Born To Fly
Paragliding Tandem Flights, Training, Tours and Sales
Tandem Paragliding FlightWe operate from the Garden Route and are flying near towns of George, Mossel Bay, Wilderness, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna and Sedgefield. The majority of our flights are done between Sedgefield and Wilderness. Tandem flying is fun, safe and easy. Within in a few minutes you could be flying like an eagle. A SAHPA tandem rated pilot will fly with you and you can sit-back and relax while you share the joy of flying with them.
Tandem Flight AdventureThis is a longer flight with detailed instruction and a chance for you to fly yourself in a controlled and safe environment. The Instructor will give you chance to handle control toggles and guide you so that you will fly the paraglider safely.
Tandem Powered Trike FlightsTandem Trike flying is fun, safe and easy. Within in a few minutes you could be flying high in the sky. With the Trike flight one can explore the coast and search for marine life like dolphins, sharks, whales, rays and even turtles. This Trike flight is ideal for photography and video shoots. It’s also great for those persons who are not so mobile and is wheelchair friendly.
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Introducing Dolphin Paragliding
Join us for limitless adventure in the skies of South Africa’s Garden Route and experience the majestic views from our sites in Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna, Plettenberg bay, Mossel bay and George
Looking for Quality paragliding in South Africa including courses and breath-taking tandem flights?
Based in the heart of the Garden Route South Africa, Dolphin Paragliding is, in a nut shell, the bee’s knees in paragliding, with an excellent safety record we offer tandem flights, courses, gear sales, tours, accommodation, as well as guiding and equipment rental to ensure only the best flights .We also offer accommodation at our Flyers Lodge and Dolphin Holiday Rental.
SAHPA Paragliding Courses with Dolphin Paragliding School
This course will give you a taste of the freedom of flight.
· Rental of all equipment
· 4-8 flights of training dune
· 2-3 high flights depending on conditions
· Duration: 1 – 3 days
· Cost: R 2500-00 4-6 flights of training dunes (excluding student license)
After completion of course one must still train further to be able to fly solo, see basic course.
SAHPA BASIC PARAGLIDING LICENSE COURSE
This course teaches all necessary skills and techniques for basic solo flight. After the completion of this course you will not only be legal to fly anywhere in South Africa but anywhere in the world as it is recognized by SAHPA and through its association with FAI Dolphin Paragliding school provides the best quality training for flying in South Africa. We have the best equipment on the market for training and we have recently upgraded to new Axis Compact 2 training wings for the high flights. We start training on the Kleinkrantz Dunes in Wilderness to start first flights and then progress to high flights at Sedgefield or Map of Africa Wilderness.
With close to 20 years of experience and countless hours in the air coupled with the finest quality equipment and sharp instruction we will help you achieve your goals.
· Rental of all equipment.
· 35 training flights minimum (Can be more)
· Theory lessons.
· Marking of exams.
· Student License fees included.
· Cost: Including Practical 35 flights, equipment hire, Tuition and exam R 14000-00
· License Fees: Student License Fees R 400-00 is included. SAHPA membership extra.
· IPPI card: R70-00 this is used when travelling out of country.
ADVANCED X COUNTRY COURSE
This course is for pilots looking to start cross country flying, extend their hours in the sky, learn advance techniques and develop their skills as a pilot. In order to partake in this course you need to have a basic license.
The course is 2-3 days with lectures at night and morning and flying in the day.
The Course will cover extensively- thermal flying and in-flight safety with some basic maneuvers
Duration: 2 – 3 days
Cost: R 4500 – 00
Paragliding Tours South Africa: Cape Town: Porterville: Garden Route
Dolphin Paragliding Tours offers excellent opportunity to travel and paraglide in South Africa. Groups can rely on us to have the complete tour ready including transport, accommodation and guiding services of the highest quality. We can offer Tours in English, Dutch, and German and on request French. We typically tour in the summer months and any time from October -March you can get good flying in South Africa. We offer Tours to Reunion in September and October months.
Our tours start in Cape Town and will include Hermanus , Porterville and the Garden Route for a mixture of coastal soaring and some thermic XC flying . Our guides are highly qualified instructors and know the sites intimately. We average between 15-35 years experience per guide. We can do special trips that combine Game viewing and other Adventure activities as one of the guides is a specialist in wildlife. We also offer Mixed Tours in April – June Period which is adventure 4×4 trips to Namibia and Botswana with some flying where possible .We have all the experience and knowledge to make your trips enjoyable and stress free . We also offer guiding locally where we stay in the Garden Route. Please contact us for any further information and we can quote you per group size and length of tour. We are flexible and are willing to do trips to any sites and places in Southern Africa. We have experience of flying in Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well.