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Flying Experience Gifts

Aerial Adventures, Hang Gliding, Skydives, Flying Days and Much More

Our flying experiences offer you the chance to make flying dreams come true. We offer a range of flying experiences, from elegant hot air balloon flights to the most extreme aerobatic adventures - sky high fun to suit everyone! For real adrenaline junkies we have tandem skydives, paragliding lessons, hang gliding, and even 'Top Gun' style aerobatic flying experiences.

If they prefer to sit back and relax, a helicopter flight tour or a wonderful gliding experience may be right up their street. Send them to Cloud 9 with the most unusual and unforgettable gift possible - the gift of flight!

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60 Minute Trial Flight Experience - North East

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft trial flight will allow you to take the controls for a hands-on adventure.

  • Price for 1 Participant
£189 Learn More >
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30 Minute North East Air Tour - Choice Voucher

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around a destination of your choice, for a 30 minute flig...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£99 Learn More >
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Lake District Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you and two friends around the beautiful Lake District, with ...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£240 Learn More >
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Hadrian's Wall Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around the beautiful ruins of Hadrian's Wall!

  • Price for 1 Participant
£199 Learn More >
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York Minster Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around the beautiful city of York, with an exclusive view...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£149 Learn More >
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Cleveland Hills & Roseberry Topping Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you and two friends around the beautiful countryside of the N...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£79 Learn More >
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Middlesbrough & The River Tees Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you on a 15-minute taster adventure along the River Tees to M...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£65 Learn More >
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Whitby & Robin Hoods Bay Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around the beautiful and quaint seaside towns of Whitby &...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£149 Learn More >
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Seaham Harbour Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around the beautiful seaside town of Seaham for a relaxin...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£99 Learn More >
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Lady of The North Air Tour

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  • Darlington, County Durham

This light aircraft air tour will take you around the North East of England to see some of the top a...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£189 Learn More >
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Hot Air Balloon Experience for 1

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  • Multiple

Take to the skies for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride! Why share the view when you can soak up...

  • Price for 1 Participant
£149 Learn More >
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Hot Air Balloon Flight Experience for 2

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  • Multiple

Experience pure peace and tranquility as you drift at heights of up to 3,000 feet! Enjoy stunning ae...

  • Price for 2 Participants
£299 Learn More >

Questions & Answers

Yes of course, all our experiences are sold as gift vouchers valid for 12 months, so the recipient can choose a date at their convenience.

No, participants do not require a drivers' licence to book flying lessons.

Completely up to you! They're very different experiences, but both will teach you flying techniques, controls, and safety procedures. The views are breath-taking whatever you choose.

To find experiences in a specific location, click the Map icon at the top of the page to view all packages across the UK. Remember, the location will show where the helicopter takes off from, so the flight path may take you somewhere else.

Generally not, however there will be minimum height restrictions as booster seats are not allowed. Please remember children must have their own seat and cannot sit on the lap of an adult.

Of course! We'd advise booking a private experience for such a special moment, and to inform the flight company upon booking what your intentions are.

Very! Instructors are in the wind tunnel with you at all times, and teach you hand signals prior to the experience to ensure you know how to indicate how you're feeling.

Some of the most popular locations for helicopter lessons are in Kent, Manchester and Glamorgan, but there are options all over the country to choose from. By using the search filters or the category map, you can find the perfect helicopter experience for you!

There are currently four locations for indoor skydiving, in Manchester, Birmingham, Milton Keynes and Basingstoke.

All our microlight providers are qualified and highly experienced flight schools! The most popular locations for microlight flying lessons are Kent, East Yorkshire, and Swindon, but there are centres all over the country.