Nelson Paragliding School
Nelson Paragliding School was established in 1993 and is one of New Zealand’s longest running paragliding schools. Stew Karstens is one of Nelson’s top pilots with multiple cross country records. The school offers introduction days and training for PG1 and PG2 solo pilot ratings. They also provide tandem flights with NZHGPA licenced instructors – perfect if you want to experience the thrill of free flight, or if you’re considering learning to fly yourself. Visit their website for more information.
Nelson Hang Gliding Adventures
Nelson Hang Gliding Adventures was established in 1998 and provides tandem hang gliding flights as well as full courses for those wishing to train for the HG2 solo pilot rating. Glenn Meadows is one of New Zealand’s most experienced hang gliding instructors and has taught over 100 people, including conducting training for the NZ Army. Click here for more information and contact details.