Scenic Flights

Flying safaris are offered to allow you to experience flying in a Bantam microlight and view the Big Five from above. Flights of 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes and 90 minutes are available.

You have the option to experience the flight and view the game or you can have a hands-on experience as you learn how to fly from your very first flight. The choice is yours.

20-Minute Flying Safari

This flight will take 20 minutes, and will take you over Big Five areas where a wide variety of game can be seen.

Price: R850

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30-Minute Microlight Flight

This flight will take 30 minutes. The usual flight is over Big 5 areas surrounding Hoedspruit including Klaserie Nature Reserve. However, this flight’s route can be changed to suit your own requirements.

Price: R1100

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1-Hour Flight: Blyde River Canyon Option

This flight takes 1 hour and can be changed to suit your own requirements. It normally includes a flight over the Blyde River Dam and above the Blyde River Canyon and a view of Bourke’s Potholes before returning back to Hoedspruit or it can include a short flight over the Big 5 reserves in the area where game  can be viewed from the air before returning back to Hoedspruit.

Price: R1900

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1-Hour Flight: Olifants River

This flight takes 1 hour and can be changed to suit your own requirements. It normally includes flying over the Big Five game farms in the area towards the Olifants River and following the Olifants River for a short while before returning for further game viewing over Klaserie Nature Reserve.

Price: R1900

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Leading Edge Flight School - The Pilots

Hoedspruit – Blyde Canyon – Graskop – Hoedspruit

This flight takes about two and a half hours. You get to see the famous Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondawels, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Berlin Waterfall, Lisbon Waterfall and the Tufa Waterfall. This flight has a stop at Graskop at the top of the Drakensberg where you enjoy a continental breakfast.

Price: R3300

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