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Introduction Paragliding Course


Activity Description

Fly a paraglider on your own! Our Introduction courses allows you to be introduced slowly into the sport of paragliding at your own pace. The one or two-day option gives you the chance to realize whether the sport is for you or not by paying a minimal fee and getting the feel of it. Once you ready or are already convinced you want to become a paragliding pilot, you will do the basic license course. Should you decide to progress to the basic license course from a introduction course, you will only be charged the balance of the basic license course.


DurationOpen Ended
WhenAll year round, weather dependant on favourable meteoroligical conditions.
WhereGarden Route - Map of Africa, Sedgefield, Paradise ridge and Beach Hotel. Plettenberg bay on request.
WeatherWeather dependent Service. Please remember to check with our office about the weather conditions before arriving on location. We will keep all booked sessions up to date if there is any changes in weather via most electronic channels.
What to WearComfortable clothing, including sturdy footwear Sun protection, hydration and all necessary covid protections
Things to BringSense for adventure and lots of excitement. Closed shoes for the gentle run at the takeoff location. Suitable clothing for the applicable weather on the day, but don’t stress too much as we always have extras. Sun protection, hydration, and all necessary COVID protections(*can also be supplied). Meals and refreshments during the course period
Guests or SpectatorsOnly Paying Guest Allowed, visitors welcome to view the activity from the start or end point.


Minimum Age14 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight130.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


The two-day course includes the following:
-Paragliding theory class
-Equipment familiarization session
-at least 1 Instructional tandem flight
-Training Manual
-6-month temporary student license
-Ground handling sessions
- 1-4 Solo flights (Weather and site permitting)


- Meals and Refreshments for the duration of the course.
- Personal safety gear like sturdy footwear, sun protection and Covid wear.
- Transportation to and from the starting point – Get in touch to arrange a transfer


This course is focused on you flying solo for the first time, under instructor guidance via two-way radio. Therefore, more time is spent ground handling the paraglider and more in depth theory classes on flight planning, meteorology and aerodynamics. You will immediately be registered with SAHPA as a temporary student for 6 months and also receive a SAHPA training manual.

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