Ballito Microlight School cc (CAA0111) was established in 1997 as a Full Time Training Facility at Ballito.
The School is on the Dolphin Coast less than 20 minutes’ drive north of Durban and only 5 minutes from the golden beaches of Ballito.
King Shaka International Airport is 10 minutes south of our Airfield.
The area is set amongst rolling sugar cane estates and offers excellent weather suitable for flight training all year round. Numerous accommodation options are available nearby.
Ballito Microlight School cc is run professionally by full time A Grade instructors
(Class 1), who are dedicated to providing safe and fun training in a friendly atmosphere at affordable prices.
Training courses are tailor made to suit individual needs. You may prefer to train over an extended period, or enroll for an intense full time course (14-21 Days)
The syllabus has been formulated by the Microlight section of the Aero Club of South Africa and approved by the commissioner for Civil Aviation.
Our Training courses run 7 days a week and the most advanced and modern equipment is used to ensure your safety. Our course includes all requirements by CAA, a tour of King Shaka International Air Traffic Control Centre and a visit to the largest trike manufacturer in Africa.
“Ballito” South Africa’s premier East Coast holiday destination is home to Ballito Microlight School cc. Surrounded by Rolling Sugar Estates with Millionaires mansions overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, there is no better place to take to the skies and experience the beauty, ease & safety of open cockpit flying in a Microlight aircraft.
For as long as people have dreamed, they have been fascinated by the idea of flight. Looking skyward with wonder and amazement, While today’s modern technology takes us from point A to point B “True Flying” remains a powerful force, so why not climb aboard our time Machines and return to a time when life was much simpler.
• 10 Minutes
This is an inland flight over rolling sugar estates with views of the Indian Ocean, feel the sensations of flight flowing through your veins and experience the thrill and emotion of open cockpit flying.
• 20 Minutes
This flights routes from Ballito Airfield and after a few minutes we join the alluring Indian Ocean. We now route along the coastline past Sheffield Beach to Salt Rock. This coastal experience will allow us to enjoy our regular sighting of Dolphin and a variety of sea life, while taking in the spectacular views of the Dolphin Coast.
• 30 Minutes
This is our Premier flight and after take-off from Ballito Airfield we fly across beautifully manicured sugar estates toward the coastline. Once over the Indian Ocean we route south past Sheffield Beach, Salt Rock, The famous Chaka’s Rock, Ballito and the Millionaire’s Estate of Zimbali.
This flight almost guarantees viewing of Dolphin & Game fish with chances of sighting Whale Sharks, Giant Mantas and Turtles, a truly breathtaking experience.
Custom flights can be arranged