Welcome to Skydive the Ranch, the perfect place to freefall from the sky at 200km/h.

Skydive the Ranch is hands-down the best skydiving facility for Tandem in Gauteng. Well, just outside—it’s only a few cm from where we’re looking (at 11 000ft in the air!)

Skydive The Ranch, A Paradise for Gauteng Thrill Seekers

Skydive the Ranch offers suburb skydiving and entertainment facilities. Whether you’re coming from Pretoria or Johannesburg, make a day (or a night) of creating memories that last a lifetime.  

Tandem Skydive



Skydive School

Braai Facilities

Kids Play Area

Licensed Divers

Free Wi-Fi

Airport Shuttle

Located a mere 30-minute drive from Johannesburg, on the border of Gauteng and Mpumalanga, you can call our Ranch the best skydiving experience facility in the province—our regulars do

Mahmoud Elsaadany
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All the way from Egypt, to this amazing place, the best skydiving experience We had here, very lovely people, made a-lot of friends, Already missing this wonderful place with it's spirit. Thanks for the amazing host, skydiving, everything. Will definitely be back here.
Francois Wagenaar
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If you are looking to have the time of your life, this is just the place for you! An amazing sport, coupled with a great atmosphere and a friendly vibe! Plenty of entertainment for the whole family!
Ziona Meyer
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A Bucket List Must!! Awesome People, Great Food and a Feeling of Freedom and Living life With No Limits 💯🛩️
Loami Wepener
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I absolutely loved the experience. Wonderful instructors!!!
Michael Klopper
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This is an awesome DZ where all are and feel welcome. Whether your a skydiver or just looking to do a tandem! Would definitely recommend Skydive The Farm to do skydiving👌🏻
Megan Wessels
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Awesome team of people. Made us feel safe and excited to jump. There where dogs running a round and families chilling out. Great atmosphere. Lovely tuck shop. Very professional.
Michelle West
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Exhilarating and life infusing experience. Chris and Rob were absolutely wonderful. Feels like you have come home to family. I don't want to stop doing this! Thank yo.

Skydiving is Fun and Safe!

If you’re asking yourself, “where is the safest place to skydive near Pretoria or Johannesburg?” look no further. Safety here at Skydive The Ranch is paramount.

First-time divers can choose between a tandem jump with a highly trained instructor or learn to skydive via static line or Accelerated Free Fall (AFF).

Now the next question that’s probably on your lips is how much it costs to skydive in Gauteng. Here’s the good news: look at our competitive rates.

Pack Your Bags – We’ll Pack Your Chutes

Once you arrive at our idyllic homestyle farm, you’ll never want to leave. Besides world-class skydiving, we also offer cabins for overnight accommodation and ablutions with hot showers.

View our accommodation

Our on-site café serves a selection of hot and cold meals, snacks and beverages. If you’re lucky, you’ll join us for a traditional South African potjie around the bonfire. All guests are welcome to use our braai facilities (you can even purchase a braai pack on-site).

What to do at Skydive the Ranch

We’ve got loads of entertainment to distract the little ones from the drop zone. That is, until the tots are ready to experience the exhilaration of tandem skydive, a static-line or an accelerated freefall for themselves. 😉

Petting Zoo
Real farm animals.

Giant Sandpit
Really, really giant.

Jumping castle.
The other jump.

How to Get to Skydive the Ranch

We’re located on Farm Dwarsfontein, on the eastern border of Gauteng, just off the N12 highway, close to Pretoria and Johannesburg.

Farm Dwarsfontein
South Africa

Latitude: -26.045212
Longitude: 28.806740
Elevation: 4979 feet AMSL

How to Get to Skydive the Ranch

The farm is easily accessible from Johannesburg and Pretoria alike. Hey, Middleburg! Don’t get left behind. If you’re from Witbank or Middleburg, you’re invited to join in the fun too.

  • Make your way onto the N12 eastbound, heading towards Delmas.
  • Once you have crossed the Mpumalanga border, stay on the freeway for roughly 30km.
  • Take exit 491, Dwarsfontein, turn left.
  • Drive approximately 1km; Skydive the Ranch will be on your right.
  • Take the N4 towards Bronkhorstspruit
  • Take exit 50 towards Bronkhorstpruit / Delmas
  • Turn right onto R25 and drive for 3,7km
  • Turn left onto R42 and continue to the N12 offramp direction Emalahleni
  • Drive on the N12 for 13km
  • Take exit 491, Dwarsfontein, turn left.
  • Drive approximately 1km; Skydive the Ranch will be on your right.
  • Make your way onto the N12 towards Johannesburg
  • Stay on the N12 for approximately 55km
  • Take exit 491, Dwarsfontein, turn right.
  • Drive approximately 1km; Skydive the Ranch will be on your right.

Transfers and Shuttles

If you’re visiting Gauteng from out of town and want in on the most fun that Johannesburg and Pretoria have to offer—call us!

We offer professional airport transfers from OR Tambo International and shuttles from all Gautrain stations. We’re also delighted to make alternate arrangements to best suit your travel plans. So, please feel free to chat with us .

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