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Paragliding in Skyline, Jamaica, Jamaica

Wind Direction:
E, SE
Preferable Wind Speed:
5knots/9.2kph to 8knots/15kph
Unfavourable Wind Speed:
Stronger than 13knots/24kph
Temperature:
22°C/71.6°F and 30°C/86°F
Jamaica lies in the northern Caribbean Sea. It is also located in the south-eastern Cayman Islands, south of Cuba and west of the Hispaniola Island. The capital city of Jamaica is Kingston, which is standing on the south-eastern side of the island.

If you are looking for a place to spend your vacations that combines relaxation and entertainment opportunities, Jamaica is a wonderful destination. Relax in a large variety of luxury accommodation, but leave some space in your schedule for outstanding activities. For example, paragliding is a great extreme sport, whose popularity grows rapidly the last years. Jamaica offers many paragliding spots. Skyline is a fantastic site for paragliding, since it is about 15 minutes away from Kingston.

The take off point is found at 18°1’48” (18.0302)N; 76°44’26” (76.7408)W and the elevation of the launch area is 445 m/1460 ft. The landing point is found at 18°1’14” (18.0206)N; 76°44’33” (76.7425)W and its elevation is 225 m/738.2 ft. The wind direction is coming from the East and Southeast. The speed of the wind is usually 5 knots/9.2 kph to 8 knots/15 kph. In case the intention of the wind is stronger than 13 knots/24 kph, paragliding at this spot is not recommended.

Furthermore, you may perform this amazing sport all year round. As a Caribbean, as well as tropical island, Jamaica offers a warm weather. The temperature averages between 22°C/71.6°F and 30°C/86°F. Unfortunately, rainfall is a usual phenomenon, but also with short term duration.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sangster International Airport
183km/113.7miles, 3 hours 21 mins
Sangster International Airport Montego Bay Jamaica 1. Head northwest 2. Turn left the route A1 3. Take the first left turn to A1. Go through the University of the West Indies (Western Jamaica Campus) (On your right) 4. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through the Palmyra (On your left at 8.0 miles) 5. Turn left to stay on A1 6. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through the Lilliput Jerk Centre (On your right at 3.7 miles) 7. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through Columbus Park (On your left at 8.3 miles) 8. Continue to A3 Go through 1 roundabout 9. Turn left the route A1 10. Turn right at the A1 11. Turn left to stay on A1 Go through Roadside Church of God (On your left at 18.5 miles) 12. Turn right at the A3 13. Continue to A1 Go through the Grants Jerk (On your right at 21.0 miles) 14. Continue to Linstead Bypass. Go through the Commodore Cemetery (On the right in 500 m) 15. Continue to A1 16. Turn left into the Sligoville Rd 17. Turn left to stay on Sligoville Rd 18. Continue to Slogiville Rd 19. Continue to Sligoville Rd 20. Slight right to Red Hills Rd 21. Continue to Knightsdale Dr 22. In SDA, continue to Red Hills Rd. Go through the Krystals Plaza (On the left in 500 m) 23. Turn left into the Dunrobin Ave. Go through the Dyno Jet (On the right in 500 m) 24. Turn right onto Constant Spring Rd. Go through the Merl Grove High School (On your right) 25. Turn left into the North Ave 26. Turn right at the Waterloo Rd. Go through the German Embassy (On the right in 350 m) 27. Turn left into the Hope Rd Go through the Blue Cross (On your right at 2,0 km) 28. In Total Gas Station, proceed to Old Hope Road Go through the Hope Gospel Assembly (On your right) 29. Slight left at Chandos Pl 30. Turn left the route B1 31. Continue straight to B1. Go through the Faculty of Law (On your left) 32. Turn left into the Skyline Dr 33. Turn left to stay on Skyline Dr Your destination will be on your left. Skyline Dr
BY CAR FROM Norman Manley International Airport
24.3km/15.1miles, 35 mins
Norman Manley International Airport Jamaica 1. Head west 2. Take the 2nd turning left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 3. Turn left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 4. Take the first left turn to Norman Manley Hwy 5. Turn left into the A4 6. Take the first left turn to stay on A4. Go through the Rockfort Mineral Spa (Bath) (on ​​your right 2.4 km away) 7. Turn right at the Windward Rd 8. Turn right at the Mountain View Ave. Go through the Mountain View Primary School (on ​​your right at 2.7 miles) 9. Turn right at the Old Hope Rd 10. Sharp left to stay on Old Hope Rd. Go through the Matildas Corner Police Station (on ​​the left in 850 m distance) 11. Take the 2nd turning right to Old Hope Road. Go through the Hope Gospel Assembly (on ​​your right) 12. Slight left at Chandos Pl 13. Turn left the route B1 14. Continue straight to B1. Go through the Faculty of Law (on ​​your left) 15. Turn left into the Skyline Dr 16. Turn left to stay on Skyline Dr Skyline Dr.
BY AIR
Sangster International Airport,
183km/113.7miles
BY AIR
Norman Manley International Airport,
24.3km/15.1miles.
BY TRAIN

No train services available on the spot.

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