Valley Explorer flight in the Southern Alps from Omarama
Valley Explorer flight in the Southern Alps from Omarama
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
  • Duration
    30 min
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Glide Omarama-logoOrganized by Glide Omarama

Activity description

This is your chance to fly like an eagle high above the mountains. Each flight is different, smooth and gentle or aerobatic and adrenaline pumping, you choose!

After a short briefing you are towed high into the sky before being released from your tow plane into the valleys of the Southern Alps. Beneath are incredible mountains and lakes that are symbolic of the Mackenzie Country.

The power is in your hands, you decide how adventurous you want to be! Just talk to you experienced and knowledgeable pilot, it is even possible to extend your flight!

minimum 12 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) 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
Special terms

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.

  • Instruction
  • Pilot
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable clothing
Meeting point
Terminal Building, Airport Road, Omarama 9448, New Zealand Get directions
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