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Gliding Sunshine Coast Flight

Gliding Sunshine Coast Flight

Code: GAF172
  • $325
  • Location: Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast QLD
  • For: 1 person
  1. Valid for 12 months
  2. Free exchange

Experience a 75 minute flight in a glider, high above the picturesque landscape of the Sunshine Coast! View unspoilt beaches and the stunning hinterland and all without a motor. Experience the beauty of silent flight and take in the views!

Come gliding and enjoy the spectacular Sunshine Coast scenery!

On the day of your gliding experience, you’ll be met by your experienced glider pilot and you’ll be introduced to the glider. Climb aboard one of our latest model Super Dimona motor gliders. These gliders are the most reliable and comfortable motor gliders available and feature excellent visibility through a one piece canopy with no door or windscreen pillars to block your view.

As you depart Maroochydore Airport, you’ll experience spectacular scenery as you climb and fly past Nambour, Mt Nindery and Eumundi up to Mount Cooroy. From here, we commence a relaxing but exciting glide down to the picturesque Noosa Heads with views of the hinterland, Noosa River and the north shore up to Double Island Point. Afterwards, we’ll cruise along the beaches that stretch along the beautiful Sunshine Coast before heading back to Maroochydore.

During the flight you'll be sitting next to your pilot in the front seat of the glider and will have plenty of opportunities to take photographs and talk on the flight radio. You can even have a go at the controls under the watchful instruction of your experience glider pilot and fly the glider yourself. You’ll discover just how easy it is to fly! Your pilot is a qualified motor glider instructor and will be more than happy to explain how this state of the art glider flies and the techniques used by glider pilots to fly long distances using just the natural thermal energy in the atmosphere.

This experience voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Venue:

Maroochydore, Queensland - approximately 60 minutes north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast.

Session Length

We operate 7 days a week (excludes some public holidays) from 8am – 4pm. Bookings are essential and are subject to availability. Flight time is approximately 75 minutes – due to the nature of gliding exact flight times cannot be guaranteed.

Guidelines:

The maximum weight limit is 110kg. Don’t forget to bring your camera as there are plenty of spectacular photo opportunities!

Numbers:

The price quoted is for one person. You will be with your pilot on the day. We can cater for groups as large as 10 people, flying them one after the other. If you wish to experience the flight with a friend, then a formation flight is possible (N.B. You would need to purchase two vouchers for this).

Spectators:

Spectators are welcome.

Weather:

This experience may be affected by the weather. In the event of poor conditions, we will try to contact you the day before your booking to discuss the conditions for the following day. In the event that conditions are not favourable, we will cancel and reschedule your experience for a later date.

Other Info:

You will be required to complete a waiver prior to participating in the experience.

Suitability Information:

This experience may be suitable for people with a hearing impairment. Please contact us to discuss your suitability.

This product is sutable for people with Sensory Impairment - Hearing

Map

The map below gives you the location of this experience to allow you to plan.

Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have booked your experience

Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by What a view This was a great experience, perfect oppertunity to take some great photos. I highly recommend giving gliding a go. 3 November 2012
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