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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 day 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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Sooooo beautiful ☀️☀️☀️

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 😵

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

So beautiful!

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

That is a blessing

Reminiscent of my flight with you. Unforgettable!


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2 months ago

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This one's worth large print for wall.

Nice I'll pinch that 😉

2 months ago

Glide Omarama

We towed trough some holes in the low-cloud and found some thermals on the moutnain sticking out to the sun. ... See MoreSee Less

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.