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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
Phone Number: +1 858-452-9858
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Wow; Torrey Pines gliderport

Visiting relatives wanted to see the gliders. My husband and I had not been to Gliderport. We are so glad we went. What fun. The gliders are colorful and a delight to watch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
JAYBRETNEY
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Oceanside, California
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Oceanside, California
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting relatives wanted to see the gliders. My husband and I had not been to Gliderport. We are so glad we went. What fun. The gliders are colorful and a delight to watch gliding over the ocean.

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful spot but beware of dangerous cliffs. There is a lot of erosion so the cliffs can be dangerous. There are plenty of warning signs so respect those. The view is stunning, strongly recommended

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way to San Diego we stopped here to see what it was all about. We did not participate but just watched and were fascinated by the take-off and landing process. Beautiful location. If you have an extra 30 minutes or so, stop by and take it in

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great afternoon of watching paragliders and hang gliders take off into the wind coming off the ocean. The cliffs and views are amazing. Watching the skill of those pilots was truly awe inspiring. It's a great place to take a picnic lunch to enjoy the spectacular views and watch the paragliders. You can also get snacks and sandwiches... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool thing to have for seaside cliffs! Too bad that while I was there, no one launched or flew off the cliffs. Instead, we parked our low-riding convertible in the large, free dirt lot (since nothing was going on, the lot had plenty of availability) and enjoyed the cliffside scenery. Below looked to have great surfing waves, so... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still the ramshackle hang glider port dating back to the 1930s, way before all the insane development along Torrey Pines that has nearly shut off access to all but the super-rich. The views of the water and the coast are unbeatable, and you can just sit and watch the lovely hang gliders launch and float effortlessly along the bluffs. Parking... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant couple of hours watching the paragliders, and tandem paragliders, with some great views thrown in, and a added bonus, they do great sandwiches and coffee.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please read! This is what u need to know before u try this. U need to carry about 40 pounds equipments if the pilot landed on the beach and walk up the cliff! The path is about 30 mins. When I talk to the owner to have him located where in the waiver says we need to be able to... More 

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Balbriggan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wnt to see the View and were not dissapointed. Had a drink and wated the activities. Long way to the Beech!!!

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Zeeland, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although there was no one in the sky the morning we visited, we did get to see the beautiful area and lots of people heading down to the beach for the day.

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