See the world from a new perspective – from the windswept harness of a microlight, more fondly known as “the motorbike of the skies”. Whether you’re soaring above the waves or skimming overland with the rush of wind in your ears and adrenline-filled ozone in your nostrils, nothing can equal the intense sensory experience of microlight flight.
Aquila Microlight Photo and Film Safaris (www.aquilamicrolight.com) arranges trips around Cape Town, the West Coast and further afield. Whichever option you choose, Aquila will ensure that your flight is an unforgettable, magical experience. Every flight is digitally filmed and clients receive a copy of their trips to take home and relive the magic. Aquila is based at Wintervogel Airfield, on a privately-owned farm near Malmesbury. It takes an hour to reach the airfield from the city centre, and clients should arrive 15 minutes before their flight is booked to take off.
There are two microlight flight options available, a half-hour or hour-long trip. The shorter trip costs R850 per person and takes place in the vicinity of the airfield. Enjoy views of the Klipheuwel/Perdeberg area, home to animals such as zebra, antelope, jackal, ostriches, blue cranes, pelicans, flamingos and various birds of prey. The hour-long trip costs R1 250 per person and moves from the airfield along the West Coast, offering breathtaking views of Table Mountain, Table Bay, Robben Island, the Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Hangklip and the long, white beaches of the West Coast. In season whales may also be seen.
Aquila is open every day from early in the morning.
Cape Town Tourism has a list of accredited microlight operators. Contact us on +27 )(0)21 )487 )6800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your flip at no extra charge, or visit our list of microlight operators.
- Phone: +27 (0)21 487 6800
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