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How to Prepare for an Oludeniz Paragliding Holiday

It should also be noted that Babadag Mountain also has an ideal geographical location for launching when paragliding, and is also sufficiently high for paragliders to enjoy a great experience every time. However, if you are considering booking an Oludeniz paragliding holiday, here are some things that you should do to prepare.

First of all, it is imperative that you choose to book your trip with a reputable service provider or tour operator. Due to the popularity of the activity here, there are plenty of service providers to choose from, and many are of an exceptionally high standard. However, this should not stop you from doing your research first.

Many holiday agencies will work with partners who provide paragliding experiences, and you will want to ask about the safety record of these partners. You should also enquire about the standard of equipment provided, the qualifications and experience of the paragliding instructors and organiser of the activities, and what insurance is in place.

Treat your paragliding experience even more stringently than you would when booking in your home nation, fully investigating the licensing and experience of instructors and the service provider’s adherence to rules and regulations. All of this will reassure you that you can enjoy your activity in complete safety and security.

The next thing to consider is the levels of fitness required to participate in this activity, as well as age limits, and potentially height and weight limits too. Of course, Oludeniz paragliding activities are aimed at holidaymakers and should not be exceptionally hard to reach, but to avoid disappointment it is worth investigating.

You can often find out this information via your tour operator or by approaching the paragliding activity organiser directly. If you unfortunately fall over or under the height or weight restrictions, at the very least you will know in advance and be able to organist another suitable sorting activity instead, such as snorkeling or scuba diving, both of which are very popular in Oludeniz too.

Another step to take is to ensure that you having suitable clothing and footwear for your paragliding adventure while looking for Oludeniz paragliding holidays in the area. This is not only to take into account the different temperatures that will be experienced when partaking in the activity, but also to ensure your comfort and safety.

Generally, the service providers will forward all the necessary equipment for the activity, but they may have certain stands on what you can wear in order to
participate. Check you have packed these suitable clothes and footwear in your suitcase before jetting off in order to avoid disappointment or spending additional money on new clothing whilst you are on holiday.

Finally, make sure that you are fully aware of the emergency telephone numbers that you need to call or any emergency procedures that you need to follow in case you go off course or get into trouble when on a paragliding excursion. Although incidents rarely happen, it is always best to be prepared for difficult situations.

It also helps to have a fully charged phone with credit at all times, as well as some useful and practical phrases in Turkish in case you land somewhere you are not familiar with and have to find your way back to your accommodation or paragliding club. Follow these tips if you are planning an Oludeniz paragliding holiday and you will be best prepared to have a great time.