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In South Africa, all Microlight aircraft are licensed by DCA (Directorate of Civil Aviation) and flyers must be in possession of a Microlight Pilots License. This can only be obtained after attending a MISASA approved flight school and passing the required exams. The student must also pass a medical examination (2 years for under 40s and one for over 40s).

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A microlight flight offers a breathtaking experience of flying like an eagle. It is the ultimate open air adventure activity. The flights are operated by experienced microlight pilots in a wide variety of spectacular scenic landscapes. They can also be combined with game drives for an accelerated big game experience.

A one hour microlight safari flight will take you over Kruger National Park and its surrounding area. You can see some of the most beautiful panoramic views from the sky and experience a sense of freedom that is unparalleled in any other form of transport.

If you are interested in learning how to fly a microlight, you can attend a training course at Emoyeni Aviation Park in Camperdown in KwaZulu Natal. The school is a registered microlight training center and offers both private and commercial pilot courses. They can also assist with obtaining your pilot’s licence and offer a variety of other aviation activities. Their training programs are subsidized by the South African government.


The smallest of South Africa’s nine provinces, Gauteng is a region full of contrasts: old and new, modern and traditional, dense cities and wide-open grasslands co-exist in the same area. Its name – translated from the Sotho language as ‘place of gold’ – is in honour of the thriving gold mining industry that dominated the region after the discovery of the precious metal in Johannesburg in 1886.

The licensing of Microlight aircraft in the country is regulated by the DCA (Directorate of Civil Aviation). To fly your own microlight, you must be in possession of a valid MPL license and radio operators’ licence. You will also need to complete a MISASA approved flight training course and pass the appropriate medical examinations.

Many gliding schools are based in the Gauteng region and offer licence training, flying lessons and scenic flights for the public. Scenic tours are an affordable and breath-taking way to see the countryside from the air. Several companies also offer experience days, which make for great gift ideas.

Cape Town

A microlight is an open cockpit aircraft that flies through the sky like a bird. It offers unparalleled views of the world below and is a great experience for both pilots and passengers alike. There’s nothing quite like soaring through the air and taking in the breathtaking scenery of South Africa from the air.

There are several companies in the Cape Town area that offer microlight flights and licence training courses. These schools are operated by a MISASA (Microlight Section of the Aero Club of South Africa) approved flight instructor. Once a pilot has successfully completed the training course, they will be able to apply for a microlight pilots license with DCA.

Flights can be enjoyed over the ocean in Durbanville and Oudtshoorn for stunning ocean views, and over the mountains in Hermanus for incredible mountain views. Some flights also offer the opportunity to see migratory whales and dolphins in the waters below, and Table Mountain.

Victoria Falls

A microlight is a small, lightweight aircraft that uses an engine to propel itself forward. It is operated by a pilot who is licensed to fly the machine. There are various requirements that must be met in order to obtain a microlight license. These include medical tests and training. The requirements are similar to those required for private and commercial pilots.

Located on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls are a magnificent natural phenomenon. They are often referred to by locals as Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning the “Smoke that Thunders”. The falls were first seen by Europeans in 1855 by Scottish missionary David Livingstone and named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

The falls create a gorge that is less than a mile wide and stretches for more than 30 miles down the zigzagging gorge of the Zambezi River. In addition to the roaring falls, visitors can also view elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, and zebras on the surrounding grasslands.