Take off from the top of the Skyline Gondola and enjoy the ultimate flight with spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu, the mountains, forests and Queenstown itself.
When you arrive at the top of the Skyline Gondola, your professional guide will give you a short safety brief including some practice demonstrations before it's time for launch. Taking off with your guide, you'll launch yourself off the platform and then you're off, flying away over Queenstown. On your 8 to 12 minute flight, you will have amazing views of Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables mountain range and surrounding areas. Believe us, there really is nothing better than seeing Queenstown from the air.
Come experience the ultimate flight as you soar over Queenstown - book your spot online with us today!
Address: Skyline Gondola, 53 Brecon St, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Meeting point: At the top of the Skyline Gondola. When you arrive at the top of the Skyline Gondola, follow the signs for GFORCE Paragliding.
Check-in at the meeting point at your scheduled departure time. Please allow yourself sufficient time to ride the Skyline Gondola up to the meeting point.
We do not recommend this activity for pregnant women or people with disabilities.
While there are no age restrictions, you will be required to complete a waiver and medical condition disclosure form.
Passengers aged 16 or under require written permission from a parent or guardian.
Minimum weight: 20kg
Maximum weight: 100kg
Please note that weight restrictions can be dependent on your fitness and weather conditions.
This activity requires a moderate level of physical fitness. There is a short walk uphill to the take-off site.
Please dress for the conditions and bring a warm jacket. Sturdy shoes are required.
Early Bird departure times: 9:00 am (October - April), 10:00 am (May - September)
Departure times: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm every 30 minutes (October - April), 11:00 am - 4:00 pm every 30 minutes (May - September)
Activity duration: approximately 1.5 hours from the bottom of the Skyline Gondola to finish
Flight time: 8 - 12 minutes
Photos and videos are available using a GoPro that captures you, your pilot and the amazing scenery around you. They are available to purchase on landing.
Please note this activity does not include a Skyline Gondola pass. Please click here to book your pass.
If you have purchased tours which includes return tickets of Skyline Gondola, you can take the gondola to the top for paragliding with the tickets and a second gondola pass will also be provided for you.
We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance which includes cover for this activity.
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.