If your dream is to climb Kilimanjaro in nothing but your gym shorts, you’ll probably need more than a discount on oxygen tanks but if your dream leaves you identifying with cheesy pop-songs about feeling like a bird, today’s Groupon is for you. Celebrate aerial antics with an exciting Microlight flight experience, including an optional introductory training session with Aquila Microlight Adventures for R399.
Often called the motorbikes of the sky, Microlight flying is probably the closest you’ll ever come to the spreading your wings and soaring-through-the-sky-feeling without needing to tangle with melted wax and a pile of feathers. Not only do you get to kit yourself out in the original Luftwaffe flight suit complete with leather cappie and goggles, you’ll get to experience the particular joy of floating through the sky with someone who gives new meaning to the word eccentric.
The twenty-minute Microlight flying experience gives you the chance to see the world from a totally different perspective. From the windswept hold of nothing but a harness, you can feel the rather-more-than-a-breeze rushing past you and all but taste the sea air.
If one flight just isn’t enough, the optional introductory
flight training session will get you on your way to being able to pilot your
own Microlight vehicle and you’ll take your first steps to being able to fly
yourself through the cloudy – or not so cloudy – skies. Covering a bit of
theory and a bit of the more practical stuff, the training won’t qualify you to
take to the air by yourself just yet, but it will surely give you a bit of a