Here is another adventure for a staycation weekend. It’s called Jet Lev or jet packing. We found it on Groupon of course and decided to try the one in Newport Beach.
Three of us set out, one guy and two woman to try exciting this ride that looked so fun on paper. As we were driving up to Newport Harbor from Oceanside, we were imagining what it would be like to be suspended 30 feet in the air as if we were flying.
It seemed like bliss.
30 feet is as high as the jet pack would go, although we soon discovered that there is a huge learning curve and only the guy in our group actually made it over 2″ from the water surface. I thought that they had control of it and I was thinking how happy I would be as they floated me above the water with a birds eye view of the magnificent Newport harbor.
We soon discovered that we actually handled the controls and that they were very touchy. One small jerk and down you go. The guy in our group went first and after many tries was able to do a bunch of flights with his best run maybe 7′ out of the water.