Byron Paragliding Terms & Conditions

Tandem passengers must be a minimum of 10 years old and weigh between 30-100 KG and be comfortable walking briskly / jogging 4-5 steps.

No Show

If a passenger does not arrive on the scheduled flight date & time, then their booking will be cancelled and no refunds or alternative dates will be issued.

If purchasing a Gift Certificate for a Tandem Flight please ensure the recipient fulfills the above weight and mobility requirements and is of course a willing participant.


Before flying all passengers must sign an insurance waiver and SAFA (Sports Aviation Federation of Australia) membership form. This is done electronically on site with your Tandem Pilot.

Passengers under the age of 18 years must have a parent or guardian present to sign the insurance waiver on their behalf.

Refusing to complete the waiver will result in the cancellation of the flight and no refund will be given.


Suitable footwear such as runners, training shoes or other enclosed shoe is recommended. A light jacket is also recommended as the temperature decreases with altitude.


Byron Paragliding supply a Go Pro 4K Camera for photographs and video footage of your flight. Passengers are permitted to carry their own camera or smartphone for use during the flight, however Byron Paragliding accept no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage incurred during the flight.

Drugs & Alcohol

Passengers are not permitted to fly under the influence of alcohol or drugs and if Byron Paragliding staff suspect this is the case then the flight will be cancelled due to safety and insurance requirements and no refund will be given.


Passengers should allow 1 hours from the arranged meeting time to allow for the signing of all paperwork, preflight briefing, actual flying time and returns. If participants arrive later than the arranged meeting time their flight may be postponed for several hours or possibly to another date depending on other customer bookings or changing weather conditions.

Tandem Flights are highly weather dependent and must be booked in advance. No bookings are secure until full payment has been received.

Byront Paragliding will contact the participants on the day prior to the booking to confirm a time and location which will be set depending on forecasted wind directions and strengths.

If the conditions are unsuitable or change prior to launching we will postpone flights until conditions improve on the day or will arrange another suitable date or location. We appreciate your patience and understanding with regard to weather conditions and trust that you accept this is out of our control.

Please be advised that an alternative location and or date may be required. Refunds will only be granted after 3 location and date reschedules.

Flight times average 10-20 mins however can vary depending on the conditions. Trust that Byron Paragliding will always endeavour to execute maximum flight time.

Tandem Gift Certificates are not redeemable for cash but can be transferred to another participant who satisfies the passenger requirements and has agreed to the terms and conditions of our tandem flights.

Vouchers are valid for 2 years from the purchase date.

Byron Paragliding are a SAFA licenced and approved flight training facility and therefore fully covered by Professional Liability Insurance and 3rd party personal and property damage.

That is the small print taken care of,

Let`s Go Fly High !

Frequently Asked Questions

Paragliding is often referred to as the “purest” form of flight. Paragliders are foot launched , have no rigid structure or motor. They majestically use thermic currents or ocean sea breezes to gain altitude and perform free flight. A tandem paraglider is simply a larger wing certified to carry two people.

The pilot & passenger sit securely in a comfortable chair like harness allowing uninterrupted 360 degree views.

No formal training is required to fly as passenger on a tandem paraglider if flying with an approved instructor, however if you wish to fly a paraglider solo and experience all the thrills, excitement and rewards that paragliding has to offer, then you will need to complete a SAFA (Sports Aviation Federation Australia) approved course provided by a SAFA approved paragliding school.

To discover more regarding the requirements of flying a paraglider visit our pilot resources.

For Tandem Flights

  1. Passengers must be over the age of 10
  2. Passengers must weigh between 30-100 Kg
  3. Passengers must be able to walk/jog 4-5 steps for take off.

Should you fall outside these minimum requirements, please call to discuss as we may still be able to accommodate any limitations.

Learn to Fly a Paraglider Solo

In order to commence paragliding lessons the student pilot must be over the age of 14 ( Parent consent required if under the age of 18)

Byron Paragliding have taught many students to fly a paraglider from all walks of life and across a diverse age range. A moderate level of fitness is required to enjoyably progress through the training program, however we have taught pilots over the age of 70 to Fly !  so no barriers !

If you are considering to learn to fly a paraglider and wish to learn more, visit our pilot resources page or contact us for more information.

Booking your tandem paragliding flight is simple.

  1. Select your preferred Launch site.
  2. Proceed to Add to cart
  3. Enter your available dates
  4. Select Payment Option

Booking confirmation will be sent via your email address and one of our pilots will contact you to schedule your flight.

If weather conditions are not suitable for your chosen site, your pilot will reschedule or offer an alternative near by location.

Gift Vouchers are valid for up to 18 months from date of Purchase.

Should your flight be canceled due to adverse weather conditions and no alternative date or location is available a full refund will be made subject to our Terms & Conditions

Our Paragliding sites are flyable all year round, however are subject to certain meteorological conditions such as wind speed and direction in order to fly.

Sign up for mobile alerts and get notified when a paragliding site is flyable !!

Receive SMS / email Alerts from our pilots the evening before your flight

We have many locations around the Northern Rivers (Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Tweed Heads etc) and the Gold Coast.