REGULAR FLYING SCHEDULE

WEEKENDS, WEDNESDAYS, & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Trial Flights & Gift Vouches


Fly with an experienced, qualified instructor. Suitable for young and old, 10 - 80!
Give a Trial Flight Voucher to someone keen on learning to fly!
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Weather & Webcams

New! Kaimai Weather Station & Cam

Webcam Timelapse

Click to view larger. Looking SE towards Matamata.
Click to view larger. Looking North towards Te Aroha.

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 8th May 21 Winching cancelled due to forecast cross winds
Aerotowing still happening!
13 Bookings
Book
Sun 9th May 21 Flying cancelled Poor forecast and no bookings now,
Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Wed 12th May 21 Flying from 12pm
3 Bookings
Book
Sat 15th May 21 Flying from 11am
2 Bookings
Book
Sun 16th May 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 19th May 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 22nd May 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Hamilton ATC. No Trial Flights or Vouchers. One club twin flying available after ATC complete (anticipated after 1:30pm, but dependant on weather & ops)
Aerotowing (club singles & private owners) from 11am
Book
Sun 23rd May 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Hamilton ATC. No Trial Flights or Vouchers. One club twin flying available after ATC complete (anticipated after 1:30pm, but dependant on weather & ops)
Aerotowing (club singles & private owners) from 11am
Book
Wed 26th May 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 29th May 21 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 30th May 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 2nd Jun 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 5th Jun 21 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 6th Jun 21 Flying from 11am Book

Find the full roster here

Where to find us


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