Tandem Paragliding

📍 Babadağ, Fethiye, Muğla

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About

Fethiye, located on the southern coast of Turkey, stands as a magnificent holiday destination. If you’re looking to turn your vacation into an unforgettable experience, consider paragliding in Fethiye, Ölüdeniz. Here, we offer you glimpses of the moments you’ll encounter and some essential tips for this unique experience.

Preparation and Introduction

Upon arriving at the takeoff point, you’ll have time to relax, attend to your needs, or capture the breathtaking scenery. When you meet your pilot for takeoff, they will provide you with a brief overview and prepare you for the flight.

Takeoff

After takeoff, guided by your pilot, you’ll begin to rise from the ground with a few steps. You’ll open your arms to take in the mesmerizing view of Ölüdeniz and the fresh air. It’s a moment where you’ll feel truly free like a bird.

Flight and Aerobatics

Based on your preference, your pilot will perform various aerobatic maneuvers, allowing you to experience sensations you’ve never felt before. These maneuvers are performed by experts and are safe, without any risk. After approximately 30 minutes of flight, you’ll feel like butter melting on top of hot pancakes at the Ölüdeniz beach.

Who Can’t Participate?

  • Individuals weighing over 100 kilograms (Maximum 90 kg for females).
  • Those weighing under 100 kg but unable to run.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Individuals with panic attacks or psychological disorders.
  • Those with cardiac conditions.
  • Individuals under the influence of excessive alcohol or substances.

Required Items and Prohibited Objects

You can bring your phone or USB stick to store your photos after the flight. Additionally, appropriate clothing for weather conditions (shorts, t-shirts, sunglasses, sports shoes) is recommended. Items such as loose change, keys, mobile phones, and personal cameras are prohibited during the flight. You can hand over these items to your pilot or your locker at our office before the flight and safely retrieve them after landing.

What’s Included in the Package?

  • 20-45 minutes of flight with an experienced pilot.
  • Insurance.
  • Forest entrance fee.
  • English or Turkish certification.
  • Guidance service.
  • All taxes are included in the fee.
  • Basically Everything, so no surprise.

Things to Know

Photo and video shooting are extra and provided by the pilot. An additional fee will be charged for photo and video shooting (35$). Don’t forget to bring sunglasses, sports shoes, and a suitable device (mobile phone, USB, etc.) for storage. You must arrive at the flight location 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

