Golden Tandem Paragliding

Paragliding

Parapete Tandems

Have you ever wanted to fly? Imagine taking a few short steps and watching the ground disappear. Your personal tandem paragliding instructor can make this happen.

What you can expect

You will meet your Tandem Paragliding Instructor at the Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch. From here you will be shuttled to the top of the mountain (see reduced price if you choose to drive). You will have a full pre-flight briefing prior to launch. You will have a 15 - 25 minute flight with the landing back at the Eco-Adventure Ranch. You will get to view photos and video of your flight (purchase possible).

Duration

2 hours

To-bring

  • Warm Clothing (including a wind-breaking layer)
  • Sturdy Footwear (closed toe, non-slip sole)
  • Camera (with a strap!)

Weather requirements

  • TBA

Highlights

  • Breathtaking 15-20 Minute Tandem Paragliding Flight
  • Experienced professional guide
  • Overlook the town of Golden
  • One of the highest vertical sites in Canada with some of the best thermal updraft potentials

Notes

  • Room for one guest per trip up the mountain
  • Just a short drive from Banff, Lake Louise and an easy day trip from Calgary

Meet location

The Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch, 872 McBeath Road, Golden, BC V0A 1H2

Driving directions

  • Driving Directions from the East (Calgary, Canmore, Banff, or Lake Louise) - Follow highway 1 (Trans-Canada highway) to Golden. Stay in the left lane going down the hill. Exit left where sign reads "Radium Hotsprings & Cranbrook". The overpass leads to highway 95 south (stay on this road till Nicholson). You will pass a 7-11, go over the Kicking Horse river, pass movie theater, Overwaitea supermarket. Set trip odometer to zero at Home Hardware (big red building). At 5,2 km there will be a blue and white sign reading Eco Adventure Ranch. Exit right. Make first right past store/gas station. Go over railroad tracks and Columbia river. At "Y" junction, go right and next right will be the driveway for the Eco Ranch. Park near the office. See large photo of the GEAR (click on thumbnail) for a view of the meeting area
  • Driving Directions from the West (Revelstoke) - Go through two stoplights, look for sign that reads "Radium Hotsprings & Cranbrook" before going up the big hill. Exit right. The overpass leads to highway 95 south (stay on this road till Nicholson). You will pass a 7-11, go over the Kicking Horse river, pass movie theater, Overwaitea supermarket. Set trip odometer to zero at Home Hardware (big red building). At 5,2 km there will be a blue and white sign reading Eco Adventure Ranch. Exit right. Make first right past store/gas station. Go over railroad tracks and Columbia river. At "Y" junction, go right and next right will be the driveway for the Eco Ranch. Park near the office. See large photo of the GEAR (click on thumbnail) for a view of the meeting area.

Location

Restrictions

  • Most guests flown are between 60 kg (130 lbs) - 90 kg (200 lbs). If you fall outside this range (ie. children or heavier individuals) please let us know so we can book your flight according to the conditions
  • Minimum Age: 6
  • Maximum Age: 85

Cancellation / Refund

  • TBA

When can I book this activity?

Available dates

Available days and times

You can book this activity at the following times:

Sunday Not available
Monday Not available
Tuesday Not available
Wednesday Not available
Thursday Not available
Friday Not available
Saturday Not available

Number of guests allowed

No limit on guests number

Minimum time to book before

2 days

Comments

  • Prices are quoted in Canadian funds and include taxes.
  • Guests can fly at a reduced rate of $175 per person if they provide the ride from the Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch to the launch site.
  • All prices quoted are based on current 2016 rates and may be subject to change for the 2017 season.

Regular rate

Adult (aged 6 – 85) $195.00 CAD

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