Paragliding Flights Ecuador
Opeturmo S.A. Paragliding School and Tour Operator

Paragliding flights in all of Ecuador's best tourist spots
Quito - Guayaquil - La Troncal - Montañita - Puerto Lopez - Baños - Ibarra - Cuenca - Esmeraldas - Canoa - Crucita - Ancon

An unforgettable experience paragliding over the coastline of Ecuador and in the heights of the Andes with incredible views of mangroves, pristine beaches, mountains, towns & cities. Get a bird's eye view, flying through the skies on a tandem paragliding flight.

- No prior knowledge or experience of the sport is necessary to do a tandem paragliding flight.

Where would you like to fly? - The coast, Guayaquil or the Sierra.


INCLUDES:
  • Pilot (Adventure Guide)
  • Flying equipment
  • Transport
  • A 12 to 15 minute tandem flight
  • Insurance C.A.
YOU WILL NEED:
  • Sport Clothes
  • Sun Screen
  • Sun glasses

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Paragtrike Flights Ecuador
Opeturmo S.A. Paragliding School and Tour Operator

Fly Paraglider with a motor and feel like a bird
A different way to take off from the ground

An unforgettable experience paratrikeing over the incredible views that Ecuador offers. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible views, flying through the skies on a tandem paratrike flight.

Our main places for flights are: Playas - Villamil, Guayaquil, Montañita and Puerto Lopez. You can write to us to ask for flights in other places.

- No prior knowledge or experience of the sport is necessary to do a tandem paratrike flight.


INCLUDES:
  • Pilot (Adventure Guide)
  • Flying equipment
  • Transport
  • A 12 to 15 minute tandem flight
  • Insurance C.A.
YOU WILL NEED:
  • Sport Clothes
  • Sun Screen
  • Sun glasses

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Paragliding School Ecuador

Paragliding Courses
If you like adventure sports you will love paragliding.

In our paragliding school you will learn with an APPI certified instructor (Associacion of Paraglider Pilots and Instructors).

Open Sky Pilot

This is the first degree in the APPI Education System. The student learns how to install and control the wing on the ground (’Ground Skimming’) and have his/her first solo flight experience. At this level, the student is allowed to fly ONLY with radio communication and under an Instructor’s supervision.

Adventure Pilot

This is a paragliding student capable of flying from the take-off to the landing zone in stable weather conditions, in altitude gliding. At this level, the student is still allowed to fly ONLY with radio communication and under an Instructor’s supervision.

APPI Pilot

Is a student who has achieved the level to become an Independent Pilot.

They are able to :

  • Fly without supervision
  • Analyze different weather conditions
  • Have a specialty in alpine, soaring and/ or flat land.
  • Before flying at different sites, APPI Solo Pilots are recommended to choose places where they can receive the assistance of an APPI School. Here, they receive important information, support and more security

    Thermal

    At this level you learn how to find and turn in thermals. We use Guayaquil take-off for this level.

    INCLUDES:
    • Insurance C.A.
    • Local transport
    • Paraglider
    • Harness
    • Helmet
    • Radios
    • Instructor
    • Assistant.

    Upon finishing the course you will receive APPI certification

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    Paragliding Tours Ecuador

    DAY 1

  • Arrival at Guayaquil airport
  • Travel to La Troncal (Yanayacu Thermal Springs)
  • DAY 2

  • Paragliding flight in Cochacay
  • Transfer to Alausi (Indigenous community train)
  • DAY 3

  • Breakfast and checkout
  • Paragliding flight in Cochabamba
  • DAY 4

  • Travel to Riobamba
  • Paragliding flight in Tunshi
  • Travel to Baños de Agua Santa
  • DAY 5

  • Breakfast
  • Paragliding flight in Niton
  • Return to Riobamba
  • DAY 6

  • Train of the Ancestors tour.
  • Leave to Guayaquil
  • DAY 7

  • Travel to Santa Elena
  • Visit Los Baños de San Vicente, a thermal spring rich in minerals
  • Massage
  • Paragliding flight in Ancon
  • Depart to Montañita
  • DAY 8

  • Paragliding flight in Playa Bruja
  • Lunch in Ayangue
  • Depart to Puerto Lopez
  • DAY 9

