Coronet Peak Paragliding from Queenstown - Winter 5,500ft

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Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

10-20 minute paragliding flight
Fly in tandem with a professional pilot
Highest commercial launch site in NZ
Launch from top of Coronet Peak ski field
Free transfers from central Queenstown
Available in winter only
or 4 payments of $84.87 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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What you can expect

Experience the thrill of paragliding at Coronet Peak with the Skytrek paragliding professionals in Queenstown. This exhilarating winter activity offers a unique opportunity to soar through the skies and take in views of Queenstown's snow-capped peaks and the Wakatipu Basin. Flying from the top of Coronet Peak ski field at 5,500ft, this is the highest commercial launch location in New Zealand.

Tandem paragliding from Coronet Peak with Skytrek Paragliding is an unforgettable experience for adventure enthusiasts. With the team of highly skilled and experienced Skytrek paragliding pilots, you can rest assured that you are in safe hands as you embark on this incredible adventure.

Coronet Peak, located just a short drive from central Queenstown, is the perfect location for winter paragliding. A complimentary shuttle is provided from central Queenstown for the 20-minute drive up to the Coronet Peak ski field base. You will then catch the chairlift up the mountain to reach the 5,500ft launch site (small additional cost on the day). As you take off on your paragliding flight , you will be treated to panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks, alpine lakes, and glacier-carved valleys below. Your Skytrek Paragliding pilot will provide an informative commentary throughout the flight, and you will even have the chance to take the controls if you are feeling brave!

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the thrill of paragliding at Coronet Peak with Skytrek Paragliding in Queenstown. Book your adventure today and prepare for an adrenaline-pumping experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • 10-20 minute tandem paragliding flight
  • Free courtesy return transport from central Queenstown
  • This experience has regular daily departures between 9am & 3pm (additional departures during peak season)
  • Please allow up to 2 hours for this experience
  • Flight time is 10 to 20 minutes in duration
  • This experience takes place at Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand
Departure Location
  • This experience includes a courtesy shuttle from central Queenstown, pick up from 45 Camp Street, inside the Ziptrek Ecotours Store
What To Bring
  • You'll be walking over snow and ice to access the take-off area so warm clothing is essential (dress for between 5 degrees to minus 10 degrees)
  • Good hiking boots with ankle support is required
  • We can supply boots, gloves and jackets on request if you don't have your own
Additional Information
  • The maximum weight for this experience is 120 kg
  • This experience is available to ages six and up
  • Winter (June-Sept) flights depart at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 2:45pm
  • A reasonable level of fitness is required
  • All customers will be required to sign a liability and medical disclosure form
  • This experience caters for groups of between one to 5 participants per trip, depending on the time of year
  • Spectators can come along free of charge on a space available basis
  • Chairlift foot pass necessary to reach take-off ($35 extra) Photos & Videos are available from your pilot after landing. This is an additional cost and you only need decide once you've landed. You'll receive at least 30+ images and 2-3 high quality videos which can be transferred to your smart phone immediately upon landing
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations prior to 48 hours before departure will incur no cancellation fee. Cancellations between 48 hours and 24 hours prior departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations within 24 hours of departure will be charged at full price.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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