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Paramotor Africa gives you the ultimate Paramotoring Adventure vacation. 12 Sun filled days and 11 luxuriously accommodated nights in exotic and enchanting South Africa. Hours upon hours of Paramotoring over some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Although Paramotoring over the majestic South African landscape is the primary goal it is only part of your adventure at Paramotor Africa.

Between morning and afternoon Paramotor flights, we will do some of the following: saltwater bill fishing in the warm Indian Ocean where Blue Marlin strikes and landings are common; scuba diving at one of the world’s greatest reef ecosystems; your inland adventure will continue with wetting a lure and trying to catch the fearsome Tiger fish also known as the African piranha; you will also have the opportunity to hunt with Rifle/Bow several species of game. White water rafting on class 4 rapids optionally available as well as hot air balloon flights.

All of this followed by a Big Five – Lion, Elephant, Cape buffalo,  Leopard, and Rhinoceros driving safari. Finally, you will experience diverse cultures, good food, and a geography uniquely South African. Are you ready for a lifetime of experiences in only 12 days?

Are you ready for the Paramotoring adventure of a lifetime? If so read-on what Paramotor Africa has in-store for you.

Paramotor Africa supplies you with an Air Conception Nitro 200 paramotor engine. The Nitro 200 is the lightest power to weight ratio motor in the world fully fuelled up and ready to fly. Ozone Wings / Helmets can be supplied but we recommend you bring your own.

DAY 1 

You will be picked up at OR Tambo International Airport Johannesburg where you will spend the first night in ‘Joburg’ at the Hotel to recuperate and prepare for the trip of a lifetime that will start early the next day.

Couldn’t have a better Paramotor guru than Basjan Van Heerden!!
A short video summary of my epic S Africa aerial voyage with Paramotor Africa (.com). Cannot adequately express my gratitude to Basjan for a life-changing experience.


Day 2-6

We will leave Johannesburg after breakfast en route to Pongola Dam, approx 5 hour journey where you will spend 5 Luxury Nights at a Lodge in the African bush next to the Pongola River. Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and all the plains game species are a common sight along the river. We take a Paramotor flight early morning next to the dam and the surrounding areas. Various species of African wildlife will be visible everywhere. Try to catch a big Tiger fish during the rest of the days. A Tiger fishing charter boat is on hand to take you to get that elusive river monster. Game walks and drives can be done daily and guided walks to track Rhino’s on foot.

Rifle / Bow Hunting packages are available on request for those interested.

I did this trip with Bass 2 years ago and watching your video makes me want to hop on a plane and go back again tomorrow. If anyone ever feels like doing something truly awe inspiring, seeing sights that can only be seen one place in the world, and forging a life long friendship don’t hesitate reaching out to Basjan Van Heerden you wont regret it.


Day 7-9

Take a trip to beach accommodation right on the beach along the KwaZulu Natal South coast where you can fly all day long weather permitting. Spend your days flying or soaking in the sun on white sandy beaches – you have an excellent chance of seeing Southern Right Whales and/or Great White Sharks.

Go on a game fishing trip out to sea for Marlin, Tuna, Dorado or Sail fish (optional extra). Spend your days next to the pool or in the warm Indian ocean. Some flying day trips will be done where we will land on the beach and have lunch and then fly back to our accommodation. Various routes and inland flights can also be done from here.

So Im back now from 2 weeks of loving this trip to South Africa! Basjan Van Heerden / took care of everything. Bring a wing, land at the airport, get in the truck, travel to and fly in amazing places, eat way to much food, stay at such great hotels and lodges, spend time laughing as much as ever with such a fun group of people, and the list goes on! Thanks Bass, hope to be back soon!!


Day 10-11

We will take a drive to the Clarens area. You will Fly next to the majestical Drakensberg and Maluti Mountain range (11,320 ft) Takeoff elevation 5700 feet. Breath taking views – don’t forget your camera…we will do some optional White Water Rafting on Class 4 Rapids for those seeking a huge rush. Optional Hot air balloon rides can be done or fly next to them on the paramotor.

Day 12

Drive 3 hours back to the Airport after a goodbye morning flight with champagne to celebrate the trip of a lifetime.

Sharing some favorite photos of our Africa trip shared with Marc Gauthier and Wendy Jenkins Gauthier Thanks to our host/friend Basjan Van Heerden and his wife Toini of Paramotor Africa for their great hospitality!
Lynne took two great pictures of African sunset and sunrise!
This beautiful bird Kingfisher!
Monkeys, very cute but huge pests!
Chopper flight over Victoria Falls
Great white shark diving
Petting a cheetah at a rescue farm
Flying high over elephants, my favorite part of the trip!
Elephants along the roads all the time
Baby hippo, so cute.


How does it work and what is included?

All inclusive trip, Paramotor rental gear (gas & oil included), Transport, accommodation and food.

Optional Guided hunting (Prices available on request) optional Tiger fishing package. 

Total package price : $5490 per person. (airfare not included)

Airfare varies from $800-$1500 Return.

US Citizens does not need a visa for South Africa as long as your intended stay does not exceed 90 days.

What’s not included but can be added as extras if you feel like doing fun stuff when flying conditions is not on, prices per person: