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Austria Paragliding, Tandem Flight, St. Gilgen, Lake Wolfgang

Enjoy a half-day of unforgettable and exciting paragliding in Austria over St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang with IFMGA certified guide Hartmut.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1/2 day
Offer periodAug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Enjoy a half-day paragliding adventure over St. Gilgen, Austria.

  • Launch from the beautiful Zwolferhorn mountain overlooking Lake Wolfgang.

  • Gaze down at the gorgeous lakes and peaks of Salzkammergut.

Description

While it may last less than 2 hours, this tandem flight, paragliding adventure will create enough memories to last a lifetime. During that short, but thrilling time, you will get to glide over St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang in Austria.

Our trip will begin at the Zwölferhorn cable car in St. Gilgen. After a short, but scenic cable car ride, we will launch from the Zwölferhorn mountain (1,522m). However, based on wind conditions, we may also launch from other mountains including Gaisberg (1,288m), Loser (1,838m) or Krippenstein (2,108m). Guided by an experienced pilot, you will get to focus entirely on the gorgeous Salzkammergut region of Austria. You will be able to gaze down, for approximately 10-20 minutes, but possibly more if you wish, at the area’s collection of lakes and mountains. We will then land back at St. Gilgen either by running or sitting, while sliding on our harness’ protective airbag.

Paragliding is a hugely rewarding activity. It provides participants with a means to see so much in a relatively short amount of time. And because of the great heights you will get to reach, you will feel as if you can see the entirety of the Austrian state of Salzburg.

No experience is necessary for this trip. Anybody as young as 6 years old can enjoy it.

So if you would like to enjoy some exciting paragliding in one of the most beautiful regions of Austria, just send me a request. I would be happy to guide you on a flight you will never forget.

Accommodation

There are comfortable accommodation options in St. Gilgen that I would be happy to recommend to you.

Disclaimer

If the wind and weather conditions are not conducive for a safe flight on your reserved day, we will try to let you know as soon as possible and reschedule another, more fitting day.

More info

Participants should bring solid hiking shoes and weather appropriate long sleeved clothing. Participants who weigh less than 45kg can only fly in the morning at 9:00 am. Participants who weigh around 90kg must choose an appointment between 12:00pm and 3:30pm. The maximum weight of all participants is between 95kg and 100kg.

Meeting point

The bottom station of the Zwölferhorn cable car in St. Gilgen.

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About the guide

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I am a certified mountaineer and ski guide and the first Austrian Sports Instructor for Hang Gliding and Paragliding. I´m also a lecturer at the Federal Institute for Physical Education and the owner of several Austrian hang gliding and paragliding records.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 154 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

Price details

• The price includes taxes and necessary equipment, including helmet, harness and paraglider, however it does not include cable car tickets, which costs approximately 14 Euros per person. Also, our pilots offer an additional picture and video service, as well as additional air time at a cost of 5 Euros per person for every additional 5 minutes.


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