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Fly Chamonix - Tandem Paragliding

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Address: Ravanel & Co Sports Shop, Galerie Alpina | Place du Mt- Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
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+33 6 10 28 20 77
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Tandem Paraglider flight specialists. Paraglide in front of Mont Blanc with...

Tandem Paraglider flight specialists. Paraglide in front of Mont Blanc with an experienced instructor.Chief Instructor Sean Potts, 20 years, 6000+ flights in the Chamonix valley. British & French Government certified instructor. FFVL quality award. Flights all year round. From 4 years to 90 years young welcome.Groups welcome: highly experienced, friendly English speaking instructors.Instant Gift vouchers. Quick & easy internet reservation process, no advance payment required.An environmentally friendly activity

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An amazing experience.

We flight with Sean and Gerald. They are friendly and passionate in paragliding. This was the first thing to do when we come to Chamonix and it was absolutely worthy.

Reviewed 1 week ago
binh t

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We flight with Sean and Gerald. They are friendly and passionate in paragliding. This was the first thing to do when we come to Chamonix and it was absolutely worthy.

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we selected Chamonix for the skiing, after gazing up at the paragliders for several days we just had to do it. And I am so glad we did! It was an amazing adventure and one I won't forget. Definitely include time during your visit to try this out. You won't regret it...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Skiing in Chamonix has been on my bucket list since first visiting there in the summer of 2006. It only took us 11 years, but we finally did it. I didn't know paragliding was a thing to do there until I started doing research. I actually found Fly Chamonix as a recommendation in a Rick Steves book. After contacting Fly... More 

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Thank AmyRMpls
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This was an amazing experience with 2 knowledgeable and friendly guys! My boyfriend and I were able to do a tandem paraglide at the same time so we could see each other in the air, the process was simple and easy, the instructors told us exactly what to expect and far from feeling terrified of the height etc (which I... More 

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Thank Jennifer H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Even faced with an extremely last minute booking, the lowest of low season in Chamonix, and pretty much the worst conditions for flying a paraglider, Sean and his colleague did their absolute best to make our experience amazing. And I'm happy to say they did! Flight time was a little on the short side, due to wind conditions and lack... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Trying tandem paragliding was one of the highlights Chamonix offered us. Sean showed professionalism from start (pre-booking) to the end ( after landing)and ensured a smooth and very enjoyable flight. Looking forward to try the Aiguille du Midi flight next time and for sure will contact Fly Chamonix again!

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A must do once in your lifetime experience. And what better way by doing this at one of Europe's most stunning sceneries. The Mont Blanc region. Sean the pilot was great. An experienced paraglider and polite guy to be with.

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Oklahoma
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

The guides are friendly and great - if you ask, they'll do more adventurous moves in the air, but won't if you don't ask. It's incredible peaceful in the air and truly feels like flying. Also, you don't even have to "jump off a mountain" - it's as simple as walking, until you notice your feet aren't touching the ground... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Sean donated his time and money to contribute to some local artists of Chamonix who recently lost their work place due to a fire, by doing some flights ...and in one of them he took my daughter Ona!! An easy going and charismatic person who made the day to my 8 year old girl by doing his work with passion... More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

The family was not in Chamonix for very long, but I am so glad we made this a priority! Sean was the pilot and unbelievably accommodating. We got to the top of the ski lift and had two more people in the family decide they wanted to try out paragliding because of Sean's enthusiasm. Not a single one of us... More 

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flychamonix, Owner at Fly Chamonix - Tandem Paragliding, responded to this review

Thanks Julia, to be fair & respectful to the other pilots in the Chamonix Valley there are plenty of other great pilots ! I really appreciate your remark about our being accommodating, we do try our best to help wherever possible and view the tandem experience as being more than "just" about the flight. More 

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