If you are a thrill-seeker or a nature lover, you will definitely enjoy a paragliding experience. How much should you expect to pay for a flight? We present you the different prices for a paragliding experience, as well as the additional options available to make it even more memorable.
Basic rates for a paragliding experience
The average cost of a paragliding experience can vary between 50 and 150 euros. This price depends mainly on the type of flight and its duration.
- Discovery flight: from 10 to 15 min for about 100 euros
- Climbing flight: from 20 to 30 minutes for about 130 euros
- Sensation flight: from 15 to 20 min for about 140 euros
- Special children's flight: from 10 to 15 min for about 100 euros
- Prestige flight: about 40 minutes for about 170 euros
- Introductory flying course: for 4 to 5 days for between 400 and 900 euros
In less touristic areas, the cost of a paragliding experience can be a little cheaper. Adrenaline Parapente offers you one of the best rates in the Annecy area.
Adrenaline Parapente offers you a pack of photos and videos of your flight to immortalise your first tandem paragliding flight. With Adrenaline Parapente, these images and videos of this magical moment are offered to you while most other providers offer them for about 30 euros. This allows you to share memories of your experience with your family and friends. The number of photos and videos depends on the duration of the flight.
Another possible variation for your flight is a tasting of local products in addition to a flight at sunset. The cost of this service is included in the price of the Apérobloch' flight, so you will not have to pay anything extra.
Finally, if you are unable to make your flight due to weather constraints, you can postpone your first paragliding flight at no extra cost.
How to choose your provider?
Paragliding is the perfect activity to let go and push your limits. You may be afraid if you are doing this sport for the first time. You should therefore choose a reliable provider with whom you feel comfortable and safe.
To make the right choice, you should consider the reputation of the provider. The provider can be a school or an instructor. If it is a school, check the expertise of the pilots who coordinate the exercises. To do this, find out about their diplomas, their years of experience, etc. It is also important to find out about their distinctions and labels. For example, a school certified by the French Federation of Free Flight (FFVL) guarantees a good quality and safe service.
In addition to this, you should consult the opinions of former clients to ensure that the service provider is competent. This information can usually be found on their website. It is also possible to ask for reviews on the internet in order to get feedback.
To determine the reliability of a paragliding service provider, you should also consider the equipment they offer and their insurance. To practice this type of sport, you need a harness, a helmet, a glider... Also pay attention to the way the equipment is maintained. It is also essential to practice this sport with a provider who is covered by the Civil Aerial Liability (CAR) and Individual Accident (IA) insurance.
In conclusion, the price of a paragliding experience can vary considerably depending on various criteria. There are also additional options to personalise the experience and make it even more memorable. If you take into account the different elements presented in this article, you will find the right paragliding experience for your budget and your expectations.