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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
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Mountain flying in Omarama

Mountain soaring courses
Two seater 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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4 weeks ago

Glide Omarama

Reaching heights up to 20,000 feet and in winds over 60 knots, flying in New Zealand's atmospheric waves is an exhilarating experience! ... See MoreSee Less

Reaching heights up to 20,000 feet and in winds over 60 knots, flying in New Zealands atmospheric waves is an exhilarating experience!Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Wow that would be amazing.

Anna Symons when are we going? 😍

René 💙🌬💨

Been there, done that and Yes, it is the most amazing place in the world of gliding.😎

Looks a tad on the cold side that day ...

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1 month ago

Glide Omarama

Soar with us over the snowy peaks this winter... and bring your hot water bottle! ... See MoreSee Less

Soar with us over the snowy peaks this winter... and bring your hot water bottle!Image attachment

 

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staying stunned

Shame last time I was passing only made a coffee... Still nice to have seen one of the world's... Legen.... Wait for it!...Dary gliding sites

I will never forget it!

Would do if you didn’t charge the Earth. Flew with you a couple of years ago. Great fun but 300 bucks not worth it for a joy ride.

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.