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Glide Omarama is a family run Soaring School, home to some of the worlds most experienced mountain flying instructors.

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1 week ago

Glide Omarama

It doesn't feel like winter! Sabrina and Tim had a good flight in the wave today. ... See MoreSee Less

It doesnt feel like winter! Sabrina and Tim had a good flight in the wave today.

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Glide Omarama

Our hard work today was rewarded by this spectacular pass of Aoraki - Mt Cook! We are having unusually good weather for the time of year, and this looks set to continue during the next week! 😎 ... See MoreSee Less


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Wow wow wow I went up in the by plane a few years back was amazing but not over mount cook this would be amazing but dam scary 😡

Lot of ice has dropped off the Hooker Face since I I'd a grand traverse.😯

I want to climb it right now!!! Give me some crampons and picks!!

I have passed this close to Mt Cook - simply stunning ❀️

That is a blessing

So beautiful!

Sooooo beautiful β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ

Reminiscent of my flight with you. Unforgettable!

Pilots must have felt like visitors of outer space ......... what an incredible environment


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Kishan Bhashyam 😊

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Trevor Allan — amazing !

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Gliding in New Zealand

The South Island of New Zealand, with Omarama approximately in the centre, produces some of the world’s best wave flying as well as astonishing ridge, thermal and convergence soaring amidst the spectacular and dramatic mountains of the Southern Alps.