Links

Useful Links

Infinity Paragliding are agents for

Ozone Paragliding Equipment - http://flyozone.com/paragliders/en/

Advance Paragliding Equipment - www.advance.ch

Charly reserve parachutes - www.charly-produkte.de/en/rescue-systems.html

Flymaster Vario`s - www.flymaster.net

Flytec Vario`s - www.flytec.ch/en/devices/paraglider-hang-glider.html

 

NZ and South Island Weather Forecasts

NZ national weather forecast - www.metservice.com/national/index

Queenstown 5-10 day forecast - www.metservice.com/towns-cities/queenstown

5-day mountain forecast for the Southern Lakes, Queenstown area - www.metservice.com/mountain/southern-lakes

NZ radar pressure charts - www.metservice.com/maps-radar/maps/tasman-sea-nz

Advanced weather forecast site - www.metvuw.com

7 day isobaric maps - www.metvuw.com/forecast/forecast.php? type=rain®ion=nzsi&noofdays=7

For thermal forecasting, RASP BLIPMAPS- Regional Atmospheric Soaring Prediction - www.zakalwe.com/rasp

Queenstown Aerodrome - www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=nzqn&wuSelect=WEATHER

Wind-finder for Queenstown / Lake Wakatipu - www.windfinder.com/forecast/queenstown_lake_wakatipu

 

On-site wind meters at local take-off and landing sites

Coronet Peak – (take-off) - www.holfuy.hu/en/data.php?station=s152

Coronet Peak - (Summit Wind Meter) - www.holfuy.com/en/data/256

Treble Cone – Pub Corner – www.harvestalarms.com/w.cgi?hsn=10522

Crown Terrace (Terraces) - www.weatherlink.com

Skyline Gondola - http://holfuy.hu/en/data.php?station=s170

 

Webcams on or close to local take-off and landing sites

Coronet Peak - https://www.nzski.com/queenstown/the-mountains/coronet-peak/coronet-peak-weather-report?site=coronetpeak

Treble Cone – Pub Corner – www.harvestalarms.com/w.cgi?hsn=10522

Skyline Gondola - www.skyline.co.nz/queenstown/webcams

Queenstown Airport -http://www.queenstownairport.co.nz/travelling/flight-info/webcam

 

New Zealand Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

The governing body of hang gliding and paragliding in New Zealand - www.nzhgpa.org.nz

Member's Area / Join NZHGPA - http://member.nzhgpa.org.nz/

 

Southern Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club

Local Southern Lakes club - www.southernclub.co.nz/home

 

General information on paragliding

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paragliding

www.paraglidingparagliders.com

 

Coronet Peak Ski-field information

Local / main flying site in summer and winter ski-field - http://www.nzski.com/mountain.jsp?site=coronetpeak

 

Paragliding forum

The forum for all things related to paragliding - www.paraglidingforum.com

 

Recommended Local accommodation providers

Great lodge and campground accommodation in Arthurs Point between Queenstown and the flying site - https://www.qtowntop10.co.nz/

Local Arrowtown-based lodge owned and operated by a local pilot - www.poplarlodge.co.nz

Bed and Breakfast opposite the Flightpark landing area - www.willowbrook.net.nz

Heritage Alpine Hotel - www.heritagehotels.co.nz

Luxury apartments in Queenstown - www.spinnakerbay.co.nz

Backpacker in Queenstown - http://sircedrics.co.nz/hostels-queenstown/southern-laughter/

Backpacker in Wanaka operated by local pilot - www.flying-kiwi-backpackers.co.nz

 

Other useful websites

New Zealand Airspace Maps - www.nzairspace.appspot.com

New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority - www.caa.govt.nz

Cross Country Magazine - www.xcmag.com

Paragliding adventure race in the European Alps - www.redbullxalps.com

British Hang gliding and Paragliding Association - www.bhpa.co.uk

Student blog - www.backpackingmatt.com/feeding-the-flying-addiction