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Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School

68 reviews
Queenstown, New Zealand
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About Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School
Learn to Fly in Queenstown with Extreme Air Hang gliding & Paragliding school. We offer a full range of courses from Day course to 12 day Pilot certificate courses, refresher courses. ​We run flying tours to New Zealand and Australia. We are the only School in New Zealand that teachers both hang gliding and Paragliding. Extreme Air is the longest operating school in Queenstown with the most experienced instructors.
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I did my paragliding license with Lisa and I can't recommend her enough. She is a great instructor and her level of enthusiasm for the paragliding and teaching will make you never want to leave. She caters for everyone differently depending on their learning types...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic! Lisa and her team should be your first and only choice for learning how to Paraglide! Lisa's top quality instruction and huge enthusiasm for the sport make it so easy to learn. Highly Recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thanks so much Lisa

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Today myself and boyfriend did the day course with Lisa. We had an incredible day! Lisa is so passionate and knowledgeable about paragliding and made the whole experience a lot of fun. We just wanted to give it a go but are now definitely considering...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Look forward to seeing both again.

Reviewed January 8, 2019

I am 19 years old and recently had the privilege of beginning to learn how to paraglide with Lisa from Extreme Air. This was an incredibly rewarding experience that I could not recommend highly enough. Lisa is an amazing instructor that allowed myself, and everyone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Thanks so much for your lovely review.

Reviewed December 17, 2018

I completed my PG1 with Lisa at Extreme Air, and it was fantastic! I highly recommend this school to anyone wanting to learn to paraglide in a safe, welcoming atmosphere. I'll be coming back to do my PG2 as soon as I can.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I learned to fly with Lisa and between January and March 2018. I had flown 8 years ago but never managed to get to high flights due to bad weather so it had been a goal of mine to learn to paraglide for a long...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I had wanted to learn to fly for a long time, but fear of heights and lack of confidence held me back. I was an extremely nervous student and was terrified to death of doing my first high flight. Lisa's unrelenting patience, support and an...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

I had an absolute blast doing a paragliding course with Extreme Air. Lisa is an excellent teacher with a great reputation, and managed to teach me this sport in a fun and safe manner. The training activities are exciting, and the location is very good....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. I look forward to flying with you one day soon :-) Kind regards Lisa

Reviewed January 25, 2018

I had the privilidge of doing the day course with Lisa and Marcio on the 19th Jan 2018. After my brother Alex attended the course in late December, I was keen to follow in his footsteps and the day certainly didn’t disappoint. I was lucky...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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ExtremeAir, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

It was also lovely meeting and teaching you. You are very natural and pick things up very fast. I am so happy you loved your experience with us. All the best and we hope you take up this great sport. Safe flying Lisa :-)

Reviewed January 7, 2018

I signed up to do the delux day course, which includes a day of tuition from scratch and a tandem flight from the top of the hills. The day I'd initially booked had to be called off due to poor weather, but moving to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thanks you so much Alax for your lovely review. I am so happy you got a lot out of the day. I hope you get into this great sport. Keep in touch and all the best. Lisa :-)

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