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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience

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    What to Expect

    Experience flying a Hang Glider, tandem with the official Rio Hang Gliding team leaded by Hang Gliding champion, national team member & Record Holder Konrad Heilmann. 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.

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    • Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Estr. da Gávea, 837 - São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22610-001, Brazil
    Return Details
    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.
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    Additional Info
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    First of all, anyone who has the opportunity to hang glide over Rio de Janeiro would be foolish not to. It is simply the most perfect experience one can have. Hang gliding with Klaus was very comforting. He is very experienced, incredibly professional, and the organization is
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    I was terrified of heights, but after this wonderful experience, especially with such a professional and excellent person (Konrad) that fear went away. Travelers, if you go to Brazil this activity has to be included in the list for things to do otherwise you will have missed
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    Response from Konrad H, Owner at Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
    Responded 4 Nov 2019
    It was a great pleasure having you as guests, hera at Rio Hang Gliding, thanks a lot for your review of our Rio Hang Gliding experience. Wish you all safe and fun travels!
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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 cool pictures (from the front camera -
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    Response from Konrad H, Owner at Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
    Responded 4 Nov 2019
    Hi in the name of Klaus and all the Rio Hang Gliding team I would like to thank you for taking this Hang Gliding adventure with us here in Rio de Janeiro. Also thanks for sharing your experience with the community. Look forward to see you guys back. Safe travels!
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    Booking Experience: 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. Pricing: Ticket price (£162pp) + Hangliding
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    Response from Konrad H, Owner at Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
    Responded 27 Sep 2019
    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 our customers can feel more confortable.Wish you safe travels.
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    First time hang gliding, and it was an awesome experience. Klaus made things go incredibly smooth! Would recommend to go here to anyone looking to go hang gliding
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    Response from Konrad H, Owner at Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience
    Responded 13 Sep 2019
    Thanks for reviewing, I'll make sure to let Klaus know about. We're happy to read about your positive experience with Rio Hang Gliding. Looking forward to your return. Happy travels!
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