FAQ’S

IS THERE ANY TIME TABLE FOR FLIGHTS?
We offer 5 time slots (09:00-11:00-13:30-15:00-17:00) for paragliding every day, and you can choose and book any time slot suitable to you.
IS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AVAILABLE?
Transportation services are available 3 times a day. After your flight, we drop you at your hotel. There’s no extra charge for the service and the schedule will be informed on the day of your flight.
WHEN AND HOW SHOULD I DO A RESERVATION?
All up to you. You can fly almost throughout a year. However, we recommend you booking at least 4-5 days before the day you wish to fly. If there’s less than 24 Hours remaining before your desired date, you can just call us. Of course, you can book a few months before your desired date with our assurance of a fixed price. You can also book anything with just a small deposite to our account. Click To Proceed To Deposite
AFTER PAYING A DEPOSITE WHAT SHOULD I DO?
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE PARACHUTE FAILS TO OPEN WHEN TAKING OFF?
Such situations never happen! Parachutes are already opened on the ground and we do not start our flight with jumping off. A parachute rises up overtop after we take a few steps, and finally our flight starts after another few steps. In fact, your flight already starts while steps are taken. Your flight is never something like jumping off a cliff.
IF PARACHUTE LINES BREAK OFF DURING FLIGHT?
Parachute lines are not made of materials easy to break. Kevlar fibers are totally used for those lines. Since parachutes are renewed every year, it’s substantively assured that such a case never happen occasionally.
IS THERE A RESQUE PARACHUTE? WHO HAS THE PARACHUTE?
Any pilot is carrying a rescue parachute with him/her with no exception. In any situation required to use it, a pilot throw it to open after he/she made the decision. A rescue parachute helps both pilot and passenger to land on the ground safely.
HOW DO PARAGLIDING ACCIDENTS HAPPEN? GENERALLY WHEN DO THEY HAPPEN? WHO CAUSES IT?
Primary reasons of accidents are lack of experience and impatience. Paragliding is never as dangerous as it’s thought to be. Instead, it’s even one of extremely safe sports. Generally an accident may happen during takeoff or immediately after takeoff. Most accidents are caused by inexperienced solo pilots. Accident risks of tandem paragliding are exceptionally low.
I’M A BIT SCARED OF MY FIRST FLIGHT. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
First of all, please calm down! Please remind yourself that you are going to join this special activity with a licensed professional person. They are gaining their lives by doing this business and they never risk themselves. We guarantee your safety is totally secured. Please do not take alcohol before your flight to enjoy it as much as you want.
WHAT CAN I WEAR FOR MY FLIGHT?
It depends on the season. In the summertime, you should wear a T-shirt, short-pants, sunglasses and spots shoes (If you have). If the weather is cooler, your pilot gives you a jump suits and gloves. If you do not have sports shoes, we have them to lend you. You are never allowed to fly without sports shoes. Also, please make sure to bring sunglasses with you as they’re one of important items.
WHAT SHOULDN’T I BRING WITH ME WHEN GOING FOR A FLIGHT?
When you go for a flight, you are forbidden to carry a cellphone, coin, knife, hand bag, personal action/digital cameras with you for the safety of yourself and others. You are required to give those personal belongings to your pilot in the office or on the mountain before your flight. Your stuff will be returned to you soon after your landing.
I DON’T KNOW ANYTHING AS IT’LL BE MY FIRST FLIGHT. WHAT TO DO AT THE TAKEOFF POINT AND HOW TO ACT WHEN TAKING OFF?
It makes no difference how many times you have ever flown. Everything is easy and simple. Your pilot can provide you brief information before the flight and then, you will not have to do anything other than walking and running a few steps (could be several steps according to the weather condition) forward!
HOW LONG CAN I STAY IN THE SKY?
The flight duration will be ideally 25-30 min. after takeoff from Babadağ. However, according to weather and wind conditions and your wish, it may be shortened or lengthened. The minimum and maximum flight durations are 25 min. and 40 min. respectively (Those flight durations can change depending on the weather condition and location of the takeoff point).
ARE THERE ANY LIMITATIONS OF AGE, BODY HEIGHT AND WEIGHT FOR FLIGHT?
Anyone between 5-75 years old can fly. The maximum weights are 100 kg for men and 85 kg for women. Safety is not secured if you are overweight. But there is still a chance to fly but you will need to contact us before your reservation to see if the weather will allow us at the takeoff.
I WENT FOR FLIGHT, BUT COULDN’T FLY DUE TO THE WEATHER CONDITION. NOW WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN?
In such a case, your flight can be re-scheduled, or you will get the full refund unconditionally.
I WENT FOR FLIGHT, BUT I FELT TERRIBLY SCARED. WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN IF I GIVE UP THE FLIGHT?
According to our experience, our customers give up their flight at the rate of 0.05%. You can get a full refund if the cancellation is made 24 hours before the planned flight time. If the cancellation is made for your personal reason after the time, you will not be able to receive a refund. In the case that the flight is cancelled due to weather conditions or other factors under our charge, the refund will be given.
IS IT COVERED BY INSURANCE?
All tours purchased through our company are covered by insurance.
WHERE WILL I LAND ON?
You will safely and comfortably land on the Belcekiz beach in Ölüdeniz.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GO UP TO THE TAKEOFF POINT?
It takes 30-35 min..
WHICH POINT IS TO BE USED FOR TAKEOFF?
When arrived at the mountain top, your pilot decides which takeoff point to use according to wind conditions. These are; 1200mt, 1700mt, 1800mt, 1900mt and 1965mt takeoff’s.
IF THE ADVERSE WIND COMES, WHAT’LL HAPPEN?
There’s nothing like adverse winds but air turbulence. In case of air turbulence, takeoff will not be performed. Both takeoff and landing should be performed always with head winds. In any case, your flight will never be performed in any exceptional conditions as it’s actually impracticable to flight. After takeoff, it doesn’t matter for the safety if the wind comes from any direction.

Our team

Extreme Sports Masters

Presenting our team of highly skilled pilots, renowned for their intellectual acumen and commitment to docs aspiring aviators year-round. Within our ranks are experts who have mastered a range of disciplines, including Paramotoring, Speed Flying, Acro, XC, Hike & Fly, Base Jumping, and Skydiving.

United by a shared passion for aviation, our team has come together with a clear purpose: to embody the joy of flight and inspire others with our enthusiasm for the skies.

  • Ataberk Doganli

    Ataberk Doganli

    Tandem Pilot, Founder

    Having worked in various roles and gained experience across multiple tours, I embarked on a journey from groundcrew to becoming a pilot, founding Flyspot to fulfill my dreams. With over 2000 paragliding flights across diverse locations, I'm deeply passionate about acrobatics in the sky.

