Glide Omarama



Breaking News


Unfortunately, we at Glide Omarama have experienced unexpected re-licensing issues with the Civil Aviation Authority and have decided to cease all operations from 09 March 2020 for the foreseeable future. It is unlikely we will be reopening.

We sincerely apologize to our guests for the disappointment and any inconvenience. You can expect a full refund. Please contact us as to how this can be best arranged and to answer any other questions you may have.

Gavin Wills, Managing Director

Omarama offers some of the most spectacular Soaring on Earth!

This unique environment is created by the Southern Alps of New Zealand, with crystal clear air, extraordinary wave systems and fiesty thermals, Omarama is rightly famous as a soaring destination.

Glide Omarama operates a soaring school that offers personalised mountain soaring adventures and gliding courses, the school is internationally recognised for its innovative teaching and spectacular soaring opportunities.

Based on the Omarama airfield in beautiful surroundings and with modern, comfortable facilities the school offers all aspects of coaching for glider pilots, from adventure weeks – to advanced training and contest flying.