Active Flight


Take a deep breath because you are about to take off with Active Flight Paragliding.  Launch into a Tandem Paraglide over Victoria’s spectacular high country and experience the ultimate mix of amazing scenery and jaw dropping excitement while you soar like a bird.   If your tandem paragliding adventure leaves you hanging for more then Active Flight offers the perfect one or two day Paragliding Introductory Courses. Yes, you’ll be flying solo on day two. Active Flight also offers a full range of  Paragliding License Courses and advanced courses to help develop your skills in Competition, Cross Country, SIV, Tandem and Towing.

We have the most experienced tandem pilots and instructors in Australia. With over twenty years of flying experience our team is led by seven times Australian Champion, Fred Gungl.

Located in Bright, North East Victoria Active Flight is Australia’s premiere Paragliding Training Facility.

Feel secure and fly with the best.

Tandem Paragliding:

Enjoy the thrill of Tandem Paragliding amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Alpine High Country.  Soar like an eagle while you Tandem Paraglide with Active Flight.  Your professional, fully trained and qualified tandem pilots will be waiting for you just five minutes drive from the centre of Bright. Your adventure starts with a ten minute scenic drive to the top of Mystic Hill, 500 metres above the spectators waiting in the landing area. Once at the top you will be debriefed by your pilot and ready to to fly.

Enjoy the views while your pilot sets up the paraglider and straps you in for the most breathtaking experience you will ever encounter.

A gentle gust up the face of the hill, a few steps forward and suddenly you are soaring like a bird…

Video & Photos available from $35

The Basic Flight:

The Basic Flight Tandem Paragliding experience is a gentle flight usually conducted early in the morning or in the evening when conditions are calm and smooth. The flight will last around eight to ten minutes.

Of course, it is always dependent on conditions as to where it is possible to fly. Your pilot will discuss potential routes and locations with you on the day.

Price – $ 150 (includes takeoff video) Group discount available.

Air Time – Approx 10 minutes.

The Thermic Flight:

The Thermic Flight Paraglide is for those who want a little more adventure. Launching later in the day than a Basic  Flight, the Thermic Paraglide gives you a taste of the real adventure of paragliding. It involves thermaling, which is catching the warm rising air currents and thus gaining height. Expect to climb to altitudes above 1200 metres sea level (conditions dependent) and then glide to the landing paddock. The Thermic Paraglide will last about 30 minutes.

Of course, it is always dependent on conditions as to where it is possible to fly. Your pilot will discuss potential routes and locations with you on the day.

Price – $ 200 (includes takeoff video) Group Discount Available.

Air Time – Approx 30 minutes.

The Extended Flight:

For the ultimate adventure in paragliding flight, take a scenic tour around Bright and it’s surrounding mountains with The Extended Flight. Your paragliding flight may obtain heights of 2500 metres. Possible routes could take you to Mt Buffalo, Harrietville, Porepunkah or Mt Beauty.

Of course, it is always dependent on conditions as to where it is possible to fly. Your pilot will discuss potential routes and locations with you on the day.

Price – $ 250 (includes takeoff video) Group Discount Available.

Air Time – Approx 1 hour.

Gift Vouchers:

Active Flight offers a range of gift vouchers which have proven to be very popular. They are the ideal gifts for friends and family of all ages and especially fun if kept a surprise.


For bookings and enquiries, please contact us at the Bright Visitors Centre on 1300 551 117 or 03 5755 2275.