Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains

Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains.

The Magaliesberg, just an hour away from the bustling city of Johannesburg, is an absolute refuge for work-weary city slickers. A hang-gliding adventure, either in tandem with a professional or on your own if you’re experienced, will empty you of the last vestiges of stress. Sure, you may feel a bit nervous if it’s your first attempt, but with experienced pilot and ground crew managing your flight you’ll soon relax. Perhaps you’ll be so chilled…

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Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains
Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains

Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains.

The Magaliesberg, just an hour away from the bustling city of Johannesburg, is an absolute refuge for work-weary city slickers. A hang-gliding adventure, either in tandem with a professional or on your own if you’re experienced, will empty you of the last vestiges of stress. Sure, you may feel a bit nervous if it’s your first attempt, but with experienced pilot and ground crew managing your flight you’ll soon relax. Perhaps you’ll be so chilled you’ll begin to notice other airborne life-Magaliesberg is home to many raptor species.

Up in the sky, you’ll feel the magic of invisible forces lift you higher and higher and your horizons will suddenly start expanding like an inflating blue balloon. Life will seem a lot simpler.

As the flat savannahs and grasslands around the Magaliesberg heat up, powerful thermals and air currents are born making for wonderful flying above the mountains and over the flat lands with stunning views of Hartbeespoort Dam and beyond.

Hang Gliding in Magaliesberg Mountains Operators

Gauteng | Hang Gliding - Thermal Riders Hang Gliding Club

Thermal Riders Hang Gliding Club offers an experience of free flight above the mountains of the Magaliesberg, with views of the Hartebeespoort Dam in the distance. Often thermal flights are experienced as the ground heats up and thermals are generated, causing the wing to climb higher and stay airborne for longer periods. The experience is called aerotowing, where the hang glider is towed up...