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1 Hour Flight - Intro to Gliding - Kahu Soaring Omarama


Experience a stunning gliding flight with Kahu Soaring in Omarama!


  • Experience 30-60 minutes of flying time!
  • Fly over the stunning Southern Alps
  • Guided by a professional gliding instructor!

Soar over the beautiful Southern Alps with your professional gliding instructor accompanying you throughout your journey!

Let me take you on a trial instructional flight, during which time you will be soaring above local mountains, rivers and lakes. You will be also encouraged to take control and have a go yourself!

You will receive a full briefing about the glider, its controls and the basic instruments before climbing on board and aero towing to the local mountains. Detailed explanation on how glider pilots find rising air, and how to utilise them will be given. There may be an opportunity to extend the flight, depending on conditions, just talk to your instructor. It will be a truly unforgettable experience and our aim is to spark your interest in this amazing sport.

We have a great club and some very experienced pilots, and progressing further in the sport with our club -or other NZ clubs- is highly encouraged.

Per person $399.00

What's included

  • 30-60 minutes of flying time
  • 1x aerotow
  • Pre-flight briefing/ explanation of instruments/ controls


  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience


  • 68 Airport Road, Omarama 9412, New Zealand


  • Minimum age: 15


  • You must speak English to participate in this experience.

    Max weight of 110kgs to participate in this experience.

    You must join the Aviation Club as a short-term member to fly, this will be organised with the Operator upon booking.

Available Bookings from 06 Oct to 12 Oct 2022

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  • Per person$299.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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ericab1 from New Zealand wrote on 28 March 2022

Amazing experience

Such an amazing experience. Everyone should try this once in their lives.

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Luke Johnston from New Zealand wrote on 03 October 2021

Gliding experience

Milan was an absolutely professional and really knows his stuff. This is definitely an experience not to be missed and Milan will make you feel safe and comfortable through the whole glide.. Thanks for being so accommodating Milan and will have to come out and do another session with you again in the future.

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dudum from New Zealand wrote on 22 August 2021

Special experience

It was a such amazing flight with Milan. An introduction to the glider would be given and you got chance to control the flying. The weather was pretty good and the views were spectacular.

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Thanks so much for wanting to know about the sport! Enjoyed having you!


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