Posted on 2021-09-12
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Hang Gliding in Rio de Janeiro: 2-hour Hang Gliding Adventure over Rio

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Enjoy a 2-hour experience of a hang glider in Rio de Janeiro and fly through the tropical hot air. See Rio de Janeiro from a unique perspective and take in amazing views. Benefit from your experienced instructors aboard the hang gliders and glide between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.


◾ Enjoy the unique sensation of flying on a hang gliding over Rio de Janeiro
◾ Take in fantastic views of Rio de Janeiro's landmarks and its amazing landscape
◾ Benefit from your experienced pilots and live an exciting adventure that will surprise your friends

About this experience

DURATION: 2 hours (actual flight 20-30 minutes)
STARTING TIME: Between 8.00 am and 3.00 pm (pick-up starts 30-60 minutes earlier depending on your location)
MEETING POINT: Your hotel at Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana, Flamengo and Rio downtown or the cruise ship port. For pickups in Barra/Recreio, an additional USD 10 is charged
GUIDES SPEAK: Portuguese & English
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your ticket
WHO CAN COME: Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro is suitable for anyone in good health not afraid of heights

Free Cancellation

Free cancellation is available for this hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro up to 24 hours before the start of the experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Hang Glider tandem flight with an instructor
✔ Pre-flight training
✔ Harness, helmets, and other safety equipment
✔ Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Description - What to expect

Your hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro starts with a convenient pick-up from your hotel and a drive to the Pedra Bonita, an amazing hill located in the Tijuca National Park. Meet your professional instructor and pilot and learn the basics you need to know for a safe take-off and landing.

Take a few steps over the edge of the platform and start gliding smoothly through the tropical air. As soon as you are in the air you will experience a unique sense of tranquility enjoying bird's eye views of Rio de Janeiro's main attractions, including Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado, Copacabana, Ipanema, Lagoa and Niteroi city on the other side of Guanabara Bay.

After about a 20-minute flight land Land safely on a sandy beach in São Conrado and enjoy some refreshments as you watch others come into the land. The whole activity will be photographed and recorded on cameras attached to the glider so that you can share your experience with your friends and family.

Bring with you

For this hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro please bring with you your passport or ID

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

Contact us to inform hotel location and to confirm the pickup time. If you do not contact us at least 24 hours before the start of the tour, we meet you at the meeting point: Rio Othon Palace (Avenida Atlântica, 3264 – Copacabana)

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Customers must keep social distance while in vehicles
You are required to bring and wear a mask
You will receive a mandatory temperature check