Rio De Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Estr. do Joá, 136 - São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22610-142, Brazil
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The original hang gliding experience over Rio de janeiro, Brazil. Operated by former, WXC World Champion, National Champion and multi Record holder Konrad Heilmann and his team of friendly, safe and fully certified instructors.
The unique experience of flying a Hang Glider, launching of the Tijuca forest National Park, surrounded by tropical Atlantic Forest, unique views of the Atlantic ocean and many landmarks of Rio such as Rocinha, Sugar Loaf, Christ the redeemer and more, finishing with a smooth landing on the white sands of beautiful So Conrado beach.

Highlights

  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Dont worry if this is your first time hang gliding, no experience is necessary.

Once you reach So Conrado, first, fill out the usual paper work at the Hang Gliding Club, and then listen to a short briefing with some of the world's best tandem pilots.

Your pilot gets you geared up and ready for takeoff. Fly and glide smoothly through the air. During your flight, see the main attractions of Rio de janeiro, including Sugarloaf mountain, Corconovado, Copacabana, Ipanema, Lagoa, and Niteroi.

After a smooth landing on the sandy beach of Sao Conrado, you'll be offered refreshments while you watch others in your group land. Your whole adventure will be photographed and video recorded by a special camera attached to yourglider so you can share this great adventure with your friends and relatives back home.

Inclusions

Pictures and video

Exclusions

HG club usage fee and insurance 100 Brazilian Real, approx. US$18.00

Hotel pickup and drop-off, transfer service can be requested, cost varies according to location.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Hotel transfers aren't included but can be arranged, cost varies by location, please contact us after booking if you would like to request the service.

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Due to safety of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 100kg/220lb are not acceptable.

Minimum age is 16 years, under 18 must be accompanied by legal guardian and photo ID's of both. Alternatively a letter of authorization signed by guardian accompanied by signers photo ID can be accepted.

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

On time use gloves available for customers and staff.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 25-Oct-2022

    Everything was amazing. Very profesional pilot. Incredible feeling flying above the clouds and very inspiring scenery from above.

  • 07-Oct-2022

    I have been waiting years to hang glide in Rio. Weather prohibited the experience many years ago. But so glad the weather was perfect this trip. Excellent operators. My sky diver was very friendly and gave a lot of confidence and passion for what he does.

  • 14-Sep-2022

    Great experience. It was cancelled a few times due to the weather, so I would recommend booking the hang gliding when you know you have a few days to spare in case. The instructor was friendly and explained everything. Pictures from the Go pro are really good quality. Really good communication through what’s app regarding the weather etc. A must do in Rio.

  • 16-Jul-2022

    A unique experience soaring over a beautiful Rio neighborhood. From its start high up in the National Park, to the brief moment of terror leaking off a Cliff with your guide, to the 7 minutes floating to ground, and safe landing on Pepino Beach, we never had a moment of doubt of our safe return.

  • 17-Jun-2022

    Probably one of the best way to experience Rio de Janeiro with a zest of exhilaration! The organization was perfect with no wait and effortless access to the air, the location is mesmerizing and the staff super friendly. 10 out of 10!

  • 27-May-2022

    This was an incredible experience. Mauricio was the perfect instructor and made me feel so safe. I am terrified of heights but wanted to face my fear. They are so quick and efficient with the set up that you don’t have time really to second guess your decision. All of the instructors and people around the place were so nice and friendly and of course the views were amazing. I couldn’t fault it. Highly recommend!

  • 30-Mar-2022

    Very beautiful flight with a fun instructor. I would give it 5 stars if we could have stayed up a bit longer. I am assuming that if this was not about maximizing flights/ day, we could have a 15 min flight as advertised. No one gets a 15 min flight...

  • 27-Mar-2022

    What an awesome experience! First day in Rio and I went straight for it. This was my first time hang gliding and would recommend it to everyone. Klaus was an amazing guide who makes you feel comfortable and safe. Also, get the 360 camera option! Pictures/video were great!

  • 07-Mar-2022

    The hang gliding experience (it was a first for me) was great. Reason why I am giving two stars is because I was up there waiting for almost four hours. My booking was for 10 am, didn’t jump off the platform until past 1:30 pm. It is understandable when there are long lines, and also if the wait is longer than usual because the wind changes and the jumps need to be stopped. But the pilot / instructor dropped me (and two other people) at the platform at 10:15 am (after pickup) and disappeared for the next two hours. We didn’t know what was going on, why the wait was so long, or where the pilot was until he magically appeared at around 12:30. I think the day was overbooked, which obviously shouldn’t have been done. Otherwise the experience was great.

  • 25-Feb-2022

    Knowing the wind caught us and I wasn't plunging to the ground. Carlos, ingee, he spoke magic he held my hand mentally. He is my super hero, because he put faith in my mind. I would have backed out at the last minute, but he spoke magic He is absolutely incredible, and those words fall shy of his greatness

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