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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Sao Conrado Beach

Rio de Janeiro: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Product ID: 248477
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View Rio de Janeiro from a unique overhead perspective with a tandem paragliding flight. Depart from Pedra Bonita, which is 520 m above sea level, and fly gently over Rio's amazing natural landscape.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup optional

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take in panoramic views of the city from a paragliding tandem flight
  • Benefit from an experienced instructor
  • Get a bird's-eye view of Rio de Janeiro, offering a different perspective on the city
Full description
Benefit from pickup from your hotel, meet at São Conrado Subway station, or make your own way to the Brazilian Confederation of Hang Gliding headquarters to meet your instructor (depending on option selected). After a comprehensive safety briefing from your instructor, take off from Pedra Bonita Ramp inside the Tijuca National Park, one of the biggest urban forests in Brazil. 

Once off the ground, observe the spectacular natural landscape of Rio de Janeiro. Take in sights such as Rio’s famous beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon. Spot natural landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Guanabara Bay, and much more. Your flight finishes with a smooth landing on the beach of São Conrado. The whole adventure can be captured in video and photos from GoPro cameras attached to the paraglider.
  • Tandem paraglide flight
  • Experienced instructor
  • All flight equipment
  • 100 Digital Photos and 1 HD Video
  • Water
  • 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
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• The flight time will be approximately 7 to 15 minutes, depending on wind conditions. The entire tour duration is approximately 2.5 hours
• All participants must purchase flight insurance (R$60) upon arrival at the meeting point
• This tour is not recommended for people weighing more than 130kg
• The footage of the front camera is included in the ticket price, 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
• Activity subjected to weather conditions
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Product ID: 248477