Unlimited Jump Package Survival Guide (San Marcos)

Welcome! We look forward to making ALL the jumps with you, ALL YEAR LONG!!! Here are a few tips about Skydive Spaceland San Marcos that you might find useful if you are moving here from afar.

Slots are limited each year, so…
Get your unlimited jump package before it’s gone!

Drop Zone Address/Contact Info, Mail/Shipping
Skydive Spaceland San Marcos
517 Airfield Rd., Hwy. 80 South
Fentress, TX 78622
512-488-2214
manifestSSM@SkydiveSpaceland.com

You can get mail and packages sent to the DZ in your name.

Your Account, Banking
You can put money on account for incidentals via this link (skip the line!)

ATM/Banking

  • ATM On-site at the DZ
  • ATM located a gas station/convenience store .5 mile from the DZ (they also sell beer and wine)
  • Most major banks have branches in the nearby towns of San Marcos, Lockhart, and Luling
Lodging

RVs/Hookups

RV hookups are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Rate: $350/month for full hookups plus electricity usage. Call manifest at 512-488-2214 to inquire about availability and reservations.

Bunkhouse

To reserve a room in the on-site bunkhouse, please contact Manifest at 512-488-2214. $15/night.

Hotels

A list of local hotels can be found at https://sanmarcos.skydivespaceland.com/lodging-hotels/

Apartments/Rooms/Houses

Many local skydivers will also rent rooms or houses. Check out the San Marcos Licensed Jumpers group on Facebook to inquire about that. There are also apartments available in the nearby towns of San Marcos, Lockhart, and Luling.

DZ Layout/Details, Showers, Laundry
If you’ve never jumped at Spaceland San Marcos before, please see our new jumper briefing information for an overview of landing areas/facilities and basic safety policies.

More DZ Details/Services

For more information on our landing areas, safety policies, packers, locker rental, pet policy, full-service pro shop, full-service rigging loft, and much more, please visit the experienced jumper information page on our website.

Showers/Bathrooms/Laundry

Bathrooms are available on-site in the hangar (which closes at night), and showers/bathrooms are available 24/7 in the bunkhouse. Laundry is available in the Quonset hut next to the RV park.

Local Stores/Restaurants
  • Dollar Store
    9200 San Marcos Hwy, Lockhart, TX 78644
  • 711
    9111 San Marcos Hwy, Fentress, TX 78622
  • Red Barn Bakery / Produce Market
    17050 San Marcos Hwy, Martindale, TX 78655
  • Good Things Grocery (in Martindale)
    404 Main St, Martindale, TX 78655
  • *bigger* Good Things Grocery (Lockhart)
    110 S Commerce St, Lockhart, TX 78644
  • WalMart San Marcos
    1015 TX-80, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • HEB San Marcos
    641 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • WalMart Lockhart
    1904 S Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644
  • HEB Lockhart
    403 S Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644
  • Hermano’s Taqueria
    1002 NW River Rd, Martindale, TX 78655
  • Martindale River Cafe
    415 Main St, Martindale, TX 78655

There are also many more restaurants in San Marcos, Lockhart, and Martindale.

Get the Most Out of Your Unlimited Package!
Jumpers who maximize their jumps on the package usually come here with skydiving goals in mind and a path mapped out to achieve them, such as becoming accomplished freeflyers/wingsuiters or even instructors.

Every Spaceland has tools to help you grow and succeed in skydiving! We have mentor programs with free coaching for skydivers with 100 jumps or less, then we have organizers. We have highly skilled coaches who will be happy to focus on you and keep your learning curve steep. And we regularly hold coach and instructor rating courses by The Ratings Center to help you achieve goals of working with students.

We also are proud to have a highly skilled community of active jumpers here on any given day, and we are located conveniently to not one but TWO 14-ft iFly wind tunnels in Austin and San Antonio.

Let’s see what you can do with YOUR unlimited jump year!

Previous Jump Package MVPs
  • 2021: Marv Patino  (577 jumps)
  • 2020: Nate Shane (1224 jumps)
  • 2019: Josh Petit (1427 jumps)
  • 2018: Henry Guyver (1295 jumps)
  • 2017: Glenn Downing (1228 jumps)
  • 2016: Royce Wilson (1089 jumps)
  • 2015: Andy Doyne (678 jumps)

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