Carmona is an urban municipality, located in the Cavite province, less than an hour away from the Philippine's capital city of Manila. As Carmona evolved from a rural town into a city with stable economy, it is now considered to be the center of sports and investment of Cavite.
Check the weather forecast the evening before your booking, get the go ahead and start time.
Meet at our meeting point at Carmona.
Sign in and meet the instructors.
We all gather at training sites on the early morning.
Introductory safety briefing and parachute landing rolls.
Explanation of the equipment and site assessment.
Demonstration of how to launch the wing.
Time for you to have a go at practice launching on the flat!
As the day goes on we aim to progress up the slope and achieve higher flights – weather depending.
You fly through the air with a massive grin on your face!
If the weather is suitable you might also get a tandem flight. (at extra charge)
Debrief and head to the coffee shop for refreshment and chit chat.
You get hooked on paragliding!
WHEN YOU CAN FLY: We pride ourselves on being the only full time paragliding active team in the Philippines who flies all the time. We have even been known to fly on Christmas and new year’s day! At night when full moon is out!
WHO YOU FLY WITH: We have a team of full time qualified paragliding instructors who have your safety and enjoyment as number one priority. All our instructors are experienced paragliding pilots who have flown all over the world and are rather obsessed with paragliding!
WHERE YOU FLY: Just 40min drive from Manila at Carmona Flysite. A safe uncrowded airspace on beginner friendly site.
WHY WE FLY: Because it’s epic and you’ll never forget it!
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Safi Ranch, Sarangani (Mindanao) — year round flying
Naravacan Outdoor Adventure Hub (NOAH), the Bali of the North (Ilocos) — November starts 9 months/year flying
Akfeg, Polumoloc (Mindanao) — new site still under development
The best time to fly is in the morning from 7AM to 9AM. Weather is quite unpredictable and we really want everyone to be able to do the tandem flight. It is highly advisable for you to come early and as soon as the wind conditions are favorable, we will do the tandem flight.
What to Bring:
Expect hot weather or a little rain.
Polyester/trekking pants (shorts, not really recommended due to the sharp grasses, but if you insist, you can). Any dry fit (or similar material) shirt for comfort. You can also wear leggings.
Sun protection: hat, sun block, shades, long sleeve jersey.
A change of clothes – after the sustained adrenalin.
Toiletries: insect repellent, alcohol, wipes
Helmet: bike or any sort, if you prefer to use your own, HEADWEAR if you are particular when you borrow a helmet (we will have some to lend)
Camera or video camera for souvenir shots
While waiting: a snack, a seat, a music player, a book, stories, jokes, fun energy, and a lot of patience.
Food, water – some of the area is in a remote location. It has cellphone signal though. It will not be easy for you to go in and out of the venue so kindly bring appropriate provisions like personal toiletries or medicine.
Private Transport – if possible an SUV or 4WD as the terrain to the site is rough, rocky and muddy. There is a grasslandsparking area for your vehicle. We advise that you bring only one vehicle for your group.