from Bitterwasser

It's raining thousands!

A North German proverb says quite simply: after the rain comes the sun. In Bitterwasser it was more like: after the rain comes the thermals.

Bitterwasser Tiger

Gato and Gina moved to Bitterwasser last year. The cats are siblings and conquer the Kalahari Desert every day from the lodge.

Higher and further

The thermals of the last few days are promising! This is also reflected in the Bitterwasser flights.


in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).


As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.