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Sky Sailing is a family owned and operated Sailplane flight school and sight seeing operation in business since 1959. Located in the mountains of North East San Diego County, we enjoy year round soaring with view from Sea to Salton Sea. We offer 20...more
31930 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086-9625
+1 760-782-0404
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Not too pleasant experience. Wanted an exciting birthday gift for two. An 11 am appointment got off about 2 hours late. Understanding things can go wrong. Staff was pleasant and compensated with a free video of the flight. But.... Purchased a flight for 2.and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fadmuny
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Love to stop by and see them tow the gliders up! A little pricey at ~$200/20 mins for 1 person... Maybe if it's on your MUST DO list you'll pay that kind of $ for a very short ride.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sekingrn
Reviewed 26 December 2017

While vacationing in Palm Springs California, I decided to take a side trip to Warner springs Ca to fly in a sailplane, I had done this once before in Nevada but was unable to do any aerobatic flying due to weather conditions.So I decided to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jack C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We passed this spot when we were heading back to San Diego from Big Bear. My husband has always wanted to try it. We both took a separate turn and our pilot, Pablo, was the greatest. Absolutely loved this adventure. We took the flight with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TXLuv2Travel
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very professionally run establishment that follows safety protocols to the eightth degree all the while giving the rider useful information and having fun. Riding in a glider is like siting in a rocking chair at 8k feet. The pilot (Garrett) is a pleasant and thoroughly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of those once in a life time experience. Even though, I enjoyed it so much that I might just start taking classes. Safe, peaceful, amazing view from the Californian desert and on top of it all, you get to actually fly the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BrazilACA
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Soaring conditions and scenery here is well worth the drive which is beautiful too. Not at all scary and the Willats are long time operators and experts. People come here from all over the world for sky sailing. Warner Springs Ranch Resort Grill nearby is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Some time ago, I gave my wife a gift card from Sky Sailing for her Birthday. So, I am writing this from what she told me. She thought this was a thrill of a lifetime---great pilot and really saw the area----from Palomar Mountain Observatory then...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 96thomasw
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I came to Sky Sailing to learn how to fly gliders, and have had a very good experience. My instructor, Garret, is a champion glider pilot, and an excellent teacher. Everyone at this family run business is very professional and safety conscious. I got my...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I'll start with the hard truth before I go into HOW AMAZING this was. SO - you have to be comfortable with TIGHT spaces. If you ride it alone (+ pilot), you might be ok, but my cousin and I rode together and we're about...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Marilyn G
drtailwheel, Public Relations Manager at Sky Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2015

Marilyn, We are glad you had a great time. The gliders can be a little tight but it's well worth the view. Thank you for your honest and great review of our little hidden gem in the Mountains of San Diego.

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