- Sport levelBeginner
- Spoken languagesEnglish
- Duration2 hrs
- Opening seasons:
The most adventurous gliding flight, deep into the Southern Alps, including the possibility of passing over Mt Cook or Mt Aspiring and the amazing surroundings.
The Alpine Adventure has it all! Incredible scenery, perfect gliding/soaring conditions, guided instruction and, on a good day the possibility to fly over Mount Cook. In this 2-2.5 hour experience you will discover why so many people become addicted to the sport of gliding!
In good conditions, and if the wind is really blowing you will truly enjoy a full view of the South Islands incredible Southern Alps, with flights reaching Mount Cook in the north, or perhaps Mount Aspiring to the west, and with any luck, having a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean to the south.
With such an experience it is advisable to have a little bit of soaring/gliding experience in the past.
→ 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
Its advisable to call us the day before to check on weather conditions. Where possible have some flexibility in your travel arrangements. There is excellent accommodation available at Omarama.
Please report 30 minutes before your booked flight time or ring and advise us of a late arrival.
Flights may be extended in the air, subject to the glider and instructor being available.
Our maximum passenger weight is 110kg.
Our minimum age is 12 years old providing they are big enough to be safely contained by the seat belts.
This will be between 2hrs to 2hrs 30min flight time
- Comfortable clothing