Hi5 Tandem Paragliding Cape Town is a Tandem Paragliding company who love to share the ease, exhilaration and absolute freedom of tandem paragliding flights.
Tandem Paragliding flights are done from Lions Head and Signal Hill within the spectacular Table Mountain National Park, Franschoek, Sir Lowery Pass, Hermanus or Kommetjie.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have and we will get back to you A.S.A.P!
Here are some of our most Frequently Asked Questions!
How do I dress for my Tandem Paragliding Flight?
A small bottle of water is also recommended in case of a hike up Lions Head.
How safe is Tandem Paragliding?
Safety is always our main concern. This reflects in our excellent safety record.
How long do Tandem Paragliding Flights last?
If you have a short flight because of weather conditions we would be happy to discount your next flight with us.
Is it advisable to bring my own camera on the Tandem Paragliding Flight?
If you do take your own camera along, you do so at entirely your own risk. All equipment taken along for the flight must be securely attached to yourself and will only be allowed at the Instructors discretion.
How do I get back to my vehicle after the Tandem Paragliding Flight?
Who can or cannot Tandem Paraglide?
Please feel free to talk to us if you have any special needs! If you are under the age of 18 please note that your parent or guardian needs to sign off for the flight. You must weigh between 25kg and 120kg.
If you have any medical conditions that you feel might exclude you from this paragliding experience please consult your medical practitioner beforehand.
Can I bring a bag?
Where does Hi5 Tandem Paragliding operate Tandem Flights from?
Hi5 Paragliding will therefore Tandem paraglide with you from any of the above mentioned sites based on site access and weather conditions on the day. It’s therefore very important to be flexible and willing to travel to the site our Hi5 team are flying at on the day of your booking.
We will try our best to accommodate specific requests but please note it is not always possible.
How easy is Take-Off?
How easy is the landing?
Luckily the landing fields we use at the Sea Point Promenade and at the Glen Country Club are large clear open areas making landings very easy!
Who can pilot a Tandem Paragliding?
What is a Tandem Paragliding Flight?
How do I get my Photo's and Videos of my Tandem Paragliding Flight?
What payment methods are available?
Where will the meeting point be for my Tandem Paragliding Flight?
Contact our friendly office an hour before coming out for your paragliding tandem flight to confirm which paragliding site we are flying from. Please take not that the parking areas on Signal Hill and Lions Head are limited.
It is advised to arrive thirty minutes early to give yourself time to find parking and do the necessary registration with us!
Can I paraglide from Table Mountain?
Unfortunately Tandem Paragliding is not allow off Table Mountain due to very technical and difficult launch terrain.
Are there other Paragliding Sites that I can fly from with Hi5 Tandem Paragliding?
The alternate paragliding sites are listed below:
What is a Paraglider?
This is ideal as it can be easily transported even when going on holiday.
What else do I need to know when coming on a Tandem Paragliding Flight?
On arrival at the paragliding site ask for Hi5 Paragliding and one of our staff will welcome you and start the registration process. Bring cash to pay for the flight.
Remember to have closed shoes. Arrive early, parking is very limited. Did we mention don’t be late!
You will need time to register for this instructional flight. Our Instructors are very thorough and don’t like to rush so please don’t be late! Arriving early gives your Instructor time to give you un-rushed instruction guaranteeing your peace of mind. It is important to realise that paragliding is very weather dependant and that your booking time could change to fit in with the prevailing conditions. Please try and stay flexible with your timing for the booking.