  • Tour Isla de la Plata
  • Bird Watching Walk
  • Snorkelling
  • DAY 10

  • Paragliding flight in Salango
  • Lunch
  • Visit Los Frailes Beach in the Machalilla National Park
  • Visit Agua Blanca, an ancestral village
  • Leave for Crucita
  • DAY 11

  • Paragliding flight in Crucita
  • Lunch
  • DAY 12

  • Paragliding flight in La Silla
  • Leave for Canoa
  • Paragliding flight in Canoa
  • DAY 13

  • Leave for Guayaquil
  • Paragliding flight in Guayaquil
  • Depart to airport
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    DAY 1

  • Arrival at Guayaquil airport and transfer to Santa Elena
  • Visit San Vicente thermal springs, rich in minerals. Massage is available.
  • Paragliding flight in Ancon
  • Travel to Montañita
  • DAY 2

  • Paragliding flight in Montañita
  • Lunch in Ayangue
  • Paragliding flight in Playa Bruja
  • Travel to Puerto Lopez
  • DAY 3

  • Paragliding flight in Salango
  • Lunch
  • Visit Los Frailes Beach in the Machalilla National Park
  • Leave for Crucita
  • DAY 4

  • Paragliding flight in Crucita
  • Lunch
  • DAY 5

  • Paragliding flight in La Silla
  • Lunch and depart for Canoa
  • Paragliding flight in Canoa
  • DAY 6

  • Paragliding flight in Guayaquil
  • Hotel and airport
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    DAY 1

  • Paragliding flight in Guayaquil
  • Travel to La Troncal
  • DAY 2

  • Paragliding flight in La Troncal
  • Travel to Alausi
  • DAY 3

  • Paragliding flight in Cochabamba Gonzol
  • Train tour Alausi - Sibambe - Alausi
  • Leave to Riobamba
  • DAY 4

  • Paragliding flight in Tunshi
  • City tour Riobamba
  • Leave to Baños de Agua Santa
  • DAY 5

  • Paragliding flight in Niton
  • Overnight in Baños
  • DAY 6

  • Paragliding flight in Niton
  • Leave to Guayaquil
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    DAY 1

  • Paragliding flight in Playa Bruja
  • Overnight in hotel
  • DAY 2

  • Check out of Hotel
  • Bicycle ride or Surf Class
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    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Sports Clothes
    • Sun screen
    • Sun glasses
    • SD Card
    INCLUDES:
    • Insurance C.A.
    • Internal transport
    • Pilot & guide
    • HAccomodation
    • All excursions and visits
    • Flying zone and National Park Entry fees

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    Tours in the Machalilla National Park

    Explore the coastline of the Machalilla National Park, where you can observe birds and stunning scenery, snorkel and kayak around Salango island.

    • 8:00 Leave Montañita for Puerto López
    • 10:00 Depart by boat from the dock in Puerto López.
    • 12:30 Return to Puerto López.
    • 13:30 Leave for los Frailes beach, one of Ecuador's most beautiful beaches, in the Machalilla National Park
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat Trip
    • Kayak
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Snorkelling equipment
    NOT INCLUDED:
    • The cost of dock pass

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    The "Isla de la Plata" forms part of the Machalilla National Park. Here you can observe the same bird species as on the Galapagos Islands; explore coral reefs and the great diversity of marine life; and enjoy beautiful surroundings, a perfect complement to the day's activities.

    • 09:30 Boat leaves dock
    • 10:45 Boat trip to "Isla de la Plata", observing sea life along the way
    • 02:00 Arrival at Isla de la plata
    • 12:30 Bird watching tour on which you will see blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies, masked or nazca boobies, frigates, albatross and other tropical birds while enjoying the island's scenery.
    • 15:30 Return to Drake bay for a box lunch
    • 16:00 Snorkelling where you will observe manta-ray's, tropical fish, tortoise and coral reefs
    • 17:00 Return to Puerto López.
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towell
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat Trip
    • Kayak
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Snorkelling equipment
    NOT INCLUDED:
    • The cost of dock pass

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    Tour to Los Frailes, an isolated and pristine beach in the Machalilla National Park and Agua Blanca, an archaeological treasure in the heart of the park.

