Based in Cape Town, Skywings paragliding is an international paragliding company with their other branch in Oludeniz, Turkey. A SAHPA and THK qualified instructor with loads of experience ensures your flight is safe and fun.
About Tandem Paragliding
Tandem Paragliding launches from either Lions Head or Signal Hill depending on the direction of the wind on the day of your booking
Duration of tandem paragliding varies and it’s not possible to guarantee a specific flight time due to the changeable nature of the wind and general weather conditions in Cape Town
Tandem Paragliding will only resume in conditions that are safe to launch and land
Up to 20 minutes of the most enjoyable flight ever
In general paragliding in Cape Town can be anything from 5 to 20 minutes in duration
The instructor will inform you when making your booking where to meet
This will either be at Lions Head or Signal Hill parking lot
Enjoy exquisite scenery of the Atlantic coastline, Camps Bay, Table Mountain, Green Point and the Waterfront when the weather conditions are favourable
After the flight, you will be taken back to where you parked your car with your instructor or you can be collected from the landing site
This can be checked with the instructor prior to the flight where this will be
Frequently Asked Questions:
- What is the minimum/maximum age to fly?
Almost anybody can partake in paragliding at Skywings as they have flown passengers from 5 years old and up
- Is there a weight restriction to fly?
Each canopy has a limit on how many kilograms it can carry, the pilots are carefully matched to each passenger according to their combined weight and the weather conditions
Skywings currently enforces a weight limit of 110kg
- How long will I be in the air?
Each flight duration is a minimum of 5 minutes depending on the weather conditions which contribute to the thermal lift
- What do I need to wear?
Wear comfortable clothing and a sturdy pair of shoes like training shoes
- What do I need to take with me?
Bring sunglasses and a bottle of water
- Do I need any training or experience to fly?
No experience is required to fly as you will be fully briefed prior to take off
You will run a few steps and the rest is in the hands of your fully qualified pilot
In flight videos and photos are available upon request at an additional fee