Tandem Paragliding in Cape Town from Lions Head

Here’s something different for all you adventure seekers. In case you hadn’t noticed those guys that hangout above Lions Head and Camps Bay on the weekends, Tandem Paragliding is big in Cape Town. I was inspired to write this post in an effort to gain more insight into these crazies that see fit to mellow out at such death defying heights.

Cape Town Paragliding

Cape Town Paragliding with 12 Apostles and Camps Bay in the background

I did a bit of research and found that a Tandem paragliding experience makes a great gift for your nervous mate or even a romantic birthday gift for your extreme girlfriend or boyfriend. Cape Town paragliding adventures offer unrivalled views as you glide along in the lower echelons of the troposphere.  No matter the season it’s better to dress warm and you don’t need any prior experience or training to partake in this exhilarating Cape Town craze. Once you’ve landed safely on the field at Maiden’s Cove (between Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches) you can enjoy a drink and a pizza at La Med Restaurant and Bar overlooking the Atlantic.

Who to Contact

Looking up I’ve decided the whole paragliding thing isn’t for me but perhaps there’s some thrill seekers reading this that’ll be keen to give it a go. If tandem paragliding in Cape Town sounds like your thing then contact the guys at Downhill Adventures. They specialise in paragliding trips from Signal Hill and Lions Head and have more than 15 years’ experience so you’re definitely in capable hands. Visit their website to find out more and to book a trip. There’s a lot of Paragliding companies in Cape Town so shop/ask around before you settle with one.

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Images of Tandem Paragliding in Cape Town from Coda on Flickr.

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