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Address: Skyline Gondola | Brecon Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-441 8581
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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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We were originally due to take off from the top of the Queenstown gondola but due to weather conditions not being great there the launch site was changed to Coronet Peak. This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jimmyt7
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275 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were originally due to take off from the top of the Queenstown gondola but due to weather conditions not being great there the launch site was changed to Coronet Peak. This added a bit of time to the experience as we had to take the mini bus out there, then back afterwards. There were no problems with this other... More 

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Thank jimmyt7
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Ben for making it an enjoyable experience. Well worth it!! Highly recommended. Would definitely come back and do it again.

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Thank lesfish
Hobart, Australia
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate heights and never thought I would paraglide in my wildest dreams. But when I saw others doing this from the top of the gondola I thought it looked peaceful and like flying. So I booked in and felt terrified and excited as I made my way there for the early bird flight. Richard was experienced and I felt... More 

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Thank Angel68_12
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't ready for bungee jumping, and paragliding seems a bit less risky and was still TONS OF FUN!!! Felt very safe and comfortable the whole time. Expect to pay an additional $50 NZ to get a thumb drive with photos and a video of your flight.

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Thank Rebecca V
Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paragliding from the Skyline Gondola is a must do in Queenstown. Besides a helicopter joy flight, there is no other way to get a bird's eye view of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. As a first timer, I was amazed at the paragliding experience - if I have the opportunity again, I would certainly do it!

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Thank deadfish1964
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an absolutely incredible time flying! Never had I experienced such amazement! A huge thank you to Dom, my pilot. You made my flying experience one to remember!!

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Thank andrew w
Lithgow, Australia
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great activity if you did not wish to jump out of a plane. You feel completely safe at all times. Photos are taken by your guide whilst in the air which you can purchase if you wish. Great views of the town, mountains and lake and the feel of the breeze in your face. Special thanks to Dean and Thomas... More 

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Thank Debra W
Blessington, Ireland
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great experience and the instructor was very friendly and great fun. We flew from Coronet Peak as the wind wasn't right to fly over queenstown. This did not take away from the experience.

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Thank NiallOConnor
Snodland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite bits from this amazing town! The views were amazing and the instructors brilliant. I would absolutely recommend this :)

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Thank Helen M
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an awesome experience doing the activity. However, one of the members gave me a thumbdrive upon paying $50 for it (containing my photos and videos) that is not able to work. Thus, I emailed him and it is three weeks now since he get back to me! First he got back to me with the wrong photographs and... More 

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GavinQT, Owner at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Kathleemjy100. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I would like to apologise for the poor service that you received in regards to obtaining a new copy of your in-flight photo and video. While technical difficulties are sometimes beyond our control, your complaint should have been dealt with immediately. This level of service is not acceptable and is... More 

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