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Rio Hang Gliding

Estrada da Canoa 722, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22610-210, Brazil
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International Hang Gliding competition pilot and record holder, Konrad Heilmann with his team of friendly, safe and highly experienced professional Hang Gliding Instructors are ready to take you on the highlight of your Rio de Janeiro visit. See you in the Skies of Rio!
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Estrada da Canoa 722, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22610-210, Brazil
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"afraid of heights"
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"views are amazing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the best things I have ever done. The instructor who took me up was fun, as well as being incredibly professional. It always felt safe and well run. I’d do it again in a heartbeat. Incredible views of Rio coming down. Amazing....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is defenetly the best way to start your journey in Rio de Janeiro. Me and my boy had the time of our lifes hangglidding over those beautiful mountains and over the beach. Our guide Manuel is one of the funniest and kindest persons we’ve...More

Thank Juan A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first time ever I ride hang gliding and I love it.... Klaus is great instructor and have make me easy to get understand with body language.... it’s worth to visit there!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Konrad is the one who oversees all of the hang gliding stuff and he was awesome. However I give it 4 stars bc it was kinda hard communicating with them on the day of the reservation. They notified me through email saying that I needed...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great crew, the whole team got together to give us a great and wonderful experience. If you are looking for a hang gliding experience, this is one of the best.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We thorougly enjoyed our flights! Konrad gave you complete confidence to do the jump into the abyss. Completely new hangglider in great colours compared to the others around. We felt completely safe - and wow what an experience and view. Here you can glide over...More

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Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

In the name of all the Rio Hang Gliding team, I thank you guys for choosing us for your Hang Gliding Adventure in Rio de Janeiro, we're very proud for earning your thrust and satisfaction. Wish you guys safe and happy travels and hope to...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Enjoyed the hand Gliding adventure. I was guided from start to finish. It was a very friendly and rewarding experience! Thanks again!

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Thank Raphael H
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Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hi Raphael, thanks for reviewing us, certainly this review will help others to enjoy our Hang Gliding Adventure in the Skies of Rio de Janeiro. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

My friend and I had an awesome experience. The views are amazing, the teachers were really professional and we felt safe the whole time. Konrad allowed us to change the date due to whether conditions. I highly recommend using them.

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Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thanks a lot for coming and letting others know about your positive experience. Hopefully in won't be to long before we meet again Hang Gliding over the tropical forests and beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

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Clarke G
1 August 2016|
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Response from casperthetraveller | Reviewed this property |
very safe... they first check the wind condition if its good to fly or not, from the meeting area, they will drive you to the cliff, teach you the basics of gliding, and so on... before you fly, an inspector will check the... More
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Nicole6631
9 June 2016|
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Response from Konrad H | Property representative |
There's really no easy straight answer to this topic. Let's put it this way, it will depend on the height weight ratio and also the wind conditions of the day. In a general way it starts to get tricky around 100kg but, if... More
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theresadds
6 April 2016|
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Response from Konrad H | Property representative |
Hi that's a very important question. As regulated by the local Hang Gliding Club, minimum age is 16 years. Persons under 18 must have a signing guardian which has to be mom or dad and present a valid ID of themselves and... More
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