Paragliding Sites: Map Of Africa

Paragliding Sites: Map Of Africa

This is our premier paragliding site in the Garden Route.

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GRADING : BASIC /Students with Minimun 10 flights

All pilots must be members of SAHPA

ALTITUDE : 153m above the waves.
Airspace ceiling at 465m, George Airport to NW of the site  issue a NOTAM each season for our glider box.

DESCRIPTION : A mellow site with a fantastic view, overlooking the tranquil Indian Ocean and the holiday town of Wilderness. A favourite for flying schools.

WIND : SE .Max speed 25Kp/h

LAUNCH : a gently-sloped grass field which becomes steeper – with plenty of room for top landing.

LANDING : Anywhere on the beach, well clear of sunbathers and beach-goers. In busy season, please land 

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beyond (to the east) of the rocks which border the first section of beach, as that is the most popular area for bathers.

PERMISSION : Jan Minnaar from Cloudbase Paragliding. 

FEES :  In order to maintain a high safety record and alleviate congestion, all pilots making use of the site are required to become members of the MAP JUMP CLUB.

ALL payments for the different categories of membership are done online only at :

www.mapjumpclub.com 

 

We hope that you, the free flying community, will support us in our efforts to retain one of South Africa’s premier flying sites.

Site rules READ CAREFULLY BEFORE TAKING OFF :

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·         Max Ceiling 465m ASL

·         Wind direction South East Max 23kph (Check for true wind direction on beach)

·         Land only on designated beach landing area

·         DO NOT fly west across the Kaaimans River (in George CTR)

·         No Trike/PPC allowed

·         Avoid loitering around residences and stay a minimum of 40m away or above houses

·         No speed wing flying

BEWARE OF THE FOLLOWING :

·         Power lines to the West and North of the take-off area

·         Scratching on the main road (Have 10 metres clearance above the road)

·         Sudden gusts of wind (watch the water for an early warning)

·         Avoid people when landing on the beach

·         Speed Limit of 40km on dirt road