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Canary Islands Paragliding

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Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

1. Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Have you always dreamed of caressing the clouds and flying like a bird? Experience the next best thing: paragliding over Tenerife. After some brief safety instructions, your instructor will give you a harness and helmet and explain the takeoff procedure. Then you'll take off from a height of 700 meters (about 2,300 feet), taking in the natural beauty of Tenerife while you fly with our expert pilots. You will receive instruction at all times, enabling you to enjoy a safe, wonderful experience. Be amazed by beautiful panoramic views of the southern part of the island, where you can appreciate the sea and the ravines all at once.  Sit back and relax as you find yourself comfortably seated in a safety harness. Enjoy views of Barranco del Infierno and Tejina mountain. Take a turn piloting the glider if you like. The duration of the flight is between 15 and 20 minutes, and you'll normally land on Playa de la Enramada beach. However, depending on the weather conditions, the pilot may choose to land at a different location.

Tenerife: Paragliding with National Champion Paraglider

2. Tenerife: Paragliding with National Champion Paraglider

Paraglide over Tenerife with an experienced guide. Your guide, Daniel Crespo, is a national champion paraglider, so you’ll be in safe hands as you paraglide. Start the activity with a safety briefing about take-off, landing, and paragliding. The flight will last 20-30-minutes. The route will vary depending on weather conditions. Some routes will include flying over ravines. Others include flying over the Conde ridge. The flight usually finishes over the Adeje coast. As you approach the landing zone at the beach, you’ll have the opportunity to perform acrobatics or try piloting the paraglider.

Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

3. Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

Your experience begins as you hike with the team for 10 minutes to the take-off site. Once there your guides will run you through the safety instructions, fielding any questions which you may have about your impending glide. Following that, prepare to take off with your professional pilot under a tandem paraglider and fly away. This is a vertigo-free takeoff, not a "jump." You'll soar along the reach to gain an altitude of between 200 to 800 meters, cruising above the ocean for about 20 or 40 minutes depending on the chosen option. Enjoy the views of the islands and the volcanoes from the safety of a harness seat. When possible, you can try steering the glider yourself, as well as try some thrilling wingovers or spiraling sensations. The pilot will capture photos and a short video of your flight with an action camera. Your tour will conclude as you descend gradually and land softly. A few hours after the flight, you will receive a link to download your photos and video.

Lanzarote: Tandem Paragliding Flight Over Lanzarote

4. Lanzarote: Tandem Paragliding Flight Over Lanzarote

See Lanzarote from above on a tandem paragliding flight. Let your pilot take care of the steering duties while you admire views over the ocean and check out the island's volcanic landscapes from above. Choose between a relaxed flight or choose an option designed for thrillseekers. Set off on a tandem paragliding experience and take in views of Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands, from a new perspective. As you fly through the air, enjoy the island's varied landscapes including lava flows, beaches, and the surrounding ocean. Enjoy the sensation of soaring through the sky and the sense of freedom that comes with this sport. Chose between two options. The standard option is a relaxed and gentle flight. Those who want to take things up a gear can feel an adrenaline rush by selecting the "Rollercoaster" option that includes more advanced maneuvers.

Lanzarote: Tandem Paragliding

5. Lanzarote: Tandem Paragliding

Explore Lanzarote from the birds eye and fly over the unique, volcanic landscape. Due to the mild climate and all season fresh winds, Lanzarote offers optimal flying conditions. Experience a soundless tandem paraglider that allows you to truly take in the view. Arrive at the launch site and put on your harness and helmet. After the necessary safety check and detailed briefing, make your first few steps and feel the air lift your wings and take off. Soar over the natural cliffs and landscape, taking in a truly unattainable perspective. Feel at ease with a smoothe transition from flight to landing, and see Lanzarote from above.

Tenerife: Acrobatic Paragliding Tandem Flight

6. Tenerife: Acrobatic Paragliding Tandem Flight

This acrobatic paragliding flight is based on a natural freestyle where the pilots do stabilized airborne tricks and stunts. This activity is guaranteed to get your heart thumping and your adrenaline rushing. Your pilot will be performing maneuvers in flight, accumulating a large number of G force. The flight is so much more than a simple tandem outing. You'll be experiencing wingovers and deep spirals. Depending on the weather conditions, you will fly between 10-20 minutes and then execute twists and turns in the air.  You’ll receive brief instructions before your feet take off the ground. The instructors will equip you with a harness and helmet and explain the take-off procedure. You will be informed at all times so that you have a wonderful experience. Once you take off, you will find yourself comfortably seated in a safe harness. The pilot will be able to show you the different views that can be seen from this altitude, such as Barranco del Infierno, Roque del Conde and Playa de las Américas.  In addition to enjoying the views and letting yourself be caressed by the wind, you can ask your instructor to allow you to take a turn and enjoy piloting the glider first hand. During the last part of the flight the pilot will do a performance that consist of wingovers and deep spirals, before landing on the ground safely. Landings normally occur on Playa de la Enramada beach, but depending on the weather conditions, the pilot may choose to land at another location.

Adeje: Paratrike Flying Tour with Hotel Pickup and Photos

7. Adeje: Paratrike Flying Tour with Hotel Pickup and Photos

The paratrike is the lightest motorized aircraft (microlight) and consists of a paraglider propelled by a motorized trike, the passenger simply sits down and enjoys the thrill of the flight. Your guide Daniel Crespo is world champion in this air specialty and therefore will provide you with the highest level of safety and an exquisite flight experience. After a few simple instructions, you will be equipped with a life jacket and noise reduction communication helmet, this will allow you to converse with the instructor and eliminate engine noise, allowing the flight to be comfortable and pleasant. In this journey of approximately 30 m following the coastline in the south of the island you will discover impressive landscapes such as hidden beaches, ravines and volcanoes. Each flight starts taking off in Adeje, from there you fly towards the coastline. The flight takes place at various height levels. In some moments there will be low flight for a "flying motorbike" feeling. The best views of the route are achieved by flying at medium height and once you return to the airfield, the maximum height possible will be taken to enjoy a great panoramic view. The flights can be very calm and relaxing or they can be more focused on emotions and adrenaline, this will depend on the tastes of the passenger.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 65 reviews

Couldn’t fault it, me and my girlfriend were a bit nervous at first but Carlos and the instructors were great and once your up there and in the air you are grand! Anyone that gets motion sickness might be good to take a tablet beforehand as I felt sick from it!!

Very very enjoyable experience and I 100% recommend. Please go with this company and enjoy the views. The stunts if you require adrenaline and quality pictures. Thank you Daniel

Amazing experience, Gerardo my instructor was great with me as I was very nervous, don’t overthink it, just book it, listen and enjoy you won’t regret it, it’s beautiful!

A must if you go to Lanzarote. Friendly staff makes you feel comfortable before flying. Definetly reccomended!

Very nice fly. Very profesional paragliders. An experience must to do for anyone.