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Hang Gliding Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Overview
Soar over the stunning scenery of Rio de Janeiro while tandem hang gliding or paragliding. Venture to the top of Pedra Bonita in the Tijuca National Forest and take off for a 8 to 16 minute flight over Rio's unique jungle meets city landscape. Land safely on the white-sands of São Conrado Pepino Beach.
Highlights
  • Explore Rio in one of the most unique ways with a hang gliding tour
  • Soar 1,700 feet in the air with an expert instructor for some minutes
  • Get an aerial view of Tijuca National Park and São Conrado’s Pepino Beach
  • Purchase a souvenir DVD or photos to remember your flight
What to Expect
Meet your guide at São Conrado Beach at your scheduled time. Drive through the jungles of Tijuca National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to reach Pedra Bonita. Your instructor briefs you on the safety equipment and procedures before your flight. Two GoPros are attached to your gear to capture every moment of your trip, with a DVD and photos available for purchase. Take off with your tandem guide from 1,700 feet (518 meters) and soar over the Atlantic Ocean and stunning landscapes of Rio. After some minutes, you safely land at São Conrado’s Pepino Beach. No prior experience of hang gliding is required. Wear comfortable clothes and proper shoes and do not consume any alcohol before the flight. The pilot may cancel the flight at any time based on weather conditions. The day before the pilot will find out the best times for flying on your scheduled day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
Departure Time
8am to 4pm (Mon-Sun)
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of helmet
Exclusions
  • National Park Fee
  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • The hang glider or paraglider is equipped with a safety parachute and is inspected regularly according to the manufacturers standards
  • Wear comfortable shoes (no flip flops, sandals, or slippery shoes)
  • Do not consume alcohol prior to flight
  • Eat soft foods prior to flight
  • From 16 to 18 years old, a person can fly only if accompanied by parent or legal guardian
  • Weight limit is 210 lbs (95 kg)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was my first time hang gliding but Assad was great at explaining the process so that the flight went without a problem

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Adele F
Assad J, Proprietário at Asa Delta Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Obrigado Adele. Fiquei muito feliz em voar com voce e poder ter realizado seu sonho. um grande abraço

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have done most extreme sports, but this has hands down been the best one. They cater for every need, and even tho i was nervous they made me feel completely safe and they are so trustworthy. As soon as we arrived we were greeted,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elisabeth U
Assad J, Proprietário at Asa Delta Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Obrigado por dedicar um tempo para comentar sua experiencia, obrigado pelas palavras gentis e fico feliz que tenha se sentido...More

Reviewed 9 September 2019 via mobile

Great experience and top pilote! Flying like a Bird down thé mountains and landing on thé beach 👌 Thank you for having us!

Thank dreezed
Assad J, Proprietário at Asa Delta Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your Beautiful revies. have a good time

Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

Very easy to organise via WhatsApp and extremely friendly and amenable. An amazing experience for the whole family. There were 6 of us and therefore having 3 pilots meant we could fly 3 at a time. All the pilots were highly experienced and gave us...More

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Assad J, Proprietário at Asa Delta Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2019
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Muito obrigado pelas suas palavras elogiosas. Fico muito feliz que todos tenham gostado e espero que voltem ao Rio e...More

Reviewed 29 July 2019

i would highly recommend doing the hang gliding in pedra bonita as it’ll give you a bird’s eye view of this part of rio. my hang gliding instructor Assad was very helpful and accommodating. he has years of experienced doing this and made me feel...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Assad J, Proprietário at Asa Delta Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019
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Obrigado pelas suas palavras de agradecimento. Fico muito feliz que tenha gostado. Obrigado também pela otima avaliação que voce fez...More

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