Our History

The farm Paradise was bought in 1946 by Max Muskat for a mere £1 200. It covers 40 hectares and for the most part it was unused until Max’s son, Jacques, saw an opportunity to develop some of the land and moved there in 1990.

The farm Paradise was bought in 1946 by Max Muskat for a mere £1 200. It covers 40 hectares and for the most part it was unused until Max’s son, Jacques, saw an opportunity to develop some of the land and moved there in 1990.

The farm Paradise was bought in 1946 by Max Muskat for a mere £1 200. It covers 40 hectares and for the most part it was unused until Max’s son, Jacques, saw an opportunity to develop some of the land and moved there in 1990.

4x4 Route

The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges. It is mostly sand and dunes with some fynbos and nature forest in between. It is a must for all 4X4 enthusiasts and it offers fun for friends and family.

The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges. It is mostly sand and dunes with some fynbos and nature forest in between. It is a must for all 4X4 enthusiasts and it offers fun for friends and family.

The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges. It is mostly sand and dunes with some fynbos and nature forest in between. It is a must for all 4X4 enthusiasts and it offers fun for friends and family.

Paragliding

Paradise Ridge is a popular spot for paragliders. Local and international pilots frequently make use of the site either for training, tandems or for the more experienced pilots some hours of fun and ridge soaring.

Paradise Ridge is a popular spot for paragliders. Local and international pilots frequently make use of the site either for training, tandems or for the more experienced pilots some hours of fun and ridge soaring.

Paradise Ridge is a popular spot for paragliders. Local and international pilots frequently make use of the site either for training, tandems or for the more experienced pilots some hours of fun and ridge soaring.

Quad Biking

For an adventurous way to explore the beauty and diversity of Paradise Ridge and discover Nature, why not bring your Quad Bike. The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges.

For an adventurous way to explore the beauty and diversity of Paradise Ridge and discover Nature, why not bring your Quad Bike. The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges.

For an adventurous way to explore the beauty and diversity of Paradise Ridge and discover Nature, why not bring your Quad Bike. The route stretches over 9 km and features from easy to difficult challenges.

Camping

Paradise Ridge offers a beautiful rustic campsite overlooking the beach, ocean and coastline. Pitch your tent on the soft sand and admire the breathtaking views this campsite has to offer.

Paradise Ridge offers a beautiful rustic campsite overlooking the beach, ocean and coastline. Pitch your tent on the soft sand and admire the breathtaking views this campsite has to offer.

Paradise Ridge offers a beautiful rustic campsite overlooking the beach, ocean and coastline. Pitch your tent on the soft sand and admire the breathtaking views this campsite has to offer.

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Paradise Ridge Paragliding

MAX 25 Pilots  |  Rates: R80 per person CASH ONLY  |  Grading: BASIC  |  Altitude: 100m, airspace 465m  |  Wind: S - SW - SE  |  Launch: Private launch ramp  |  Landing: Land at launching site or down on the beach  |  Permission: Contact Jacques for permission on 082 957 7806  |  Description: Soaring heaven. 12km of virgin vegetation draped over a continuously perfect ridge, with the sparkling sea at your feet.

Paradise Ridge is a beautiful ridge overlooking the sea and a popular spot for paragliders. Michael from Luftikus, a German Paragliding School first saw the potential for a great paragliding site in 2006. Since then international pilots and local pilots frequently make use of the site either for training, tandems or for the qualified pilots some hours of fun and ridge soaring.

The number of groups of international paragliders that visit the site grows each year as the site becomes more popular. The site works in any southerly wind direction with a western or easterly wind component due to its brilliant anabatic phenomenon. In summer the site proves to be consistent from about 10h00 in the mornings onwards. Top landings is basic, alternatively the stretch of beach also offers a safe landing spot with a pathway leading up to the launch site.

Caution: Visiting pilots, please take care when the south western increases in wind speed, not to be caught halfway down the ridge endangering yourself to get blown over the back into rotor area.

Look out for the signs on the ocean, wind lines formed in your direction followed by a rapid buildup of white caps is usually a sign to fly out and get into a lower wind gradient area. Darkish clouds above is also a sign.complementing above. Other than that, the site offers easy soaring with loads of altitude to play with. Jacques, the owner, invests a lot towards upgrading the site and maintaining it for all paragliders, therefore a R50 daily fee is charged. This includes a recovery from Kleinkrantz if needed.