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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro
  3. Tijuca National Park

Rio de Janeiro: Hang Gliding Tandem Flight

Product ID: 228676
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Enjoy a fantastic tandem hang gliding flight and see Rio de Janeiro from a bird's-eye view. Benefit from certified and experienced instructors and fly gently down over the mountains and forests of Tijuca National Park, landing at the ocean.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Your hotel in selected areas of Rio de Janeiro.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an amazing tandem hang gliding flight with an experienced instructor
  • Take in panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro's unique landscape
  • Take off from a hilltop ramp in Tijuca National Park
  • Benefit from complimentary photo and video coverage of your flight
Full description
Benefit from pickup from your hotel, São Conrado Subway station, or make your own way to the Brazilian Confederation of Hang Gliding headquarters to meet your instructor. Then take a 15-minute jeep ride into Tijuca National Park, arriving at the Pedra Bonita Ramp, 1,700 feet (520 meters) above sea level. After a safety briefing and a rehearsal, it's time for takeoff.
 
Take the leap and experience incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean, Rio’s famous beaches, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Guanabara Bay and much more. Your tandem flight ends with a smooth landing on the beach at São Conrado and the entire adventure will be captured by GoPro cameras attached to the wing. Enjoy an unforgettable sightseeing experience in Rio de Janeiro.
Includes
  • Tandem flight
  • Experienced instructor
  • 100 digital photos and an HD video
  • Subway station pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Flight insurance (R$60)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (unless option selected)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Charged Smartphone
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people weighing more than 120 kilograms (265 lbs)
• All participants must purchase flight insurance (R$60) upon arrival at the meeting point
• Ask your instructor if you want more of an adrenaline rush during your flight
• The flight time will be approximately 7 to 15 minutes, depending on wind conditions. The entire tour duration is approximately 2.5 hours
• If you have a GoPro of your own, you can bring it and attach it to your flight helmet
• The footage of the front camera is included, but you can also purchase the photos and video from side and back cameras
• The minimum age requirement for this activity is 16 years old
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 11 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

ASA DELTA RIO DE JANEIRO

Product ID: 228676