Winter Paragliding from Coronet Peak
~15 minutes paragliding flight
Shuttle service from Queenstown
Photos & Videos available for purchase
All safety gears
20 years of experience
New Zealand highest commercial launch site
Paraglide with the champion or a highly experienced pilot
Enjoy free transportation from and back to Queenstown
What you'll do
We provide foot launched flights from Coronet Peak located just 20 minutes’ drive from the centre of town. Let the Skytrek courtesy shuttle pick you up from town and drive you to one of our launch areas ranging from 3800 feet to 5500 feet high. The highest commercial take-off in New Zealand.
Your pilot will gently guide you through the steps required to become airborne with us so you can enjoy the breath taking views from Coronet Peak across the Queenstown Surrounds. Our friendly and professional team of tandem pilots are highly experienced and will ensure your experience will be one to remember!
Why choose Wayfairer?
To compensate for your travel footprint, our pricing includes the carbon offset price equivalent to the amount of emissions you were responsible for.
We ensure our providers never work at loss and enable them to have a more sustainable practice.
We work with a flexible booking and re-scheduling policy making it as easy as it gets to plan your holidays.
What to bring?
Gloves and Jackets can be provided on request
Know before you go
If you're accompanying a fare-paying passenger, come along for the ride and enjoy the panorama (on a space-available basis)
As paragliding is a weather dependent activity, it is recommended to plan your flight for the beginning of your stay in Queenstown for a better chance of flying.
You will be required to complete a waiver and medical condition disclosure form.
A reasonable level of fitness is required (must be able to do a short run on take off)
Minimum passenger weight is 20kg, maximum passenger weight is 120kg, and minimum height is 80cm.
It is important for all customers to declare any of the below medical conditions (please note this does not necessarily exclude a person from doing this activity): pregnancy, heart condition, recent sprains or muscular injuries, panic/anxiety attacks, high/low blood pressure, bone disorders, fragile skin, dislocations, diabetes, epilepsy, prosthetics, neurological disorders, disabilities, physical impairment, motion sickness
Paragliding is weather dependant, we fly most days but to avoid disappointment, we recommend you book early during your stay in Queenstown rather than leaving it to your last day. If the flight is cancelled due to weather conditions the flight can be transferred to another date or a full refund can be given.
There is no refund given on cancelations under 24 hours of departure if the customer cancels the flight. If you are late for departure and miss check-in there will be no refund given.
Covid-19 Special Information
All required protective equipment is provided.
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Customers must fill out a travel information form.