Is it worth visiting Rottnest Island in winter?

Perth’s favourite holiday island just got cooler

Have you ever wondered if Rottnest Island is open in winter?

Well, sure it is. Perth’s cute little, quokka sanctuary in the Indian Ocean is open all year. The summer months may be the busiest, but there are some really great reasons to visit during June, July and August too.

Let’s be honest though, a Rotto winter holiday may not include lazy afternoons sunning yourself in your swim suit at the beach.

July is the coolest month with an average daytime temperature of 15 degrees Celsius. The …

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Review: Forest Adventures in Busselton

DIY forest adventure in Busselton for thrill-seekers
When doing a tandem skydive in Busselton, it only makes sense to get strapped up for a high-ropes challenge too!

FREE same day entry* to Forest Adventures high-ropes and zip line course with every tandem skydive video and photo package in June 2017!! Don’t miss out, book your skydive package today. *Conditions apply

I’m running five minutes late to check-in to Forest Adventures, even though it’s only 12 kilometres from Busselton. But all’s well – my 11-year-old son and I still have time to read the …

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Things to know before you tandem skydive

A first-timer’s guide to tandem skydiving

Booking and preparing for your first skydive is pretty exciting (and a bit scary). Now, that said, there are a few things to know before you tandem skydive.

Things that you may not have thought about. Things that will save you some hassles (like being reachable by phone). Things that will make you more comfortable (like what to or not to wear on a skydive). And things that will help you get the best skydiving experience ever.

In this post, we discuss the things to know before …

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Perth Gifts That Will Make Your Mum Smile

Give Mum a Present She’ll Remember Forever

Do you struggle to pick the right gift for Mum or the mother of your child? It can be hard so we’re helping you out by giving some hot tips on the best presents for mothers.

Mums, like us all, change over the years. Mums with babies, toddlers and school kids may just want some peace and quiet away from the kidlets for a few hours. Mums of teenagers may like some appreciation and acknowledgement. And mothers of adult children may like something to hold …

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Choosing the Best Place to Skydive in Australia

Picking where to skydive is easy when you ask the right questions

Skydiving is at the top of many people’s life wishes and bucket lists ; always has been, probably always will be. There’s a great sense of pride and accomplishment that comes with doing your first tandem skydive. Many thrill-seekers then go on to learn to skydive.

Skydiving in Australia is big business. There are skydiving companies all around the country, but the question is: how do you choose the best drop zone for your jump?

In this post, we discuss 5 important …

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Here’s Why You Need a Bucket List in 2017

Don’t wait until you’re sick or old, make your life list now

Do you have a bucket list for 2017 yet? Bucket lists are all the rage but they’re often associated with getting older or something to create only when you’re terminally ill.

The term ‘bucket list’ comes from the saying, ‘kick the bucket’, which means ‘to die’. I guess this is the reason for the connection to dying and end of life wishes. But, why wait until you’re forced to tackle a long list of goals, dreams and desires?

Sh*t happens and …

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Skydiving vs indoor skydiving

Outdoor vs Indoor Skydiving – Which Option to Choose?

Indoor skydiving is sweeping Australia with Perth being the latest city to host a wind tunnel.

Indoor skydiving is quickly becoming the hottest action-adventure sport in Australia. But what is it exactly? Indoor “skydiving” is performed in a vertical wind tunnel, which is a massive glass cylinder powered by a wind generator that allows you to fly your body. It gives a similar sensation to free-fall, without having to jump from a plane or wear a parachute. If you want to try skydiving in a wind tunnel or from an airplane, …

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Skydive Geronimo's Best of 2016

The Best of Perth Skydiving in 2016 with Skydive Geronimo

Find out what’s new and exciting at our drop-zones in Busselton and Rottnest Island

Can you believe 2016 is almost over? It’s certainly been a great year here at Skydive Geronimo and we’ve got lots to share with you.

The biggest news was probably our name change and re-branding that happened at the tail end of 2015. Remember when we were Southern Skydivers? We crossed over to the Skydive Geronimo brand for a major reason: the opening of our second drop zone at Rottnest Island. Find out what the name Skydive Geronimo …

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Experiences make the best gifts

Forget useless “stuff” and give the gift of a life experience

Christmas is just around the corner and the shopping centres are getting busier by the minute. Thousands of consumers are looking for the perfect gift to give that special someone.

But let’s face it, much of the stuff in the malls are just that: stuff. Material things that you’ll someday toss away and never remember. We give gifts at special occasions to celebrate and to make people happy, but how long does it last?

Many of us are in hot pursuit of …

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AFF Learn to Skydive in Busselton

Learning to Skydive? 5 Things to Consider

Becoming a licensed skydiver involves more than jumping from a plane

Did you love your tandem skydive so much that you wanted to do it again? It’s common for people to want to experience the rush of free fall over and over. The super keen ones book in for another tandem and go again. Some on the same day!

But skydiving doesn’t have to stop at tandem jumps. In fact, many people decide to take the accelerated free-fall (AFF) course so they can go on to become a licensed skydiver. What this …

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