Beginners 2 Day Introduction

A great introduction to soaring gliders and our Learn-to-Fly course in one of the world’s best soaring environments.

Fun, informative and hands-on, this course introduces you to the art of soaring gliders and our learn-to-fly course syllabus.  It includes ground-school and about as much gliding as a beginner can handle! Bring a friend for a great weekend out.

The course includes:

  • personal instructor and glider with either one or two students.
  • up to 8 hours flying time for the group (1 or 2 students) with a minimum of 4 hours guaranteed.
  • 4 Aero-tows or 8,000 ft of tows.  (more tows can be purchased if required)
  • hands on glider flying and soaring
  • briefings on weather and soaring conditions
  • an introduction to the Learn to Fly course syllabus
  • Ground School – the effect of the gliders controls, straight and level flight and turns and ground handling the glider
  • meeting other glider pilots
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For two people
NZ $1,230 each

For one person
NZ $1,880

Cost includes:

  • All briefings, ground school and flying instruction
  • 8000 vertical feet of aero towing per person (normally 4 tows).
  • A guaranteed minimum of 2 hours glider flying per person
  • Refunds at NZ$95.00 per hour if less than two hours achieved per person
  • Additional aero-tows can be purchased at approximately $120 per 2,000 feet.

Cost does not include

Accommodation or food