We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Virginia Hang Gliding

16620 Coal Kiln Rd, Melfa, VA 23420-2245
+1 757-709-0759
Review Highlights
amazing experience

I didn't know what to expect. saw an ad for this place while staying at chincoteaque. called up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike S
via mobile
Hang gliding, Painter, VA

This was incredible! I had always wanted to do this and it certainly didn't disappoint! I flew at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deb L
Montrose, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Read all 51 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
16620 Coal Kiln Rd, Melfa, VA 23420-2245
+1 757-709-0759
Write a Review
Reviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect. saw an ad for this place while staying at chincoteaque. called up morning of and booked an appointment for my wife and I. once we showed up within about 15 minutes my wife was in the air. everyone on...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was incredible! I had always wanted to do this and it certainly didn't disappoint! I flew at 3500 ft and could see the Chesapeake Bay on one side and the ocean on the other. I flew tandem with the instructor. He was great.

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Locally owned and operated. Great equipment and instructors. Virginia Hang Gliding is a nice local attraction that is fun for children and adults.

Thank theresacadams
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took a scenic flight with Bill and it was the highlight of our trip, especially because my boyfriend got to fly the plane for most of the trip! Also, Bill has incredible knowledge of the history and geography of the region,...More

Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 1 November 2016

OMG. I had no idea! Suddenly I found myself climbing into a small hammock,suspended above the pilot and careering across the grassy field, being towed by a little airplane. Woosh! Up to 4000 ft on a beautiful sunny morning to see the patchwork patterns of...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience with friends! The people working here are super nice. The "roller coaster" option once in the air is a must do!

Thank Rnh8
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My husband loves flying, so for our anniversary I surprised him with a scenic tour of the barrier islands with our pilot Bill. Bill was wonderful!! He even let my husband help fly!! We will come back here again and again. He was a wonderful...More

Thank NikkiBeth87
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This has been by far one of the best experiences I've had when it comes to fulfillment of my adrenaline needs. The teams was so friendly and helpful that you felt like family. The staff was completely knowledgeable and easy going. They have made a...More

Thank alleahericaclarke
Reviewed 3 August 2016

As a thirteen year old, I personally LOVED it. Not only was the staff friendly,but they were also very humorous. I learned so much on this truly wonderful trip. MARC AND KRISTOF.

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I booked this as a birthday gift for my wife, and we had such a fun time. The gentlemen who we talked to on the phone was extremely kind and easy to work with. The individual who we actually hang glided with was also super...More

Thank Aship005
Nearby Restaurants
Exmore Diner
171 reviews
6.51 km away
El Maguey
73 reviews
4.06 km away
Shore Good Bakery
5 reviews
4.97 km away
Royal Farms
8 reviews
6.85 km away
Nearby Attractions
Blue Crow Antique Mall
34 reviews
6.25 km away
Ker Place
34 reviews
16.42 km away
Chatham Vineyards
65 reviews
17.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Virginia Hang Gliding staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines