Among the adventure travel outstanding air activities you can find the practice of paragliding, hang gliding and glider flights.
These sports or hobbies are aimed at making the ancient dream of flying come true.
Paragliding and hang gliding are practiced when taking off from a mountain, taking advantage of the wind streams going up the slopes to glide and ascend, managing long duration flights.
When time for landing comes, it is necessary to find a relatively small open space, as a result to the low or medium speed typical of this kind of flights.
In order to go on a gliding ride, you should generally go to an aeroclub and hire the services of some tourist operator that offers this kind of excursions or take the pilot course.
It is important to pay much attention to the indications provided by each activity guides and thus enjoyment will be guaranteed.
| Rawson - Chubut
A Very Special Baptism
We flew over the coast of Rawson. Hovering in the air, we watched the enigmatic geography of Patagonia over the South Atlantic Ocean.
|A Very Special Baptism|
| Villa Traful - Neuquén
Adventure Tourism in Traful Village
Along Nº 65 National Route , by Confluencia Site, you will go through Traful- Lauquen Camping Site which has all the necessary facilities to camp by the lake...
|Adventure Tourism in Traful Village|
| Puerto Montt - X Región
Flying among Volcanoes
The geography of the Chilean X region turns out to be paradisiacal as far as flying is concerned. Forests and lakes, estuaries and islands, and mainly the volcanoes are some...
|Flying among Volcanoes|
| Ushuaia - Tierra del Fuego
Flying with Heliushuaia
The adventure of beholding the world’s end from a helicopter seat provides an unusual perspective that makes passengers feel they are part of the huge scene of Tierra del Fuego.
|Flying with Heliushuaia|
| Ancud - X Región
Over the Pacific
We had already flown over the Chilean volcanoes with Santiago Vidal and an unconditional friendship had begun in the heights. We are both fascinated with flying. This time,...
|Over the Pacific|
| Pucón - IX Región
Parachute Jump in Pucón
We jumped into an amazing free fall. A true gust of adrenaline took hold of us, while we beheld the Villarica Volcano fumaroles from the air of Pucón.
|Parachute Jump in Pucón|
| El Bolsón - Río Negro
Paragliding at Mount Piltriquitrón
As if we were birds, we soared around El Bolsón amongst mountains and breathtaking valleys. We will never forget the feeling of floating through the air...
|Paragliding at Mount Piltriquitrón|
| Río Gallegos - Santa Cruz
Río Gallegos from the Air
An unforgettable experience including a tour over the Patagonian steppe, the volcano area and the Strait of Magellan.
|Río Gallegos from the Air|
| Valdivia - XIV Región
Skydiving and Accuracy Water Landing
The National Accuracy Water Landing Championship is a unique event in the world. Whether you jump or watch, pleasure for the sight is fabulous. A must.
|Skydiving and Accuracy Water Landing|
These sports are considered adventure travel par excellence. Extreme ski consists of going down quite a steep mountain with nothing but your skis. People practicing this activity have to use this technique in its maximum expression, giving priority to safety rather than to downhill speed.
Patagonia has a great deal of geographical faults with remarkable geothermal and volcanic activity. These features explain the existence of various sources with hot spring waters. The diversity existing in this area of South America ranges from warm water issuing from the ground, rich in minerals, to geysers with boiling water.