3,000 Feet Introductory Gliding Flight
Enjoy the unique experience of a silent gliding flight from 3,000 feet. If you wish, your instructor will allow you to have some "hands on" flying experience and teach you the basics of flying a sailplane. With the 3,000 Feet Introductory Gliding Flight you will not want to come back down to earth.
Glider flights commence with the glider being towed to your chosen release height by a powered "tug" aircraft.
After some safety instructions and demonstrations you'll take the front seat of your sleek glider, with your instructor seated behind you.
Once the required height is reached your qualified instructor releases the glider from the tow and the wonderful experience of "silent flight" commences.
You will take in the magnificent views of the Great Dividing Range (and its stunning mountains including Mt. Buffalo and Mt. Buller) to the south and east and the great plains to the north.
Then, when it's safe to do so and if you are keen, you can fly the glider "hands-on" and take control after we demonstrate the basics to you in the air. As the 3,000 Feet Introductory Gliding Flight comes to a close, you will gently glide to a smooth and short landing.
Aerobatics may be available on the day for an extra $30 subject to strict conditions.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.
Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.