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Address: Skyline Gondola | Brecon Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-441 8581
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Description: Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline...
Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline Gondola! An adrenalised flying trip or a relaxed sightseeing tour - it's your choice. GFORCE Paragliding are the only company permitted to fly over spectacular Queenstown and stunning Lake Wakatipu. We are Queenstown's most experienced tandem paragliding company, established 1991.
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Not as scary as you think!! I would do it again in a heartbeat! I recommend doing this in Queenstown. Thanks to Todd who was professional and I felt very comfortable - not at all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not as scary as you think!! I would do it again in a heartbeat! I recommend doing this in Queenstown. Thanks to Todd who was professional and I felt very comfortable - not at all a scary experience.

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Hobart, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

On a recent trip to New Zealand we decided to have a go at paragliding. This adventure could not have been more professionally handled from beginning to end. Our experienced leaders quickly worked out the level of fear amongst us and talked each of us through the process appropriately. Once in the air they gave us options for the level... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

It was such a beautiful day that I decided to go paragliding and it was worth every penny. The experience and views was a whole new experience I've never had before. My pilot Brady was perfect in every way, very experienced, good conversationalist and very helpful in quelling my fear of heights - which after this experience, I no longer... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Weather was fine, it was a smooth ride with beautiful view. My pilot, Todd, was funny & professional. We had a few roller coaster turns for a bit of excitement. It took my heart up to mouth, yet, a happy one. I love the photos & video, they were taken nice. -Claudia from Hong Kong

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went today with my dad and sister and spontaneously decided to go paragliding. They took us through everything in no time and the flight was spectacular. It is a great way to see Queenstown and I would highly recommend buying the GoPro photos at the end. Would recommened this to anyone looking for a different experience in New Zealand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A must try in Queenstown! The ride was so smooth, and the view is breathtaking. And with my consent, my pilot also did a few stuns, which added even more excitement to the whole ride. There was never a moment I doubted my safety, this is to assure those who are contemplating on giving it a try. Go for it!... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

I was really nervous about this and worried about running off the edge of the mountain. But after the 10-15min climb uphill to the take off site, I pretty much didn't care anymore about my fear because I was breathing hard from the steep walk. Thanks to my experience pilot, we were off the edge in 3-4 running steps! The... More 

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Gawler, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Wow!! My husband and 16yo daughter did this while the rest of us watched. The instructors were so professional and friendly, you couldn't help but feel at ease. Both said they felt very safe in the air and it felt alot like if a person could actually fly! Not scary at all. Being that you are in the air for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I was given a flight as a gift from a good friend for my 60th birthday whilst we were travelling around New Zealand. My pilot was Guy and he was absolutely wonderful, very professional and made the flight so much fun. I felt totally safe and can't wait to do it again. My paragliding son is called Brady and with... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Guy and Dean were amazing and experiencing the "thermals" made this experience magic. We got to see Queenstown from the top of the world but it was as comfortable as sitting in a chair. I NEVER do this kind of thing and I would recommended to all the flying phobes because it is like sitting in a living room chair.

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