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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Amazing experience for Hubby. But fun to just watch also.

I gave my hubby a hang gliding experience as a gift. We have gone here many times and even if you are not wanting to jump off a cliff :) it is still a great stop for locals and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kendall H
Carlsbad, California
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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I gave my hubby a hang gliding experience as a gift. We have gone here many times and even if you are not wanting to jump off a cliff :) it is still a great stop for locals and tourists alike. There are a few options if you would like to go out, they take their time and make sure... More 

Thank Kendall H
La Jolla, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

(And pretty great for locals too) I have been lucky enough to travel extensively, and there really isn't another place like our beautiful gliderport. This is a wonderful place to come when you just want to relax and watch the amazing parasails and gliders swoop off the cliffs and float over the ocean. The views are stunning and it's a... More 

Thank lajollatravels
El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brought out of town family here and the kids loved it. Watching the gliders launch from the cliff is always amazing, then watching them maneuver along the coast is so relaxing. The view is picturesque and should be enjoyed by all. Makes a great back drop for any photo. We sit on top to get a birds eye view of... More 

Thank mynahbird1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw some of the most breath taking gliders.Awsome views of the ocean and people enjoying the opportunity of a life time.

Thank Richard W
Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't glide and we only stopped here for a short visit. It is beautiful and exciting to watch the gliders launch and return for landings. Incredible ocean view. Stop by to watch for a few minutes if you're in the area. It is free to watch, lots of free parking.

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where else can you sit on a beautiful cliff and watch hang gliders, RC glider operators, and other crazy people jump off of a perfectly good cliff?

Thank David L
Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, there are great views. Yes, it's fun to watch the gliders soar off the cliff. But there's not much to keep you busy for more than 15-30 minutes unless you're going to do a glider flight. It was fun to see, and if you haven't been there you should go. I've seen it now, it was cool, and next... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not go for the gliderport activities. I went for the cliff view - awesome. There are many, many steps to get you down to the shoreline. Many people surf here too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great scenery, kids enjoyed viewing the gliders, there's a path to the beach below and an observation point. highly recommended stop.

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love Torrey Pines. I visited before, but the gliders weren't flying due to the wind conditions. Traveled back last week and got lucky. Great photo opportunities !

1 Thank kharrislange

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