Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum – maximum age to fly?
Almost anybody can partake in paragliding and at Skysports we have flown passengers from 4 to 84 years old.
When does the season begin/end?
Our season begins the third week of April and finishes the first week of November.
Am I insured through Sky Sports during the flight?
Yes, our fully comprehensive insurance policy covers you for up to TL 1.500.000 for medical care in TURKEY, repatriation not included!
Is there a weight restriction to fly?
As each canopy has a limit on how many kilos it can carry, our pilots are carefully matched to each passenger according to their combined weight and the weather conditions. At Sky Sports we currently enforce a weight limit of 105kg (16.5 stone).
How long will I be in the air?
Each flight duration is a minimum of 25 minutes depending on the weather conditions which contribute to the thermal lift.
What do I need to wear?
Sky sports provides a flying suit and a safety helmet to each passenger. You need to wear comfortable clothing and a sturdy pair of shoes (ie trainers).
What do I need to take?
Bring; sunglasses, a bottle of water.
Do I need any training or experience to fly?
Absolutely not. No experience is required to fly as you will be fully briefed prior to take off. You will merely run a few steps and the rest is in the hands of your fully qualified pilot. Just sit back and enjoy your flight.
At what time can i fly?
We have 4 or 5 departures starting at 08:00 with last departure of the day at 4:30 pm.
How do we arrive to take off point?
Our minibus will take you from our office to the take off site.
How long does it take to go up?
From Oludeniz beach, a 45 minute journey to the takeoff, gives you the unrivalled opportunity to take in the extraordinarily beautiful Turkish mountainside scenery and the stunning flora and fauna it has to offer.
Can I pre-book my tandem paragliding flight?
Yes, you can pre-book through e-mail. We advice you to book and don't leave it until your last day as we are dependent on the weather conditions.
Refunds are given on cancellations made 24 hours before the flight.