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Taupo Gliding Club

Centennial Drive, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5627
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What an awesome experience!

This was a bucket list item for me, and I'm so glad I was able to fly with Taupo Gliding Club! The... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
CaliforniaMillers
,
California
Wow

I've just got back from here. Firstly the customer service is amazing. I contacted Trev. Once i... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Funkybubbles
,
UK
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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5 May 2017
“What an awesome experience!”
16 Aug 2016
“Wow”
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Centennial Drive, Taupo, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 5627
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was a bucket list item for me, and I'm so glad I was able to fly with Taupo Gliding Club! The pilots are so welcoming and the scenery could not be any more beautiful! Lake Taupo, Huka Falls, and even wild deer in the...More

Thank CaliforniaMillers
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I've just got back from here. Firstly the customer service is amazing. I contacted Trev. Once i agreed I'd like to take part he offered to come pick me up from my hostel within half hour. We got to the club, and within ten minutes...More

Thank Funkybubbles
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We arranged with Tom, the Club Manager to have our first experience at gliding. It was also a chance to see the Taupo region from a different viewpoint. What made the experience so enjoyable was the fact that the club is being run by people...More

Thank SW123L
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Best place to fly a glider in New Zealand amazing scenes and opportunities to take great photos of lake Taupo Very modern gliders that are super safe to fly the glider field is next door the the Fundrive MX5 at BRUCE Mclaren race track

1  Thank Bill I
Reviewed 31 December 2015

If you have ever imagined of watching Taupo from the top than you can fulfill your dreams right here. An experience you cant forget ever!

Thank Shobbyy
Reviewed 19 July 2015

A wonderful experience that provides a great opportunity to see Taupo from a very different perspective. Far more cost effective than skydiving at half the cost for up to 30- 40 minutes of flight time. Safety is paramount and the instructors are all very experienced...More

1  Thank SimonAkira
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

This was such a awesome experience! Did it in the summer with my dad who also loved it. Great experience, if your too chicken too do a sky dive, this is a great alternative!

3  Thank Stick89
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