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Icarus Tandem Paragliding Cape Town

8 Lions Head Rd, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 72 209 0119
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Uncomfortable

The flight itself was wonderful, but the owner of this company was very rude. He was disrespectful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paleoyolo
GREAT FIRST EXPERIENCE FLIGHT FROM SIGNAL HILL

Amazing flight with a really experienced pilot : Jacques! I was very self confident from the take... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fanny B
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Quimper, France
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Tandem Paragliding in Cape Town is fun and addictive. Join us for a tandem paragliding flight in Cape Town seeing all the great sights from the air, fly from Lions Head landing on the grass in front of Camps Bay and Clifton beaches or over Sea Point from Signal Hill landing on the famous Sea Point Promenade. Or Whale watch while paragliding in Hermanus. Fly with Icarus Paragliding.
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8 Lions Head Rd, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight itself was wonderful, but the owner of this company was very rude. He was disrespectful towards his employees and openly rude to them in front of all of us. I was selected to fly with him and felt uncomfortable from the beginning. While...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing flight with a really experienced pilot : Jacques! I was very self confident from the take off to the landing. Not scary at all, only pleasure and great views! Wish I could do it again Thanks a lot, Jacques!

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

High point of Cape Town visit!! Super Easy to book, Mark the instructor made it an amazingly pleasant and safe experience, not a minute of stress! Just pure joy, “it’s like flying a magic carpet” as he described, and it’s truly the feeling! Pay extra...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome time with Jacque!! Very professional and made you feel safe and secure the whole time. Can now tip it off the bucket list! A definite must in Cape Town. :)

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Jaques_du_Plessis, Owner at Icarus Tandem Paragliding Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for the review. I am so glad you enjoyed your flight. Hope you come back soon to come do it again Jacques

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our experience with Icarus, both John and Jacques are friendly, highly experienced guides and instructors and made our experience paragliding with them fantastic. Highly recommend. Thanks guys!

Thank Rob H
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Well what can I say!! Being petrified at first just the idea of running off Signal Hill already had me doubt this experience But after meeting Jaques and John the nervous started turning into excitement and before I knew it I was i the air....More

Thank LaurinaCPT
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

As a honeymoon adventure, my wife and I decided that it would be a great day to throw ourselves over cape town mountains. My wife was so anxious till we met Jacques, a brilliant, capable and master pilot. Fortunately I had John also taking care...More

Thank Marsmemo
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Yesterday was the 2nd time that I’ve flown with Jacques, and I LOVED it! I require a bit more assistance than usual and Jacques and his team made sure I felt safe and more importantly had fun! Flying with Icarus is an awesome experience and...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

As a birthday gift, my wife decided that it would be a great idea to throw me off a mountain! She was not wrong. Fortunately i was in the capable hands of my pilot Tom, and after a few instructions we were airborne. This has...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I booked this as a present for my husband’s birthday and he absolutely loved it! Such a buzz! The booking process seems a bit casual - I couldn’t use the online booking for some reason so was doing it over email, and then only got...More

Thank LexieR_12
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We are flying with wind and weather so it is very difficult to promise a half-hour trip. We do go out to fly different sites to try and improve the flying time like for instance ee will go to Hermanus when the winds are... More
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