Tandem paragliding in Bolsterlang near Oberstdorf
Tandem paragliding in Bolsterlang near Oberstdorf
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  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    German, English
  • Duration
    1.5 hr
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Activity description

Catch the ultimate high in the heart of the Bavarian mountains with a tandem paragliding in the Allgäu Alps!

Giving the native bird's of prey their advantage, the Allgäu Alps are renowned not only as a seasonal playground for the adventurous - but as a mecca for paragliders thanks to the areas strong & consistent thermals that carry buzzards and kites up to altitudes of 3000m and above. Join them in the upper echelons of the skies with tandem paragliding flights over the surrounding Kleinwalsertal alpine terrain via the Hörnerbahn cable car.

Home to 300 peaks, the Allgäu Alps in Bavaria is renowned within the paragliding community for the spectacular views and consistent thermals that make this location one of a few all-year-round launch sites in Europe. Situated a 10-minute drive from the popular ski resorts of Oberstdorf and Bolsterlang, the flight school is situated in Obermaiselstein - with most tandem and training flights taking place in the meadows served by the Flugberg Hörnerbahn - in the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park.

A suspenseful start to this unique activity, you will travel up the mountain using the Hörnerbahn cable car for a chance to take in the stunning views. Apon reaching the launch site you will receive a short briefing before taking to the air for a 10-35 minute flight. Fully controlled and operated by the instructor, this scenic paragliding flight will glide over the surrounding meadows, peaks, and valleys. Landing will take place near the meeting area in Bolsterlang.

Due to the topographic location and the particularly favourable microclimate, the Allgäu Alps is renowned as one of the most consistent flight locations in the Northern Alps. Available throughout the year, this activity will either take place on grass or snow and participants should dress according to the season. Expect lows of -7°c in January and highs of 22°c in August.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made


1Classic flight: 10-15 min
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2Ultimate flight: 20-35 min
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Meeting point
Oasis Flight School Am Auwald 1 87538 Obermaiselstein Get directions
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