    • 09:15: Leave from the agency in Puerto López
    • 09:30: Hike on interpretative ecological trails to los Frailes beach, la Tortugita beach and up to a viewpoint of the coastline and the Machalilla National Park
    • 13:00: Lunch in Agua Blanca
    • 14:00: Visit the Agua Blanca museum, a sulphated water pool and other archaeological sites (Valdivia – Chorrera – Machalilla - Manteña Culture)
    • 17:00: Return to Puerto López
    • 09:15: Salida desde la Agencia en Puerto López
    • 09:30: Caminata por los senderos ecológicos interpretativos a la playa de los Frailes, la playa la Tortuguita y a un mirador para observar toda la costa y el Parque Nacional de Machalilla
    • 13:00: Almuerzo en Agua Blanca
    • 14:00: Visita al Museo de Agua Blanca, una poza de agua azufrada y otros vestigios arqueológicos (Cultura Valdivia – Chorrera – Machalilla - Manteña)
    • 17:00: Retorno a Puerto López
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Guide
    • Museum entry fee

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    Observe humpback whales throughout the marine portion of the Machalilla National Park, where they come to mate and give birth before returning south to the colder waters of the Antarctic regions. We also stop at Isla Salango to do bird watching and snorkelling.

    • You will see humpback whales and blue footed boobies.
    • Morning tour: Starts 10am - Finishes 1:30pm
    • Afternoon tour: Starts 13:45pm - Finishes 5:00pm
    • Tour starts and ends in Puerto López.
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat, fully fitted with security equiptment.
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Snorkelling equipment
    NOT INCLUDED:
    • The cost of dock pass

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    Observe humpback whales throughout the marine portion of the Machalilla National Park, where they come to mate and give birth before returning south to the colder waters of the Antarctic regions. We also stop at "Isla de la Plata", it forms part of the Machalilla National Park. Here you can observe the same bird species as on the Galapagos Islands; explore coral reefs and the great diversity of marine life; and enjoy beautiful surroundings, a perfect complement to the day's activities.

    • You will see humpback whales
    • Isla de la plata tour
    • Tour starts and ends in Puerto López.
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat, fully fitted with security equiptment.
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Snorkelling equipment
    NOT INCLUDED:
    • The cost of dock pass

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  • 09:00 Tour Starts
  • 12:00 Visit to Agua Blanca
  • 12:45 Visit to the arqueological museum, ruins and a pool of sulphated water that originates in the volcano's of the Andes
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 16:30 Arrival at Puerto López
  • YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDES:
    • Guide
    • Back-up transport

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    In the Pital forest, Bola de Oro de garúa is in the heart of the Machalilla National Park at it's highest point of 800mts. Accessed by densley vegetated trails, it is home to more than 100 endemic species including monkeys, toucans, falcons and hummingbirds.

    • 08:00 Depart from Puerto López
    • 08:30 Arrive and enter Machalilla National Part at Río Blanco
    • 09:00 Start of tour (3 hours)
    • 14:00 Arrive back at Río blanco and return to Pto. López.
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDES:
    • Guide
    • Entry fees

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  • ISLA DE LA PLATA
  • 09:45 Depart from Pto. López
  • 10:30 Arrival at the diving spot for the first dive that will last approximately 45 minutes.
  • 12:00 Second dive lasting approximately 45 minutes
  • 13:00 Lunch.
  • 15:00 Arrival back at Puerto López.
  • YOU WILL NEED:
    • A diving licence
    • A certifiacte of good heath
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat, fully fitted with security equiptment.
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Diving equiptment
    NOT INCLUDED:
    • The cost of dock pass

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    Costal fishing

    • Fishing spots close to the coast ranging in depth from 8mts to 20mts, such as: Isla Salango, Bajo Cachondo, Islotes pedernales, la Viuda, el Sucre, Horno de Pan y los Ahorcados, where you can fish for snapper and sea bass, among other species.

    Deep sea fishing

    • Fishing spots range from 10mts to 50mts deep, located 40km to 50km from Puerto López such as Isla de la Plata which has the various spots where you can fish for bigger fish like albacore tuna, dorado, snapper, mackerel, sailfish and more.
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Hat
    • Beach clothes
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDED:
    • Boat, fully fitted with security equiptment.
    • Guide
    • Captain
    • Fishing equiptment
      • NOT INCLUDED:
        • The cost of dock pass

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    Surf Level 1

    • A two hour class with 45 minutes of theory on the beach, then we can practice in the sea to stand on the board and surf a wave.

