Table Mountain

WHY PARAGLIDING IS POPULAR IN 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

HOW PARAGLIDING WORKS

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

THE PARAGLIDER WHO LANDS IN STYLE

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

Paragliding from Table Mountain, Cape Town

Meeting Point at Table Mountain Table Mountain is one of the most complex paragliding launch sites in Cape Town with rapidly changing wind directions sitting at 1000m above sea level. Pilots meet at the car park adjacent to the Cable … Read More

Lions Head

Paragliding from Lions Head , Cape Town

Lions Head Lions Head is the distinctive shaped mountain slope standing between Signal Hill and Table Mountain forming part of the city bowls dramatic skyline offering you Wally’s Cave and a 360 degree view of Cape Town from the summit. … Read More

Signal Hill

Paragliding from Signal Hill, Cape Town

Signal Hill Signal Hill (Lion’s Rump or “The Lion’s Flank”, a term now obsolete) is a long smoothly sloped ridge 350m above sea level, that provides great ridge soaring and thermalling allowing you views of Sea Point, Cape Town Harbour, … 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