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Torrey Pines Gliderport

Address: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Phone Number: +1 858-452-9858
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Ranked #5 of 56 things to do in La Jolla
Type: Colleges & universities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Colleges & universities, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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New York City, New York
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287 reviews 287 reviews
81 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful site, amazing views. Watch the glide folks take off and breeze up and down the coast. Some times of the day there is very little activity, it seems to pick up in the later afternoon. Snack bar on site. Restrooms are portable ones you don't want to use - plan ahead.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The day I showed up this time there were lots of people up in gliders. It was very beautiful and the perfect photo op. There is a spot with a little platform where you can stand right at the ledge, there was a couple getting their picture taken and a man in a glider kept 'dropping in' behind them to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This could be a local place because it was hard to find and a chance of an out-of-town folks finding this place accidentally is pretty slim. Walking up to the launch area, one could feel the serenity of the place. Must be because of the respect of the activity itself, the scenery, the gentle breeze or the gracefulness of the... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My husband went for a ride of his life time and couldn't say enough fun thing to do. The view was awesome.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

these people and the gliders are awesome to watch. they take off and land on cliff overlooking the pacific ocean. it makes you want to try it. great place to relax and observe the gliders

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Seattle, WA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My teenage niece and I went last week and it was a first time experience for both of us. What a ball! Both of our instructors were great - no complaints whatsoever. You could tell they were enjoying the ride as much as we were. I would return not only to fly again, but to sit and watch everyone else.... More 

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Del Mar, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have been here many times Just for the Amazing view! Parking is easy , just go have a look ! You will be glad you did ~ Oh try different times of day for different seens

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A tranquil part of Torrey Pines. It's an amazing experience, watching the daredevil hangliders soar above the beach. Best kept secret is the snack bar with low priced grilled sandwiches, comfortable chairs so one can enjoy the breathtaking views.

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La Jolla, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is fascinating to watch. It does take skill to do safely and properly. The kids will love it. You can park free.

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Washington, DC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This park is amazingly gorgeous! The view is beyond belief. We came on Valentine's Day and were so disappointed that the wind did not cooperate with our plans to watch the gliders. However, the view from the grassy cliffs made it all worthwhile. A MUST DO view!

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