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Our most recommended Central Switzerland Air & Helicopter Tours

Lucerne: Tandem-Paragliding Flight

1. Lucerne: Tandem-Paragliding Flight

You will begin by meeting your pilot at the train station. From there, take a quick cable car ride to get to the launch site where you'll listen to a brief safety briefing before going to "heaven". You'll soon feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins as you take in breathtaking views of the Alps. Soar like a bird, surrounded by stunning views of Lucerne, Engelberg, and Emmetten. Feel the freedom of the wind as your pilot takes you on an experience like never before. After landing in the valley, you will head back to the train station following an unforgettable day in the skies.

Interlaken: Helicopter Skydiving 2-Hour Experience

2. Interlaken: Helicopter Skydiving 2-Hour Experience

Don't miss skydiving the Swiss Alps – an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience! Climb up to 15,000 feet in a helicopter, take a big breath, and exit the perfectly sound chopper to free fall over the magnificent mountains. The helicopter skydive starts with an introduction video, ground practicing, and gearing up. Then you can admire the breathtaking mountain scenery as you enjoy the helicopter ride. Express your final prayers before the door to free fall opens. Jump and look back at the disappearing helicopter. Skydive together with your tandem master into the blue of the Swiss skies. Pull the opening handle of your parachute and glide gently into the valley for the safe landing.

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding with Matterhorn View

3. Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding with Matterhorn View

Zermatt in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is one of the most popular mountain resorts renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. The town lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Here, you have the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - a tandem paragliding flight at a 3000-4000-meter altitude. At the meeting point, you’ll be introduced to your instructor, who will give you a presentation on the activity and safety protocols. You’ll take the cable car to the take-off point, as your pilot shares as much as of their knowledge, stories, and anecdotes about Zermatt as you want. Once you’re on the mountain, walk to the take-off point, and hear a short briefing and equipment check. Then, it’s time for the ultimate adventure, as you take a few steps into the air. Now just sit back, relax, and take in the spectacular 360° views over Switzerland, Italy, and France. The pilot will take care of everything, all you have to do is enjoy this magical moment to its fullest. Once you’ve landed, the pilot will download the pictures and videos onto a memory card, ready for you to take home and show off.

From Zurich: Day-Trip to Interlaken

4. From Zurich: Day-Trip to Interlaken

Spend a day exploring the lakeside town of Interlaken with roundtrip transportation from Zurich. Journey through the Alps before you arrive at your destination located between two lakes at the foot of the majestic Jungfrau. Interlaken is one of the oldest and most popular summer holiday resorts in Switzerland. The first visitors arrived in the 17th century and it's now a major tourist center in the Bernese Oberland region. This independent day will give you the opportunity to discover Interlaken at your own pace. Your driver can also advise you about some of the best places to visit. Choose to take a hike in the stunning wilderness or simply relax at a lakeside resort.

From Geneva: Paragliding and Interlaken Trip

5. From Geneva: Paragliding and Interlaken Trip

Experience the Swiss Alps from above and take part in this paragliding tour at Interlaken. Enjoy the freedom of flying in a tandem flight over the heart of Interlaken.   After the journey from Geneva to Interlaken, you will receive instructions on how to make your flight a success. During the 20-minute drive from Interlaken to the paragliding locating, you will be familiarized with the health and safety rules and receive a briefing on the processes for take-off and landing. After being dropped off, walk 3 minutes to the take-off site while enjoying the stunning view over the Interlaken region and Jungfrau mountain.   Then, begin your air-born adventure. Your instructor will take you on a thrilling flight over the Alps. Soar for up to 10-20 minutes, depending on weather conditions and thermal activities, over the breathtaking landscape of Switzerland.   After you have arrived safe and sound back on the ground, you can enjoy some free time in the village, located between two lakes. Explore its charming little shops and boutiques.

Klosters: Paragliding Tandem Flight with Video&Pictures

6. Klosters: Paragliding Tandem Flight with Video&Pictures

Meet your pilot at the valley station of the Gotschna cable car in Klosters. The Gotschna valley station is located very close to the train station "Klosters Platz". There are car parking places in front of the cable car station and near the landing site available. Your pilot team consists of pilots from Davos and Klosters. Among them are pilots with 30 years of paragliding experience, the former Swiss cross-country champion, a flight instructor and a mountain guide. Together with your pilot you will take the two sections of the Gotschna cable car up to the Gotschnagrat. Before, during and after the cable car ride you will have enough time to discuss any questions with your pilot. You will also get an insight into the world of paragliding. Once at the top, the pilot checks the wind situation again and selects a suitable launch site. On the Gotschnagrat there are take-off places for different wind directions. When you arrive at the starting point, your pilot prepares the material for your flight and connects you with the wing. Your guide will only fly using current paragliders of the latest generation. Finally it's time to launch and after the command "1-2-Go!" you start running together with your pilot. After a few steps you are together in the air! With a height-difference of approximately 1,000 meters from all take-off points available for the flight. Enough time to feel free like a bird. If thermals allow it, you will also climb much higher once in flight. During the flight you can easily talk to your pilot and tell him your wishes. Steer yourself, fly dynamic maneuvers with a lot of g-forces or simply glide along and enjoy the beautiful landscape. The flight it carried out according to your individual wishes. Your landing site is located near the sportcenter in Klosters. The entire flight experience time is around 2 hours

