Affordable of course, we think its super cheap… Tandem Paragliding Flight: R950pp (Std flight) to R1450pp (Long flight) Optional In-flight photos and videos on an SD card – R200pp Optional Return shuttle (Hotel, fly with us and back to your hotel. OR Hotel, fly, tablemountain, beaches, city, waterfront – R100pp (local return shuttle) – R200pp (Out of town trips).
Payfast – like paypal on our website. An EFT into our bank account or cash on the day – Rands, USD, Euros (we will do a good exchange rate). For group bookings and at really busy times, we may ask you for your credit card details only as a booking assurance on our part (for no shows). No fly, no charge is our policy.
- Comfortable, closed running/walking shoes / Hiking boots (Takkies/trainers/joggers/sneakers), NOT Crocs, sandals, flip flops, flop flips! – Tshirt and Long sleeved jersey/ windstopper – Long or short pants – Sun-block and hat (it’s often sunny and we don’t want you getting sunburned!) – Drinking Water
When flying in Cape Town (Lions Head & Signal Hill) unless we clearly specify otherwise, we ALWAYS meet at the Lions Head parking lot, 300m up Signal Hill road, opposite Tafelberg road and near Table Mountain. Its right near the Kloofnek circle (at the saddle between lionshead and tablemountain). Easy to find and a 5- 10 minute drive from Table mountain’ s lower cablecar, Camps bay / Clifton and the City of Capetown. Gps co-ordinates: S 33 56 12.97 , E 18 23 41.35
YES you can! The pilot has a specially designed extendable pole with a special, ultra-wide angle camera mounted on it to take stunning pics and videos of you and the view from all sorts of normal and crazy angles. Ask your pilot to show you some examples of the pics we take or have a look in our gallery. In-flight photography and Videography is an optional extra and costs and additional R200 and is given to you on an SD card to keep for ever! Youtube and facebook material to impress your friends and family with!
When booking with us, rather call/text us. Call us earlier rather than later (if you are from out of town, call us a day before arriving in CT, or on your arrival). Try to paraglide in your first days in Cape town. Other activities are much less weather dependant (Wine tasting, waterfront, cape point and the beaches). When booking, supply us with your Cell / Mobilephone number (even if an international number). We WILL sms/call you if its good to fly. Be flexible. Trust us to choose the best time, place and experience that we can offer (sometimes inland and paramotoring is much better than . We only want you to charge you for a good time! We have built our proud reputation on this.
A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by the pressure of air entering vents in the front. Paragliders are light and fold up fairly small, making them compact and portable.
The Paramotor is a footlaunched, 2 stroke engine (between 80 and 300cc), worn backpack-style and designed to change a paraglider wing to a Powered Paragliding aircraft. Effortless and amazing to fly. Paramotors are so adaptable, we even do aerial photography of building sites, developments, natural areas and events.
Paragliding is a form of unpowered flight in which rising air is needed to keep the glider aloft. This rising air can come from two sources: 1. when the sun heats features on the ground, columns of rising air known as thermals are generated 2. when wind encounters a ridge in the landscape, the air is forced upwards, providing ridge lift. In mountainous environments, flying is mostly based around thermals, which can be used to stay aloft before heading for a landing field below the launch site. In hill environments, ridge lift is used for ridge soaring, and landing can be done either back at the launch site, or at a landing field at the bottom of the ridge. In either case, more experienced pilots can use thermals to go ‘cross country’.
Tandem paragliders can only be flown by SAHPA (South African Hang and Paragliding Association) approved Tandem Flight Instructors (TFI rated pilots in SA). Tandem paragliding flights in South Africa are instructional flights
Tandem paragliding flights involve a passenger being securely strapped into a comfortable flying harness positioned in front of the pilot and connected to the pilot and the glider by spreader bars. The tandem glider is specially designed to carry two people and is nearly twice the size of a regular solo paraglider.
Depending on how much wind there is, take-offs generally require just a few steps to get into the air. The less wind there is the more you will have to run. The most important thing to remember is DON’T SIT DOWN until you are well in the air and your pilot says it is ok for you to get in to your harness.
Our tandem pilots have years of experience behind them and we fly only the safest paragliding equipment. Pilots make decisions based on their own safety as well as yours. Paragliding is not risk free – but then neither is driving a car.
Hi and welcome.
I’m Stef, the proud owner of South Africa’s largest and oldest-established tandem paragliding company.
We ensure you will have a good time. We also guarantee that our pilots will always put your safety first. You are all very precious cargo and we want you to have an excellent time with us.
We take no chances with the wind and weather and that means we’ve flown over 12 000 safe flights.
We look forward to flying with you.
Forget “the 2nd best thing”, my tandem paragliding flight with you in Capetown was the best ever! Mike, NZ
The take off was the best part- I never felt my heart beat that fast in my chest before- and once we were gliding in the air, I felt like I was headed for heaven. The scenery was magical. Something I strongly recommend.
“My husband and I went paragliding off of Lion’s head today with Jacques and Frickie. We purchased the photos and uploaded them to our smugmug site.