Quixada is a town of Ceara, a Brazilian state located in the northeastern part of the country. Although Ceara's fame mainly stems from the great number of its beaches, spreading at 600 km/372 mi long of coastline, the semi-arid region of Quixada is among the first choices of sportsmen from all over the world, since it is one of the most popular paragliding spots in Brazil.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Cooks Terrace, Mona Vale, New South Wales Australia
Cooks Terrace, is a large grassed area atop a coastal cliff. This site is very popular with paraglider pilots, especially when the breeze is not too strong for them. If the instinct for adventure sports runs in your blood, then you should visit this place. When you take off, do not step on the low wooden fence.
Admire the stunning views of the beach and the surrounding area while you are floating through the air. The landing is on the beaches to either the north or south of the headland. It is advisable not to fly the north east facing part of the site when the wind is to the south.
Cooks Terrace is appropriate for novice para-gliders. Note: the lower airspace level is at 2500 ft/762 m. The GPS coordinates for the take off are S33.68745, E151.30904. Height: 130 ft/40 m AMSL. The paragliding association is at your disposal.