Parapax Tandem Paragliding in Cape Town
- About 1 hour
Enjoy an exhilarating tandem paragliding flight from Signal Hill or Lions Head. It is by far probably one of the most exciting adventure sports in Cape Town.
No other activity would let you enjoy spectacular panoramas of the Table Mountain and the city bowl with no windows to block your view! No matter how nervous you might feel before takeoff (or for some, even the very thought of paragliding), the experienced team will put you at ease.
Once you are in the air, enjoy a birds eye view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world!
We always meet at the very end of Signal Hill drive, once you get to the parking area you will be welcomed by our take off manager Witness, signed up and briefed on the launch. Once you're securely clipped in, all you need to do is take a few light steps before you're flying! With an expert pilot behind you, you will feel just great!
Tandem paragliding gives you an amazing sense of freedom. Once in the air, most people are surprised at how relaxed they feel. You'll sit comfortably upright (like on your sofa at home). You won't feel like you're sinking or falling at all, since you glide, nearly horizontally, through the air at around 40 km/hr.
In optimal weather conditions you even have the chance to fly the paraglider yourself! Your instructor will place his hands above yours to show you how to steer. It really is quite simple and really, really fun! This, like the aerobatics before landing, are completely optional of course!
Good to know
- Weather dependant
- Minimum age 3 years
- Maximum weight 135kg
- Live commentary on board from one of our experienced paragliding pilots
- One-way shared transfer back to the take off area from the landing
- Fly with a very experienced pilot behind you, giving you a great sense of security!
- Parapax tailor-make the flight to your wishes so you're sure to get a personalized flight and service
- HD photos and videos (available to purchase in cash on arrival for R300)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Closed shoes (no flip flops)
- Shorts and t-shirt if its hot
- Jeans and windbreaker in cooler weather
Great times! Thank you to Stef & crew, you guys rock! Looking forward to the next one. :)
Love love love!!!
From Susan keeping me up to date on the weather to Nigel flying me out feeling safe and secure, as well as the team who assisted with take off and the safety checks. It was Absolutely amazing! Would recommend you guys over and over again.. I’ll definitely be back! Thank you Parapax Team!
Very reliable and trusworthy provider of tandem flights from Signal Hill or Lion's Head in Cape Town. Whenever conditions are flyable make sure to hook up with them for an unforgettable view of the Mother City. Although adrenalin-laden as a passenger it must be stressed that all their tandem pilots are highly experienced, reassuring and calming, exactly what you need to guarantee an amazing experience. At all time, the safety of pilot and passenger are paramount. So leave all worries behind, and 'get high' to experience 'the second best thing'!!!
Yeeeeeeehaw! Just got back from an exquisite tandem paraglide with Frank. I was very very rigid in the fact that I wanted to fly from Lion's Head, which meant I waited three weeks while in Cape Town to fly from my preferred spot, but I'm here for a while so I had the luxury of being able to be picky.
Parapax called me when Lion's Head was a go, and holy smokes what a ride it was. Around 12 minutes in the air taking in sweeping vistas of Lion's Head, The Twelve Apostles, and Cape Town's glorious coastline.
Frank was friendly, enthusiastic, and really added to my overall experience. The team is friendly, efficient, and accommodated my specific request so I can't recommend this outfitter highly enough!
Absolutely wonderful experience and very well organized, it was on time and was worth every penny!!! People are friendly and extremely helpful and kind to deal with fear! I recommend parapax to anyone who will want such an amazing experience
Light Cancellation Policy
The guest can cancel free of charge until 24 hours before arrival. The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel in the 24 hours before arrival.
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