Ranau is a town and district 108 km east of Kota Kinabalu and 227km west of Sandakan. Its name is derived from the Dusun language 'Ranahon' to mean paddy fields. It is a cool hilly region with mountainous views all around. This makes the perfect setting for paragliding scenery.
Depart at 0730am and drive overland to Ranau for 1hr40min.Paragliding take off point is located about 7km from Ranau town, or minimum 15 minute drive.
Flights are conducted from 10.00am – 4.00pm. You will need to keep your day free as flight is subject to ideal weather conditions.
Upon arrival pilot will setup equipment. Once setup, a briefing will be provided by the pilot then we wait for the right moment to take off. Rain and wind will come and go so we wait for the right conditions for the best flight opportunity.
Flight duration is at least 5-10 minutes. If winds are good, maybe longer.Unless it is raining, most of the time Ranau provides good paragliding conditions year round.
Optional outdoor activities for Kinabalu Park and Poring Hotspring Tours