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Updraught Microlights and Hang Gliders

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Had an incredible time flying the Microlight with Kevin. Loved it so much Iโ€™m continuing to get my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caitlyn M
Caloundra, Australia
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70th Birthday treat

Early flight over Port Douglas was amazing. Take-off was seamless, Kevin was an excellent pilot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cairns Region, Australia
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Owners Description .The ground zooms by then steadily drops away as you enter the perfect vault of sky above . A surreal world opens where the cool blue shades of the Coral Sea are in perfect harmony with a calling wind .Fear and Apprehension give...more
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Updraught Hang Gliding - Rex Look Out Updraught Microlighting - Bonie Doon Rd, Port Douglas, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 419 773 309
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an incredible time flying the Microlight with Kevin. Loved it so much Iโ€™m continuing to get my license. Amazing views, saw 3 crocs and some turtles from the sky and canโ€™t wait to do it again ๐Ÿ˜ Amazing business, thank you Kev

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early flight over Port Douglas was amazing. Take-off was seamless, Kevin was an excellent pilot, I felt quite safe at all times. Cruising over the beach area was a treat watching turtles and other sea life in their natural state. We then flew close to...More

Thank rosielee1948
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Three of us did microlight, 1 hour. Truly beautiful and blew us away. Kevin is very kind and professional. He is someone who clearly loves making guests happy. Should we ever return we will book this right away. No words could describe jow wonderful this...More

Thank Seadoonut
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Hang gliding is awesome! It's smooth and easy and there are completely incredible views! It's smoother than riding in a lift/elevator, seriously! Dave was extremely professional, explained the process and safety regulations thoroughly and made sure we understood everything. He catered to my husband and...More

Thank ezodeiko
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Best experience what i've been feel, even better then skydiving im done โœ… that twice. Landscape and sea is just so beautiful to watch if you flying with Microlight. Pilot Kevin have more than 40 years experience i feeld very safe.๐Ÿ˜‰

Thank Jako P
Kevin G, Owner at Updraught Microlights and Hang Gliders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks Jako. Much appreciated. Your photos are up on Updraught Microlights and Hang Gliders Facebook page.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The cost was $260 (June 2018) for a 60 min flight. Pick up & drop off at my Port Douglas hotel was an extra $25. I opted for the Daintree flight, taking us on a flight over Four Mile Beach and Port Douglas initially, before...More

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Kevin G, Owner at Updraught Microlights and Hang Gliders, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thanks for the great review Nick. Happy to send a couple of high res photos. Text me which. Kev.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

this is one of the best decision you will make in your life. i can guarantee you that this will be a safe activity for Kevin, the Cheif Operator has been running this business for a long time and safety is his number one concern....More

Thank cuteman88
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Thank your for a crazy fun experience!!! And what a way to see Port Douglas... Kev was professional, informative and pleasure to be around... :0)

Thank Kendall S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Or indeed a great start to any day. Absolutely amazing experience in the microlight. Being locals we wanted to see some things special to us, not of interest if you are a tourist. Kevin was brilliant and gladly catered our flight to what we wanted...More

Thank portergraham
Reviewed 26 February 2018

If you visit Port Douglas or Cairns don't leave without giving Kevin a call at UPDRAUGHT. What a way to start the day, nowhere else in the world can you fly over both the Coral Sea and the Daintree Rainforest. Yes, I was a little...More

Thank Kim P
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27 July 2018|
Response from Kevin G | Property representative |
Hi Mark. Yes it's great fun , a must do for your holiday. 14 yrs is the min age so no problem there. Flights are one after the other. Cheers. Kevin.