NEW: Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang gliding | Queenstown

Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding (Queenstown)

Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding & Hang Gliding was founded in 1999 and offer spectacular paragliding and hang gliding flights from Coronet Peak, Queenstown.

 

Why choose Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang gliding?  

  • They are the most experienced tandem paragliding and hang gliding company in New Zealand.
  • They offer tandem flights from the highest flying sites in Queenstown.
  • The highly experienced, international team is  run by local owner Angus Tapper, 4 times NZ Paragliding Champion, runner up in the 2010 NZ Hang gliding champs and also placed 8th in the World in 2001.

For rates, visit the RATES PAGE (if you are an inbound operator or wholesaler, email marijke@smartourism.co.nz for the password)

 

Paragliding Flight options:

Summer Paragliding Higher Take off - Aerobatic Flight (October – May)

After a few steps down a gentle slope, experience the thrill of flying. You will be harnessed into your comfortable front row seat with your experienced pilot taking the controls. Have an exhilarating joy ride or a relaxed scenic flight.

This flight is from Rocky Gully, higher than our regular take off. It gives us the opportunity for more aerobatics for the thrill seekers. If you want a gentle flight but still take off higher, this is also for you.

 

NEW! Summer Paragliding Higher Take off – Aerobatic Flight (October – May) 

with Add on Instructional for NZ$15 extra

Go instructional - fly a paraglider yourself! And that for an extra of only NZ$15.

This product is for those that would like to learn a little bit more about paragliding and have a hands-on experience to fly the glider themselves (conditions permitting). 

 

Winter Paragliding Summit Take off Instructional (June – September)
Go instructional - fly a paraglider yourself! (conditions permitting) Take off from the snow at 5400ft at the Coronet Peak ski field, more than twice the height of the Queenstown Gondola! 

 

Hang Gliding option: 

Summer Hang Gliding Instructional

(September – April) Ever wanted to soar majestically through the skies like an eagle, surrounded by mountain views? Flying in a prone position, side by side with one of our highly experienced pilots, where you can feel the thrill of natural flight.

This 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).

 

Winter Mountain Transport –  Private Charters to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables (June – September)

During the Winter months we offer a private charter service to Coronet Peak skifield or to the Remarkables. Our vehicle fleet, fronted by a 4WD Mercedes Sprinter makes that trip up the mountain very comfortable. Accommodation pick up and drop off as well as driver for the day included. Clients pick their departure and return time suiting their personal needs. 

 

Child policy/weight and height restrictions:

No minimum age, we work on minimum height of 80cm and minimum weight of 20kg (Bodyweight plus clothing and shoes on the day).

 

Also no maximum age, we again work on weight restrictions. For Hang gliding the maximum weight is 90kg from October till March and 80kg in April and September (Bodyweight plus clothing and shoes on the day).

For paragliding the maximum weight is 110kg (Bodyweight plus clothing and shoes on the day).

 

Tour/trip times:

 

Varies throughout the year (between 3 and 8 trips a day), so best to check with reservations on current times through email info@tandemparagliding.com or phone +64 (0)21826336..

 

Booking procedure:

Through email info@tandemparagliding.com or phone +64 (0)21826336..

 

Contact details:

Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang gliding

Postal address: 28 Lake Avenue, Frankton, Queenstown 9300

https://tandemparagliding.com

info@tandemparagliding.com

Freephone 0800 46 7325 (0800 GO PEAK)

Global phone +64 (0)21 826336 (021 TANDEM) 

 

Contact person: Gitti Tapper