Fundraise and JUMP for JDRF

This event is now closed for 2024.

If you'd like to join the fun next year, express your interest below!

Looking for an exhilarating experience while supporting a great cause?

We've found the perfect challenge!

In March 2024, you can take part in a tandem skydive at one of our JDRF's partner skydive locations - all while fundraising for life-changing type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

Register today as an individual or form a team to JUMP in your capital city. Don't miss out on participating in this once in a lifetime challenge.

What's included:

  • A 15,000 FT tandem skydive (dependent on location).
  • A highly experienced instructor will be with you, ensuring you are safe and comfortable at all times. 
  • Training, so you can jump confidently.
  • Videos and still photos package, so you can showcase your bravery! 
  • A certificate to momentum this wonderful experience.

Here's how the challenge works

1. sign up

Sign up as an individual, or create a team with your friends, family, or colleagues!

2. Fundraise

Share your fundraising page with everyone you know and ask them to support your challenge. Fundraise the minimum target of $1,500 by 17th March.

3. jump!

You'll be booked in to experience a thrilling tandem skydive on the 17th March at one of JDRF's partner skydive locations.

$154,554 raised

$150,000 Goal

$154,554 raised

$150,000 Goal

Devoted Mum and daughter take to the skies!

Mum and daughter duo took their fundraising efforts to new heights - quite literally! Read Tania's story on how her dedication towards finding a cure for type 1 diabetes has led her and her daughter to take a leap of faith in support of JDRF research in 2023.

Ben Fordham jumped for a cure

Ben Fordham braved the jump and supported the 2023 JDRF sky diving campaign. We would like to thank Ben for this amazing support, by raising an incredible $9,000 towards helping to improve the lives of the 130, 000+ people who are living with T1D in Australia.

Thanks to our 'Jump For JDRF' supporters

Jump for JDRF FAQs

What dates and locations are available to skydive? 

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Skydive Australia:

Coastal Skydive:

Skydive OZ:

JDRF's JUMP Day is 17th March 2024, except for Darwin. If you can't attend a JUMP location on that date, we can give you a voucher instead.

What about the weather? 

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As skydiving is dependent on safe weather conditions, your jump can only be confirmed on the morning of event day. If an event has to be cancelled, we will either re-schedule to a later date, or provide you with a voucher so you can jump at a time of your own choosing.

Is there an age limit? 

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You must be over the age of 16 and otherwise considered fit and healthy. If under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must be present on the day of the jump.

How long will it take? 

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Typically the whole experience will be 2 - 3 hours, please allow up to 5 hours in case of weather or aviation delays. 

What is included in my skydive? 

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The whole adrenalin-filled experience! Includes tandem skydive from up to 15,000ft, video package and personal certificate of achievement from JDRF.

Our Australian venues also include a 3 month membership with APF (Australian Parachute Federation).

Are donations tax-deductible?

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Yes, all donations over $2 in value are tax-deductible.

What about the paperwork? 

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You will be provided with a liability waiver from the venue outlining the terms and conditions for your skydive. This is a contract between you and the skydive organisation. Please review all clauses when deciding if this activity is right for you. 

JDRF will cover the costs for SkyDive Australia's personal insurance. 

How can I fundraise? 

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There’s so many different ways! Most people start by sharing their personal page on social media or via email – but don’t forget to personalise your page first! You can also try more creative methods, and we have some fun ideas, resources, templates and tips online. See them here.

Do I get anything else? 

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You will receive a free blue army pack with a T-shirt at your jump day!

Along the way you'll also get:

  • Resources and tools
    You'll get access to an awesome range of Blue Army resources and tools for your fundraiser!
  • Fundraising page
    A personal fundraising page to personalise and share with your friends and family.

  • Coaching & Support
    You'll receive personal support and guidance from the JDRF team.

Is there a weight limit to skydiving? 

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Weight is an important factor in Skydiving and Aviation. There may be additional surcharges these will be covered by JDRF. 

Ready to jump for a cure this march?