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Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience

  • 2-hour hang-gliding experience in Rio de Janeiro
  • Soar above Rio de Janeiro in a hang glider, and take in city views from above
  • Fly safely, accompanied by a fully certified instructor
Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
From US$199.00
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Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
From US$199.00
Soar above the city of Rio de Janeiro aboard a hang glider during this 4-hour adventure. Accompanied by a fully certified instructor, launch from the Tijuca Forest National Park, and glide over the lush, verdant Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest). Take in views of some of Rio's most famous landmarks, such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Rocinha Favela, and the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Touch down for a gentle landing on the white sands of Sao Conrado Beach. Round-trip transportation is available for additional cost, but a video DVD of your hang-gliding experience is included.
What to Expect
Don’t worry if this is your first time hang gliding, no experience is necessary.

Once you reach São Conrado, first, fill out the usual paper work at the Hang Gliding Club, and then listen to a short briefing with some of the world's best tandem pilots.

Your pilot gets you geared up and ready for takeoff. Fly and glide smoothly through the air. During your flight, see the main attractions of Rio de Janeiro, including Sugarloaf Mountain, Corconovado, Copacabana, Ipanema, Lagoa, and Niteroi.

After a smooth landing on the sandy beach of Sao Conrado, you'll be offered refreshments while you watch others in your group land. Your whole adventure will be photographed and video recorded by a special camera attached to your glider so you can share this great adventure with your friends and relatives back home.
Reviews (89)
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Reviewed today via mobile
Unbeatable - Miles above other experiences

Wow. My wife and I did Hang gliding and it was one of the best experiences ever. Pablo and Fabio were brilliant hosts and fun and safety were absolute priorities. We were warmly welcomed and given local information on the way up to the 'launch...More

Thank chrisobrien1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Must do experience in Rio!

I spontaneously booked this experience (booked a Sunday afternoon adventure less than 24 hours before) and it was one of the best things I did during my trip to Rio. Sunday morning I got a message on WhatsApp asking if I could come in the...More

1  Thank kan_priya
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile
Super nice experience

My first time, they took good care of us from the hotel and back. Amazing experience, well recommend

Thank Jonas S
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Once in a lifetime experience but not responsive service

I am looking for Marcelo Coelho who was in charged when I went for the hang gliding on the 13/9/2018 and opted for the CD for my photos and video. However, when I tried to upload the video and photos to my computer back home,...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 20 September 2018
Fantastic experience

Pilots were excellent - fun, experienced and professional. I had Manuel and my daughter had Klaus. Both were very friendly and spoke excellent English. Safety was very good - everything was explained carefully. And the flight was amazing - fabulous views and a fantastic feeling...More

Thank robM6744GB
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Cherith D
19 September 2018|
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Response from John987771 | Reviewed this property |
My flight time from launch was almost 15 minutes. My husband's was 9 minutes -- variables include weight & weather. Definitely one of the best experiences of my life. Klaus is AWESOME!!!!
31 July 2018|
Response from John987771 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I believe it was $200 a person -- totally worth it! We went at 2PM which was a perfect time. Enjoy!!