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Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding

Queenstown, New Zealand
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About Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Fly with the most experienced dual paragliding and hang gliding Company in New Zealand. Owner/operator Angus Tapper is 4 times NZ Paragliding Champion, runner up in the 2011 NZ Hang Gliding Nationals and has 30 years of aviation experience. Fly from Coronet Peak, the highest of the flying sites in Queenstown. Paragliding or hang gliding? You choose - we offer both! Get the Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding smile :-)
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Overview
This flight option is for those that want to learn more about paragliding and actually wanting to have a go at stearing a glider. Go instructional and fly a paraglider! :-) (conditions permitting)

During the winter months (June - September) the chairlifts allow us access to the 5,400ft snow launch.

The views off the summit are incredible, plus we have got a lot of height to play with - 1,100m vertical, which is twice the height of the Queenstown gondola.

Your friendly and highly qualified team leader is a 4 times New Zealand Paragliding Champion. He has over 30 years aviation experience. The You'll be in completely safe and experienced hands on this experience of a lifetime!
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Angus Stewart wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland, New Zealand159 contributions58 helpful votes
This was something I’d wanted to do for ages and I’m so glad I did it . Jumping off coronet peak was awesome and the glide down was about 25mins as caught loads of currents to fly. It was incredible. My pilot was awesome and I loved every minute of it. So glad I did it . My son jumped off just before me and he chose to do the aerobatics which was super cool to watch also. We both loved it .
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Responded 4 Feb 2022
Great, Nikki. I am glad you and your son enjoyed your paragliding experience with us. Summer is a great time to come flying with all the thermal updraft we are getting. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful little town. Regards, Gitti Tapper Coronet Peak Tandems
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kelze75 wrote a review Jul 2021
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
Amazing crew taking you on the ride of your life! Stunning spot to jump off and really supportive and reassuring guides.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Front Office Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Responded 29 Jul 2021
Hi kelze75, and many many thanks for that lovely review :) It's really rewarding to know that you had so much fun while flying with our crew, and I'm sure they did too! Safe travels around and regards, Julia - Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd.-
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Kate B wrote a review Jul 2021
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What an awesome experience taking off over the snow from Coronet Peak was amazing. The highest takeoff in Queenstown we were recommended this from another couple and so glad we listened. Would highly recommend this to anyone looking to do something different.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Front Office Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Responded 29 Jul 2021
What a lovely review you've left us, thanks a lot Kate B! We're glad you made the most of the highest commercial take off in New Zealand and hope to fly with you again in the future :) Regards, Julia - Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd.-
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JTn wrote a review Jul 2021
78 contributions16 helpful votes
Fantastic - a one word review. Now filling in the rest of the review …. We went from the top of Greengates chairlift down over the ski field and broke through the cloud just at ski field height. Did some tight turns and landed. Fantastic
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Front Office Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Responded 29 Jul 2021
Many thanks for that great review JasonT4010! We're glad to read you had such an amazing flight :) Regards, Julia - Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd.-
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gdt21228 wrote a review Jul 2021
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Professional right from the start. Safety conscious in their approach to wind direction and take off point. Additional tricks at the end were a highlight.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from coronetpeaktandems, Front Office Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding
Responded 16 Jul 2021
Many thanks for that amazing review, gdt21228. We're glad you had a great experience with our team and fun times in the air! Safe travels around, Regards - Julia, Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd.-
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