Beginner pilot paragliding course in Nidwalden, near Lucerne

Organized by Aerosport

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 4 days
Spoken languages: English, German
Minimum age: From 15 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: moderate More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Master the basics of solo flight with this beginner pilot paragliding course in the stunning Swiss Canton of Nidwalden, near Lucerne!

Have you always dreamt of becoming a paragliding pilot? Take the first steps towards your lifetime goal on this 4-day beginner course in Nidwalden with professional and seasoned pilots.

Your beginner pilot paragliding course will start at the meeting point, where you'll be welcomed by your friendly certified instructor. After reaching the center, your 4-day paragliding adventure in Nidwalden will start. Learn to start, steer, and land the paraglider before putting it all into practice on 4 high-altitude flights! Work on both the theoretical and practical skill building you'll need to get off the ground - in the bucolic backdrop of Lake Lucerne and the world-famous Titlis glacier in Engelberg. During this 4-day beginner pilot paragliding course in Nidwalden, your instructor will assist you via radio for each of your flights.

Thanks to its altitude and the perfect wind conditions, Nidwalden is the ideal place for learning paragliding. Thanks to this beginner paragliding course, you’ll be able to learn from experienced experts and practice in a Swiss paragliding paradise.

Embark on this adventurous pilot paragliding course in Nidwalden and learn how to steer your own paraglider. Take a leap and glide over the beautiful Swiss landscape near Lucerne!

Offer Description

Join this amazing Beginner pilot paragliding course in Nidwalden, near Lucerne!



- Basic metrology & aerodynamics
- Ground control
- Inflating the canopy
- Ground steering
- Level flights
- Controlled takeoffs, turns, and spot landings
- Supervised high-altitude flights

Course of events

- Meet your instructor at Aerosport GmbH - Aawasserstrasse 11, 6383 Dallenwil, Switzerland 15 minutes before the start of the activity.
- Briefing.
- Theoretical lesson and practice over 4 days. 
- Debriefing.

Activity requirements

- The minimum age for this activity is 15 years old. Minors must present physical parental permission.

Special terms

- Upon booking, contact your instructor to set the exact meeting point and time. 
- This activity is weather-dependent. If the weather does not allow for the activity to take place, we will contact you to reschedule or receive a full refund.
- Please note that the exact duration and itinerary of the activity are weather-dependent.


  • SUVA paragliding instructor
  • Equipment (paraglider, harness, emergency parachute, helmet, radio)
  • Transport to flight school
  • Insurance
Do not forget to bring
  • Closed toe footwear
  • Suitable outerwear
  • Long sleeves/long pants
100% secure payments
by credit card or Paypal
Meeting point
Aerosport GmbH - Aawasserstrasse 11, 6383 Dallenwil, Switzerland Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
10 days
Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
4 days
Cancellation 4 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule