Hang Gliding in Rio

Price

From R$ 479,00

Per Person

Prices change according to season. Please check it before booking the trip.

With insurance,photos and video included

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Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular wind sports practiced in Rio. It is a recreational sport that uses a craft often consisting of a metal-framed fabric wing, with the pilot mounted on a harness hanging from the wing frame. He exercises control by shifting his body weight against a triangular bar, also attached to the frame. Hang gliding is very popular world-wide.

Hang Gliding in Rio DE JANEIRO

Hang Gliding in Rio, tandem flights in rio de janeiro, brazil
Our pilot Ronaldo, flying with Vitor Hugo, our customer

PROGRAM: Hang Gliding  in Rio de Janeiro happens in Pedra Bonita, a beautiful mountain situated in São Conrado neighborhood, just 20 minutes from Ipanema. You don`t need any experience since the pilot takes control of the whole flight . During the flight, all you do is to smile at the camera and enjoy the view. The landing area is on  Pepino beach, with its clear waters and white sands. Rio Adventures works with the best pilots in Rio, who have over 20 years of tandem flight experience and are certified by the Brazilian Hang Gliding Association.

WHY YOU SHOULD FLY WITH US:

 Rio Adventures  work with a very professional team of pilots, with no record of accidents in more than 15 years of flights. Buying the cheapest flights online is not the safest way to go. It  is your life you are putting at risk, when you base your search for extreme sports only on prices . Always suspect websites with poor content and poor english, as there are many fake companies online these days  So please, even if you don`t hire our services, look for a true, reliable adventure tour operator in Rio. That is the best advise we can give to our potential customers.

TOUR DURATION:

After meeting the Chief Pilot on the beach, it takes from 01 to 02 hours  in average. In summer, and specially during carnival , the whole process can take from 2 to even 6 hours  sometimes. Avoid booking flights during carnival and busy holidays.

INCLUDED:

Flight and pictures (delivered on a CD or pendrive) and equipment rentals.

* Optional front and side videos  can be purchased separately. ( R$ 100,00 each, per person)

Passenger`s Weight Limit:

90 kilos (200 lbs). This limit may be lowered in 10% according to wind conditions.

Minimum Age Required:

18

SCHEDULES:

We have schedules daily, under request at 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.  Customers will have to meet us near the hang gliding club. Address displayed on the ticket and also at the bottom of this page.

Recommendations:

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Do not wear sandals or flip flops. Avoid wearing glasses during the flight ( wind may blow it away). Take a valid ID when signing the terms and conditions at the hang gliding club ( no copies will be accepted). Avoid taking big bags or backpacks as there is no lockers there to keep your belongings.

ALWAYS CONTACT THE OFFICE VIA PHONE, EMAIL OR WHATSAPP BEFORE HEADING OUT TO THE METTING POINT. WIND CONDITIONS MUST BE CHECKED FIRST. ALLOW AT LEAST 40 MINUTES TO ARRIVE THERE, IF COMING FROM COPACABANA AREA.

How to book:

Customers need to click on the button book now, at the right top, and choose a date and time on the calendar. After filling out the form, they will be directed to paypal, to make the payment of the  deposit ( R$ 79,00 per person), required to confirm the bookings. Remainder is paid in cash to the pilot in charge. Prices can vary according to the season , so check your season price first, in order to know exactly how much  it will cost you. Deposits are always paid online via paypal, and remainder is always paid in cash to the pilot in charge.

Low Season Price:

(from MarchL 15th of 2017, to november 30th of 2017 , except the Winter Break 

R$ 479,00 per person  – flight with insurance, video and pictures  included

EXTRA FEE: A R$ 40,00 fee is charged by the hang gliding  club, to activate the insurance and for the use of the ramp. It must be paid separately,at the Hang Gliding club, when signing the waiver there, before the flight.

High Season Price:

(from december  1st of 2017, to march 14th of 2018, and from july 15th to july  31st of 2017, except Carnival season )

R$ 529,00 per person  – flight with insurance, video and pictures   included 

EXTRA FEE: A R$ 40,00 fee is charged by the hang gliding  club, to activate the insurance and for the use of the ramp. It must be paid separately,at the Hang Gliding club, when signing the waiver there, before the flight.

Carnival  Season Price:

(During carnival season from February 8th to February 18th  of 2018

R$ 579,00 per person – flight with  insurance, video and pictures

EXTRA FEE: A R$ 40,00 fee is charged by the hang gliding  club, to activate the insurance and for the use of the ramp. It must be paid separately,at the Hang Gliding club, when signing the waiver there, before the flight.

Tips: Avoid booking flights during carnival season between february 24th and march 5th of 2017. The lines by the ramp can be 3 times longer than usual. Customers may have to wait for hours under intense heat.

TRANSPORTATION :

Best way to get to meeting point is by taxi or Uber. Do not go by bus. If you miss the correct bus stop, you will end up in another area of town, miles away.

FAQs:

Still not sure about booking this tour? Check our frequently asked questions page for more info

Meeting point for departures:

Once your payment is confirmed for this activity you should meet us in this address at the day and time specified:
Avenida Prefeito Mendes de Morais, 1500 , praia do Pepino. - São Conrado
(1500 Prefeito Mendes de Morais avenue, Pepino beach, São Conrado, RJ. Go across the street from building 1500, to the beach hut "Voo Livre".)

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