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Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School

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Address: Carolista Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: 252-441-2426
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great for beginners. Fun, educated, patient staff. All ages! Only hard part is climbing up the initial dune.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Bartlett, Illinois
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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great for beginners. Fun, educated, patient staff. All ages! Only hard part is climbing up the initial dune.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We took the 3 hour beginner class. It was a lot of fun. Keep in mind, you only spend about 10 seconds (if that) in the air when you take your flights. The rest of the time is learning how to hang glide and then walking out to the dunes. Our instructor, Nico, was very informative and nice. They could... More 

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Kingwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have wanted to do this since 2003, when I first saw someone fly above me essentially tethered to a kite. I thought it would be fun. It is. My wife did not want to go, but was a real sport. Now she is as much of an enthusiast as I. It's very much like flying like a bird. The... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Hang Gliding was an amazing experience with Sterlling at Jockey's Ridge Sand Dunes through Kitty Hawk Kites. I had a great time learning the ropes of the sport and the instructors were patient and friendly. I say instructors because I had to come back on two different occasions because the wind was too strong on the first day, so we... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The four of us had a wonderful day with the guys from Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Both of our girls (13 and 9) had an amazing time, and it was an appropriate experience for both children (we have one who is a bit more reserved and one who is a bigger risk-taker). Our... More 

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Maryville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My boys and I loved this adventure. The instructors were helpful and encouraging and the experience was incredible. A definite must do in OBX.

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Loveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Went to try the beginner dunes hang gliding today...had plenty of family including teens and adults. While we had little wind, the instructors did everything they could to make the trip memorable. They shifted us a couple times to try and make the most of the changing direction of the wind. All were very friendly and helped each of us... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I always thought flying is quite scary, however this is not scary at all. My husband and I had a wonderful time hang gliding. Will and Willie, our instructors, were really patient and gave us suggestions to improve the flight.

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KC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This was a great experience particularly with the Wright Brothers doing their thing right down the street. The first mistake we made was to go to the big Kitty Hawk Kites store across the street from Jockeys Ridge State Park. Don't do this, go directly to the Park, the parking lot is small and you will see a large hang... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place has everything and access to everything else. The staff is helpful and the programs and adventures are very well organized. The staff is what really impressed us. Everyone we encountered was welcoming, helpful, knowledgeable, and really cool. If you want to b experience hang gliding, water sports, tours, or any type adventures this is the place to call.... More 

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Additional Information about Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School

Address: Carolista Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: 252-441-2426
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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