Gliding is an exhilarating sport that utilises ‘lift’ sources generously provided by nature. The pleasure and the challenge appeals to people of all ages. Taupo is blessed with excellent conditions for gliding and offers high altitude, long distance and long duration flights.
While your glider is under tow you will see spectacular panoramic views of the Huka Falls, Taupo township and Lake Taupo. You will be released from tow at approx. 5,000 ft. After some instruction, you will be able take the controls and fly the glider, and experience the sensation of soaring just like a bird. You will receive a certificate and your flight time is generally 20-40 minutes.