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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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US$ 90.00*
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Private San Diego Sightseeing Tour
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US$ 129.00*
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Coastal Tour of San Diego
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US$ 549.00*
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Private Coastal Tour of San Diego

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This was a truly nice surprise. It's free to watch the paragliding and small gliders flying around the cliffs over the ocean. This is a really cool free activity.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a truly nice surprise. It's free to watch the paragliding and small gliders flying around the cliffs over the ocean. This is a really cool free activity.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason for the rating was the dense fog. It would be an awesome piece of coastline otherwise to watch the gliders. Could not find out if they only glide on weekends or also during the week?

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Thank rustynail78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fun afternoon with beautiful weather, could not have asked for better conditions. A once in a lifetime experience.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a unique experience and you can ride tandem too. These brave ones fly right off the cliff riding the winds from the beach and ocean below. The take off and land right in front of you. You can buy a coffee and have a seat to take in the moment. Amazing what these people do.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the gliderport by accident and so glad we did. People were just taking off, others gliding around just having fun. It's mesmerizing. Park and get out of the car to walk around. If you are interested you can go up in tandem. Not sure whether you have to make reservations or not.

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Thank 1amalie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kill two birds with one stone. Take in the views of the ocean, and waltch the paragliders soar up and put on a spectacular show for you. You cannot get any closer to paragliders as the take off from the edge of the cliff, then soar right in front of your eyes.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is exciting free fun - watching men and women strapped to a glider soar off a cliff overlooking the blue Pacific Ocean.

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Pasadena, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in LaJolla about thirty minutes from San Diego. This place has beautiful views. We enjoyed watching the gliders going off the cliffs over the ocean. You can buy something here to eat from the snach bar or bring a picnic basket. You way want to walk down the cliffs to view the ocean from the beach and watch the... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a small snack bar, and you can certainly bring your own picnic as there are plenty of tables. You can see a lot of interesting coast line here. Only one guy flying his plane today, I would think there might be a website to see if there are any events. Big parking lot, we had no problem on a... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really an attraction in the classical sense, but great fun if you have an hour or more to spend watching these talented folks take off, fly and land. If not visiting in the summer, bring a sweatshirt of jacket. The breeze carries quite a chill. Plenty of room to bring a picnic basket. Parking can be a bit of... More 

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