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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 São Conrado beach.
• Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
São Conrado district, Rio de Janeiro, hotel pick up service available at request, pick up cost varies by location.
Returns to original departure point
Pictures and video recorded on DVD
Usage and insurance fees 60 Brazilian Real, approx. US$14
Hotel pickup and drop-off, transfer service can be requested, cost varies according to location.
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.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had the best experience hang gliding in Rio yesterday! Our guide, Klaus, spoke perfect English and made us feel safe all the way from the top where we took off until we landed on the beach. The views were breathtaking and we got very...More
We booked the activity through TripAdvisor on Monday 16th Sep a few days before reaching Rio. We received a booking confirmation and an email shortly after from Konrad. We did the experience on the 19th.
Ticket price (£162pp) + Hangliding club/insurance fee...More
Date of experience: September 2019
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for your time writing such detailed review on our Hang Gliding Experience in Rio de Janeiro. Yes the traffic in Rio is crazy, but I will make sure to deliver the message to the driver in order for him to take it easier, so...More
Really professional team at Rio Hang Gliding. Great communication over WhatsApp about the weather and pick up time. Instructor was excellent, really interesting guy and I felt very safe. Best thing I’ve done in Rio this trip.More
Date of experience: August 2019
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019
Thanks a lot for taking your time writing this review about your experience with Rio Hang Gliding here in Rio de Janeiro. It was a great pleasure having you as a guest aboard our hang gliders. Being the highlight of your Rio de Janeiro visit...More
Experience was ok but they been not clear about the real cost of the activity. When I got to the place I had to pay extra money just to get into the Reserva. Plus they didn t tell me obout the charge of 10% if...More
Date of experience: August 2019
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Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019
Dear Giacomo, first off all in the name of all our team we must say that customer satisfaction is always our goal and we are always concerned when this goal isn't reached for whatever reason.
It seems we have miss communication issue, so I will...More
Hi Tharwani. Yes, you can fly after 3:00 PM. It all depends on weather conditions. In my case around 2:30 conditions got much better. With good conditions you can spend much longer time, 30 mins or more gliding and even... More
Hi Tharwani. Yes, you can fly after 3:00 PM. It all depends on weather conditions. In my case around 2:30 conditions got much better. With good conditions you can spend much longer time, 30 mins or more gliding and even flying higher.
It took about 45 minutes waiting time for the wind to be perfert before we could fly. The take off is pretty intense because you run at full speed next to your pilot that you are strapped onto. Run right on the ramp that... More
It took about 45 minutes waiting time for the wind to be perfert before we could fly. The take off is pretty intense because you run at full speed next to your pilot that you are strapped onto. Run right on the ramp that sits on top of a cliff; it's like running off of the roof of a house. Actual flight time is 7-12 minutes in the air.