Paragliding in Parangtritis Beach, Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Indonesia

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GPS Co-ordinates:
take off : 8°1'44" (8.02889)S; 110°20'45" (110.346)E
Java is the 5th largest island in Indonesia and the world's most populous one as well. It acts as Indonesia's center of cultural and economic activity. Java is divided into four provinces, West Java, East Java, Central Java and Banted plus two additional special regions, Jakarta and Yogyakarta. Java is almost entirely of volcanic origin and lies between Sumatra to the west and Bali to the east.

Parangtritis beach is the most popular in Yogyakarta and has a unique geological formation. The beach is characterized by sand dunes, rocky formation and has black sand. Apart from its beauty and mythology it is also a haven for para-gliders. The take off area is easily accessible by car or a motorcycle and stands at altitude of 325 m/1066 ft  above sea level. GPS co-ordinates stand at take off : 8°1’44” (8.02889)S; 110°20’45” (110.346)E – Elevation : 155 m/508 ft.

Enjoy a breathtaking views while soaring up above the sky like a bird with winds speed ranging between 15-20 kph/9.3-12 mph. The landing area is of abundance surface allowing for safe landing for pilots. To be able to undertake this exciting adventure, pilots need to have a license issued by your respective country and the license has to be registered as a member of FAI.