Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Adventure

Activity provider: Rio Hang Gliding

Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Adventure

Activity provider: Rio Hang Gliding
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From US$ 199 US$ 169.15 per person

Take part in a unique hang gliding experience in Rio de Janeiro and fly through the tropical air. Benefit from the services of safe and experienced instructors aboard the hang gliders and glide between the mountains and Atlantic Ocean.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Please wait outside in front of the building, pick up is usually done at the time you choose upon booking.
Small group available


  • Experience the unique sensation of hang gliding over Rio de Janeiro
  • Get incredible views of Rio de Janeiro's landmarks and landscape
  • Run straight off the 525-meter (1,700-foot) Pedra Bonita mountain platform
  • Hear the sound of tropical birds as you fly over the tree tops of a tropical forest
  • Share your adventure by posting exclusive pictures and videos taken during your flight
Full description
First, listen to a short briefing from the world's most safe and experienced Hang Glider tandem pilots. They will tell you about the take-off and other aspects of hang gliding before you get airborne. Then, glide smoothly through the tropical air after about 7 steps over the edge of the platform. Any fear you may have will soon disappear and you will experience a very unique sense of tranquility. Enjoy bird's eye views of Rio de Janeiro's main attractions, including Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado, Copacabana, Ipanema, Lagoa and Niteroi city on the other side of Guanabara Bay. Land safely on a sandy beach in São Conrado and enjoy some refreshments as you watch others come in to land. The entire activity will be photographed and recorded on cameras attached to the glider so that you can share your adventure with your friends and family back home. 
  • Hang Glider tandem flight with an instructor
  • Pre-flight training
  • Harness, helmets, and other safety equipment
  • All necessary safety equipment
  • Hotel pick-up (if option chosen)
  • Hang gliding club fee of 100 Brazilian Reals (about US$18)
Not suitable for
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Know before you go

  • The minimum age requirement for this activity is 16 years old
  • The maximum weight permitted is 100 kilograms
  • Secure footwear must be worn (no flip flops)
  • The average flight lasts 6-12 minutes depending on wind conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 106 reviews

Review summary

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the highlight of my trip to Rio!.. Totally worth it! Klaus the instructor really amazing, I bought the full package including the 360 camera and it was my best decision. It was not cheap but considering that I am now can replay my amazing adventure over and over again and show it to my family and friends I guess worth the price!.. or else bring your own go pro will be a cheaper option as well

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July 30, 2022

I gas the best experiente of ma Life! We had to postpostone it a few days due to bad weather but finally the day arrived! ( December 2019) They picked me up at my location and we went to the spot where I got all information and guidance and especially met the pilot: Klaus! The best so far!

April 18, 2020

I had booked a German guide for two people. Unfortunately it didn't exist and in English. Then we would have to pay 60rael for the club fee. Despite the long wait between the individual jumps from us, it was a unique experience that I can only recommend. A fantastic view and also a long flight due to the great weather conditions.

October 12, 2019

Product ID: 67389