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Updraught Hang Gliders – Tandem Intro Flight

From $175 each

Clip on your wings and launch off the spectacular Rex Lookout to fly over the breathtaking reef and rainforest.

Tour Details

The ground zooms by and steadily drops below as you are transported into the vault of sky above with Updraught Hang Gliding Port Douglas.

A new world opens where the cool blue shades of the Coral Sea are at perfect harmony with the caressing breeze in the rainforest and mountain tops.

Fear and apprehension give way to the excitement of adventure as you fly off on angelic wings.

At that moment fantasy becomes reality at the height of personal achievement

Need To Know

  • Bookings required by 4pm the day prior to tour.
  • Transfers from and to Port Douglas available.
  • Flight times 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm & 4pm.

About Us

Updraught Microlights and Hang Gliders owner Kevin Gilligan is a Chief Flight Instructor in Microlighting and Hang Gliding, one of only three people in Australia with such credentials.

Kevin built his first glider in 1976 and has competed in more than 25 national competitions.

His HGFA-approved flight training facilities are located in the heart of Queensland’s tropical north coast nestled among┬áthe Great Barrier Reef, gardens of tropical palms and pristine rainforest, crystal mountain streams and golden beaches.

The ecology in this tropical paradise is very much intact and while flying you might see crocodiles, dugongs, turtles, sharks, dolphins or giant rays.

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