    Wave training

    • If you have taken the first class and want to improve this personalized class is for you. Your instructor will teach you all you need to know to play with the waves.
      This class is pure practice, no theory, and lasts an hour. Training classes can only be taken once the instructor has seen and evaluated that you have attained the required level
    YOU WILL NEED:
    • Bathing suit
    • Towel
    • Sun screen
    INCLUDES:
    • Instructor
    • Surf Board

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    Tours in the Galapagos National Park

    Tour 3 Days 2 Noches

  • Day 1: Transfer from Baltra airport to the Channel Itabaca. Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz, ranch Primicias to see turtles in their natural state, lava tunels and vegetation of the place
  • Day 2: Tour to a island like: Seymour, Bartolomé, Santa Fe, Floreana , isabela /o Plazas. (Wo only visit one island)
  • Day 3: Transfer from the hotel to Baltra airport.
  • Tour 4 Days 3 Noches

  • Day 1: Transfer from Baltra airport to the Channel Itabaca. Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz, ranch Primicias to see turtles in their natural state, lava tunels and vegetation of the place
  • Day 2: Tour to a island like: Seymour, Bartolomé, Santa Fe, Floreana , isabela /o Plazas. (Wo only visit one island)
  • Day 3: Visit to Charles Darwin interpretation center located in Santa Cruz Island. In the afternoon Tour de Bahia or visit Tortuga Bay Beach (only two places).
  • Day 4: Transfer from the hotel to Baltra airport.
  • Tour 5 Days 4 Noches

  • Day 1: Transfer from Baltra airport to the Channel Itabaca. Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz, ranch Primicias to see turtles in their natural state, lava tunels and vegetation of the place
  • Day 2: Tour to a island like: Seymour, Bartolomé, Santa Fe, Floreana , isabela /o Plazas. (Wo only visit one island)
  • Day 3: Tour to a island like: Seymour, Bartolomé, Santa Fe, Floreana , isabela /o Plazas. (Wo only visit one island)
  • Day 4: Visit to Charles Darwin interpretation center located in Santa Cruz Island. In the afternoon Tour de Bahia or visit Tortuga Bay Beach (only two places).
  • Day 5: Transfer from the hotel to Baltra airport.
  • Tour 5 Days 4 Noches Diving

  • Day 1: Transfer from Baltra airport / visit twin craters / lunch / Tunnels and turtles in natural state
  • Day 2: Diving Daily (Includes box lunch on board).
  • Day 3: Diving Daily (Includes box lunch on board).
  • Day 4: Day off.
  • Day 5: Transfer from the hotel to Baltra airport.
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    Descripption Daily Tours.

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    Your guide will collect & aacute; at 06:00 in the lobby of your hotel to take land to the Channel Itabaca and start navigation to Bartolome; Breakfast is served on board, navigation approximate time 2 hours; observed: boobies, lava, penguins, sea lions and beautiful panoramic view of Santiago Island. Excellent place to swim and snorkel.

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    After breakfast at the hotel your guide will pick you up at 07:30 in the lobby of your hotel to take you to Pier tourists in Puerto Ayora and take the boat to the island of Santa Fe, the same found located between San Crist & oacute; bal and Santa Cruz. Will observe large colonies of sea lions, marine iguanas, pelicans, different varieties of fish, masked boobies, blue-footed boobies. highly recommended site for snorkeling and swimming.

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    After breakfast your gu & iacute; pick up you in the hotel lobby at 08:00. Departure from the pier tourists in Puerto Ayora and take the boat to Floreana. Snorkel Tour: Black Beach and loberia for note according to the season: dolphins, sea lions, turtles, sharks, and variety of fish depending on the season. Visit to Puerto Velasco Ibarra to see the ruins of pirates and watersheds in the upper part of the island. Cruising Time: 2h30 Puerto Ayora- Floreana.

