Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Experience

4.6 / 5

76 reviews

Cape Town: Tandem Paragliding Experience

From $94.76 per person

Enjoy an exhilarating tandem paragliding flight from Signal Hill or Lion's Head. Experience one of the most exciting adventure sports, and undoubtedly the best view of the city!

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 hour
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English, Afrikaans, French, German, Spanish, Dutch
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Soar over Cape Town in a state-of-the-art paraglider
  • Enjoy stunning views of Table Mountain & Clifton Beaches
  • Take a turn at steering the paraglider with the help of your expert pilot
Full description
Meet your personal "Take-Off Manager" on arrival, and after a safety briefing you're ready for launch! Once securely clipped in, take a few light steps and within a moment you're flying! With an expert pilot behind you, relax and enjoy the stunning views. Tandem paragliding gives you an amazing sense of freedom. Once in the air most people are surprised at how relaxed they feel. You’ll sit comfortably upright like on your sofa at home, and you won’t feel like you’re sinking or falling at all. Savor the moment in the world of the eagles as you glide through the air at around 40 km/hr. In optimal weather conditions take the opportunity to fly the paraglider yourself! Your instructor will place his hands above yours to show you how to steer. It really is quite simple and utterly exhilarating. This, like the aerobatics before landing, is completely optional of course!
Includes
  • Tour of Seapoint or Campsbay from the sky
  • Helmets and all flying equipment
  • Transport back to the take-off area after landing
  • HD pictures and videos are available to purchase on the day
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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Meeting point

At the very end of Signal Hill road at the parking area, ask for the name "Parapax" upon arrival

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Important information

What to bring

  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Cameras

Know before you go

  • Please bring sensible closed shoes (hiking boots, runners or trainers)
  • Any kind of sandal, Croc, or anything that flips or flops is not good
  • If you don’t have closed shoes, let us know and we have every size of shoe available
  • Clothing-wise, wear shorts if its hot, but generally jeans and a t-shirt with a windbreaker is best
  • No age restrictions
  • Weight restriction of 15kg-125kg
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 76 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
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Great experience, too expensive for the short duration

Paragliding is a great idea to see Cape Town from above. The view is great and it is an impressive experience. Due to the weather my flight was canceled 45min before and one more time when I was already at Signal Hill. If possible, you should not fly on the last Cape Town day, but plan for buffers. Safety first! For the third attempt I got an appointment in the morning at short notice. Paperwork and instruction worked very professionally, I looked after myself well and felt safe. You can tell the experience and passion of the whole team! I found the communication with the team to be positive, with WhatsApp we easily made a new appointment. After I was there, the manager brought me back to town, which was really nice. Negative, I found the short duration. From arrival to say goodbye passed only about 20min. I think that's definitely too short for the price, especially as the weather was perfect. Pity!

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September 14, 2019

Great experience!

Really a great experience if you are aware that the flight itself actually only takes about 10 minutes. You fly from Signal Hill over the city (and a little bit of sea) and land at the sea. The boys were all very nice and a lot of value is placed on safety. We can definitely recommend it and would do it again.

February 16, 2019

Parapax is the earliest established Paragliding Company here in Cape Town. Cool staff, really secure and a wonderful experience to fly with them. Would love to do it more often. So recommending totally for anyone to do this, as the view and the feeling is incredible. Also if you like you can control the Paraglide by your own, for sure instructed

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February 8, 2020

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