Experience a breath-taking glider flight over the stunning Christchurch Mountains and Plains!
Located 40 minutes from Christchurch International Airport, Canterbury Gliding Club is based in the foothills of the Southern Alps, in a perfect location for soaring!
Soar above local mountains, rivers and lakes as your experienced instructor takes you on this trial instructional flight. Take control and gave a go at gliding by yourself, with the instructor there to encourage you!
This experience includes a full briefing about the glider, its controls and basic instruments before climbing on board and aero-towing to the local mountains. Learn how to search for lift to stay airborne and enjoy fantastic sights of the Southern Alps and Canterbury foothills with your seat up font with an uninterrupted view.
There may be on opportunity to extend the flight, depending on conditions, just talk to your instructor. It will be a truly unforgettable experience and our aim is to spark your interest in this amazing sport.
We have a great club and some very experienced pilots, several of whom hold current world and New Zealand records. You may have heard of Richie McCaw or seen the fabulous New Zealand movie Chasing Great with the stunning gliding clips and a bit of rugby in it also? Well Richie is a member of our club. We can’t promise he will be out there when you are, but you never know!
Also watch the video above, it is Richie’s cousin Alex McCaw doing what he loves!
“Fly with an instructor to try viewing the world from a gliding club perspective”
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Gary hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are very please you enjoyed the trial instructional flight with Warwick, Regards Neil Walker Canterbury Gliding Club
Walter hi Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are very please you enjoyed the trial instructional flight with John, Regards Neil Walker Canterbury Gliding Club
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