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SkyTrek Tandem Hang Gliding & Paragliding

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Fly with Skytrek, Tandem Hang Gliding & Paragliding in Queenstown, New Zealand. Flying since 1992, we have flown over 60,000 customers. Fly from the highest commercial takeoff in New Zealand with professional experienced pilots. A gentle flight or a...more
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45 Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of 5 and the pilots were very professional and extremely friendly, Expained everthing and my pilot Vicki was great. Allowed me to take control for a few miunutes. The winds was buffetting us and she was great at controls. A great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paragliding off Coronet's Peak was a fantastic experience - the guides were very personable and laid back. We were able to fly the glider on our own for a bit, then the guide took over and did some aerial acrobatics. So fun!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kimmy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had such a great time paragliding with this company - they have a really fun team, who explain everything and do their best to make it the most memorable experience for you. Really recommend this company - also they fly from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great experience and another check on the bucket list, the value though is not great and the promise is 20 min in the air but when you time it is about 7-10 min, and to buy the photos is 60 dollar, which in all activities,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ian_Skytrek, Owner at SkyTrek Tandem Hang Gliding & Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Hang Gliding & Paragliding flight durations are reliant on the weather. The pilots do everything they can to give you a memorable experience and the sensation of flying like a bird, however, the wind conditions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paragliding with Sky Trek was a fabulous experience. The staff were professional, friendly, happy and fun to deal with. Right from the outset we were comfortable with everything. The whole process was explained, where we’d be picked up, where we’d take of from, where we’d...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experiences of our visit to New Zealand. Tandem Paraglide, all the staff are really nice. You can take a Go Pro if it's on a chest mount but they take one along with them which they provide you with videos and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Went paragliding with Lio and it was amazing! It was my first time paragliding so I was a little nervous, but the staff are all super friendly and helpful. You take off from New Zealand’s highest commercial launch site and get up to 20 minutes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

The sales team in town advised me that the glide time would be 20 to 22 minutes. We went for about 14 minutes. In the van on the way up the hill, the instructors advised that the average time was about 15 minutes. Huge difference,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Friendly and experienced staff. Flight was long and in an absolutely beautiful area. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Wow, wonderful experience, I felt like an eagle. Three generations in the sky together - my daughter, granddaughter, daughter-in-law and ME in my 70's. SkyTrek so safety conscious and the guides so helpful. Made me feel as if I was the only person to paraglide.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nita v
February 3, 2018|
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Response from Ian_Skytrek | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry for the slow reply on this one. We don't have a minimum age restriction but generally advise that age 8 or above depending on the child is advisable. Having said that, I flew my son at age 6 and he loved it.
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Jasmin T
March 21, 2017|
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Hi Jasmin, thanks for getting in touch with us. We don't offer a discount on the photos, however, should you book both a hang glide and a paraglide together for the same person, this is a combo and you receive a $20... More
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Ingrid C
November 26, 2016|
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Paragliding is done with a parachute, you sit with the instructor/pilot in a cradle. Hang gliding is done harnessed to a delta winged frame. Have only done paragliding - very gentle, you can drift and enjoy it, no rush, no... More
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