A great way to get some really good altitude in WA, Towing near the Stirling ranges is awesome.
Contact me if you are interested to get your towing endorsement, 2 days, 2 pilots only per course. Cost $600 for the 2 days
The PG2 course is a HGFA approved 9 Days License Course. It is a very intensive training course designed to coach you to a standard paragliding level where you will be able to progress in the sport safely under the help and guidance of your local clubs and pilots. This course is only for fit and in good health people.
We are already fully booked for our season starting in November. Really sorry, this year it happened really fast.
– 3rd of November till the 11th of November, FULL
– 1st of December till 9th of December, FULL
– 9th of Feb to 17th of Feb 2019, FULL
– 9th of March till 17th of March 2019, FULL
WA Paragliding Academy, based here in Albany, provides great sporting entertainment at one of the world’s premier paragliding locations. Paraglider pilots come from all over the globe to fly over our magnificent coastline.
While in the safe end of your Instructor, Jiri, you will learn how Paragliding work and understand the safety of the sport.
You will get a great birds’ eye view of Albany and its surroundings, flying over the beautiful white sandy beaches, maybe even catching a glimpse of the dolphins in the ocean. Fly among the birds, and look down over the nature reserves to see the kangaroos and all the other wildlife that this fantastic area has to offer – as you’ve never seen it before!
WA Paragliding Academy offers a 30 minute tandem instructional flight with an experienced professional, for $250 or a fully licensed learner courses, set over 9 days. Check our paragliding courses page for details.
Gift vouchers are available for that great surprise gift. (not refundable)
We are depending on the weather and cannot be 100 % the flight will happen, SAFETY FIRST. But we will always do our best to provide the most amazing experience. And your flight can be re-schedule without any lost of money.
The West Australian Paragliding Academy is one of the oldest paragliding schools in Australia. The Academy will celebrate its 30 years anniversary this November 2018!!!
WA Paragliding Academy is still the only paragliding school in Western Australia.
In order to fly a Paraglider legally and safely in Australia – you have to have a Paragliding license and be a member of the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia. (HGFA)
Jiri is a fully certified instructor and together with Sylvie, they are running one of Australia’s most established paragliding schools.
Since 1988, many students have learn the joy of paragliding with us.
The WA Paragliding Academy offers fantastic quality courses with the latest equipment, in some of the best Paragliding sites in Australia. Jiri has taught many pilots over the last 30 years and has really enjoyed watching them improving their skills over that time.
Learning to paraglide with us is not just about a 9 day course but it is about extending and improving your skills with us for years to come. We always welcome and encourage our ex-students to come and fly with us in our different trips or simply here in Albany.
PG 2 PARAGLIDING COURSE :
It takes a minimum of 9 days to complete all the requirements for you to get your PG2 paragliding license. We do 4 courses per year in Albany between November and April. We only take 4 to 5 students per course. Course cost: $2700 (from the 1st of December 2018) – which includes learning to paraglide with the latest equipment during the course.
TOWING ENDORSEMENT :
Very popular way of flying cross-country in WA. Run In spring and Autumn near the Stirling ranges. Cost is $600 per person.
Paramotoring courses are available all year around for people who hold a PG4 license.
Course costs: $1500, this course needs a minimum of flights to complete. ring Jiri for more info. . This is done in Albany and does not including equipment.
SKILL IMPROVEMENT COURSE :
For pilots who want to improve quickly and move up to a different level ( ridge soaring, top landing, recovery techniques and B-line stall). $300 per person per day
PARAGLIDING REFRESHER COURSE :
For those pilots who haven’t flown for a while and need to get back into the sky safely and get get their re-certification by the HGFA. $350 per person per day.
COMPLETION OF UNFINISHED COURSE: for students who have started a course elsewhere but haven’t completed all requirements. $350 per person per day.
PARAGLIDING CHECK FLIGHT : From $100
Intermediate/Advance and VHF theory test: $50 per student.
Please contact Jiri on 0417 776 550 or Sylvie on 0428 918 443
We have a new photography set up available for all tandem flights with the West Australian Paragliding Academy.
Tandem flyers are able to have 10 photos or so while flying like a bird in the trusted hands of your tandem instructor pilot.