Tandem Paragliding Cape Town


Paragliding is one of the top bucket list items for most people who visit the beautiful city of Cape Town. In this article, I share with you reasons why paragliding is such a popular activity in the Mother City. 1. … Read More


Like in most fields, the paragliding world uses its own special words – words that people who are not familiar with this adventure activity might find difficult to understand. In this article, I’ll help you define some of these terms: … Read More


First things first, let’s find out what a paraglider is before we discuss what paragliding is.   WHAT IS A PARAGLIDER?   A paraglider is a fabric wing used to fly. It has no rigid structure, its shape is formed … Read More


In Cape Town, tandem paragliding is one of the top adventure activities that is gaining popularity as far as experience gifts are concerned. An increasing number of people are choosing the paragliding experience as the best gift for their loved … Read More


No one argues that a great tandem paragliding flight is made up of an easy take off, gentle but exhilarating manoeuvres in the air, and soft landing. In this article, I will explain to you one of the unique landing … Read More

My Tandem Flight

My First Tandem Flight with Icarus Paragliding

On the mark of our 1 year anniversary I told my boyfriend I would like to go for a tandem paragliding flight at Signal Hill. Knowing the pilots at Icarus Paragliding he booked me a tandem flight as an anniversary … Read More

Paragliding from Lions Head

At last we were seen paragliding from Lions Head yesterday. After a week of rainy and freezing weather finally the wind was super perfect and we had some incredible paragliding flights from Lions Head. James, pictured below, and his family … Read More

Is Paragliding dangerous?

Is paragliding dangerous? Paragliding is classified as an extreme sport, you are very safe in our highly qualified pilots hands (or wings). You need to carefully listen while being briefed on your flight, we know adrenaline is going to be … Read More

Paragliding pilots can be passengers

What is wrong with this picture? Jacques isn’t in the drivers seat for a change, he is the tandem passenger. Roland took Jacques for two flights, one from Signal Hill and one from Lions Head in Cape Town. I’m looking … Read More

Tandem Paragliding take off from Signal Hill

Natashja Pinsenschaum paraglided with Icarus Paragliding and shared this amazing photo of her take off from Signal Hill. Awesome shot capturing Table Mountain and Lions Head in the background. Not many tourists can boast about a Cape Town photo with … Read More

Celebrating Mother’s Day in the Mother City

How are you celebrating Mother’s Day in our Mother City – Cape Town this Sunday? Why not treat your Mother to a paragliding flight with Icarus Paragliding? I’m sure she would much prefer sharing the sky with us than a … Read More

Yusuf paragliding from Signal Hill – happy happy!

Weeks in advance of Yusuf’s birthday, Shaida contacted us to book Yusuf’s surprise birthday paragliding flight. Many emails went backwards and forwards between Icarus Paragliding and Shaida, scheming and planning the perfect birthday. We think Shaida should win the wife … Read More

Justin Bieber in Cape Town

Beliebers have literally been counting how many sleeps until the Justin Bieber concert in Cape Town tonight. Book a flight with Icarus Paragliding, we will also make you scream.

Bon Jovi fans flying like rockstars

Bon Jovi concert in Cape Town tonight! All of his fans are going to have a fantastic evening. The roads en route to the concert at The Cape Town Stadium are already buzzing. We look forward to paragliding with all … Read More

Happy happy

Icarus Paragliding would like to wish all of our passengers, fans and booking agents all the best for 2013. We have loved sharing the sky with you and look forward to another great year flying in Cape Town.

Santa Claus visits Cape Town again

Following on from our previous blog about Santa Claus visiting Cape Town, we have great news, Lena Grote was also treated to a paragliding flight. She paraglided from Signal Hill with our pilot Jean. Lena we are so happy that … Read More

Paragliders love surfing

What exactly is it that these energetic adrenaline filled junkies get up to when the wind isn’t playing along and they aren’t able to paraglide? Surfing! The Icarus Paragliding team was introduced to surfing by Michelle Davy the owner of … Read More

Santa Claus in Cape Town

Sisters Lisa and Lena met our Icarus Paragliding pilots on table mountain.  This is where the scheming began, what should be buy the boys for Christmas? Mmmm, an Icarus Paragliding voucher, perfect! After many emails to the Icarus Paragliding team … Read More

Great view of Camps Bay and Clifton from the sky

Icarus Paragliding flew with Alberdina Tilma.  Take off was from Lions Head and they landed in front of The Bungalow.   Alberdina, thanks for sharing the sky with us and for taking such a great paragliding photo from the sky … Read More

Paragliding with William Cherry

Icarus Paragliding flew with William Cherry from Signal Hill in early November.