Paratech Paragliding lessons Australia

Beginner to Advanced Instruction

 

We offer a variety of training options for beginners and experienced pilots including solo introductions, full licence courses, refreshers, advanced flying and conversion courses for international pilots, hang glider pilots and skydivers. All modern equipment is supplied.  

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Intro + Tandem

$395

A single day introduction to solo training and a tandem instructional high glide from an 1800ft mountain!

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2 Day Intro

$595

2 full days of solo training

Get started on your PG2 licence

All equipment supplied

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9 Day Licence

$2499

Our popular VIP 9 day intensive solo licence course includes 2 extra FREE days if required and $400 new glider discount.

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Skydiver Conversion

$1999

Available only for experienced licenced skydivers with 200+ logged jumps

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Hang Glider Conversion

$1999

Available for licenced SAFA hang glider pilots with 50+ logged flying hours

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Refresher Course

$295

Refresher courses for pilots who are feeling a bit rusty. Day rate applies.

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Advanced Lessons

& Licence Upgrades

For licenced pilots of all levels. Improve your skills and fly higher, further, faster..

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Speed Wing

Mini Wing licence

$295

Available for PG4 pilots or Class C skydivers with PG3 ratings. Day rate applies.

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Tandem Endorsement

$795

Available for PG5 pilots seeking to obtain their Sports Tandem rating

Video: A typical 3rd day of training on one of our 9 day Licence Courses.

When is the best time to learn?

Paragliders can be flown anytime as long the wind is not too strong or if its raining.

 

South East Queensland Winters are usually quite dry and mild which allow us to genuinely teach all year round while most schools in the southern states and coastal areas of Australia simply shut down. Meanwhile, here in Canungra, thanks to our multiple high mountain sites facing west and east, local pilots can still thermal up to 5000ft and fly more then 50km cross country during the shortest days of the year!

Summer days can sometimes be quite warm so we simply often fly just after dawn and in the late afternoons to avoid the heat and strong thermal activity during your initial training. Once you progress from the training hill and start flying from the mountains the summer heat is not an issue as it is often nice and cool up high. Summer sea-breezes also offer good dynamic soaring with pilots often riding smooth lift up to 3000ft with spectacular views of the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

 

.....so when's the best time to learn? ....Right now!!