Tandem paragliding in Funchal, Madeira
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Duration
    2 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

The tandem paragliding flight is extremely safe when done by an experienced pilot who knows the local weather conditions making it a pleasant experience.

The experience begins with a briefing, giving to know local conditions, flight plan and instructions for the passenger to takeoff and landing. The flight will have a duration between 15 and 20 minutes, depending on the weather.

You will fly in one of these several spots in Madeira Island depending on the weather conditions:
- Chão da Lagoa to Funchal
Starting at 1440 meters and landing sea level
Flight between 30 and 40 minutes
- Pico da Cruz to Praia Formosa
Starting at 270 meters and landing in Praia Formosa
Duration 15 to 20 minutes
- Canhas to Madalena do Mar
Starting at 470 meters and landing sea level
Time between 15 and 20 minutes depending on the weather
- Rochao at 780 meters
Landing in Madalena do Mar
Flight for 20 minutes with possibility of more
- Cabo Girao to Câmara de Lobos
Starting at 500 meters 15 to 20 minutes
Some days, possibility to land on Praia Formosa
- Porto da Cruz
Starting at 40 meters with nice possibility to soaring
20 minutes guaranteed when good wind direction and speed

Gaze at the wonderful landscapes of Madeira Island beneath your feet and feel the amazing sensations fo flying!

Madeira Wings guarantees a unique and fun tandem paragliding flight!

minimum 16 y/o
Starting time: 9:00 am, 1:00 pm,
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed 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% reimbursement

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

The chosen take-off spot depends on weather conditions.

The duration of the flight depends on the spot, but it generally takes 15 to 20 minutes.

This activity is weather dependent.

Please contact your instructor after your booking is confirmed to:

- Communicate on your weight 

- Arrange the exact meeting point and time, or the pickup service in your accommodation in Madeira.

Activity requirements

Maximum weight: 105kg

Included
  • All paragliding equipment
  • Pick up service within Madeira
Do not forget to bring
To bring
  • Comfortable clothing adapted to the weather conditions
  • Trekking or sports shoes
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Bottled water and snacks
Meeting point
Caminho de Ferro do Monte 190, 9050-208 Funchal, Madeira Get directions

All reviews

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Madeira Wings - Excellent!
  • 5 / 5
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The paragliding with Madeira Wings was fantastic, I fully recommend using this company for paragliding in Madeira.

Amazing experience
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Very excited

Amazing
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Exhilarating and gorgeous.

Découverte extraordinaire du parapente et de Madère
  • 5 / 5
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Cette sortie nous a permis de découvrir le parapente et Madère pour notre 1er jour sur l’ile.

Amazing
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Breathtaking experience

Great fun, awesome team!
  • 5 / 5
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We can recommend paragliding in general and especially on Madeira and with these great people! Thank you!

Paraglide
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Paragliding

"Amazing experience"
  • 5 / 5
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It was and it will be my unforgettable experience in Madeira. I would recommend everyone to enjoy the incredible adventure. The view of the waterfalls from the air, OMG, it's great.

Amazing Experience and Lovely People
  • 5 / 5
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It has been an unforgettable adventure! Would recommend to anyone

Amazing experience
  • 5 / 5
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Everything went smoothly! The flight itself was so amazing and breathtakingly beautiful! Could recommend for anyone!!

Vol parapente en tandem à Madère
  • 5 / 5
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C’est génial le parapente, première fois et j’en referai.

Un moment merveilleux
  • 5 / 5
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Ce vol en parapente à été magique. L'île de Madere est un petit coin de paradis qui se dévoile encore plus lorsque l'on prend de la hauteur. Expérience à vivre sans retenue.

Super expérience !!
  • 4 / 5
Posted

L'accueil est top belle rencontre beau vol. Merci pour tout.

Un moment inoubliable !
  • 5 / 5
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Nous avons passé un super moment avec Rui et sa femme. Ils ont été rassurants et à l’écoute durant tout le vol. Nous recommandons à 100% les vols en parapente avec eux! Ils sont adorables et parlent très bien le français 😊

Vol parapente Cabo Girão
  • 5 / 5
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Vol au dessus du Cabo Girão à Madère Superbe baptême de parapente

Merveilleux
  • 5 / 5
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Au top

Magique !!!!!
  • 5 / 5
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Une expérience incroyable, un moment intime et précieux avec la nature

Paragliding
  • 5 / 5
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It was amazing, the instructors were very friendly and I highly recommend it.

Fantastic
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Marvelous
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Amazing to just fly above the island in the quiet of no motor.

Incroyable
  • 5 / 5
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Organisation au top !les coachs très disponibles et aux petits soins . Priorité sur la qualité du vent pour un vol optimal

Superb flight
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Paragliding

A memorable day!
  • 5 / 5
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Madeira is the perfect place for this kind of activity with it's wonderful landscape.

Breathtaking experience
  • 5 / 5
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Paragliding is just amazing!!! It is a great chance to forget about everything that is going on in your life. You feel free and easy and I can only recommend it! It is an experience for life.

6 out of 5 stars!
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After picking me up at my place, I got a guided tour on the way to the flying spot. We checked different point for a best possible flight. I learned a lot about both the island and paragliding. The feeling and view was amazing and we went for a coffee afterwards.

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