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Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding provided by Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding

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US$148.10
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Overview
This hang-gliding excursion from Coronet Peak is the perfect pick for thrill-seekers. Rise above Queenstown and catch a glimpse of the incredible local scenery, including Lake Wakatipu. No need to worry if it's your first time hang gliding—it’s a tandem adventure, so you're attached to a guide, and a full safety briefing is provided.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a safe tandem hang gliding trip with an instructor to take control
  • Take off from Coronet Peak ski fields and soar above Queenstown
  • Admire incredible panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu
  • No problems getting there—round-trip transfers from Queenstown are included
Important Information
Departure Point
Ivan Clarke Gallery, 39 Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Courtesy transport
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • In-flight photos and videos available
  • T-Shirts available
  • Hotel pick ups and drop offs
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Additional Info
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers
  • Weight restrictions apply: minimum weight 20kg, maximum weight 90kg from October to March and 80kg from April to September, may vary throughout the year, depending on conditions.
  • Dress warm - the main thing is to wear sturdy footwear
  • Please make reservations aware of any medical issues you have and we will advise whether flying is advisable or not
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • It is important for all customers to declare any of the following medical conditions. Please note this does not necessarily exclude a person from doing our activities. - Pregnancy, Heart Condition, Recent Sprains or Muscular injuries, Panic/Anxiety Attacks, High/low Blood Pressure, Bone Disorders, Fragile Skin, Dislocations, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Prosthetics, Neurological Disorders, Disabilities, Physical Impairment, Motionsickness
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dolfin79 wrote a review Mar 2020
Largo, Florida1 contribution
What an amazing experience Hang Gliding!!! I was very scared and unsure if I could actually do it...but my pilot, Willie was the absolute BEST!!! He was calming, reassuring, patient and encouraging...and so FUN!!! He talked me through everything and made sure I was doing ok and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding
Responded 4 Apr 2020
Fabulous, dolfin79, I am pleased to hear you had a great hang gliding experience with us. I have forwarded your feedback to Willie. Thank you for flying with us. Willie will be excited to take you up again, next time you are in town. Stay safe and healthy. Regards, Gitti Tapper
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Traveller Life wrote a review Mar 2020
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I booked for a Hand Gliding with Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding and I was assigned to fly with Angus Tapper. Angus Tapper is an award winning glider. The most impressive part was they waited for 2 hours for the wind to settle down before we took off. The Take off was very
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding
Responded 4 Apr 2020
Awesome Superman travellerlife14, I am glad you enjoyed your hang glide with the God of Flying. ;-) Hang gliding and paragliding can be sometimes a bit of a patience game as you have experienced. Thank you for staying with us on this. Glad it paid off with a long flight. Thanks again for the feedback. Stay well and healthy. Regards, Gitti Tapper
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Dariusz S wrote a review Mar 2020
Roselle, Illinois8 contributions9 helpful votes
Beautify scenery made it so worth it. The flight is very short, but the views are spectacular. Recommended a try!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding
Responded 4 Apr 2020
Glad you enjoyed our office, Dariusz S. ;-) The views off Coronet Peak as stunning. Flight times for hang gliding are on average 10-12 minutes. It varies quite a bit depending on the conditions at the time of flight. Stay safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Regards, Gitti Tapper
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Jameson wrote a review Feb 2020
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I had a blast! The team was great. Made you feel comfortable and made sure you had a good time. Felt safe and supported the whole time.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Hi Jamogilbs, Thank you for that great review you've left us! We're really happy to hear that you felt safe the whole trip and that you've enjoyed it! Safe travels around New Zealand and regards, Julia
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Charles_Orlando wrote a review Apr 2019
Orlando, Florida85 contributions17 helpful votes
The instructors were so much fun. What an experience running off of a mountain to sail down to the ground. The views were amazing and it was so peaceful up there. I appreciate that the cost of the pictures and video were reasonable. Thank you for a wonderful experience!
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Hang Gliding
Responded 7 Apr 2019
Hi Charles_Orlando, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your flight and have some photos to take home to remember it by. Safe travels. Regards, Rachel.
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Fawn F
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Best time ever!
The experience was incredible. My pilot Renee made me feel really comfortable. He really took me up high for an inc
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lauraross2015
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Epic paragliding with Theo - Queenstown at its best
This adventure although a bit pricey is worth every cent. This company is extremely professional and safe. Theo,
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munteng90
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Professional and worth the money
Worth the money, highly recommended, punctual for pickup. Guide was professional, in terms of photo taking and flyi
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lewiswilson88
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Breathtaking!
Unbelievable experience from start to finish! Great friendly staff, driven to and from the location. Just a brillia
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gouldingi316
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first time , great time
quick decision, easy pick up, easy transport, easy and quick safety briefing, woooosh , views , swirls, great fun
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countryhoppers1
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Adrenaline Rush
Went with Peter from Hungary, who gave great instructions and captured everything on a Go-Pro video. The flight was
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countryhoppers1
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Adrenaline Rush
Went with Peter from Hungary, who gave great instructions and captured everything on a Go-Pro video. The flight was
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kcconnors6
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Breathtaking views of Queenstown
I went paragliding with PJ and it was a wonderful experience. PJ was our ‘host’ for the group and made everyone fee
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seanbozier
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Tandem Paragliding
Great Experience Jack my instructor was very knowledgeable and gave you all the confidence necessary to run of a cl
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GlobeTrotting107083
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Amazing experience
The whole experience was just perfect from start to finish. Everybody was nice and professional and the flight with
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luikhan
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Best day of my life!
It’s hard to describe the feeling when you fly like this the first time, but long story short. Perfect! The view,
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timnewzealand69
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A great experience with an excellent pilot - Jack
As I have developed a form of vertigo from calcification in the inner ear and I am 72 I was concerned paragliding m
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EstherJantosch
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Amaaazzzing flight!
Bit short, I could do it again. And again. I had the experience of my life, enjoyed every minute and never felt uns
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TBoneDiver
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Paragliding Coronet Peak
What an incredible adventure! Peter and Pat (our pilots) were so amazing! The views were stunning, the heights were
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Navigate661884
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Fun and Beautiful Ride
I had a great experience with the hang gliding team and my guide was both fun and professional at the same time. We
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Key Details
  • Coronet Peak, Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese, Portuguese, Swedish
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