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Address: State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Flying Off a Mountain With Zé

Ever since I started planning my trip to Brazil, I wanted to go tandem gliding (aka take an Asa Delta flight) in Rio de Janeiro. I emailed back and forth with Ricardo Hammond of... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2014
New York City, New York

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Me and my girlfriend signed up to do this and what a great day we had. Ricardo is a great pilot and put us at ease. We were both really thrilled with the hang gliding experience and would whole heartedly recommend using Delta Flight.

Thank Greg B
Stromsund, Sweden
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

OMG! We went for a hangglide last week with Ricardo and Delta flight! And it was so great! Amazing! I will save the feeling in my heart forever! We had a little unluck with the weather (cloudy and windy) but Ricardo was hopeful and after many hours we could jump of the clife! So worth it! Best I have ever... More 

Thank Frida H
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

Multiple emails back and forth to even attempt to arrange hanggliding. Had to call twice just in the confirming stage. Day of supposed hang gliding trip, driver hasn't even shown up 45minutes past the pickup time. We called and it would be another "10-15 minutes." At least 1hour delay. Forget it.

Thank Gregorysk
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Ever since I started planning my trip to Brazil, I wanted to go tandem gliding (aka take an Asa Delta flight) in Rio de Janeiro. I emailed back and forth with Ricardo Hammond of Rio by Jeep before going to Rio. He said that he could book me a week in advance but to confirm, it would really depend on... More 

3 Thank CarpeDiem5D
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I booked a week ago and was told I could get a 1230 pickup. I emailed back with my address and then waited for the pick up. Didn't turn up so I phoned and was told only pick ups are from Ipanema or Copacabana. A detail which should have been emailed. I explained I emailed a week ago and didn't... More 

Thank NicChip
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

By far one of the best experiences of my life. Ricardo and Albino are true professionals. All the gear is properly checked and secure so you so no need to be anxious. You are definitely in safe hands.

1 Thank Samnicholls
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Today marks the best day of my life being on earth for 40 years, I just came back from the gliding trip. Took off went super well, I felt like a bird flying with Ricardo! Some other company before us didn't have an experienced flyer and they both drop off the platform the guy went home in an ambulance. BUT... More 

1 Thank WeePeng
London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Great experience hang-gliding in Rio. Pick up from the apartment in Ipanema , taken to the hang-gliding club meeting point on a beach around the headland just beyond Leblon (c 20 mins journey). Then up through the Parque National da Tijucato to the take off point .10-15 min briefing , strap in and then leap ! c 10 mins flight... More 

1 Thank CharlieHiscocks
Mission Viejo, California
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

I was in Rio last week and my day tour guide connected me to Ricardo at Delta Flight (AKA Rio by Jeep). Ricardo has been hang gliding since 1986. He is fantastic! Everybody knows him. He was very professional and made me feel safe before the flight and during. I wouldn't jump off a mountain with just anyone, but I... More 

Thank RobertPinOC
New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Hang-gliding with Ricardo over Rio was a great experience. He was really responsive and helpful in setting up our reservation, and followed through with a great flight. He was knowledgeable about all things Rio and hang-gliding. I would definitely recommend Rio by Jeep to anyone.

Thank C1pk

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