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Gforce Paragliding

Queenstown, New Zealand
03 4418581
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Ranked #19 of 170 Activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline Gondola. An adrenalised flying trip or a relaxed sightseeing tour - its... more » Owner description: Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight from the top of the Skyline Gondola. An adrenalised flying trip or a relaxed sightseeing tour - its your choice. Queenstown's G Force Paragliding are the only company permitted to fly from the Skyline Gondola over spectacular Queenstown and stunning Lake Wakatipu. We are one of the largest and most established tandem operators in the world, and the longest standing in Queenstown, Est. 1991. NZ G Force is Tandem Paragliding at its best! « less
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Definitly worth doing. Amazing views, amazing instructors, amazing over all =) Would highly recomend

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Whenever I was in Queenstown I would stare up at the people paragliding off the mountain. I always thought it looked beautiful but was always too scared to give it a go (as much as I wanted to). This time I thought I would just suck it up and do it!! Best thing I have ever done, ever!!! My pilot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

After a day walk on Ben L track I saw people flying, so I tried it. Best feeling amazing view and protectional pilots. You don't need experience after short talk with the pilot in 10 minutes you are in flying. Great videos and photos

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Done a lot of extreme things in my time and this would have to be the best thing I've done. Absolutely perfect day and had a legend of a pilot 'Ben' who was totally chilled and a top bloke ! A small price to pay for a life experience . Thank you . Jeremy

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Jeremy, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your flight and had fun with Ben. I hope we will see you in Queenstown again soon, Thanks again, Emilie More

Beverly Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went up the gondola with my partner simply wanting to get the view, but saw these guys paragliding and couldn't resist. Glad I couldn't, as it was one of the best things I've done in a long time. My pilot Shane, was awesome and really informative. He waited til the conditions were perfect to ride and off we went. It... More

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thanks for taking the time to review the recent flight you had with G Force. I am delighted to hear yourself and your partner had a great time. Hopefully we will get the opportunity to take you flying again the next time you are in Queeenstown : ) More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Brady and Gav did a fabulous job. I'm scared of heights and they were so patient and reassuring. I flew with Brady and he was a true gentleman, great pilot and demonstrated concern. Hubby loves adventure and Gav took him through the dives and he had a ball! Thanks guys.

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Nicolette, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip with G Force paragliding. I will make sure Gavin and Brady know you had fun with them. We look forward to seeing you in Queenstown again very soon, Kind Regards, Emilie More

Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

How lucky are you Dean I wish I could do this as my daily job. What a view, what a life time experience and highly addictive. Thank you so much for the memory

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for reviewing your flight with G Force! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself! Maybe we will see you in Queenstown in the future training to become a pilot : ) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I flew with Tim at GForce and had the most amazing experience. Tim made me feel at ease and completely safe, and what a way to see Queenstown! I would recommend to anyone!!

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Stacey, Thanks for your review of G Force Paragliding! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your flight and that Tim looked after you so well! Emilie : ) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We did this on a whim when we went up the skyline. Best decision ever! Such a thrill. So much fun! Beautiful views across queenstown. Awesome blokes. Highly recommended.

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent flight with G Force. It is an honor to know we have been a memorable highlight of your holiday and I hope we will get the opportunity to take you flying again in the future. Emilie : ) More

Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Perfect day for flying! My pilot was Brendan and he was professional and a great laugh. I loved the twists and turns, I screamed and laughed so much! Thank you G Force for an awesome experience!!

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Emilie N, Front Office Manager at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Kirsty, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent flight with G Force. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed yourself and that Brendan looked after you so well! More

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