Standard tandem flight in Tenerife

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Standard Paragliding flight in Tenerife

Description

  • Altitude 700m

  • Duration 15-20 min. Approx.

  • Including transport to the flying area

  • Difficulty: Beginner

Have you always dreamed of caressing the clouds and unfolding your wings as if you were a bird? We offer you the best next thing, an experience very close to fulfilling your dream: tandem paragliding in Tenerife.

Enjoy a tandem paragliding experience which takes off from 700m, contemplate the natural beauty of Tenerife while you fly with our expert instructors. Be amazed by beautiful panoramic views of the south of the island, where you can appreciate the sea, mountains and ravines all at once.

If you like heights and nature, you’ll find with us different paragliding experiences we offer as Performance Flight or Izaña’s Flight that combines much more emotions like this one.

What is paragliding? Paragliding is the closest feeling that people can get of flying like a bird. This sport consists of gliding with the only help of the wind, thermal currents and expertise of the instructor who pilot the glider. Tandem paragliding in Tenerife is a great option to make your dream come true: discover the magic of free flight, enjoy this beautiful landscape from an incredible and new point of view and feel that feeling of floating inside the sky as if it were a bird.

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You will achieve this from the hand of our tandem pilots, who are experienced doing flights for beginners, so you don’t have to learn paraglide.

You’ll receive paragliding briefing instructions before your feet take off the ground. This way our 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.

We will provide you with all the paragliding equipment you will need for your flight, so there’s no need to find a paragliding shop before you meet us.

Choose tandem paragliding in Tenerife for your holidays and we guarantee you’ll have the time of your life. Enjoy a privileged view of the island and the amazing feeling of flying in the sky.

How is the Standard Flight?

The Standard Flight takes place in Costa Adeje, Tenerife South. The takeoff is on a site called Taucho with a height of 780m. This is a flight that begins near the mountainous relief, very close to the Barranco del Infierno, and over the city of Adeje and then finish in one of the available landings in this area.

If your interest is to fly higher, a little longer time and travel more distance you can check our High Performance Flight that is also designed for beginners.

What is the duration of the flight?

Although we depend on weather conditions, the flight usually lasts approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

What is the total duration of the activity?

In order for you to organize yourself with other activities, you must have available about 2 hours in total, since we also need to meet up with other clients, get on the take-off site, equip us and wait for the right time to start the flight.

We are never in a hurry so that everything goes perfectly.

Days and estimated meeting schedules

We are operational from Monday to Saturday in three schedules:

First meeting in the morning is at 10:30 am, 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm at the afternoon. Keep in mind that these schedules may suffer modifications depending on the weather and the organization with other clients.

From the moment you make the reservation we will keep you informed all the time about any type of change.

Where is the meeting point?

We don´t have an office, so our meeting point is at the Parking above La Enramada Beach in Costa Adeje, Tenerife South. Here is where we meet with the clients and, after giving a brief explanation of how the flight will be, we organize ourselves with the van of the company and then depart towards the takeoff zone.

How should I dress?

We always recommend bringing warm clothes even during the summer season. We usually fly between 700 and 1300m and the temperature is usually much lower than at sea level. On the other hand, the footwear must be closed and sporty so that it allows you to move in the takeoff and landing with total confidence and security.

  • Warm jacket or windbreaker
  • Long pants
  • Closed sports shoes>
  • Sunglasses
How is the takeoff?

Once we arrive at the flight zone, your instructor will explain how the takeoff will be.Together you will do a simulation, he will equip you and make double check over the closures of your harness and equipment. Then you will wait for your turn to be located in the take off area and, when the wind is perfect, together you will run a few steps until the paraglider takes off the ground to start the fun.

Do I need to be able to run?

Yes, it is necessary to run a little during takeoff and then walk at the time of landing.

How is the landing?

The landing is a very simple maneuver that the pilot performs to finish the flight. Both have to stand up and walk when gently touching the landing floor.

Your pilot will take care of all the maneuver and will let you know when you should start to walk.

Can I come with my own GoPro camera?

It is not allowed to come with video cameras, photography or mobile phones.

Our pilots are in charge of doing a magnificent job taking photographs and videos throughout the flight allowing passengers to enjoy the landscape without any worries.

Once landed you will have the opportunity to choose between various purchase options in case you want to keep it as a memory.

Is there a place available for my friends or family in the van that takes us to takeoff?

We cannot guarantee places in our van for companions as we depend on the reservations made for that day and time. We advise to consult with the organization about this availability.

In case the passenger is under-age, there is a place available in the van so that a legal guardian can accompany him.

What happens in case of adverse weather?

In case of adverse weather, the company reserves the right to reschedule the flight for another day or time or its total cancellation. In these circumstances, flights that cannot be rescheduled will be 100% refund.

Please consult our cancellation policy for other cases.

Once I have made the booking...

You will receive an email in which you will be explained the most relevant as when and where is the meeting point, or how you should come dressed and all the considerations that you have to take into account before you meet us.

It is very important that in your reservation you inform us correctly your telephone number, with the country code, to contact you if necessary.

Do you recommend taking medication against dizziness?

Paragliding is normally very stable, so you don’t usually feel dizzy. However, some days, to stay longer in flight, it is necessary to make turns that allow us to remain within the thermal.

If you are excessively prone to dizziness, you can take the medication you would take if you were traveling by car.

Are there age and weight restrictions?

In order to properly comply with the approval of the paraglider, the passenger’s weight may not exceed 100kg

In the case of children, the minimum age to fly is 6 years and their weight must be greater than 30kg. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Other restrictions

It is not advisable to fly paragliding if you are or think you might be pregnant.

This activity is not suitable for people with walking or running difficulties.

What’s included & what’s not?

The price includes:

  • All approved safety equipment such as harness and helmet.
  • Liability insurance.
  • Transportation to and from any hotel or residence in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas and Costa Adeje.

Price doesn’t include:

  • Photos and videos optional and available for purchase.

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