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PARAGLIDING 101 - The art of flight

Paragliding is a form of flight using only the power of the wind. With experience, both flight time, distance travelled and altitudes achieved can be increase. Many world records were set right here in South Africa.

As long as you have the courage to be suspended in the air by the wind and glider and are older than 5 years and weigh less than 115kgs, flight is possible.

PARA-TAXI puts a huge amount of effort into promoting the sport, respecting the environment and making flight possible for the disabled and physically challenged.

Tandem Paragliding

Tandem flights involve you being securely strapped into a comfortable flying harness positioned in front of the pilot. The paraglider is spread out on the ground on a gentle slope at altitude and facing into the wind. The pilot is then connected to the paraglider and yourself with a secure…

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Paragliding Destinations

This is one of the most popular lauch sites due to its close and therefore convenient, location to the city; easy access and of course stunning views. Probably the most frequently flown site in the Cape Peninsula during summer, a (SW) sea breeze works best. Thermic action can be relatively…

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Paragliding Courses

BASIC PILOTS LICENSE (Level 2) Now that you have mastered the basics, take it to the next level. The Basic Pilot License Course is intensive and takes you to a total of 35 flights including the 7 you have already logged on the "Learn to Fly" course. Certification can normally…

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Paragliding Equipment

PARA-TAXI only deals with the best international brands for safety and pleasure, these include: Advance Airwave Swing Gin Sol Nova Let our instructors advise you and help you pick out a suitable personal paraglider. Contact us for advice or a Quote.

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