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Tandem paragliding flight

Our “hike & fly” day in the Bernese Oberland is a top-class adventure and an unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful flying areas in the world. Discover the mountains through the eyes of a passionate paragliding pilot on this adventure day. The route is individually chosen by the passenger and pilot together, adapted to the physical fitness and the current wind and weather conditions. Hike, take off and enjoy!
Airtime:depending on route chosen
Including:equipment and insurance
Take off:depending on route chosen
Landing:depending on route chosen
Meeting Point:by arrangement
Frequency:upon request
Season:upon request
Duration:around 6 hours
What to bring:comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes
Weight:maximum 100 kg / 220 lbs
Photos/Videos:a photo/video package is included


Key points at a glance

All you need to know

Provided that flight conditions are good, we fly all year round. We reserve the right to cancel in the case of bad weather (strong winds, storms, rain, heavy snowfall, low visibility etc.).
Our flights are for anyone between 4 and 95 years of age. The passenger must be physically fit and be able to run a few fast steps at take off.
You may use your camera/mobile phone at take off. For safety reasons, these devices may NOT be used during the flight. We make an exception for small compact cameras, which can be attached to your harness.
Your pilot gets you ready for your flight at take off and explains the procedure. 1,2 and 3… a few fast steps and you are up in the air. After your spectacular flight, you will land gently on your feet on our landing field in the center of Interlaken.
We will pick you up at the agreed meeting point. Transportation to take off in Beatenberg is included in the price.
Should our experienced pilots rate the weather as unsafe to fly, we will contact you before your flight. Please be aware that this decision is made for safety reasons and can be made last minute. You have the possibility to rebook your flight or get a full refund.
We recommend spectators wait at our landing field. Non-flying passengers are not allowed to go to take off.
Your pilot will shoot photos and videos in HD quality during your flight. You may purchase the package for CHF 40 after landing. The data will be uploaded directly to your phone or copied to a USB Stick.
Dress according to the weather conditions. Wear sturdy shoes with sturdy soles (hiking shoes or sneakers). Even in summer a sweater or windbreaker can protect you from the wind. You may wear sunglasses during your flight.
The Swiss Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (SHPA) is responsible for the regulated and safe implementation of hang gliding and paragliding in Switzerland on behalf of the Federal Office for Civil Aviation (FOCA). All our tandem pilots have extensive training and have successfully completed the demanding exams of the SHPA. Condition and safety of the required equipment is checked strictly and on a regular basis by experts.
Small daypacks, handbags as well as other small objects can be left safely with us and picked up after landing.
Our protection concept requires the following in order to ensure a safe and relaxing flight during COVID-19: please bring your own shoes, sunglasses, windbreaker and if possible a helmet. Wearing a mask in the bus is mandatory, we will hand out free masks. At the moment, no pick-up service is available, please come directly to our meeting point  (open map) in front of Grand Café Restaurant Schuh (directly next to our landing field at the Höhematte). Download Safety Plan as PDF
Our maximum weight limit is 100kg / 220lbs. For early morning or evening flights, it is 80kg / 176lbs. We reserve the right to adjust the maximum weight depending on the weather conditions.

Booking information

This paragliding flight is subject to certain weather conditions. Please book our classic flight ‘The Sensational’ for your preferred date and time. Thermal conditions are best in the middle of the day so be sure to book a trip between 11.45h and 14:45h. Before you commence your flight please inform our staff by phone +41 79 266 82 28 or email that you request ‘The Thermal’ flight. If wind conditions on your chosen day and time are ideal, your pilot will extend your flight. If you were able to enjoy a thermal flight, you can simply pay the difference in price after the flight.