Queenstown Paragliding and Hang Gliding School - Extreme Air

3 Day Hang Gliding Course

Extreme Air Queenstown hang gliding school is based in Queenstown, New Zealand. 

Learn how to fly in Queenstown with New Zealand’s most experienced female instructor and her experienced team. We operate out of the Flight Park landing zone in Queenstown, at the bottom of Coronet Peak ski field in Queenstown.

Hang gliding 3 day course:

Queenstown Hang Gliding School will provide the student with all of the required hang gliding equipment during these classes, including gliders, harnesses, radios, and helmets. Students should bring warm clothes and sturdy footwear.

This course will let you discover hang gliding. It is organized over 3 consecutive days under the supervision of a NZHGPA instructor. At the end of this course you can earn your hang gliding beginner NZHGPA rating.

The course consists of: - Ground school - Training hill - Theory

Day one: On the first morning you learn to set up your glider and learn to do your safety checks and to launch and handle the glider on gentle slopes close to the ground.

Day two and three: The next day usually consists of further ground training, solo flying and also theory. You must also pass the Beginner hang gliding exam.


Course: 3 days

Allow: 5 hours per day

Price: NZ$300- a day

Meeting point : Flight Park Cafe.

Address: 793 Malaghans Rd, Speargrass Flat 9371, New Zealand.

Please note: We are running hang gliding course full time from end of Nov to mid March. please email us to make a booking for a course.


Gift vouchers available, Please click link below.



Please click the link to our student detail form.


Course Dates

2017 Paragliding Beginner Course Dates

(NZHGPA PG1 Beginner Course)  


Nov 7th – 9th         * Places Available

Nov 19th – 21st          * Places Available

Dec 3rd – 5th         * Places Available

Dec 13th – 15th         * Places Available

*We also run course on demand 7 days a week, 9st November to 30th March.

2017 hang gliding Beginner Course Dates

(NZHGPA PG1 Beginner Course)  


Booking is essential. We have limited student numbers as we like to keep the course small.


For more information, please feel free to  contact us. email: info@extremeair.co.nz

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