    • 905339230963
  • Melek Aladağ

    Melek Aladağ

    Manager, Co-founder

    Melek started her career as a Public Relations graduate. She served as an operations and sales manager at Pronet Security and Jeep Safari companies. In addition, she successfully took on responsibilities in Airborne operations. Moreover, she is known as a co-founder of Flyspot.

    • +90 535 022 32 87
  • Osman

    Osman

    Tandem Pilot

    Osman is our most experienced pilot. We don't know what we would do without him. He has been paragliding for many years and yet manages to make everyone smile at the end of the day. Osman is a remarkable guy with great humor; you will never feel bored in the sky with him.

    • Hüseyin

      Hüseyin

      Tandem Pilot

      Hüseyin is a well-known local pilot who has served as the president of the pilot corporation for all 450 pilots working locally. With a strong safety reputation and a meticulous approach due to his extensive experience, he never rushes into flights and ensures everything is safe and sound before takeoff.

      • Doğa Nil

        Doğa Nil

        Doga Nil Doganli

        Studying Sociology and Archaeology at Istanbul University provided me with a solid academic foundation. I've also been fortunate to work with esteemed companies in Ölüdeniz, such as Kidrak Liberty Likya, Escape, Ölüdeniz Water Sports, Hanuman, Airborne, and this year, Dragon Paragliding. Each experience has enriched my journey and contributed significantly to my growth in the field of adventure sports and also I am a beginner pilot.

        • Tuna Eşol

          Tuna Eşol

          Pilot / Tunafish

          I'm TunaFish! I was born on January 7, 1998, in the district of Kemer in Antalya. After spending much of my life at sea, I started paragliding flights in 2015. Currently, I'm conducting flights in various disciplines and enjoying touching the sky together with you.

          • Extreme-G

            Extreme-G

            Black And White Wings 🦅

            As Extreme-G (Karakanatlar), we understand that aviation is a team discipline extending from ground crew to pilots. We embrace the team spirit, knowing that the joy of beautiful moments and the gains, both material and spiritual, multiply when shared with nature and other beings.

            • OG

              OG

              Oğulcan Geldikaya

              Born in Istanbul in 1994, I've been an adrenaline seeker since day one. After docs in paragliding in 2014 and skydiving in 2016, I worked as a skydiver for the Turkish Aeronautical Association. Alongside, I'm a swimming coach and 3-star scuba diving instructor. My love for sports includes swimming, running, trekking, wingsuit flying, and cycling. With 7 years of aviation experience, I've completed over 1000 paragliding flights and 500+ skydiving jumps, always chasing new adventures.

              • +90 531 086 87 57
              • https://www.instagram.com/ogulcangk/
            • RedbullXC Bariş

              RedbullXC Bariş

              Bariş Çelik

              With 12 years of experience in paragliding, I've trained at universities and won championships. I've also explored mountaineering, scuba diving, and cycling, holding certifications as an instructor in each. Passionate about sharing fun experiences, I co-founded Extreme-G flight school in 2021. Let's soar together!

              • +90 506 728 89 40
              • bariscelik881@gmail.com
              • https://barisc.com.tr/
            • Şahin²

              Şahin²

              Şahin Şahin

              Born in Ankara in 1975, I've been immersed in adventure since day one. Trained in skydiving in 2004, paragliding in 2005, and hang gliding in 2019, I've served as an instructor and tandem skydiver for the Turkish Aeronautical Association. As a National Skydiving Team member, I've proudly represented my country. Alongside aerial sports, I enjoy mountaineering, cycling, skiing, and sailing. With 17 years of aviation experience, I've completed 2000+ skydiving jumps, 4500+ paragliding flights, 100 hours of microlight flying, and 50 hang gliding flights, always pushing boundaries.

              • +90 533 366 54 82
              • kzushi@gmail.com
              • https://www.instagram.com/sahinsahin_tr/
            • Yavuz

              Yavuz

              Yavuz Aslan

              Born in Ağri in 1986, my journey into adventure began in 2005 with paragliding. Serving as an instructor at the Akdeniz University Aviation Club, I've shared my passion for paragliding. In 2019, I added wingsuit flying to my repertoire. Besides, I indulge in snowboarding, skiing, trekking, wingsuit flying, kite surfing, and cycling. With 16 years of aviation experience, I've completed over 11,000 paragliding flights and 50 wingsuit flights, constantly seeking the thrill of the skies.

              • +90 541 270 42 81
              • info@extreme-g.com
              • https://www.instagram.com/yavuzaslan_tr/

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