Hermanus Tandem Paragliding Flight

Hermanus Tandem Paragliding Flight

Hermanus is about 130 kilometres from Cape Town and can take between an hour to an hour and a half to drive to the launch site.

Our Hermanus flights take off near the Rotary Way lookout point and will land on the nearby school field. In the air, our pilots will show you the beauty the town has to offer and you will have the chance to glide over the nearby coast. You may even be in for a treat if the whales decide to put on a show for you!

How long is the flight?
5 – 20 Minutes.

What do I need to wear?
Closed shoes. On a chilly day wear something warm, it can be freezing in the air Sunblock Sunglasses can be worn in-flight.

Where do we fly from?
Hermanus is ridge-lift with a healthy sprinkling of thermals, a fresh cool sea breeze and tranquil views. The ridge is 8km long and 235m above sea level.

Where do we land?
Top landings are an option either on the actual take off or behind the takeoff (but still on the top of the mountain), alternatively, there is a bottom landing on a spacious sports field (Richard Bishops Sportsfield) opposite the Hermanus High School. For pilots doing cross country flights, Grotto beach is a landing option.

What’s Included?
Tandem paragliding flight with your highly trained pilot. All tandem pilots are highly experienced TFIs (Tandem Flight Instructors) certified by SAHPA (the South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association).

Safety precautions include helmets, harnesses with back protection, reserve parachutes and careful pre-flight checks and pre-launch observation. You will be briefed before your flight, listen to your pilot when you are told to run you must RUN, do not sit down.

What’s Included?
Tandem paragliding flight with your highly trained pilot. All tandem pilots are highly experienced TFIs (Tandem Flight Instructors) certified by SAHPA (the South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association).

What’s not included?
Food and drinks are not included.

Minimum Age: 11 years
Fitness Level: No Fitness Requirement
Maximum Weight: 120kg
Certification: None Required
Experience Level: No Experience Requirement