- Niveau sportifDébutant
- Langues parléesanglais, grec
- Durée1 h 30
- Saisons d'ouverture:
Description de l'activité
Looking for paragliding fun while in Crete? Have you always dreamt of flying over the clouds while enjoying the great views to the sea and land? This is your great chance to live an incredible experience and fly in safety with a tandem paragliding flight in Chania and Balos lagoon. Take your holidays to the next level while flying with a great instructor over the island and enjoy breathtaking views to the coastline and the mountains of Crete!
Your instructor shall be Yannis, a passionate paragliding instructor who will make sure you have the best experience of your life! Of course, before flying you will have an introductory briefing into paragliding and then off you go flying over the mountains towards the beach!
You do not need to be very athletic or fit - a tandem paragliding flight is suitable for everyone. All you need to do is a few steps and the glider will take you to the air. You will enjoy amazing views to the mainland of Crete and the coastline while sitting comfortably back in the harness. You will smoothly descent afterward to the beach to take a dive into the blue waters of Crete.
Paragliding in Chania should be on the top of your list while in Crete! It's an incredible experience you shouldn't miss! Totally safe and fun!
Paragliding is a weather dependent sport, and Crete is known for the strong winds. Consequently, there are two different paragliding spots near Chania, depending on the wind condition.
Falasarna: One of the most famous beaches in Greece. You will soar from a hill at 250m with incredible views before landing on the beach! You can enjoy a beer or a dive in the clear waters of Falasarna after the flight.
West winds required for a flight in Falasarna.
From Falasarna you can have the 1-hour thermal flight over the magnificent Balos lagoon. Balos lagoon is a beach of extreme beauty linking an island with the mainland. The red colored sand can be found in Balos and you have a chance to admire nature's miracle - Balos. Paragliding over Balos lagoon is the ultimate way to visit Balos and take a look at its beauty.
Varipetro: A mainland mountain. With heights of 500 m, you will have incredible views to the entire north coastline, Chania city, Souda bay, and a small lake. In that place, you can often reach altitudes greater than 1000m due to the thermal winds.
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→ Vous serez éligible à un remboursement partiel de 50%
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- 20 minutes flight depending on the winds. The flight could last less than 20 minutes due to weather conditions.
- Total duration with the transfers: 1h 30 minutes.
- Depending on the wind direction your instructor will let you know if you will be flying from Varipetro or Falasarna.
- You will set an appointment with Yannis, the instructor where he will pick you up and take you to the take-off point. After the flight, he will return you to the meeting point.Conditions particulières
- You can buy professional photos and videos on the spot for an extra charge of 30€.
- You can have your camera with you if you want.
- The maximum weight allowed is 100kg.
- The time is tide-dependent.
-This is a weather-dependent activity. In case the flight lasts around 10 minutes, you will be refunded 35 euros (making the price of the flight 85 euros).
- Flight and all necessary equipment
- Transfer from the meeting point to the take off point and back
- Photos/Video: 25€
- Sporty shoes - no flip flops