Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding INSTRUCTIONAL

Highlights

  • Ever wanted to soar majestically through the skies like an eagle. Try Hang gliding off the Coronet Peak Skifield, the highest of the flying sites in Queenstown. After a short ride from Queenstown you will arrive on take off. Get a full briefing with take off practise and learn what makes a hang glider fly. Shortly after you will be in the air with your highly experienced hang gliding instructor. Go instructional, fly a hang glider yourself under his supervision. Flight times on average are about 10 minutes. Fantastic views are guaranteed. After landing you will be able to check out the awesome photo and video footage of your flight. No obligation to buy. A short right back to Queestown follows, where you will complete your activity.

Summary

Ever wanted to soar majestically through the skies like an eagle. Try Hang gliding off the Coronet Peak Skifield, the highest of the flying sites in Queenstown. After a short ride from Queenstown you will arrive on take off. Get a full briefing with take off practise and learn what makes a hang glider fly. Shortly after you will be in the air with your highly experienced hang gliding instructor. Go instructional, fly a hang glider yourself under his supervision. Flight times on average are about 10 minutes. Fantastic views are guaranteed. After landing you will be able to check out the awesome photo and video footage of your flight. No obligation to buy. A short right back to Queestown follows, where you will complete your activity.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

We have the most experienced hang gliding team in New Zealand and there is no better place to try your hand at hang gliding than Coronet Peak! In the summer months we are able to take off from the Coronet Peak skifields which are the highest flying sites in Queenstown. The friendly and highly qualified team is run by a 4 times NZ Paragliding Champion and runner up in the 2010 National Hang gliding Champs. He has over 30 years aviation experience. Take the challenge and enjoy this stunning scenic hang gliding flight! The Instructional Hanggliding product is for those that would like to learn a little bit more about hang gliding and have a hands-on experience to fly the glider themselves (conditions permitting).

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Courtesy transport

  • Local taxes

  • Go instructional, get to fly a hang glider yourself

  • In-flight photos and videos available

  • T-Shirts available

  • Hotel pick ups and drop offs

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

With NZ being currently in Covid19 Alert Level 1, PPE equipment is not required to be used, but masks and gloves are available, should participants wish to use it. Appropriate spacing in the vans is in place as well as contact tracing.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding

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About operator:

Fly with the most experienced dual paragliding and hang gliding Company in New Zealand. Owner/operator Angus Tapper is 4 times NZ Paragliding Champion, runner up in the 2011 NZ Hang Gliding Nationals and has 30 years of aviation experience. Fly from Coronet Peak, the highest of the flying sites in Queenstown. Paragliding or hang gliding? You choose - we offer both! Get the Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding smile :-)

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