Who is Mount Paragliding?

Mount Paragliding is passionate about teaching people this beautiful sport.

We are developing quality pilots who make good choices. We are also in business to meet awesome like minded people and build long term friendships.

  Mount Paragliding teaches on private land at Ruapuke on the west coast of the north island.

Students routinely fly the our stunning private coastal sites at Ruapuke - providing experiences that will develop confident, well-rounded pilots.

For stunning thermal (or cross country) flying we choose the best locations in the North Island - the Kaimai Range and Paeroa Range.

Mount Paragliding makes flying accessible to you. Equipment is provided for PG1 and finance is available through Q Mastercard.

Our Philosophy

Teaching is about understanding the individual's way of learning and adapting the approach to get the best out of everyone.

The learning phase of flying is a very memorable experience and if this phase is done well, it will keep you safe and enjoying paragliding for a lifetime.

We provide a friendly, family learning environment, and believe that by sharing knowledge and experiences we all become better pilots.

Our goal is to produce pilots with the mental and practical skills required to enjoy the sport without nervous take-offs and questionable landings. Pilots will have the skills to travel to other sites, assess the surroundings and fly confidently.

Skilled pilots will help to grow our safe and beautiful sport.

Learn safe, fly safe!



Charlotte Braine

Charlotte Braine

First day and I was flying what a thrill

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