Ranau, Sabah

Ranau is the most popular paragliding location in Malaysia, with a local weather that makes flying possible from morning until evening, every day and all year round. During morning flight, it is possible to have Mount Kinabalu as the background as you glide above the valley’s hills and village houses to landing area.

RM200 per-person

  • Video of the flight is provided
  • Passenger insurance included
  • Passengers weighing 85kg and above has RM50 surcharge
  • Sabahan or senior citizens above 60 years old are entitled for 20% discounts

Ranau is located at the center of Sabah, about 100km or 2.5 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu city. The drive to Ranau is quite scenic with Mount Kinabalu within sight almost all the time and the temperature will be cooler as you get nearer to Ranau due to its high altitude above sea level. Below is Google Maps location of the flying site to assist your driving direction.

Do you require hotel pickup/return to flying site? Please contact our local guide Albert at +6012 825 9277 to make arrangements. (aditional charges apply for hotel transport pickup/return)

Trip Facts

  • 3000
  • Hill
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  • Yes
  • 100
  • 6-8 minutes

Tandem Flight FAQ

How fit do I need to be for the activity?

As long as you are generally healthy then you will be able to engage in this activity. There will be some form of running required while launching.

How long is the flight duration?

On average, you will fly between 6-10 minutes, however it is common that we will fly longer when the wind condition is suitable and this depends on the site that you chooses as launch altitude plays an important role to determine flight duration during weak wind condition.

What do I need to wear?

Please make sure that you wear shoes that are suitable for outdoor activities, everything else are optional, though it would help if you wear proper attire for outdoor activities.

What about camera or videos?

You will be given outdoor action-camera such as GoPro (or equivalent) to record your flight video while flying and the video will be copied to your mobile phone after landing.

Are we insured as the passenger?

Yes, you will be registered for a per-day insurance that covers any injuries caused by paragliding. The insurance coverage is part of the registration process and it is a compulsory requirement for adults below 65 years old.

Is there an age limit?

Generally, suitable age to fly is between 12 years old until 70 years old, depending on their health conditions.

Is there any weight limit?

Most of the flying sites has a weight limit due to the launch area condition. Passengers exceeding the weight limit will be charged an additional fee according to the site operator’s determined rate. Please check each individual site for the weight range.

Can I request for a female pilot?

At the moment, there are no female pilots flying tandem paragliding on full-time basis at the sites. Please contact us to arrange a female pilot for your booking.