1. South Africa
  2. Western Cape
  3. Cape Town
  4. Lion's Head

Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Adventure

Product ID: 82944
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Go tandem paragliding in Cape Town. The best way to see Atlantic Coastline, Lion's Head, Signal Hill, Camp's Bay, Clifton Beaches, Waterfront, and Robben Island. Fly for up to 20 minutes depending on weather conditions and thermal activities.
About this activity
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Duration 1 hour
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Turkish, English, Afrikaans, French, German, Hungarian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Experience the magic of a paragliding flight while floating over beautiful Cape Town
  • Soar like a bird over the Atlantic coastline
  • Enjoy watching Table Mountain, Lion's Head, Camps Bay and Waterfront from the air
  • Ride a roller coaster towards the end if you wish
Full description
After a short explanation, you and your pilot will take off from a mountain slope under a canopy that resembles a parachute. Once inflated overhead, you will take just a few steps or a short run to take off from the gentle slope, the wind will catch the canopy and you will be airborne. In the air, complete control over direction and speed gives your pilot the freedom to soar ridges, rise on warm currents of air and cover distance.

The tour providers have a proven safety record from day one, a credit to company procedures. Each season starts with brand new equipment and well-maintained throughout the year. All pilots are internationally recognized Tandem Flight Instructors. Each passenger is briefed and issued with a helmet. All pilots carry complete reserve and communication systems and weather conditions are carefully assessed before you are taken up and again on take off. You will be assisted by the crew on both take off and landing.

Get ready to fulfill man's oldest dream of free flying. Now, you can experience the joy of personal, foot-launched flight in its purest form - on a paraglider. You do not need to have any experience at all to come tandem paragliding. Thousands of tandem paragliding flights have been done with children as young as 10-years-old and adults as old as 87-years-old. After a short briefing, you will merely run a few steps and the rest will be in the hands of your fully qualified pilot. Just sit back and enjoy your flight. Bookings are essential, do not leave it until your last day as the activity is dependent on the weather conditions.
  • Tandem flight
  • Transfer back to meeting point
  • Tour of Atlantic coastline from the air
  • All certified flying equipment
  • GoPro pictures and videos are available to purchase
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup transfers
  • Pictures
  • Videos

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Meeting point

Signal Hill or Lion's Head car park, depending on the weather conditions.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Please note, as this activity is weather dependent the date and time of your booking might change. Please book this activity early in your vacation to allow for any such changes
• Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes
• Don’t forget your sunglasses and sunblock
• Children must weigh at least 25 kilograms to participate
• The weight limit for this tour is 125 kilograms
• Flight duration is 5 to 20 minutes depending on weather conditions and thermal activities
• You will be contacted by the local partner prior to tour with the exact starting time and meeting point

From US$ 90.22 per person

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Skywings Paragliding Cape Town

Product ID: 82944