Paragliding in Tenerife

Delight yourself while flying over the island with this exciting activity.

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Come and enjoy the Tenerife sky

If you enjoy the thrill, 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 you!

Fly through the clouds and marvel at the scenery.

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

You can paraglide in Tenerife all year round without any problem, however, the summer months tend to have more activity than the rest of the year. Keep in mind that in winter you may occasionally have complications due to the fact that the activity needs favorable weather to be carried out.

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

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What can I expect from paragliding in Tenerife?

You can practice paragliding in all kinds of altitudes, durations and thanks to the abundance of microclimates of the island, scenarios. If you have your own equipment and you already know how to fly, we recommend that you bring it with you, since it is not common to rent this type of equipment because of its personal nature.

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

If you want to take advantage and go paragliding with your family, you can take minors with the express authorization of their parents or legal guardians. Don’t forget that the final approval is reserved for the companies in order to guarantee the safety of the descent.

To check the weather and plan your descent, click here . Remember that the island has different microclimates so the cold and cloudy day at your hotel can turn into a hot and sunny day at your flight location. Likewise, 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 beaches is usually prohibited in summer due to the high density of bathers, but don’t worry, there are alternative landings not too far away in most cases so you won’t see your departure reduced. Either way, there are enough outlets that don’t end at beaches that you won’t notice the change. Ask the company in case of doubts about where the activity begins or ends, as well as the duration of the activity.

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

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    Paragliding companies in Tenerife

    Here we will name you some of the 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, with views of Los Gigantes, San Juan beach, Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos. You can make a performance flight where you will fly over rocks, the Barranco del Infierno and land on the beach of La Caleta.

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

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

    Happyflytenerife: based in the south of the island, offers flights from 15 to 25 minutes in different locations on request. Costa Adeje to Ifonche, high performance descents of more than 25 minutes through canyons and descents from Izaña until 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. It will undoubtedly leave you with memories (and photos) that you will not regret acquiring. Fly over the incredible landscapes of Tenerife!

    You will be able to take pictures and videos (being careful to remember to have something to secure your camera or cell phone at hand) thanks to the company of the efficient pilots offered by the companies mentioned above, you just have to follow their instructions and enjoy the ride.

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

    Because paragliding is a short duration activity, take advantage of it and combine the day with other activities on our website! We will certainly have some other excursion, sport or beach close to where you land to help make your day as complete as possible. Design the best vacations at your own pace and taste.

    We hope to see you on your next vacation flying the skies of Tenerife!

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