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Address: 68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
Phone Number:
+1 808-497-6033
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an...

Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an instructor along, you can take the controls and soar white sandy beaches, blue waters, pineapple fields and majestic mountains. Our state-of-the-art fleet of two new powered hang gliders are the best ways to see O'ahu's north shore, while learning a bit about flying at the same time. Each student leaves with a certificate showing instruction received that applies towards FAA Sport Pilot certificate.

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Fun with my daughter

Great time. Lovely view. Super engaging husband and wife team. They took great care of us. Flew us over many beautiful inland and shoreline sights.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha R
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time. Lovely view. Super engaging husband and wife team. They took great care of us. Flew us over many beautiful inland and shoreline sights.

Thank Martha R
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is pricey, it was certainly worth it. The whole crew, go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that your time with them is memorable and pleasant. Uncle T and Aunty D are exceptionally knowledgeable, helpful and kind. Wouldn't hesitate booking another flight with them again!

Thank scott t
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super friendly, professional and fun! Well worth the money. You can tell how much everyone at Paradise Air enjoys showing/teaching you about flying and their great corner of Oahu. My wife and I did the hour flight and were glad we did the full hour. I would also recommend the sunrise flight if you can wake up that early :)

Thank Sean H
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heidi, Denise, and Tom were so welcoming and kind. Made us feel like life long friends after only meeting for 10 minutes. We did the 30 minute ride...only regret is not going for longer! It was a beautiful day and we rode around the West side of the island. If we were to do it again, we might try for... More 

Thank Danielle W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Denise, Tom and their assistant are awesome, they are very friendly but also very profesional. We did the earliest flight in the morning and the sunrise was gorgeous. There are 4 of us so our friends did the second flight after us they also enjoy it too. We saw Waimea Bay, the waterfall, pineapple field, cattle ranch and alot more.... More 

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Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

OH YES! Sunrise and the earliest flights are the best! The lighting is sooooo pretty and it's the smoothest time of day. You guys did it right! Waking up early isn't easy but this is certainly one of those activities where it's worth it. Mahalo for flying with us and also for taking the time to write us such a... More 

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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband found this on TripAdvisor before we left for Oahu. I called Denise after we arrived to find out more about this thing and was very excited and put at ease listening to her explain it all on the phone. But when I arrived the next morning for my flight lesson I was totally put at ease by Heidi... More 

Thank juju47Selah
Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Don't get me wrong.... we LOVE helicopters too! But if you're trying to decide between the two (helicopters and powered hang gliders), take it from this review above! Totally different and way less scary than most people imagine it will be. Mahalo nui loa for writing us such a nice and detailed review! Blue skies from the Paradise Air Team,... More 

Yorba Linda, California
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

So many reviewers felt the same way we did making it harder to find even more wonderful things to say about Heidi, Denise and Tom. Our first hug and greeting was warm and welcoming. My husband found it educational, fun and just a gorgeous way to view the North Shore; he would like to take an even longer ride next... More 

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Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Awwww! It's YOU who should get all the credit for being brave and stepping outside your comfort zone. Mahalo nui loa for trusting me to take care of you. You did EXCELLENT! Even flew the aircraft more than you thought you would! I am most proud of my nervous "fledglings" who come so far during the flight. Mahalo for flying... More 

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Tom and Denise our pilots were genuine, Warm, Open hearted and professional. From time your greeted with an Aloha til the moment Heidi the ground support hands you the videos and pictures. Everyone needs to experience Hawaii this way!!!!! Exciting, Beautiful, calming. So wonderfully to be up feeling and exploring the mania that created the Beauty we call Hawaii. From... More 

Thank Andy K
Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Mahalo aplenty, Andy, for coming out and flying with us, bringing your beautiful daughter, and also for writing us such a nice review here on TA. It was great sharing the Hawaiian skies with you both! Blue skies! Denise, Tom and Heidi More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had a one week trip with lots of activities and this one was definitely in the top 3 that we both considered to be in the must-do category. It doesn't take long but you get so much out of it. Plus they are very safe. Thanks for an excellent time!!! Now I want to learn how be a pilot... More 

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Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

And we loved you flying with us! Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a nice review and also mentioning safety. It's our #1 priority always and we love it that you noticed :-). Blue skies, Denise and Tom More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

From the moment I got there, they greeted me and made me feel welcome. The pilot and his assistant were the most nice and friendly people i've ever met. I couldn't have asked for a better experience. And dont get me started on the awesome ride in the air. I can't explain how fun it was flying in the sky... More 

Thank Mitch C
Tom S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

AWESOME!!! Every once in a while we get a review like this entitled "The Best Activity I've Ever Done!" and when we do it seriously blows our mind and is totally heartwarming to us that we got to be part of your great memory! Mahalo nui loa for flying with us and allowing us to share your precious time on... More 

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