Davos: Tandem Paragliding Flight

7. Davos: Tandem Paragliding Flight

You will meet your pilot at the valley station of the Jakobshornbahn in Davos Platz. Your pilot team consists of pilots from Davos, which have 30 years of paragliding experience. Together with your pilot you will take the two sections of the Jakobshorn cable car up to the Jakobshorn summit. Before, during, and after the cable car ride, you will have enough time to discuss any questions with your pilot. You will also get an insight into the world of paragliding. Once at the top, your pilot will check the wind situation before selecting a suitable launch site. Normally your guides will begin your flight either directly below the summit, from the Jatzhütte or from the Brämabüel. When you arrive at the starting point, your pilot will prepare the material for your flight and connect you with the apparatus. It will then be time to launch, at which point you will begin running together with your pilot. Following a few steps, you will be together in the air. Throughout your flight you can talk easily to your pilot and tell them your wishes. You will be able to steer yourself, or simply glide along and enjoy the beautiful landscape. You landing site will later be located in Davos, where your thrilling experience will conclude.

From Geneva: Bern & Paragliding in Interlaken

8. From Geneva: Bern & Paragliding in Interlaken

Discover the capital of Switzerland – Bern, on this full-day excursion starting from any suitable location for you in Geneva. In 1983, Bern was acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage site thanks to its perfectly retained medieval character. Here, you will have some leisure time to stroll through the narrow streets, see a lot of fountains with statues, coffee shops, bookstores and, naturally, the landmark Clock Tower or Zytglogge, which is one of the three oldest clocks in Switzerland. Climbing to the top of the highest point in the city – the Bern Cathedral, you will be rewarded with a remarkable view over Bern hugging the shores of the river Aare. You will surely be impressed by the lovely Rose Garden with over 200 sorts of roses and other flowers, the town hall and the prison tower. The art enthusiasts can enjoy the cultural points of Bern by visiting a famous museum such as the Museum of Art, the Einstein Museum, the residence of the scientist, the Historical Museum of Bern, housing more than half million artworks and objects dating back to Stone Age to the 20th century and much more.  End the city tour by dining at one of the restaurants (own expense) and proceed with your trip to Interlaken, where you will feel a sudden sensation of adrenaline by having a paragliding flight over the most breathtaking scenery you have ever seen. Taking with you unforgettable memories, your private transfer will return you back to Geneva to the starting point. 

Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

9. Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

Meet your instructor for an induction and ground practice lesson at the drop zone office in Interlaken. Get geared up with a jumpsuit, harness, and goggles. After a short ride to the helicopter base, tape an interview for your video and board the chopper. A scenic helicopter ride will take you up along ski resorts Lauberhorn and Kleine Scheidegg to the peak of the famous Eiger mountain. Marvel at Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and feel as though you can almost touch the peaks and glaciers. After surrounding the peaks, weather permitting, open the door of the helicopter, take a deep breath, and jump out! The speed will rapidly increase and soon, find yourself falling free at 120 miles per hour along the Eiger North Face. Guide the parachute to a safe landing in Grindelwald with the help of your Tandem Master, who will film your once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Davos: Tandem Paragliding Experience

10. Davos: Tandem Paragliding Experience

After meeting your pilot in the booking office at the Jakobshorn cable cars station near the Davos Platz railway station, you will be ready to prepare for this exhilarating experience. You can deposit any equipment which you don’t need for flying safely here at the facility, and from this point forward you will be guided by your own paragliding pilot. You will begin by receiving the best free flight experience, with ample time reserved beforehand for you to be briefed by the team of English-speaking pilots. For your flight, you will have 2-hours reserved for your entire experience (including briefing and the dive). You will receive everything you need to know directly after your booking, allowing you to be aptly prepared on the day of your jump. First you will take the cable car to the launch site on top of the Jakobshorn in Davos Platz. On the way to the launch site you will have plenty of time to discuss everything regarding your flight, as the pre-flight anticipation builds. Once having taken off from the base camp, you will soar at an altitude of 1,000-meters before returning gracefully back down to earth.

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Highly recommend this! Everything went really smoothly from the very start and the experience was incredible. Toni was very helpful and wonderful!

Just AMAZING! SkyDive Interlaken made sure we were very safe at each step and this made the experience even more enjoyable

Great experience with Martin and Joko. Again any time. Simply fantastic. Introduction, flight, everything unique.

Perfectly organized and very friendly and professional guides! An amazing experience!

Fantastic experience. Toni was friendly and very professional