Paragliding is…flying!

Enjoy breath taking views of our exquisite coastline of mountains, beaches and deep blue oceans as you glide through the air… The most exhilarating way to experience Cape Town,known to be the best free flying the world has to offer! From the moment you arrive until you are sky high bound, our highly experienced team will make you feel secure. Our safety record speaks for itself.
Let your imagination take flight and experience a once in a lifetime adventure. Square1 Tandem Paragliding Flights will give you the freedom to fly.
Book your Square1 Tandem Paragliding experience now and capture the sky.
It’s time to spread your wings.
This is what flying feels like. Yes! Anyone can fly!

Experience the ultimate high

What you need to know…

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WHO CAN FLY?
Weight allowance: Minimum weight 25kg – Maximum weight 120Kg.
No age restrictions. If you are under the age of 18, your parent or guardian needs to sign off on the flight.
Anyone can fly with us!

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ARRIVAL TIME AND DURATION
Arrive 15 – 20 minutes before the booking time.
Allow a full hour from the time you check in until you collect your photos and videos

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HOW TO PREPARE
Wear your mask! A signed COVID19 Screening Form is required.
[ Available at our location] You will also be asked to sign an indemnity form.
This provides membership for the day and 3rd party insurance.
This is provided by the South African Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association
(SAPHA)

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WEATHER
We will make the decision to fly based on the prevailing weather conditions.
As paragliding is a weather dependent sport, we will always access the safety and suitability of flying on the day of your flight.

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WHAT TO WEAR
We will make the decision to fly based on the prevailing weather conditions.
As paragliding is a weather dependent sport, we will always access the safety and suitability of flying on the day of your flight.

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RESERVATION AND PAYMENT METHODS
Bookings can be made via WhatsApp, email or simply call us.
We suggest you book at the beginning of your stay in Cape Town in the event of having to reschedule due to weather constraints.

We accept the following payment methods:
SA Rands cash, PayPal, EFT, Visa, and MasterCard

Expert Training

Sqaure1paragliding is a fully recognized training facility under the South African Paragliding and Hang Gliding association recognized by the Civil Aviation Authority. Registration and affiliation number RAA005/51

Fledgling intro course

Do you want to find out if paragliding is for you?
This fledgling course is a very safe and great for anyone interested in paragliding to experience the great world of free flying, this exiting course is designed to introduce complete beginners to the fantastic world of paragliding, learn the basic techniques required to control the paraglider wing on the ground in a practice know as ground handling, get a basic understanding of paragliding equipment and how they work,break the bonds of gravity and take control on your very first flight in the form of a tandem training flight with one of our highly qualified and experienced flight instructors,this course is recommended for both young and old also makes a great gift certificate.

pilot course

This course is designed for the complete beginner and is aimed at building a solid foundation for students to become confident solo paragliding pilots.
Dedicated to providing the best training available in South Africa we have designed an in depth and comprehensive pilots course that makes learning to fly fun while keeping things safe. Our students consistently exceed the minimum requirements of 35 flights 4 hours airtime that is set out by The CAA, thereby graduating with skill and experience that is way above average. Training takes place along the garden route in wilderness South Africa which is the Mecca for free flight in South Africa, endless coastal cliffs and never ending sand dunes provide some of the best training grounds in the world, yes that’s right, in the world.


Advanced pilot course

Take your flying career to new heights with this specialist course, Designed to bridge the gap between the basic paragliding license and the advanced sport license.
This fun filled course has been specifically designed to make you the best pilot that you can be, here is a 3 in 1 package where you can take advantage of our advanced ground handling, meteorology and cross country thermalling courses. You will find that our instructors and programs come highly recommend, many pilots come to us for continued education and remark that they wish they had come to us in the first place .

 

Come Fly With Us

Your African paragliding experience awaits.

Welcome to Square1paragliding is a South African Hang Gliding Paragliding Association  affiliated training school, internationally recognized by FAI through the Aeroclub of South Africa.

Sharing both our love for South Africa and our passion for paragliding, we have put together very unique and exciting paragliding tours.
Fantastic weather, long mountain ranges and uninterrupted coastal cliffs are just a few of the reasons that South Africa is known to be amongst the best free flying that the world has to offer. Come Fly With Us

Frequently Asked Questions

Is paragliding safe?

Paragliding is as safe as you are! Statistically, it is the one of the safest forms of aviation . This is due to the slow speeds that Paraglider’s fly at compared to other aircraft. It is also because most pilots only fly in suitable weather and in a responsible manner having received professional instruction and bought high quality equipment. As long as the Paragliding community continues to follow these principles, the sport will maintain its high safety record.

Is Paragliding expensive ?

Paragliding is by far the least expensive form of aviation, At square1paragliding we have specially designed courses that are all inclusive of all the equipment and training materials needed throughout the course with no hidden cost to you.

Is paragliding easy to learn ?

Learning to fly a paraglider can be very easy for most people and a bit harder for others. Due to the physical aspect of the sport, the fitter you are the easier it is to learn how to Paraglide However, this Course is designed to cater for those with different levels of fitness and is designed to be run at the pace of the individual.

What about weight restrictions or age limits?

We fly BIG, SHORT, SMALL, LARGE, YOUNG and OLD
If you are under the age of 18 please note that your parent or guardian needs to sign off for the flight. Currently we enforce weigh restrictions between 25kg and 120kg. Please feel free to talk to us if you have any medical conditions or special needs!

Contact Us

MATTHEW VAN ZYL
Cell                                        +27 84 361 7279

Email             info@square1paragliding.co.za

ADDRESS
1 Signal Hill, Cape Town, South Africa

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