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Instructional Gliding Experience - Learn To Fly A Plane!

Take to the skies and experience the exhilaration of flying your own glider plan with an expert instructor on-board...

Highlights

  • Jump in a glider plane with an expert personal instructor and take to the skies!
  • Our state of the art Skylaunch winch reaches 2000ft in about a minute
  • Get 25 - 40 minutes air time and 1 - 2 winch launches
  • Soar over beautiful countryside and experience flying yourself as you take over the controls
  • Get a full airfield and instructional briefing before take-off
  • Have the opportunity to participate in airfield and winching activities

Ever wanted to fly your own plane?? It's time to turn your dreams into a reality at Wellington Gliding Club!

No experience? No problem! Introduce yourself, your friends and family to the epic sport of gliding as you take to the skies in a state of the art winch with your own personal expert instructor.

Of course, we'll make sure you are fully prepared and briefed before even jumping into the plane. Our safety conscious team of experts will show you the airfield and give you the entire rundown - including a full instructional briefing about the glider, its controls and basic instruments - plus you'll have the opportunity to get involved in winching activities on the airfield.

Once you feel comfortable and prepared, you'll be launched into the sky with your instructor - reaching an amazing 2,000ft in only a minute or so! As your instructor soars the winch, you'll soak up unobstructed views of the beautiful countryside below from your front row seat. When you're ready, your instructor will let you take the controls and experience the thrill of flying the plane yourself!

To top it all off, once you land you'll receive a certificate recording of your flight giving you ultimate bragging rights - quite possibly the first of many to come!

Location: Greytown Soaring Centre, 76 Tilsons Road, Papawai, Greytown.

Adult $250.00

What's included

  • 25 to 40 minutes approx flight time
  • 1 – 2 winch launches
  • Expert pilot on-board
  • Full instructional safety briefing
  • Airfield & winching activities
  • Flight Certificate

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours duration for the whole experience

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.

Notes

  • 100% WEATHER REFUND GUARANTEE
  • Adult Age is 14 years and over. A weight limit minimum of 45kg and a maximum of 110 kg applies per person. Please note for safety reasons this is not suitable for those with Epilepsy.

Available Bookings from January 29 to February 04

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 29 Jan
Thu 30 Jan
Fri 31 Jan
Sat 1 Feb
Sun 2 Feb
Mon 3 Feb
Tue 4 Feb

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$250.00

1spaces priced from:

  • Adult$250.00

1spaces priced from:

  • Adult$250.00

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