Try Gliding from $140


Fly with an experienced, qualified instructor. Suitable for young and old, 10 - 80!
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Vouchers


Give a Trial Flight Voucher to someone keen on learning to fly!
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Weather & Webcams

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Weather Links


RASP Forecast
Metservice Matamata Forecast
MetVUW Forecast Charts

Handy Links


Glider Tracking
Matamata Soaring Center
Gliding New Zealand
WentFlying pilot logbook

Gliding Clubs


Auckland Aviation Sports Club, Whenuapai
Auckland Gliding Club, Drury
Tauranga Gliding Club
Taupo Gliding Club
Vintage Kiwi Glider Club


Come Soaring With


        Piako Gliding Club

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, gliding is for you! We fly all year around, and visitors are welcome any time.


Book a Flight

We fly most non-raining Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. Trial flights & vouchers can be booked any day unless otherwise mentioned.

   Date Details Book
Sat 22nd Feb 20 Flying cancelled due to weather and no bookings
Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 23rd Feb 20 Flying from 11am
5 Bookings
Book
Wed 26th Feb 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 29th Feb 20 Training Course On   info about our courses »
Winch operating
Single seat aerotowing from 11am. Hamilton ATC
Winching from 10am EO & PC not available until after 1pm No winch launches for Club Members until after 1pm. EO is available for Instructional flights after 1:30pm
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Sun 1st Mar 20 Training Course On   info about our courses »
Winch operating
Single seat Flying from 11am by aerotow. Winch launches for Club Members who are BOOKED from 1:30pm EO available for Club Members Training after 1:30pm
2 Bookings
Book
Wed 4th Mar 20 Flying from 12pm
1 Booking
Book
Sat 7th Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 8th Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 11th Mar 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 14th Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 15th Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 18th Mar 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 21st Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 22nd Mar 20 Flying from 11am Book

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Where to find us


Matamata Aerodrome, 9km north of Matamata town, Waikato, New Zealand. About 40 minutes drive from Hamilton View map...