False Bay is a body of water characterized by Cape Hangklip and Cape Peninsula, located in the southwest of South Africa. The bay is 30 km/18.7 mi wide, offering a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and wet damp winters. The east and western shores of the bay are rocky and mountainous with visible peaks rising from the waters, while the northern side comprises a long, curving beach.
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Paragliding in Newport Beach, Newport, New South Wales Australia
At the south end of Newport beach, there is a broad rock platform with a salt water pool atop. At the north end of the beach, there is a small grassed area atop a coastal cliff that attracts intermediate and advanced paragliders. This site has two launches spots, the section below the road and the larger hill above.
It is strongly recommended to fly over the road only when you have 100 ft/30.5 m above it.
Admire the stunning views of the beach and the surrounding area while you are floating through the air. Landing point is on the beach. Keep in mind that the site is popular during summer months, so make sure that you have a landing spot.
Note: the lower airspace level is at 2500 ft/762 m. The GPS coordinates for the take off are S33.64900, E151.32480. Height: 80 ft/25 m AMSL. The paragliding association is at your disposal.