The Cairns Hang Gliding Club

Notice: Sports Aviation Operations in Far North Queensland Cairns Region

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Cairns Hang Gliding Club  Management Committee encourage all Members and visitors to seriously consider any flying activity in the Cairns Region at its listed Sites during this time. That if any member chooses to engage in flying activity, that they comply with the latest Queensland Government ‘Directives’ and follow recommendations from the Queensland Health Department regarding social distancing.


The Cairns Hang Gliding club is not just for Hang Glider pilots! We are a club for Hang Glider, Microlight and Paraglider pilots. Our club is for everyone with a passion for flying!

The main flying site for the Cairns Hang-Gliding club is the Rex Lookout on the coast road from Cairns to Port Douglas. Visiting pilots, should complete a Membership Application for a visitors membership prior to arrival. Please observe the Rex Rules at all times, and stick to the Visiting Pilot Area.

The microlighters frequently do trips away to places like Cooktown, Chillagoe, and Dunk Island.

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Meetings held on the first Wednesday of every even month of the year (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct and Dec).

Until further notice, meetings will be held using video conferencing, Google Meet. Members, look for an invitation via email just prior to each meeting.

If you would like to become a member, or renew membership, please make payment via PayPal on the Membership Application page, and then complete and submit the online form.

Notice 20200604: Please be aware, the Live Weather station readings are erratic at present. Again many thanks for your patience, CHGC!

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