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Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding

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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 28 years of aviation experience. Fly from...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Coronet Peak, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome experience!! I have to admit I was a little nervous, but the flying was great, I’m glad we did it! The greeting was a little weird, we were asked to step on a scale (for checking the maximum weight) on a walkway in front...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Great to hear you enjoyed your flight with us, Passport30760115967. Many thanks for the time to review us here on Tripadvisor and for your feedback. When we check you in you are getting weighed in order to establish which pilot you are flying with. The...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved my Tandem Paragliding. Even being afraid a bit at the beginning, I never had any odd feelings, my partner made me feel comfortable and the view and flight was something I would not have missed!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Awesome Passport43181308782, I am glad you enjoyed your paraglide with us. Many thanks for taking the time to review us here on Tripadvisor. I hope you are enjoying the rest of your stay in New Zealand. Regards, Gitti Tapper

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was such a wonderfull experience in my life. I already did bungy, skydiving but it is definetly different experience. With staff I could feel safe and easy to remember. You can also look around a nice view of Queenstown.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Tour29842084650, Thank you for your kind review. That's awesome to hear you enjoyed your flight with us and got some great views of our beautiful area. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards, Rachel.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were professional but good humoured. Perfect people to get pumped for the glide and bring you safely to the ground.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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coronetpeaktandems, Owner at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fabulous, Ben n, Many thanks for taking the time to review us here on Tripadvisor. Good to hear you enjoyed your flight with us. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Queenstown. Regards, Gitti Tapper

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The instructors were very friendly and knowledgeable. They talked to you throughout and made sure you were okay/calmed your nerves. The instructors and procedures were explained before take off and you practice running along with your instructor so you are prepared for take off. Towards...More

Thank caseydoll
coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi caseydoll, Thank you for your kind review. That's awesome to hear you enjoyed your Instructional Hang glide and were able to have a go at flying yourself. Safe travels. Regards, Rachel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to suit up and take off with experienced pilot. Luke was calming and humorous and vibrant. We rode thermals up very high and fast. At the end, I got dizzy spiraling a bit, so he slowed it down. Speak up quickly if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PointerDetroit, Thank you for your kind review. It's awesome to hear you enjoyed your flight with Luke. Sounds like you got a beautiful day with some great thermals. Safe travels. Regards, Rachel.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an exhilarating experience for our family of four. We did paragliding with our two boys aged 9 and 10 years old. All our instructors were knowledgeable and we all felt safe even if we were doing this for the first time. Weather was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi jacquychua, Thank you for your kind review. I'm so glad you and your family got a wonderful Christmas Paragliding experience and the weather Gods did their job right :) Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards, Rachel.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of four, with two teens. Had a terrific time today! Gorgeous scenery. Great staff all-around -- drivers, ground staff, and the pilots. They were keen on safety, and we never hesitated for a moment. They took great in-flight GoPro videos for us to keep....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi knwpsk, Thank you for your kind review. So great to hear you enjoyed your flights with us and got some nice photos to take home as memories. Enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Regards, Rachel.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A well oiled machine, the team behind this experience were awesome. Tony B took me up for a ‘whirlwind’ of a flight featuring some stunning views and acrobatics on request. Super chill, safe and fun. Do this thing if you’re in Queenstown - best paragliding...More

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coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi SulkingKiwi-90, Thank you for your kind review. Awesome to hear you enjoyed Paragliding with us and took in the beautiful Queenstown views. Safe travels. Regards, Rachel.

Reviewed 17 December 2018

My kids aged 18 and 13 enjoyed thoroughly. They glided from 1240m high, and the view was absolutely scenic and beautiful. It was a new experience for them and they thoroughly enjoyed it. The whole process was smooth and safe. Their pilot was very experienced...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank meimeic626
coronetpeaktandems, Guest Relations Manager at Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi meimeic626, Thank you for your kind review. It's awesome to hear that your children had a great time flying with us in beautiful Queenstown. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Regards, Rachel.

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Chris D
2 April 2017|
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Response from coronetpeaktandems | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Sorry for the late reply. We just recently returned from our annual break. Thank you for your message and question. The photo and videos are the pilot's own business. They are at the moment NZ$45 for photos, NZ$45... More
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Nicky N
15 November 2016|
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Response from coronetpeaktandems | Property representative |
Hi Nicky, Thank you for the message. The flying conditions mid December are usually very settled with good thermal activity. You can expect slightly more thermal activity in the middle of the day but all flight times should... More
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pointflyer908
5 March 2016|
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Response from coronetpeaktandems | Property representative |
Hi pointflyer908, Unfortunately due to safety issues we can not allow you to bring your own gopro, not even strapped to you with any harness. Many thanks for understanding. The pilots do have specifically mounted cameras on... More
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