Hoedspruit – Microlight Flights
Ever thought of taking to the skies in a microlight? See Hoedspruit and it’s amazing views from another angle, while you are free like a bird. Join us for an amazing microlight flight in Hoedspruit where we will fly over Big 5 areas and the Blyde Canyon. Sit back and experience the flight with an amazing view, while you are having a game drive with a difference.
We are perfectly situated to offer some of the best flying in the world. The weather is near perfect year-round, and extremely diverse scenery is situated within a short flight of the airfield. The airfield that we operate from is Hoedspruit Civil, which is the only airfield in the country situated in the middle of a town.
Types of Microlight Flights
10 minute flight
The trilling microlight takes place in the quaint town of Hoedspruit, situated at the foot of the Klein Drakensberg. The flight offers unrivalled views of first-class game reserves as you glide over picture perfect panoramas and spot wildlife from unique vantage points.
A 10-minute trip is an affordable and excellent introduction for those who never tried a microlight flight, or who want an overview on a particular place. See a side of Hoedspruit many will never see.
20 minute flight
Experience the thrill of soaring above the ground on this 20 minute microlight flight near Hoedspruit in Limpopo. If you are lucky, you might even spot game from the air, including the
Big 5. Microlight flights offer a unique perspective on game-viewing – you’ll see animals in a way you never have before.
30 minute flight
Get a bird’s eye view of the scenic Hoedspruit area in the Limpopo Province on this 30-minute microlight flight. You’ll see for miles and you soar above the ground and might be lucky enough to spot the Big Five.
A microlight flight is the perfect way to spot game, as the animals are easier to see from your high vantage point in the air. Good changes of seeing 3 of the big 5. Leopard and lion are difficult to find.
60 minute flight: Game viewing & Olifantsriver
Hoedspruit is home to this exciting 1 hour microlight flight experience. This 60 minute microlight flight travels over Big 5 reserves and gives you a view of the magnificent Limpopo landscape in an area favoured for its superb weather all year around.
Board the microlight flight and enjoy the jam-packed trip. The braver microlight flight travellers can even get some hands-on experience. With a bird’s eye view of the plains and wild animals that inhabit it, this microlight flight is an unrivalled wildlife experience. It normally includes flying over Big 5 game farms in the area towards the Olifantsriver and following the Olifantsriver for a short while before returning for further game viewing over Big 5 game reserves in the area.
60 minute flight: Blyde river Canyon
It includes a flight over the Blyderiver dam and above the Blyderiver Canyon with a great view of the Three Rondawels and returns to Hoedspruit to include a 10-15 minute game viewing over the Big 5 reserves near Hoedspruit. On your microlight flight, you will see for miles as you whizz above the ground and might be lucky to spot game, including the Big 5, as it is much easier to see animals from the air.
2 ½ hour Mircolight flight: Hoedspruit – Blydecanyon – Graskop – Hoedspruit
Best done early in the day to make most of the views, this 2 ½ hour microlight flight leaves from Hoedspruit. We fly over the Blyderiver dam, Blyderiver Canyon, Three Rondawels and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.
The microlight flight will whizz over the Berlin and Lisbon waterfalls that forms part of the Panorama Route and Lowveld Escarpment. You land at Graskop at the top of the Drakensberg Mountain range to have continental breakfast before returning flight to Hoedspruit, enjoying the scenery once more.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time is the best to fly?
Where is the starting point?
Airstrip in Hoedspruit town.