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Full Day Introduction To Gliding Course - Learn To Fly A Plane!


Spend a day in the life of a glider pilot and practice flying a plane on our epic full day instructional gliding course!


  • Experience an epic full day instructional gliding course at Wellington Gliding Centre
  • Get an indepth coverage of everything involved in the daily routine of a glider pilot
  • Practice flying a plane with your instructor - get 40 to 60 minutes flight time and 2 – 3 winch launches
  • Small group course ensures plenty of one on one opportunities with your tutor and other club members
  • Highly rewarding and informative - perfect for those wanting the full gliding experience!

Do you have a love of flying? Want the ultimate gliding experience? Take things to the next level and experience a full day in the life of a pilot with our in-depth, highly instructional gliding course!

More than just flying a plane, the course covers everything you need to know about being a glider pilot including briefings, primary gliding exercises , ground operations , airfield safety and of course flying a plane!

Our groups consist of no more than 3 students plus an expert instructor, allowing for ample one on one attention and plenty of opportunities to ask the instructor and club members questions.

Put your new found knowledge into practice as you take to the skies with your instructor, flying over the beautiful countryside before taking over the controls and flying the glider plane yourself - you'll get approximately 40 - 60 minute or air time including 2 - 3 winch launches!

The entire experience is intensive yet highly rewarding and fun! At the end of the day, you'll receive a safety certificate recording your flights giving you ultimate bragging rights, and your passion for flying will have surely been re-ignited!

Per Person $390.00

What's included

  • Full day gliding course with expert tutor
  • 40 to 60 minutes approx flight time
  • 2 – 3 winch launches
  • Expert pilot on-board
  • Full instructional safety briefing
  • Flight Certificate


  • The duration of this experience is 1 days


Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.



    Location: Greytown Soaring Centre, 76 Tilsons Road, Papawai, Greytown. .

  • 14 years and over. A weight limit minimum of 45kg and a maximum of 110 kg applies per person. Please note for safety reasons this is not suitable for those with Epilepsy..

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margiea1 from Australia wrote on 08 May 2019

We are still raving about our day in the sky

Best day out! Great experience, terrific people, top value for money.

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