Prices effective from 22 October 2016. GST included.

Air Experience Flights and Introductory Packages

Air experience flights (AEF) and introductory packages can be purchased either via a gift voucher or by paying cash on the day you fly.

Standard AEF $200.00 Approximately 20 minutes, depending on conditions
Extended AEF $250.00 Approximately 30 minutes, depending on conditions
3 flight package $370.00 3 flights on the same day, depending on conditions. You will start learning to fly.
10 flight package $900.00 10 flights within a 3 month period. Includes 3 months membership of the GFA and the club and a log book. Not enough to go solo without prior experience but you should be well on the way!

Launch Fees

Aerotow only. Launches are charged on height. $38.60 to 1500ft then approximately $14.00 per 1000ft charged in increments of 100ft.

Glider Hire

Club gliders are hired at a rate per hour (charged by the minute) capped at 4 hours of each flight. Bulk flying is available to members for an annual charge equal to 15 hours at the base glider rate after which flights are charged at 25% of the rate for the glider being flown for unlimited hours within the current financial year, also capped at 4 hours per flight. Private gliders are not cross-hired.

Base glider rate (Puchacz & Junior) $53.25/hr
Discus 2b $65.00/hr
Duo Discus $70.00/hr

Visiting pilots from other clubs pay the same flying fees as members. Overseas pilots must join the GFA before any flight in a glider. (This can be arranged at the club). Friends and family of club members pay club rates + the GFA Introductory Membership ($30.00) if required.


Instruction is free - you only pay for the launch and glider hire.


The club membership year is July to June. If you join part way through the year, a pro-rata scale is used. You also need to join the Gliding Federation of Australia . GFA membership is 12 months, starting at any time of the year.

  Full (annual) Young adult 3 months 9 days
Club $330.00 $82.50 $82.50 n/a  
GFA $270.00 $141.00 $141.00 $30.00

Complete GFA membership fees are available at GFA membership application  

Other fees

Annual Hangarage $552 (members only)
Casual Hangarage $10/day
Powered Aircraft Fee $230/year (members only)
(in addition to hangar fee if in hangar)
Caravan Site $175.00 (members only)
$15.00 per night casual visitor camping
Bunkhouse Accomodation $15/night
Maximum $150/year for club members
Free on weeknights for club members.
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Map of wave over Warkworth April 2004 - yellow traces show where lift was found
Map of wave over Warkworth April 2004 - yellow traces show where lift was found
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