Paragliding in Tenerife

Delight yourself while flying over the island. 

Come and enjoy the Tenerife sky

If you like excitement, paragliding in Tenerife is your activity. Take advantage of the volcanic formation of the island to get fantastic flights over ravines, villages, the sea of clouds, beaches, cliffs … if you like paragliding, Tenerife will not disappoint!

Fly through the clouds and marvel at the scenery. 

There are a great variety of companies spread throughout a large part of the island so that you can choose the descent you prefer or try several different ones. Be accompanied by specialist pilots and enjoy a spectacular and safe flight.

You can paraglide in Tenerife all year round without any problems, however, the summer months tend to have more activity than the rest of the year. Keep in mind that in winter you may have occasional complications because the activity needs favourable climate conditions to be carried out.

If you have no experience in paragliding, all the companies in the list below offer flights with pilots, so you only have to relax and enjoy the experience. Minors may also fly with the express permission of their parents and the approval of the company.

What can I expect from paragliding in Tenerife?

You can paraglide at all altitudes, durations and thanks to the island’s abundance of microclimates, scenery. If you have your own equipment and you already know how to fly, we recommend that you bring it, as it is not common to rent this type of equipment due to its personal character.

There are certain limitations that detail in which places you cannot fly, so we leave a link to the page of paragliding Tenerife to inform you properly in the section of “prohibitions”.

If you want to take advantage of paragliding with your family, you can take minors with the express permission of their parents or legal guardians. Do not forget that the final approval is reserved by the companies to guarantee the safety of the descent.

To know the weather and plan your descent, click here. Remember that the island has different microclimates so the cold and cloudy day in your hotel can turn into a day of sunshine and heat in the location of your flight. Similarly, the company reserves the right to cancel or postpone the activity due to bad weather, in which case, you will be offered a refund or a different date for the activity.

Landing on the beaches is usually forbidden in summer due to the high density of swimmers, but do not worry, there are alternative landings not too far away in most cases so you will not see your exit reduced. However, there are enough exits that don’t end at beaches so you won’t notice the change. Ask the company in case of doubts about where the activity starts or ends and the duration of the activity.

Depending on the length and difficulty you can wait from 15 minutes to about an hour of descent. The highest point from where to start the activity is Izaña: the highest paragliding point in Europe at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level apart.

  • Fun and Exciting

  • Instagramable

  • Individual

  • Several Locations

  • Difficulty level: Medium

  • Between 15 minutes and 1 hour

  • Moderate (€€)

Companies you can find.

Here we will name some companies available for paragliding in Tenerife, starting with:

Tenerfly: They offer the flight from Izaña where you can see the views of the valley of La Orotava and Puerto de La Cruz, flying over the great forest mass of the north of the island. They also have a flight in Adeje from the rural park of Ifonche, overlooking Los Gigantes, San Juan beach, Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos. You will be able to make a performance flight where you will fly over rocks, the Barranco del Infierno and you will land on the beach of La Caleta.

Paragliding Fly Tenerife: it has at the disposal of the clients exits in tandem paragliders helped by instructors from Izaña, landing in Güímar or the Puerto de La Cruz depending on the direction of the wind. They also offer a course in three phases of paragliding in general.

Enminube: This company contributes with tandem flights of approximately half an hour, including transport to the take-off area. You also present informative flights explaining all the intricate ways in which paragliders fly. Don’t miss the flight from El Teide National Park. Fly over the sea of clouds! Finally, for the more daring an acrobatic flight, accompanied by a professional of this type of flight from 30 to 35 minutes. This exciting experience will teach you the various and impressive techniques that can be performed in paragliding, teaching you the emotion that you can find in paragliding from the safety offered by the care of instructors.

Happyflytenerife: based in the south of the island, puts on the market flights between 15 and 25 minutes in different locations to consult, flights from Costa Adeje to Ifonche, high-performance descents of more than 25 minutes by ravines and descents from Izaña to Puerto de la Cruz.

“For most the sky is the limit, for those who love to fly, the sky is home. “

If you’re still not convinced…

Paragliding in Tenerife is accessible for the whole family. Fly over the incredible landscapes of Tenerife!

You will be able to take photos and videos (with care to remember to have something that secures your camera or mobile to your hand) thanks to the company of the effective pilots that offer the companies previously mentioned, you only have to follow their instructions and enjoy the descent.

The descents are usually between 10 and 30 minutes on average, so they are not too long, but make sure you drink something before you start because in the air it is difficult to take a break. If you have questions about whether or not you or a family member can participate, ask us by phone or a thousand, and we will resolve all your concerns.

Because paragliding is a short-term activity, take advantage of and combine the day with other activities on our website! No doubt we’ll have another excursion, sport or beach near where you land to help make your day as complete as possible. Design the best vacations for your taste and pace.

We look forward to seeing you on your next holiday sailing the skies of Tenerife!