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$3000

Course Duration: 9+ Days

For many, the dream of learning to fly takes root in childhood. Aviation encompasses a wide array of skills, and while it commands respect, it also delivers some of the most gratifying experiences one can savor. Enter the world of paragliding, the most elemental form of aviation. Here, there are no cockpits, no wheels; it's just you and Mother Nature, working in perfect harmony.

At SEQ Paragliding, we're thrilled to offer you the ideal environment for mastering the art of paragliding. Our seasoned instructors are dedicated to providing you with comprehensive training and unwavering support to ensure your safety while relishing the thrill of flight. As a student pilot (PG1), you'll undergo a blend of practical and theoretical instruction, with the ultimate aim of attaining your supervised pilot (PG2) license upon completing the course. This guarantees a fun, secure, and enduring journey in the world of paragliding.

 

We feature a diverse range of courses tailored to accommodate your unique needs and level of experience, ensuring you find the perfect program.

By choosing to learn with SEQ Paragliding, you'll have the privilege of exploring and flying over the most majestic sites the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Take the leap, step out of your comfort zone, and soar into the sky with us today. Once you do, you won't want to turn back!

Course Dates for 2023/2024:

  • 16th – 24th September - FULLY BOOKED

  • 14th – 22nd October - FULLY BOOKED

  • 18th – 26th November - FULLY BOOKED

  • 9th – 17th December - FULLY BOOKED

  • 6th – 14th January - FULLY BOOKED

  • 3rd – 11th February - Limited Spots Available

  • 4th – 12th March - Spots Available

  • 6th – 14th April - Limited Spots Available


Please note that course availability is limited and subject to weather conditions.

Terms & Conditions*

Learn to Fly – PG2 Beginners Course

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Internationally Recognised License

Minimum Group Size: 2 | Maximum Group Size: 10

All Equipment Included

Special Rates Available for Equipment Purchase

Perfect as a Gift

Accommodation Options Available

  • What is tandem paragliding?
    Tandem paragliding is a thrilling adventure sport that allows you to experience the sensation of flying while safely strapped to an experienced paragliding instructor. You'll be harnessed together and glide through the sky, enjoying breathtaking views.
  • Do I need any prior experience to go tandem paragliding?
    No experience is necessary! Tandem paragliding is suitable for beginners and requires no previous training or knowledge of paragliding. Our experienced instructors will handle all aspects of the flight.
  • What are the age and weight restrictions for tandem paragliding?
    Typically, participants must be at least 10 years old and weigh between 30 kg and 130 kg. It’s best to check with us for specific details.
  • What should I wear for tandem paragliding?
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather conditions on the day of your flight. Closed-toe shoes are recommended. We provide all necessary safety equipment, including helmets and harnesses. Please avoid wearing dresses for the flight.
  • How long is a tandem paragliding flight?
    The duration of a tandem paragliding flight varies depending on weather conditions and the specific package you choose. On average, flights can last anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes.
  • How much time does the whole experience take?
    The duration of a tandem paragliding flight varies depending on weather conditions and the specific package you choose. On average, flights can last anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes.
  • What should I expect during the flight?
    During your tandem paragliding experience, you can expect to enjoy breathtaking views, experience the sensation of flight, and feel the wind in your hair. Your instructor will handle all technical aspects, allowing you to relax and soak in the beauty of the surroundings. If you are up for it, we can also get the adrenaline pumping and do some aerobatic maneuvers!
  • Are tandem paragliding flights safe?
    Absolutely. Safety is our top priority. Our instructors are highly experienced and certified, and we use the latest equipment and safety protocols. Tandem paragliding is considered a safe adventure sport when conducted by trained professionals.
  • What happens if the weather is not suitable for flying on the scheduled day?
    Safety is paramount, and if weather conditions are not favorable, we will reschedule your flight to a more suitable day. We want you to have the best experience possible.
  • Can I bring a camera or GoPro during the flight?
    You are welcome to bring a camera or GoPro, but please check with your instructor before the flight to ensure it can be securely attached and is safe to use during the experience. SEQ Paragliding is not responsible for the loss of any device during the flight.
  • How do I book a tandem paragliding experience with SEQ Paragliding?
    To book your tandem paragliding adventure with us, simply visit our website or reach out to our reservation team. We'll guide you through the booking process and answer any additional questions you may have. When booking, mention your preferred dates in the comment section. Offering a range of dates facilitates the scheduling process. Since paragliding is contingent on weather conditions, we constantly check forecasts. We'll communicate with you 2-3 days prior to your chosen date to confirm. If conditions are unsuitable, we'll reschedule to the next available slot.
  • I want to buy tandem paragliding as a gift for a friend. Do I receive a gift voucher?
    Absolutely, we offer gift vouchers for tandem paragliding, making it a memorable and thoughtful gift for your friend. You can mark the experience as a gift within the booking process and will receive one of our flyers with the confirmation email, ready to print and hand over to your friend!
  • Do you offer a discount for group bookings?
    Yes, we have special discounts available for group bookings of four people and more. Feel free to get in touch with us to learn more about our group rates and make your group adventure even more exciting.
  • How do I get my media after the flight if I purchased the media package?
    When you've purchased the media package, you can expect to receive your captivating photos and videos a few days after your flight. Our team will ensure you get your media content as soon as possible via a secure WeTransfer link so that you can download the footage to your device and share it with the world!
  • Can I fly with my friend at the same time?
    Paragliding with friends and family is one of the most magical things – we would love to make it happen! Please let us know beforehand if you wish to take flight at the same time so that and we can make the necessary arrangements to make it happen.
  • Do you offer hotel pick-ups?
    For added convenience, we do offer pick-up services from selected hotels at the Sunshine Coast for group bookings (minimum two people). Please contact us for more information on our hotel pick-up options and to plan your seamless paragliding experience.
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