Sky Adventures has a wide range of activities to suit your comfort and budget!
Whether it be a balloon ride across the Drakensberg or an adrenalin fueled skydive, or even a romantic helicopter picnic for two, we make dreams come true.
Ever wished you could float down through the sky imagining you’re stepping onto a map of the land below? You can experience this for yourself this weekend. Come and see what it could really be like to soar like an eagle, we’ll give you an experience you’ll always remember! Sky Adventures, operating from Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, has been providing all forms of aviation rides, flights and experiences throughout South Africa for over ten years. Sky Adventures makes peoples aviation dreams come true. Whether it be a balloon ride across the Drakensberg or an adrenalin fueled skydive, or even a romantic helicopter picnic for two.
Vital Information: Alcohol and Flying do not mix. Please refrain from drinking any form of Alcohol prior/during the flight. If you think you may feel a bit queasy whilst upside down, stick to a light snack before flying.
Book a Corporate Fun Day or a Special Occasion Party for 10 or more people and we will give you a gift FREE voucher to use at your leisure or to pass to someone as a gift. Voucher valid for 12 months and entitles you to a free 15 minute flight (Gyrocopter or Microlight) The voucher will be issued to you after the event has taken place and may not be redeemable for cash.
Casual, comfortable, outdoor clothes. Please bring a warm jacket as often the temperature is cooler in the air. Wear takkies or hiking shoes/boots – No sandals
Spectators are most welcome to join you and will have an excellent vantage point from the ground to watch you take off and land.
These activities are very popular and weather dependent, so it is strongly advised that you book well ahead and where possible, cater for the whole weekend, should one of the days prove to be unsuitable.
We cater for corporate days and team building events.
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Skydiving and tandem skydiving puts all your earthly fears into manageable perspective. Skydiving inspires such complete focus of attention, that all other worries and frustrations are forgotten. It charges you with energy and spirit. Skydiving inspires freedom of spirit and attracts some of the most interesting people on earth. Plus, it’s really fun to talk about!
Vital Information for Skydiving
The weight limit is 100 kg. You need to be in good health with average fitness. If you are over 40 you will need to declare a medical fitness. If you are over 16 (minimum age), and under 21 you will require written consent from your parents/guardians. All parachutists wear two parachutes when making a jump. If you are a tandem passenger the instructor will carry out the reserve drill and use the ‘reserve’ if required. All the tandem parachute equipment has a device to open the reserve parachute automatically if required.
Jumping is always subject to weather conditions and cancellations, for this reason, are made with your safety in mind. We will gladly rebook your experience for an alternative date when the weather conditions are safe.
Experience a helicopter ride and enjoy the thrilling versatility of this amazing machine when it moves forward, sideways, backward, or simply hovers in the air. Why not let us organise your helicopter ride and a picnic when you land within the KwaZulu-Natal countryside. Take off on a microlight flight into the clear blue sky and experience breathtaking views as you fly over the
beautiful countryside of The Valley of Thousand Hills.
Microlight flights are offered with two different types of aircraft. The Aquilla microlight which is in the weight shift category is the most popular Microlight in South Africa and The Jabiru microlight is an Australian design, this wonderful microlight aircraft is an all-composite fixed-wing, three-axis airplane, yet is still classified as a Microlight. Your pilot will talk to you throughout your microlight flight offering a running commentary on the view and piloting of the aircraft. If you are feeling brave the pilot will let you take control! An amazing opportunity not to be missed!
Your pilot may even allow you to steer the microlight aircraft!
Coastal microlight flights are also available.
The gyrocopter is a magnificent flying machine that enables you to experience safe open flying whilst enjoying the breath-taking views, flying on the coast and up to high mountains.
The 2-seater Magni gyrocopter has a maximum speed of 210kph.
The gyrocopter provides for an exceptional flying experience in a ‘James Bond’ style 2-seater aircraft. You to be seated at the back of the gyrocopter whilst the pilot sits in front. Your gyrocopter pilot will talk to you through his intercom and, depending on your
level of adventure. you can either choose a relaxing calm flight or you can request that your pilot demonstrates to you just what a remarkable machine the gyrocopter is!
The Magni Gyrocopter has two seats and a Rotax 914 Turbo 115 hp engine. The gyrocopter was built in Italy. The gyrocopters rate of climb is 1000-ft per minute. The gyrocopter will not
stall, spin, or fall out of control at zero airspeeds, it is not very sensitive to wind gusts and is safe to fly in strong winds.
You will be thrilled with your gyrocopter flight experience!
Float majestically through the sky on a graceful hot air balloon ride enjoying the romance, the tranquility, breathtaking views and a champagne breakfast on landing. Hot air ballooning is
an intoxicating experience, and an absolute must for any romantic.
Hot air ballooning is the oldest form of manned flight. Experience the awesome thrill and peaceful serenity of hot air ballooning. Today, the hot air balloon is a magical slow-moving platform from
which to view the world. Hot air balloon flights are offered principally on the edge of the Drakensberg mountains in the south-east of South Africa, just inland from Durban in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. The hot air balloon take-off is from a site in or around the Kamberg Valley
and within sight of Giants Castle.
You will meet at the hot air balloon launch site approximately 3-minutes before sunrise; your pilot will then give you a safety briefing.
Once the hot air balloon is heated and you are in the basket of the balloon you will enjoy a flight of around an hour. After helping to pack the hot air balloon you will return to a location close to take off point for an Alfresco breakfast and Champagne.
Vital Information for Ballooning
The hot air balloon has a partitioned basket specially designed to ensure safety, comfort, and a superb view. The hot air balloon baskets are about 42 inches (1.1 metres high) and have footholds to assist entry. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult on the flight and should be tall enough to see over the side of the basket!
In the event of a flight being cancelled due to bad weather, if the guests elect to cancel rather than reschedule their flight, 15% of the full payment will be withheld towards travel expenses from Gauteng.
The rates are per person and include breakfast.
Tandem Paragliding Flights & Paragliding Instruction Courses are on offer at one of the top paragliding schools in South Africa. Chief instructor, Hans Fokkens has been teaching people to paraglide since the early days of paragliding. You can’t ask for better than the green grassy slopes of Bulwer Mountain for your paragliding and tandem paragliding experience.
Vital Information for Paragliding
Minimum age 8. Maximum weight 95 kg. Paragliding and tandem paragliding flights are weather dependent.
All bookings may be transferred to another date or another person but are not redeemable for cash.