What We Do

Tandem Paragliding

Enjoy the magic of flight with no previous experience! Fly in tandem with an experienced instructor who controls the paraglider while you relax and feel the thrill of flying above Medellin.

The tandem paraglider we use is designed to support the weight of two people who are attached by two separate harnesses to the wing. Our instructors are certified by the Airsports Federation of Colombia (FAI) and are bilingual in English and Spanish in order to ensure your comfort during the flight. The flight team is equipped with a special emergency parachute to protect people if necessary.

Our Prices

Basic Flight

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$160.000

COP/Person

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Transportation not included

Safety training

Insurance Policy

20 minute flight

Recommended

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$224.000

COP/Person

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Aurora shuttle service

GoPro Rental + Memory Card

Safety training

Insurance Policy

20 minute flight

Full Package since

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$320.000

COP/Person

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Door-to-door transportation

GoPro Rental + Memory Card

Safety training

Insurance Policy

20 minute flight

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1  person = $320.000 COP.

2 persons = $260.000 COP each one

3 persons = $240.000 COP each one

4 persons = $230.000 COP each one

Limit 4 people

Additional Services

  • Go Pro Rental & Memory Card – $40,000 COP (Person)
  • Aurora Shuttle Service: $24,000 COP (Person) –  How does this work?
  • Door-to-door Shuttle for 1-4 people: $120,000 COP (Person) –  How does this work?
  • 20 minute flight: $160,000 COP/person (person)
  • 30 minute flight: $220,000  COP/person ( person)

How do I pay?

Due to our dependence on the weather, you do not pay for your flight at the time of registration. All payments for services (including transportation, Go-Pro, and flight) are accepted at the end of your flight. We accept payments in cash only, either in Colombian pesos or in US Dollars. Please note, the exchange rate used for cost is $2700 COP. Unfortunately, we do not accept checks, travelers checks, or credit cards.

How it works

You do not need to have any prior experience for a tandem flight. We will prepare you for the flight so that you can focus on enjoying the view!

Flight preparations begin at the takeoff ramp, which is located up a short hill from our office in San Felix. You will check in with photo identification before entering the grassy ramp area. Please do not forget to bring your passport, as you cannot enter the ramp without valid photo ID!  Your pilot will provide you with a helmet and harness and help you adjust them so that they are properly set up. We will instruct you how to run for the takeoff, sit comfortably in your harness, and prepare yourself for landing. When you are ready, an assistant will help you and your pilot take off smoothly and soon you will feel the weightlessness of a bird.

Your flight will last at least 10-20 minutes. If you would like a longer flight, please notify your pilot before takeoff so he can plan accordingly. We hope you come away from your flight full of adrenaline and energy – already excited for the next time you can see the world from the air!

Weather

Medellin’s sunny weather and blue skies make it ideal for flying almost every day of the year. However, we put your safety first, meaning we occasionally cancel or postpone flights for bad weather.

Safety

Ruben Fly has a 25 year track record of 8000+ flights without incident. See our Safety Guidelines for more information on how we ensure your safety so you can enjoy your flight.

Pilots

All Paragliding Medellin instructors are certified nationally by the Colombian Airsports Federation (FAI). Ruben Fly has twelve national and international certifications showcasing his accomplishments and safety record as a pilot.

Video and Inflight Footage

Want your friends to see you experiencing the thrill of flying? We can provide you with GoPro footage of your whole flight, with awesome action shots and video of you, as well as incredible panoramas of the whole Aburra Valley.

GoPro Rental + Footage:  $12 USD per flight

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Paramotor in Cartagena

Want to see Colombia’s coast from the air? Ruben Fly also offers paramotor courses in Cartagena. Soar above the sparkling Caribbean for an unforgettable, action-packed experience.

To fly with paramotor, you must take a course. Learn more about our paramotor and paragliding courses in Cartagena here.

Do you have any questions?

We love to get to know our customers! If you would like to learn more about our services, send us a message here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Ruben Fly
Tandem Instructor APPI
Register No. 11336 Association of
Paragliding pilots and instructors.
Instructor Tandem Nacional Fedeaereos
Registration No. COL-826-PG
Tandem flights

www.paraglidingmedellin.com
Paragliding and Paramotor School
Flying since 1992
Vía San Félix Km 6 Restaurante El Voladero
Antes del peaje de San Félix
 +57 311 616 56 01
San Félix - Medellín