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GForce Paragliding

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Skyline Gondola | Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Great experience first time Paragliding

Definitely worth the money, great experience, very professional, awesome pilot in Georges, looked... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brucepresland
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Brisbane, Australia
Fantastic experience

I was lucky enough to do a tandem paraglide with Thomas on Saturday, and it was a really enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ltmartin82
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Skyline Gondola | Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth the money, great experience, very professional, awesome pilot in Georges, looked after me as a first timer. On the 'must do' list for Queenstown. The Gforce team were very accommodating and friendly.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to do a tandem paraglide with Thomas on Saturday, and it was a really enjoyable experience. I will admit I was slightly nervous, but he was a calming influence and I had a great time. The initial walk off the top...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Received a gift voucher from my kids for Xmas and was really looking forward to this. Booked my paraglide on day 1 of arriving in Queenstown. Walking through town they were coming in over the top of us. How exciting. Headed up to the gondola....More

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Gforce T, General Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi gvp10, Thank you for taking your time to offer your feedback. My apologies for a frustrating experience. Could you please email chris@nzgforce.com so I can follow up further to ensure our systems and service standards continually improve? I trust the rest of your Queenstown...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both my wife and son were able to get a last minute reservation but I'd recommend getting one in advance. We had a beautiful afternoon for both my wife and son to go paragliding with Todd and Mike. They were very comforting and explained well...More

2  Thank Steve R
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us Steve. So happy to hear your wife and son had a great adventure with us in the air! I will pass on your feedback to our superstar pilots. We hope to see you all again soon...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most amazing expreience paragliding. Todd was professional from beginning to end. He put safety foremost and explained everything for a first time novice. I am not an adventurous person, however this is the easiest activity to do. You literally walk off the edge...More

3  Thank Nichole C
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us Nichole. We like to make it as easy as possible! Todd is one of our most experienced pilots here and a true superstar, so I will make sure to pass your feedback onto him! Highlight of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pilots Blake and Brandon took us on the most exhilarating flight above the mountains of QTown. My daughter loved the roller coaster ups and downs that Blake did and Brendan’s stalls were breath taking. The views are stunning and we could have spent the whole...More

2  Thank nzhuus
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time for this review. I am very pleased you and your daughter had such a good time with us in the air! Our pilots are all superstars and you were in very safe hands with Blake and Brendon. We agree,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking off the mountain was nothing as the parachute had already picked us up. Really a blast to do. Gorge was a great pilot and was willing to do wild to mild. I was good with wild but that does bring you down quicker. I...More

1  Thank Traveled_Paul
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us this feedback. Glad to hear you had a great adventure in the sky with us, and well done for conquering those fears! Georges is a superstar, so you were in very safe hands. We hope you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got to check one off the bucket list here. The weather was fantastic and we had a few hours. It would be best to make a reservation but it worked out for us. The pilot was funny and verified several times whether I wanted a...More

2  Thank Cindy D
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cindy, thank you so much for taking the time for this review. We accommodate to everyone including the adrenaline seekers like yourself! We hope you get everything else ticked off your bucket list too and thank you for flying with us. Many thanks Hannah...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unbelievable experience. Brendan was a great pilot (I had him both times). Flew once from Coronet Peak and once from Queenstown. Highly recommend these guys, they know how to keep everyone calm and maximise the fun. Just do it!! Weather dependant so make sure you...More

3  Thank Emma K
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time for this review Emma, and so good to see you twice! You saw all aspects of Queenstown with the two locations and in very safe hands with our experienced, amazing pilot Brendan. We hope your addicted now and see...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A must do! We had awesome weather and Thomas and Blake our pilots were great. Anyone can do this. They make it as much of an adrenaline rush or just a gentle cruise as you like. Not scary at all Do it!More

3  Thank Tracey P
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Gforce T, Front Office Manager at GForce Paragliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Tracey. So good to hear you had a good time with us up in the air! We try to make it as easy as we can and we agree not scary at all so anyone can do it! I will...More

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Aishah F
18 July 2016|
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Response from 7potato | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Skippers Canyon half day tour. Absolutely amazing. Can include a jet boat element but suggest you do Buller Gorge one instead if you're in that area, as it's the best one by far.
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They do video and take still pictures with a go-pro. They will transfer the files to a USB thumb drive at a very reasonable cost immediately after you land. I don't remember the exact cost but felt it was very reasonable... More
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Hi joddi n. We have limited storage for valuables in the harness during the flight. If you have bigger items then you are able to leave them in our office. Have a great day, Gavin
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