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Fly Chamonix - Tandem Paragliding

Ravanel & Co Sports Shop, Galerie Alpina | Place du Mt- Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Afraid of heights? No problem... honestly!

My hubby and I fancied doing this even before we got to Chamonix, but were both apprehensive. I am... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2011
Markikki1
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Just do it

This is the most no brainer thing there is to do in Chamonix delta taking the funicular up to mt... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2011
WarmWaterScubaDiver
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San Mateo, CA
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Tandem Paraglider flight specialists. Paraglide in front of Mont Blanc with an experienced instructor.Chief Instructor Sean Potts, 20 years, 6000+ flights in the Chamonix valley. British & French Government certified instructor. FFVL quality award. Flights all year round. From 4 years to 90 years young welcome.Groups welcome: highly experienced, friendly English speaking instructors.Instant Gift vouchers. Quick & easy internet reservation process, no advance payment required.An environmentally friendly activity
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Ravanel & Co Sports Shop, Galerie Alpina | Place du Mt- Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 29 September 2011

My hubby and I fancied doing this even before we got to Chamonix, but were both apprehensive. I am really not good with heights, but Sean explained (in the gondola on the way up) that when you're up there, a fear of heights almost seems...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2011

This is the most no brainer thing there is to do in Chamonix delta taking the funicular up to mt blanc. The entire activity can take less than an hour. You meet at the base of the gondola, ride up with Sean and his team,...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2011

My husband wanted to go Paragliding but was a little nervous. We rang Sean and he was so calm and reassuring, my husband decided to give it a go. And he loved it so much, he booked me in for two hours later! We both...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Sean looked after me and my 8 year old for a great flight over Chamonix. Sean was recommended to me by friends and right from the start I knew we were in safe hands. I have done 4,000 skydives so understand the concepts of flying...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2011

I saw the reviews and read all about it from home in the USA and could not wait to get here to try it. On my first day I saw the many many paragliders in the sky as I watched from the ground. I had...More

2  Thank groved911
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

Paragliding with Sean was an amazing experience. The gentle ride and views are breathtaking, so don't forget your camera. Sean is able to accommodate those that prefer a gentle ride as well as those who enjoy more dips and turns. Definitely a must-do while in...More

2  Thank avignonmelimelo
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

Flying with Sean was a pleasure, i would do it again any day. It was good value, easy to book, friendly and professional. I booked from home before leaving, which was easy, and just had to call and confirm the day before my flight. Sean...More

2  Thank Colinandnicky1
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Reviewed 9 August 2011

My wife and I, + our 2 teenage kids visited Chamonix in July. We had pre-scheduled a "Les Grand Montets" flight with Sean Potts/Fly Chamonix. We were so right in choosing Sean. He connected with 3 other wonderfully fun pilots so we could all go...More

2  Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 19 July 2011

Chamonix is the perfect backdrop to go paragliding. I highly recommend Fly-Chamonix for a fun and educational experience. I thought we would be too busy to take pictures but no worries bring your camera to document the memories. They will last forever and you will...More

1  Thank csmithdeal
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Reviewed 4 July 2011

We knew we wanted to paraglide before we got to Chamonix. On a beautiful summer day, launching from Plan Pratz , we soared above the ski fields, chalets and restaurants before gliding effortlessly to the ground. Our tandem guides, with 40years flying between them were...More

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bunnywosk
28 March 2018|
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Response from flychamonix | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, it is best to book ahead especially as August is one of the busiest times of year. We can fine tune the flight time to suit you (based on age / weight etc) and allocate an English speaking pilot. Last minute... More
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M C
9 January 2017|
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Response from Andy W | Reviewed this property |
take your own go pro is fine (at your risk). i did this and it's highly recommended, though try to be careful of the microphone position to reduce wind noise. it's an amazing trip and worth recording some of it
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Riimaa
15 August 2016|
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Response from flychamonix | Property representative |
Hi, We cannot predict the weather on the day but we weather permitting, yes, we regularly fly at this time of year.
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