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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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Best part of my 2 month trip!

Paragliding was amazing beyond words. I've been skydiving before in Hawaii, and I would say this beats that experience. The scenery in Queenstown is unreal, so it's even better... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sarah8717
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paragliding was amazing beyond words. I've been skydiving before in Hawaii, and I would say this beats that experience. The scenery in Queenstown is unreal, so it's even better soaring in the sky! They also include a ticket back up the gondola after you're done paragliding to the ground so that you can continue to enjoy the view even after... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started off very nervous and anxious, but the amazingly friendly and calm pilots definitely eased my nerves. I'm not into Rollercoasters or anything too scary but this was definitely worth the money and pushing myself a little. Unfortunately it's over pretty quickly, but I enjoyed every minute.

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Thank twhiteford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked and paid for a paragliding session ahead of time as we were travelling over from Australia. The session was cancelled due to a light breeze and we didn't find this out until finding the office closed and checking their website after many failed phone calls. We have had no actual contact from Gforce about rescheduling the session or... More 

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GavinQT, Owner at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Lanchella. My apologies that you could not complete your paraglide due to weather conditions. Paragliding is an extremely weather dependant activity and unfortunately this is outside of our control. Yesterday the wind conditions on take off were extremely strong and unsuitable for paragliding. While people are understandably disappointed when we have to cancel, your safety is always our first... More 

Ipswich, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just do it...dont baulk at the price. You will love it far better than a 60 second freefall that scares the "@#$%" out of you! Hey! you have to leap off the edge of a cliff...that takes guts believe me! These guys were wonderful!

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Thank julie160231
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience for my 16 year old and I ... Sensational service, very safe and such awesome memories. Really well organised and such spectacular views of Queenstown. Would HIGHLY recommend this to anyone looking for some "safe" adventures high above the city. Brilliant!!

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Thank Michael S
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Queenstown at 1pm and by 4pm I was jumping off a hill. Had the most amazing time - including doing a few tricks. The view was beautiful and I wanted to go straight back up and do it again. Thanks Brody for a great experience! Will be back sometime :)

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Thank W8677INrachell
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flying abandoned and we didn't find out until we had driven to Queenstown, paid for the gondola and were up waiting for them to pick us up at the top of the mountain. There were no contact details to ring the day of the flight, and the reason was pathetic. Too windy for flying, I have a video of being... More 

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Thank Penny d
GavinQT, Owner at Gforce Paragliding, responded to this review

Hi Penny. I am sorry to hear that you were unable to fly yesterday due to weather conditions. I understand that this is disappointing but obviously the weather is outside of our control. All of our clients are advised to call us for a weather check at least 30 minutes before their flight booking. I am surprised to hear that... More 

Benfleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to do this for a long time. Did hang gliding at home in UK from the ground on my 60th but this was amazing, perfect weather and brilliant instructor who looked after me very well. Thank you Guy. Janet

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

brilliant and breathtaking. Pilot Dominic was great - I felt safe throughout . Best decision I've made.

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Thank Peter H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

An impulse decision to go paragliding was the best decision ever! One minute sitting in the Winter sun drinking a honey, lemon and ginger...the next, my partner and I are tramping up the mountain to run off the top! Absolutely fantastic experience. I felt so safe with Brendon...he didn't give me a chance to feel nervous. Loved every second and... More 

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