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5400ft Instructional Tandem Paragliding - Coronet Peak, Queenstown

Try your hand at Tandem Paragliding from the highest launch point in Queenstown at Coronet Peak!


  • Learn all about Paragliding and try your hand at steering the glider!*
  • Jump from the highest take-off point in Queenstown!
  • Soak up incredible scenic views of the summit from up above
  • Fly with the most experienced tandem paragliding and hang gliding Company at Coronet Peak, Queenstown
  • A once in a lifetime opportunity!

Take Paragliding to the next level as you experience a once in a lifetime opportunity of flying tandem and steering the glider!

Before take-off, you'll have the unique opportunity to ride the chair lifts at Coronet Peak to the top of the mountain.

Boasting the highest launch point in Queenstown, prepare to soak up absolutely incredible views of the summit after taking off from the snow at 5,400ft - that's twice the height of the Queenstown Gondola!

The highly qualified team leader at Tandem Paragliding has over 30 years of aviation experience and is a 4 times New Zealand Paragliding Champion meaning you can rest assured that you are in fully capable hands.

You'll learn all about Paragliding and how to operate the glider before taking off in Tandem with your instructor. Feel your adrenaline peak as you soak over stunning landscapes, and enjoy a moment taking it all in before having the chance to put your learnings into practice when you steer the glider yourself*!

The launch point is by far the highest of the flying sites in New Zealand, giving you 1100m height to play with as you try your hand at this epic, adrenaline pumped activity. Book today!

Per Person $245.00


  • Allow 2 to 2.5 hours for the whole experience


  • Meeting point / Departure - Ivan Clarke Gallery, 39 Camp Street, Queenstown (or arrange to meet us up at the ski field if you are up there for skiing /snowboarding).

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Please note that there is a small charge of NZ$20 per spectators.

    Important - The minimum weight for a passenger on a paraglider is 20 kg, the maximum is 110kg. No refund will be given if exceeding the maximum passenger weight. The maximum and minimum weight is made up of bodyweight plus clothing and shoes on the day.

    *Please note you may steer the glider if conditions permit.

  • Please allow extra $30 for one ride up on the chair lift to access the snow take-off points. Photos and videos of your flight are a great memory and available to purchase after the flight. Speak to your pilot about this.

    Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd reserve the right to cancel or amend any trip or booking. If the trip has to be cancelled due to weather conditions, there are no cancellation fees. However, if you cancel your trip within 48hr of departure, there is a 20% cancellation fee applicable. Cancellations within an hour of departure require a 50% cancellation fee. No refund is given, if customer is not turning up on time for departure of the trip.

Available Bookings from June 20 to June 26

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3spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$195.90

2spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$245.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$245.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$245.00

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