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    After breakfast, your gu & iacute; to will pick you up at 08:00 to leave from the pier Itabaca tourists or Channel. Upon arrival will see a wonderful view of the place, square south is covered with a low vegetation reddish called sesuvium which makes it very attractive, we can see: gulls, lizards, tropical bird, blue-footed boobies, masked boobies, sea lions colony and land iguanas.

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    Check out the spring 07 a.m. (6:45 a.m. hotel pick up) About 2 hours sailing to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on boat we head towards Rocks Kicker (Kicker) for Snorkell, on this site there is much activity can be seen, sharks, stingrays sea lions, fish, sea turtles, then visit Lobos Island to observe frigate birds, boobies, sea ​​lions, and rest on the beach Manglecito to take the lunch box and swimming. Return to Puerto Ayora Approximately 6h00 p.m.

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    Pick up Hotel. 06h30am Transfer from the hotel to Pto. SAILING oacute; n (2 hours) Arrival at Isabela Island, where the guide will give indications of the activities to be performed We take a bus or taxi that takes them to the Wetlands where will find: Flamingo Lake, center Giant tortoises breeding center a small Galapagos interpretation of the National Park and the beach, also can meet marine iguanas, lava lizards, cactus plants like volcanic lava, the escalesia, among others. Lunch at a local restaurant. We headed to the dock to take a boat to visit the island tintoreras where a landing is made dry 20 minute walk to appreciate the white shark fin, iguanas, blue-footed boobies, penguins, We snorkell perform outside the island and we can observe, manta rays, sea lions, sea turtles.

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    Duration: Approximately 3 h 30. Out 09:00 or 14:00. Visiting the Island "Lobería" named for the large colony of sea lions where snorkeling is done with the sea lions, it is a very special place to see a variety of colorful fish, species diversity of the seabed. We then headed to Punta Estrada can observe animals such as terns, boobies, frigate birds, sea lions, manta ray, ETC. Visit channel sharks and sharks seen from the viewpoint you can see the harbor and mountains from the top of the island tintoreras islet, where a dry landing 20 minute walk to appreciate the white shark fin, iguanas, blue-footed boobies, penguins, perform snorkell outside the island is done and we can observe, manta rays, sea lions, sea turtles. Visit Playa de los Perros to observe colony of marine iguanas, sea lions and landscape view. Visit beautiful canal water channel dormant love. Visit the Cracks, natural pool of filtered water, excellent for snorkeling.

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    Duration. 3 hours. Beautiful white sand, has an approximate distance of 1 km. and a half away from Puerto Ayora, excellent path surrounded by lush vegetation and native birds are observed.

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    Daphne

  • Here we usually see Galapagos sharks, dyers, tropical fish, sponges, corals, moray eels, turtles, octopuses, rays, etc.
  • Gordon Rock

  • Here you can see the sharks hammers that are the main attraction of Gordon Rock, you can also see reef fish, rays, sea turtles, starfish, octopus, moray eels, etc.
  • Mosquera

  • Here we can find Frying Pan, Turtles, Sharks, Nudibranches, Garden Snakes, Sea Lions, Tropical Fish, Hammer Sharks, Barracudas, etc.
  • Seymour

  • Here we can find nudibranchs, sea turtles, sea lions, white-tipped reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, schools of tropical fish, barracudas, etc.
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    Copcorative Promotions

    Promociones Corporativas
    Ofertas para todo tamano de empresas

    We offer corporate promotions packages of paragliding or adventure tours, to disconnect your employees from their usual work with a different and healthy activity. This will allow your employees to recharge their batteries, reduce stress, promote integration in order to improve teamwork and increase worker productivity.

    Write to us to organize your collaborators ideal for promotion.

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    Marrige Proposal

    Marrige Proposal
    A unforgetable proposal

    Want a new and diferent way to ask your girlfriend to marry you. We have various options with paraglider and motor paraglider to make your proposal unique and unforgetable.

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    About Us

    We are Opeturmo S.A., a paragliding school certified by APPI and a tour operator in Ecuador . Specialized in adventure sports and tour packages offering our customers unforgettable moments and experiences in the best touristic places Ecuador offers with guaranteed security they need and deserve..

    For over 15 years we are flying paraglider, offering tandem flights throughout Ecuador with paragliding pilots who possess the required skills and certifications.

    APPI certified instructors. See our profileHere.appi

    All of our activities have insurance.

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