• What are our Days and Hours of operation?
  • How Long Have we been in business?
  • How much does parasailing cost?
  • What is our safety record, have we had any Parasailing Accidents?
  • Is the captain and crew specially trained, experienced and or licensed?
  • Are reservations recommended?
  • What is our cancellation Policy?
  • Is Parasailing Fun?
  • How long does the adventure last?
  • How many passengers can go on the boat?
  • Can people come along to enjoy the boat ride and just watch?
  • Do we have to have any experience or be athletic in any way?
  • What are the age limits?
  • What are the weight limitations?
  • What is Tandem and who can participate?
  • Are there any money saving coupons available?
  • What type of parasailing do we offer?
  • Will we get wet?
  • How should we dress?
  • Do I need to know how to swim?
  • Do we offer a Photo-Package?
  • Can we bring our own camera equipment?

  • What are our Days and Hours of operation? 

    (weather permitting, operating hours are subject to change)

    Spring season:         

    • May, Weekends only  

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (may vary call to confirm) 

    Summer season:        

    • Memorial Day through Labor Day     

    • (7-days a week) 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Fall season:            

    • Labor Day through October 31st, Weekends only 

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (may vary call to confirm) 

    Winter season:        

    • November - April, Closed.
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    How Long Have we been in business?

    • For over 24 years!  San Diego Parasail Adventures was founded in 1989.
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    What is our safety record, have we had any Parasailing Accidents?

    • No we are happy to report, we have had no parasailing accidents to date not even a stubbed toe.  We are also proud members of the (PAPO) Professional Association of Parasail Operators, a national safety organization which requires its' members to adhere to industry standards and guidelines. San Diego Parasailing Adventures has been a member since 2003.
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    Is a parasailing adventure fun?

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    Is the captain and crew specially trained, experienced and or licensed?

    • Yes!  All of our captains are US Coast Guard licensed, and both captains and crew are specifically trained in all aspects of parasailing, boat handling and flight procedures, most with many years of flight experience.  Some of the best in the world!
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    Are reservations recommended?

    • Yes! Due to the extreme popularity of our ride and limited space available (12 passengers maximum per trip) reservations are highly recommended and can easily be made by clicking the "Get Tickets Now" button above.
    • Reservations should be made at least 1-2 days in advance. 
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    What is our cancellation Policy?

    • We have a very strict "zero tolerance" 48-hour cancellation policy. If you or someone in your party cancels for any reason outside of 48 hours, you will be charged 100% for the number of persons reserved in your party. Sorry no exceptions!
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    What is the cost of a Parasailing Adventure?

    • The cost is subject to change.  Please click the "Get Tickets Now" button to see our reservations calendar.  Select the available adventure of your choice for pricing details.
    • Note:  ($5.00 per. person "fuel surcharge" and other applicable fees may apply!)
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    How long does the adventure last?

    • The entire boating adventure lasts for approximately 1 1/2 hours. With each person flying in the air for about 6 to 8 minutes.
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    How many passengers can go on the boat?

    • We carry up to 12 passengers maximum per boat per trip. (U.S. Coast Guard Regulations.)
    • Some weight limitations may apply.
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    Can people come along to enjoy the boat ride and just watch?

    • Observers are welcome on a space available basis only! 
       The cost is $25.00 each.
        (sorry no reservations)
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    Do we have to have any experience or be athletic in any way?

    • No, if you can sit you can fly!  No experience or talent is necessary, we do all the work, you have all the fun!
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    What are the age limits?

    • Children must be a minimum age of 6 to fly.  Our oldest flyer was a woman 98 years young. 
    • All age groups subject to staff approval.
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    What are the weight limitations?

    • This depends on the wind and sea conditions at the time of your flight.  The minimum parasail canopy passenger payload is about 95 lbs. and the maximum parasail canopy passenger payload is approximately 450 lbs. Single, tandem and triple weights may vary due to conditions.  All weight categories are subject to the Captain's approval.
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    What is Tandem and who can participate?

    • Two people fly together: (triple flights are also available, additional limmitations apply) there are two types of tandem rides: 1. Lap tandem (seated front and back) and 2. the X-2 tandem bar (seated side by side) weight limitations apply! This depends on the wind and sea conditions at the time of your flight.  All flight options are subject to staff approval.
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    Who can fly Tandem ?

    • This is the captains call, the captain will make this decision at the time of your flight after evaluating your weights and the wind and sea conditions. 
    • We offer no guarantee you should be prepared to fly either way solo or tandem. 
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    Are there any money saving coupons available?

    • Occasionally in various local publications.
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    What type of parasailing do we offer?

    • "Winch Direct Parasailing" the most widely accepted form of parasailing in the world today, the type of Parasailing which allows you to safely take off and land from on board the boat not off the beach or a floating barge as seen in Mexico and many other resorts.
       
    • It's like flying a kite with a fishing pole.  Utilizing a hydraulic winch, you are slowly reeled out from the flight deck located on the boat, after an incredible and scenic flight you are then reeled back to the vessels flight deck. 
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    Will we get wet?

    • Typically not, if you wish we will do our best to keep you dry, however you may want a toe dip, we will try to accommodate you if the conditions allow. It is also sometimes necessary to land you in the water, in this case you will get very wet!
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    How should we dress?

    • Casual beach attire: shorts, bathing suits, sandals, tennis shoes even jeans are ok, you may want to bring a sweat shirt or wind breaker just in case.
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    Do I need to know how to swim?

    • No! Swimming is not necessary, we require all participants to wear a life vest while flying.
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    What is a Photo-Package?

    • Capture the fun and excitement with our new adventure photo-package, consisting of 20+ digital, close-up action photos taken by our professional crew from the flight deck, available on an SD card. The cost is only $24.95. And yes, you can split the photo-package up amongst your group if you wish.
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    Can we bring our own camera equipment?

    • Yes, however we are not responsible for any loss or damage to your personal property.  "Bring at your own risk!"
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