!!

Any more questions, just check our website 
www.skydivemauritius.com 
or feel free to contact directly Gaetan, the managing director on
54214987 / 54995551 or by email on info@skydivemauritius.com

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