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The One Day Ultimate High Alpine Spectacular Flight in Omarama

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  • Free Cancelation - 24 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 5 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Soar through the Southern Alps to see Mt Cook and the Glaciers, or to Mt Aspiring and even Milford Sound
  • No experience required, this is truly the experience of a life time, soaring through the air in a 5 hour glide
  • Learn how the glider is flown, how to read the conditions and how to follow the pathways in the sky
  • Get the rare opportunity to fly a bit of the route yourself, under the watchful eye of your instructor

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  • The One Day Ultimate High Alpine Spectacular

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    Inclusive Of:

    • English speaking instructor
    • A light lunch
    • 5 hour flight
    • Take home souvenirs (includes in-flight photos, a detailed flight summary, flight trace, videos and a certificate of achievement)

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Food and drinks

    US$ 1,106.05

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    Inclusive Of:

    • English speaking instructor
    • A light lunch
    • 5 hour flight
    • Take home souvenirs (includes in-flight photos, a detailed flight summary, flight trace, videos and a certificate of achievement)

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Food and drinks
What To Expect

This is the ultimate gliding experience in the world class gliding zones of Omarama. As a guest in the flight office, this all-inclusive flight experience gets you the company of an experienced gliding instructor who will give you a brief safety and instructional briefing and enjoy a light lunch, before you head up on your incredible Duo Discus glider. 7,000m into the air, the breathtaking views of New Zealand's natural wonders will be all around you, from its mountainous regions, to the lakes and landscapes. You'll soar through the Southern Alps to see Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, and the Glaciers. You might even go all the way to see the Milford Sound. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who may or may not already have flying experience to learn how gliders work, and even get some hands on experience at the control with the help of the instructor. It's an unmatched flight experience that gives you the ultimate gliding experience, in the heart of New Zealand's most scenic aerial views.

ultimate high alpine flight
Take an incredible Duo Discus glider on an ultimate flight around the Southern Alps
ultimate high alpine flight
Learn how ti fly a glider, read weather patterns, pathways and more with the help of your instructor
ultimate high alpine flight
Soar over Mt Cook and The Glaciers
ultimate high alpine flight
View the most breathtaking panoramas of New Zealand's natural landscapes
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 9:45am report at the office
  • Safety briefing
  • A light lunch
  • 5 hour flight
  • Back to the office
  • A debriefing over a beer, receive souvenirs of your flight
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children age 0-11 are not allowed to join this tour, unless they are big enough to be safely contained by the glider’s seat belts. However, their actual participation remains at the discretion of the office staff and the pilot
  • This tour only operates from 1 September-30 April
  • On average the weather allows to operate 6 out of 7 days per week
  • Only 1 passenger can climb into the glider with the instructor at a time
  • Nausea or motion sickness associated with circling and the sensations of flight can be a problem for some people. If you are prone to car or seas sickness or it’s your first time flying in a small aircraft we strongly recommend you take travel sickness tablets before you fly, especially for the longer flights. We do have recommended drugs at our office
  • It's advisable to call the merchant the day before to check on weather conditions
  • Prior to flying we can make arrangements so you can urinate during the flight (both male and female)
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the travel date and time specified

Meet Up Information:

  • Time: 9:45am
  • Location: Glide Omarama, Terminal Building, Airport Road, Omarama 9448
  • Please arrive at the office 15 minutes in advance

How To Get There:

  • Omarama is on the main road connecting Christchurch to Queenstown
  • Christchurch to Omarama is 4 hours drive southwards; Queenstown to Omarama is 2 hours drive northward
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity
  • You can fly as long as you like (realistically probably between 3 and 5 hours) with an appropriate refund if less than 2.5 hours is flown due to conditions
  • If the tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, a full refund or reschedule will be made
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