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Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School

302 Carolista Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-2426
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Fantastic afternoon adventure

Our family of five greatly enjoyed learning to Hang Glide at the Kitty Hawk Kites School. We each... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maria G
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Dunwoody, Georgia
via mobile
Great experience for teen and child

Having children ranging from sixteen to ten months this was a great choice for the family. My... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dhandus2
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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The largest hang gliding school in the world! Located at Jockey's Ridge State Park, Kitty Hawk Kites has taught well over 300,000 people how to hang glide since the school was founded in 1974 by pioneer hang glider John Harris.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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302 Carolista Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959
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+1 252-441-2426
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five greatly enjoyed learning to Hang Glide at the Kitty Hawk Kites School. We each got 5 flights. Some of us did better than others but we all had fun! Wolf and Doran were great instructors. They accompany you on each flight....More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having children ranging from sixteen to ten months this was a great choice for the family. My oldest learned and enjoyed his instructor Wolf. While my nine year old loved Dom and Brandon, she flew backwards and then gave two thumbs while flying. They want...More

Thank dhandus2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family spent two days with Kitty Hawk Kites. The first day was hang gliding lessons as the State Park. The weather was not very cooperative, but we all made the best of it. The six of us had a fantastic time learning how to...More

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My 7-year old (very adventurous) really wanted to hang-glide so we signed up months ago. When we arrived, she was the only child in the children's class so they put her in with the adults. My two tiny complaints: 1. Even if there is only...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband and I signed up for a 9am lesson. We arrived w plenty of time to complete forms and watch videos before heading out to the dunes with our instructor. We had favourable winds for our small group of three and all were able...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of four (including two teens) had a great time at hang gliding school - and we are not fond of heights! Instructors Nolan, Jesse and Isaiah were excellent - they were patient, energized and diligent about safety. They made sure everyone was having...More

Thank JFrig
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My friend and I took the beginner lesson for hang gliding, as this was something she had always wanted to try. I was a little uncertain at first but immediately felt at ease once we arrived. The lesson included a great mixture of fun and...More

Thank Anastasia D
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This hang gliding school is fantastic. The instructors are great people and very committed to ensuring their students have fun and stay safe. They are well trained, enthusiastic, encouraging, and service minded. But beware...a couple of jumps off the dune and you will be hooked...More

Thank va444
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Parasailing was awesome. Extremely windy day and the crew did an amazing job of a smooth ride. The entire crew at the Duck office was very helpful and knowledgeable at their job.

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My 9 year old grandson took the classes again this year. The 5 year old was a little too scared. It is certainly the highlight of the trip. The instructors are great, and very patient. Only wish Grandmother had her nerve so she could also...More

Thank anne h
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rysoftballstar
22 January 2017|
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Response from KittyHawkKitesInc | Property representative |
You all can sign up for the class, the kid's classes may not be set up online since they require extra instructors to ensure a safe lesson for the kids. If you call 1-877-FLY-THIS our reservation professionals will be able... More
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