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Tandem hang gliding flights from 2000 feet to a mile high (5,280ft). Ages 10 to 110. Weight limit 225 pounds in smooth air. Open May through October.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
16620 Coal Kiln Rd, Melfa, VA 23420-2245
+1 757-346-1134
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Looking for something memorable to do? Then this is a must. Fear of heights? No problem; Don and the crew are top notch and will put you at ease. Very professional operation with safety put first. You wont be disappointed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank aj d
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Don't be misled by the small size and tucked away facilities, these guys know what they're doing! Very professional when it comes to safety, yet easy going during wait times and flight. They'll take you up in the sky where you can look out over...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KK J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Surprised my wife with a late Mother's day gift. She had a ball. Instructors were great and very safety concious.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Denny319
Virginia H, Owner at Virginia Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for the excellent review!

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Knowing that life is short (and can be cut shorter by a single poor choice) I’ve always wanted to go hang gliding, but never went through all that would be necessary in both training and cost ( I’m 60)...until today. Everything and everyone at Virginia...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This was such an amazing experience and I'd recommend it to anyone (even those afraid of heights). I was nervous about how the flight was going to go, but it was so much fun and there was nothing to worry about. The staff were super...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Misty H
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

From the get go, Matt and Don run a professional outfit. They put safety first to ensure everything is in proper working order. After the initial shock of being up in the air, I relaxed and was able to take in the views of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing to have this kind of sport, the staff were amazing, it's a blast and I will fly there all summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Luke S
Virginia H, Owner at Virginia Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you Luke!

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Virginia Hang Gliding at Painter, Virginia was an awesome and amazing adventure of a lifetime! At 3500 feet, the Chesapeake Bay was on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Absolutely gorgeous!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank glojocou
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My wife and I did the hang gliding on a Friday in October when the temperature was around 66 degrees (about 54 degrees at the altitude where the plane disconnects from the glider). Bill (pilot) and Don (glider) were really friendly people and explained things...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was an amazing experience!!! I wanted to do something special for my husband's birthday and I found this tour. Bill, the pilot, was awesome! He showed us tons of stuff from the air, joked around, and even let me fly the plane! My husband...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bonnie L
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