Information you need to know

Information you need to know

We fly mostly from Signal Hill and Lions Head in Cape Town, just a stone's throw away from Table Mountain.

Sometimes, we fly from Sir Lowry’s Pass in Somerset West and Hermanus, but only with prior made arrangements.

The activity is very much weather dependent, so being able to check in with us regularly is a must and booking at the start of your visit is also advisable so as not to lose out.

  • You will fly with an experienced pilot as an Instructional training flight.
  • We have many Experienced Instructors helping out, so we can easily fly a group or a couple.
  • You will need to sign an Indemnity form and any minor, under the age of 18 must have a Guardian sign for them.
  • No experience is required on your side other than to stay on your feet until air-born.
  • There are no age limits, however, Passengers can be flown between a minimum of 30 kgs and a maximum of 120 kgs.
  • Closed Running shoes are a must, we cannot fly anyone in Flip Flops or Sandals.
  • A light jumper, sunglasses, hat and sunscreen are advisable.
  • Please don’t bring along any big backpacks.
  • You will need to bring Cash along to pay for your experience.
  • We offer in-flight photos and videos, given to you on a re-usable SD card, to enjoy your flight again and again.
  • The experience takes about an hour.
  • You need to check in via phone, 2 hours prior to your booking regarding final weather calls.
  • Then arrive between a minimum of 20 minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes before your scheduled booking slot to be signed up and briefed.
  • Please be aware that traffic can be a problem in busy season so allow enough travel time so as not to be late for your slot. We may not be able to fly you if you are extremely late because in turn this will affect the next booking which means you might have to wait.
  • The flight which is very dependant on the flying conditions of the day is anything between 5 and 15 minutes. We will do our utmost to make it as long as is physically possible but be assured, fun will be had.
  • Refreshments are usually on offer at both Parking lots.

How to Find us

Flying from Signal Hill

If we fly from Signal Hill, please come to the Parking lot at the very end of Signal Hill Drive. 

You will find we launch from a Green mat in between two trees. 

Ask for Tom or Monique of Tom's Tandems. 

We land on the Seapoint Promenade on Beach Road, opposite the Winchester Mansions Hotel where you can enjoy a meal or refreshment and leave from there via a Taxi or enjoy a pleasant walk to the Waterfront.

If you have come up with your own vehicle, we will get you back up to the top. 

GPS: 33° 55' 04.29 S / 18° 24' 08.28" E

Flying from Lions Head

If we fly from Lions Head, please come along Signal Hill Drive and stop off at the first parking lot near a brown hut. 

It is then a 15 min walk up to the launch pad but we will meet and greet you at the bottom. 

Ask for Tom or Monique of Tom's Tandems.

We land in a field opposite the Bungalow Restaurant and the Glen Country Club on Victoria Road, Clifton. 

There you can celebrate your flight with a meal or refreshment or take a pleasant walk to Camps Bay, where there are plenty of taxies and other things to do. 

If you have come up with your own vehicle, we will get you back up to the top. 

GPS: 33° 56' 13.57 S / 18° 23' 41.18" E

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