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Address: Skyline Gondola | Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-441 8581
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Had always wanted to try a paraglide and Queenstown would be an unbeatable location for my first one. No fuss and Brendan put me at ease straight away, a very memorable highlight... read more

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Waltham Cross
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4 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had always wanted to try a paraglide and Queenstown would be an unbeatable location for my first one. No fuss and Brendan put me at ease straight away, a very memorable highlight of our trip to new Zealand. Thanks

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Thomas my wish to do this paragliding trip was made memorable. Easy and comfortable made the nerves disappear and so the flight was just fantastic! Would do again in a heartbeat 😊

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Gavin and Todd were brilliant. I was quite nervous but Gavin made me feel so relaxed and before I knew it..I was airborne. Views of queenstown were amazing...

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Thank HazelBrowne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked from the skyline gondola and the wind was too strong so they drove us to a nearby mountain (and back). All the instuctors are so friendly. I wasn't dressed warm enought so they gave me a jacket. I had Steve and he was so chill and easy to talk to. I was terrified but after the initial jump... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no intention of doing this but whilst at the GForce hut checking what they charge, they said they had a couple of pilots ready and waiting i.e. no queue. Throwing caution to the wind (literally) we paid our NZ$ 446 (for 2). Wasted our return ticket down on the sedentary Gondola too! Our pilots Tod and Clem were... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super amazing experience!!! Thank you my pilot Ben! It was such a nice flight! I wish I could come here and do this again : )

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Thank loiprae
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a rush,paragliding from almost 3,000 feet....great time,fantastic photos and video👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼"go hard or go home"

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Thank Santiag01
Bremerton, Washington
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My tandem partner, Tood, was the coolest and a very professional pilot. He let me fly for a short bit for me to experience how to turn the glide. The landing was amazingly smooth. A totally fun experience! A must do when in Queenstown.

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Thank Rose T
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day & great family memory. Todd was brilliant at getting me off the top, a bit scary but I was in great hands! It was so surreal up there & so picturesque thanks so much 😀👍

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Thank Christine E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing!! Thank you so much.. Definitely this was the best way to see Queenstown :) Also the staff were really nice and friendly and they just charge you $50 if you want the pictures and videos. A MUST DO!

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