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Address: Signal hill drive, Lions Head, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
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+27 82 881 4724
07:00 - 20:00
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South Africa's largest and oldest-established tandem paragliding company....

South Africa's largest and oldest-established tandem paragliding company. Paragliding in Cape Town from various locations including Signal Hill and Lions Head. Safety is our priority.

No experience required, we fly from 5 to 95 year old's up to 135kgs.

Daily flights, see our website and please call to book.

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Fantastic experience! Everyone from Parapax was extremely professional and I never wondered what was about to happen, from when I arrived until I was back up the top of Signal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Western Cape, South Africa

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic experience! Everyone from Parapax was extremely professional and I never wondered what was about to happen, from when I arrived until I was back up the top of Signal Hill. When I arrived there were at least 30 people (pilots and clients from various companies) waiting to fly as the wind was not quite right. I had a lot... More 

Thank Erik_CT
Austin, TX
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this company for paragliding. We did it yesterday and was amazing. You do have to run a bit to get going but I'm not a runner and was able to do it even though I lost a shoe on the way! Super relaxing and beautiful flight. Easy landing at Sea Point.

Thank Meencantalaplaya
Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weather was near perfect with 30C and blue skies. Steff took me and my son on our first tandem paragliding trip from signal Hill down to Seapoint in Cape town. The views are amazing as you soar like a bird. With many years of experience, Steff's calming voice makes the event more relaxing. It is a shame it is... More 

Thank AndreasThieme
Cape Town
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great People, friendly helpful faces, beautiful weather. Awesome experience overall, I would highly recommend it to any of you who love flying. :) Thank you Parapax!

Thank Chè-Bianca E
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I had a fear of hights before I jumped and what shall I say: I enjoyed the flight really! I jumped with Stef and he was so kindly and relaxed that I thought ten minutes should be longer in order to see the nice nature and to feel me so free. His team is amazing - thank you guys for... More 

Thank caeherfisch
Venice, Italy
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have Acrophobia and for me just thinking about Paragliding increase my heart beat tremendously. Someone put the idea in my head and i wanted to challenge my fear. What life if you cannot challenge your fears and your inner-self and overcome those obstacles and that was not easy without the directions and patients of Carolina, she is amazing, she... More 

Thank Steel S
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Never in my life I thought I would do this. I was walking on the beach in Sea Point when I saw them landing. I went straight to inquire and they put me at ease. I thought I should do this for my 60th birthday. Great experience! Thanks Stef.

Thank Poisson-Pisces
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I went paragliding with Parapax in March 2017. This was my first time doing anything like this and it was an awesome experience. I highly recommend it to any visitors to Cape Town. The flight itself is pretty quick - over in a matter of a few minutes. You spend a lot more time getting up to Signal Hill, getting... More 

Thank alexjf
Kendal, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My friend and I could regularly see the paragliders fling over our hotel and landing on the grass on the opposite side of the road. We decided to try it out and booked for the following day. It was a beautiful morning and we were booked in for 10.00am. The theory being that our wives would be opposite the hotel... More 

Thank Johnandpam103
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

It says "The Second Best Thing You Will Do In Cape Town", but sadly my experience wasn't as such ... The flight down to Sea Point Promenade was very quick & regret not having brought my GoPro with me cause I wanted to appreciate the view and buy the photos & video footage from them but sadly the pictures were... More 

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