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Glider trial flights

30 minute Valley Explorer
60 minute Mountain Adventurer
Long flights 2.5+ hours

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From beginner to fully-certified

Two day introduction
Learn to fly course
Post solo instruction

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Mountain flying in Omarama

Mountain soaring courses
Two seater flying
Solo flying

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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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New product in association with Hot Tubs Omarama! Call either company to book. ... See MoreSee Less

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Glide Omarama shared Daniel McCormack's event.

With top-level competitors, an exciting coaching programme and a busy social scene, the South Island Regionals are back!

Organised by Omarama Gliding Club, with support from Glide Omarama. South Island Regional Glider Races 2017
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2 weeks ago

Wave soaring this afternoon after the rain stopped. Fingers crossed for more wave tomorrow! ... See MoreSee Less

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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.