Glide Omarama is a family run Soaring School, home to some of the worlds most experienced mountain flying instructors. The South Island of New Zealand, with Omarama approximately in the centre, produces some of the worlds best wave flying. Also experience astonishing ridge, thermal and convergence soaring amidst the spectacular and dramatic mountains of the Southern Alps where the visibility is often in excess of 400 kms.
The volatile weather and wild mountains make for challenging soaring and are an excellent learning environment for pilots at any level of experience. Indeed many advanced pilots consider Omarama to be the premier location for developing their mountain and wave flying skills.
Soaring over local lakes, rivers and mountains this adventure offers a stunning introduction to the joy of flying gliders. Take the controls and have a go!
Glide Omarama is located at the Omarama Glider Airport on State Highway 8, just north of Omarama township.