Arrival at King Shaka International, Durban or Oribi Airport, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
14:00 : Transfer to Lincoln Cottages check-in and lunch.
15:30 : Flight briefing at Pietermaritzburg Aero Club in preparation for flying training.
Meet Telani, the Chief Flying Instructor (C.F.I.) of Pietermaritzburg Aero Club who will guide and prepare you for the essential knowledge needed for your intensive flying training experience for the next day ahead. Now is a good time to ask as many questions as possible concerning your experience aloft…not for the faint of heart!
18:00 : Welcome dinner - getting to know you barbeque (braai). Outline of Adventures in store! Hand out of Lincoln Aviator Goodie bag needed for Adventures.
07:15 : Breakfast at Lincoln Cottages.
08:15 : Depart for Umkomaas Microlight Flying School.
09:45 : Arrive at World of Wings Flying Club. Meet Noel Mc Donogh your instructor for flying training on the versatile Micro Light aircraft, experience exhilarating wave top flying and flight over beaches and spectacular views of Umkomaas River valley. Visit Clanstal Beach. Walk along the beach and admire the pristine seas and green coastal belt. Optional visit to Scottburgh beach for a quick swim in the Indian Ocean.
12:15 : Lunch at World of Wings.
13:45 : Arrive at Virginia Airport for an exhilarating Helicopter flight via the scenic Umgeni River valley - Destination - PheZulu Safari Park Cultural Village, situated in the heart of the Valley of a 1000 Hills.
14:30 : PheZulu Village: experience traditional Zulu dancing and a one-hour Game Drive in an open-air Safari Vehicle. Enjoy a refreshing drink before boarding the Safari Vehicle. Marvel at the prolific wildlife, including Zebra, Giraffe, Wildebeest, and many species of Antelope. En–route home, follow the world-famous Comrades Marathon route, which includes a stop at the Comrades Marathon Wall of Honour.
17:15 : Arrive at Pietermaritzburg Aero Club to meet the Chairman of the Pietermaritzburg Aero Club for sundowners.
18:45 : Dinner at Lincoln Cottages.
07:00 : Breakfast Lincoln Cottages
08:00 – 13:00 : Learn to fly at Pietermaritzburg Aero Club. Fly the Cessna – 172 one of the world’s most versatile training aircraft, includes a 30 minute theory lesson.
Break away from flying – GO! Go-Kart racing at Liberty Midlands Mall.
13:30 : Back to Lincoln Cottages for lunch and afternoon at leisure.
18:00 : Dinner at Lincoln Cottages.
06:00 : Breakfast at Lincoln Cottages.
07:30 – 12.30 : Gliding at Howick, meet Tex Impey who will instruct you on the
techniques of flying a Glider while gliding effortlessly over the Howick Waterfall and Midmar Dam.
Visit the nearby Midmar Dam and Nature reserve.
13:00 : Afternoon – Picnic lunch at Midmar dam recreational area
14:30 : Arrive back at Lincoln Cottages for an afternoon at leisure.
17:00 : Farewell Braai around the Pool area
- Sumptuous dinner extravaganza
- Enjoy live music by courtesy of Chris Jensen, saxophonist of musical note!
- This includes the handing out of certificates and vote for the best experience and a special award for Celebratory of the tour!
09:00 : Enjoy a tasty au revoir 'till we meet again' breakfast.
Time to say fond farewells from us at the Lincoln Aviator.
Take a group photograph as we bid farewell to our new friends. Prepare to fly back and transport to the airport.
Why not sign up at Pietermaritzburg Aero Club and train for your Private Pilot’s license, this is only the beginning of your journey as a fully-fledged Pilot!