Find answers to our most frequently asked questions below.
+ Is Parasailing Safe?
Safety is our highest priority!
We operate state of the art, meticulously maintained
equipment as well as the latest industy standard safety equipment.
Our captains are highly trained and U.S. Coast Guard Licensed. FlySOBE Captains proudly maintain a 100% Safety Record!
+ Do I need any experience?
No experience is necessary to enjoy parasailing.
+ Are there age Limits?
Participants under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardians signature.
Participants under the age of 12 may be required to fly with a responsible older comapanion.
Children must be at least 6 years old to fly
+ Are there Weight limits?
Yes. For safety purposes, combined flyer weight must be between 150lbs and 500lbs
Due to changing wind and water condtions, these limits may change througout the day. Your captain will determine safe limits at the time of your flight and accomodate your group accoridingly.
+ Other Restrictions?
Due to the nature of parasailing and of the boat ride it requires, we will be unable to accommodate those who:
- Are Pregnant
- Suffer from neck or back pain
- Suffer from heart conditions
- Appear under the influence of drugs or alcohol
+ Will we fly in the bay or the ocean?
Our goal is to provide a safe and enjoyable parasail experience. Therefore, on days when our ocean conditions are calm, you will fly directly in front of South Beach in the Atlantic Ocean. However, In the event that ocean conditions are deemed too rough to be enjoyable, you will fly in front of downtown Miami in Biscayne Bay.
+ How Long is the trip?
Approximately 90 minutes total, with 10-12 minutes of flight time for each group.
+ Will I get wet?
Not necessarily, but getting wet is half the fun!
At the end of your flight, you have the option for a controlled "dip"
where your captain will slow the boat enough to allow you to skim the water.
This portion of the ride is optional, but highly reccomended!
+ What Should I Wear?
We reccomend that you wear a bathing suit or comfortable clothing that is ok to get wet.
We also suggest sandals or other footwear that you can remove easily before you fly.
+ May I bring my own camera of phone to take pictures?
Yes. But please be aware that you do so at your own risk.
FlySOBE is not liable for loss or damage to your personal electronics.
+ Do I need a reservation
Yes. Reservations are required.
Space is limited to 12 passengers total per trip. This is a non-flexible Coast Guard Safety Regulation.
We are unable to guarantee a seat on any departure without a prior reservation.
We Recommend booking your trip at least 3 days in advance.
+ What is the cancellation policy?
We require 24 hours notice prior to your trips scheduled departure time to provide a full refund.
Cancellations made after this time may not be eligible for a full refund
Weather related cancellations are determined by the management are 100% refundable.
+ Do you offer photo packages?
Yes. HD Digitial photo packages are available for $35.
We use Canon Rebel DSLR Cameras equipped with a telephoto lens to capture 50 - 60 high definition photos of your experience.
You will receive your photos on a micro sd memory card at the conclusion of your excursion. One photo package purchase is good for your whole group
+ Can I ride on the boat to watch?
Yes. Spectators may join any trip with open seats for a fee of $35.
Space for spectators is limited and not guaranteed. Participants who will be flying have boarding priority.
+ Pre-trip checklist?
Wear sunscreen! Your trip may last up to 90 minutes and the sun is hot.
Hydrate! Again, you may be on the boat, in the sun, for up to 90 minutes.
Bring a towel to dry off if you think you may choose to be "dipped"!