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Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School

793 Malaghans Road | Speargrass Flat, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Absolutely fantastic instructor!

I learned to fly with Lisa and between January and March 2018. I had flown 8 years ago but never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dale775
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Paragliding full course - world class instruction and awe-inspiring views from the air

I had wanted to learn to fly for a long time, but fear of heights and lack of confidence held me... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Mareecar
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Learn to Fly in Queenstown with Extreme Air Hang gliding & Paragliding school. We offer a full range of courses from Day course to 10 day Pilot Certificate courses, refresher courses as & when required. We are the only School in New Zealand that teachers both hang gliding and Paragliding. Extreme Air is longest operating school in Queenstown with the most experienced instructors.
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793 Malaghans Road | Speargrass Flat, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 April 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

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Reviewed 23 March 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

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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

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

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Reviewed 25 January 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

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ExtremeAir, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 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 :-)

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Reviewed 7 January 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

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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 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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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great 10 days with Lisa and crew training for my PG1 and PG2 certs. Trained in a very relaxed way but with a very thorough knowledge and experience base to get the info through. Well recommended!

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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks for your lovely feed back Derek :-)

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I recently did a refresher course with Lisa and her crew and I couldn't have had a better experience. I got my paragliding licence about 8 years ago, flew for a couple of seasons then stopped when my daughter came along. Nearly five years after...More

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Lisa B, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks for your lovely feed back :-) Lisa

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome I just finished a ten day course in paragliding and it was fantastic. Lisa and her crew were great at training and getting us all flying. She has so much enthusiasm and passion for flying that she makes all the learning so much fun...More

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ExtremeAir, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely kind review. I really appreciate it and I look forward to doing more training with you and also flying with you as well. Thanks Lisa :-)

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

One of the worst things about courses is when your instructor doesn't really know their stuff. Often instructors can't convey their knowledge when they do know their stuff. Lisa knows her flight stuff, her weather stuff, her ground stuff and her teaching stuff. Stuff sorted!...More

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ExtremeAir, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback. I love teaching and I love paragliding and I do love sharing my knowledge with my students. I am so happy this comes through in my teaching. I look forward to teaching your children in future and also...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Super fun course! Run very professionaly and friendly by Lisa and Co! Had a blast doing the PG1. And keen as, to get back and complete the full PG2 course!

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ExtremeAir, Owner at Extreme Air Paragliding & Hang gliding Flight School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

It was also fun teaching you. I am so happy you had a great time on the course. Lisa :-)

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