“No experience is necessary!”
Paragliding is as close to flying as you can get and a tandem flight puts you in the hot seat giving you the perfect chance to enjoy your first flight leaving the technicalities to your experienced pilot.
Oludeniz offers the best tandem paragliding site in Europe, if not the world. The spectacular views and stable weather conditions puts it right up there. From the perfect take off sites close to the 1960 m summit of Babadag Mountain, your flight will take you over the ridges with a birds eye view of the white streched beach and the famous lagoon. After a 25 to 45 minute flight, you will smoothly land close to the beach.
Bookings are essential, do not leave it until your last day as we are dependent on the weather conditions.
So what is it all about?
After a short explanation you and your pilot will take off from a mountain slope under a canopy that resembles a parachute. Once inflated overhead, you will take just a few steps or a short run to take off from the gentle slope, the wind will catch the canopy and you will be airborne.In the air complete control over direction and speed gives your pilot the freedom to soar ridges, rise on warm currents of air and cover distance.
Is it safe?
At Sky Sports we have a proven safety record from day one which we credit to our staff, professionally maintained and certified equipments and company procedures. Our professional pilots fly four times a day, every day, taking people like you; male, female, young and old on this amazing adventure.
Each passenger is briefed and isssued with helmet and flying suit, all pilots carry complete reserve and communication systems, weather conditions are carefully assessed before we take you up and again on take off. You are assisted by our crew on both take off and landing.
What to wear?
All you need to experience this amazing opportunity is;
- A pair of trainers of boots
- Bottle of water
- Comfy clothing(we provide flying suits)
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.
How much does a tandem paragliding flight cost?
A tandem flight costs 90 GBP included transport up to mountain, entry fee and insurance