Tandem Paragliding Near Mt. Fuji
Join us for a tandem flight in near Mt. Fuji with one of our licensed and insured pilots. You can book for any day or time (during daylight hours) you like. Directions, other activities, and all other details are listed below.
Price: 10,000 yen (500 yen for the reservation so we know your coming, and 9,500 yen for the flight). Guests may also purchase a video after the flight for 2,000 yen.
Location: There is a pickup service from Kawaguchiko station at 9:00 a.m. Directions to here from Tokyo are listed below.
*The total travel time to the paragliding site is close to 3 hours. Guests may stay the night the day before at the hostel style rooms if they like (last check-in time is 4:00 p.m.).
*Please be aware of possible delays or cancellations due to poor weather conditions.
*Please send us an email or WhatsApp message before booking so that we can check availability.
Destination: Kawaguchiko Station
Directions from Tokyo:
What shOULD I WEAR?
There is no special clothing that needs to be worn for paragliding, but we recommend long pants and proper shoes. Please no sandals or high heels.
What is the height and weight limit?
There is no height limit, but the your weight needs to be between 20-110 kilograms.
How long is the flight?
Typically flight times are 10-15 minutes. We always try to give people the longest flight we can. If the weather is good, it's not uncommon to have flights of over 30 minutes. From driving up the mountain to flying to the landing zone usually takes about an hour.
What if the flight needs to be cancelled?
If the flight needs to be cancelled due to strong wind or rain, then you will be informed two days prior to your scheduled flight via email. Please be sure to check for this. We are always keeping a close watch on the forecast, however, cancellations do happen. We can reschedule your flight, or you can choose to receive a full refund of your deposit within 2-3 business days.
What is the best season to fly?
We fly all year. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter are all great times to fly.
what is the age limit?
There is no age limit. Anyone with an interest in paragliding with us can fly. If you are under the age of 18, we will need consent from a parent or guardian.
is paragliding dangerous?
Statistically paragliding is no more dangerous than driving a car. All of our pilots have many years of flying experience, and all of their equipment is regularly inspected.
Do i need to buy special insurance?
All of our pilots are insured already. This means if any sort of injury did occur, your pilots paragliding insurance would cover the cost of any injury to you.
Should i bring my camera?
Sure why not? More photos to enjoy the experience would be great. Your pilot will have a GoPro camera for you to hold during your flight. After the flight, the pilot will send you the video and photos of the experience.
what is the cancellation policy?
If your flight is cancelled due to weather, then you will receive a full refund within 2-3 business days. If you want to cancel after already making a reservation with us, then you must do so within 72 hours of your scheduled flight to receive a full refund. This allows us to schedule other guests in your place. If you cancel with less than 72 hours, or simply do not show up, you will receive no refund.
how important is the weather?
The weather is very important to paragliding. Safety is our first priority, so we will be checking the weather regularly. We will notify customers at least 2 days prior to the scheduled flight if cancellations need to be made.