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Paradise Air

Dillingham Airfield, Hwy 930 (Farrington Hwy), Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791
+1 808-497-6033
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Ranked #2 of 38 Activities in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Educational Sites
Owner description: Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an instructor along, you can take the controls and soar white sandy beaches and... more » Owner description: Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an instructor along, you can take the controls and soar white sandy beaches and blue waters. Our two powered hang gliders are one of the best ways to see O'ahu's north shore, while learning a bit about flying at the same time. Each student leaves with a certificate showing instruction received that applies towards FAA Sport Pilot certificate. « less
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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
29 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

While you're on vacation and you want to experience something that will leave an indelible memory, this is it. I booked our flfights after reading the great reviews on Tripadvisor. Paradise Air did not disappoint. Tom and Denise are very warm & fun people. They may have been doing this for nine years, but their enthusiasm seems to be as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You have to drive all the way to the haleiwa, almost an hour from waikiki where most people are staying. And you have to wake up really early!! But it is a fantastic experience. Everyone will love it for sure. But fly just 30 min. Also expect to pay for photos and dvd. There is no way you will not... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Tom, Denise & Lindsey were absolutely amazing! The flight was unbelievable, truly breathtaking! From start to finish they were friendly, explained everything & even went above & beyond to show us a map of North Shore so we could plan the rest of our day. If we ever return we will be sure to visit & will recommend anyone visiting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I flew with Tom and Denise for the first time. They made us feel safe and enjoying the beauty of the sky. They also gave us the opportunity to control the plane and fly. It was the greatest adventure in my life. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this advatnture to any visitor to Hawaii. Thank you Tome and Denise,... More

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The flight was amazing and Denise and Tom are really nice people. The airfield a little hard to find, but they give great directions. It was a wonderful experience, even for someone like me who's afraid of heights. It was very FUN and safe. Chose the sunrise flight if you can. The view really is breathtaking. They offer a photo... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Paradise Air is definitely the company to take flight and see a bird's-eye view of Oahu. It was by far my favorite experience while visiting the island. Tom and Denise are such a wonderful duo and amazing flight instructors. Their love of the island and passion for flying are evident in their flight lessons. While you may not see their... More

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Shingle Springs, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Wonderful owners (Tom and Denise make you feel like family right off the bat with hugs all around), wonderful views (you definitely will see Oahu differently), wonderful experience (unique, safe, FUN!). Just do it. You'll be glad you did.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Such an awesome experience flying with Tom and Denise of Paradise Air. Beware, no hand shakes there, it's hugs you will receive. Great people. In the air you literally control your flight if you want after having instruction from either Tom or Denise. Surreal as you glide above some clouds looking down. You can't go wrong with this outfit.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A must do adventure if you are in Oahu! Totally recommended, i've done it twice and would definitely do it several more times! Denisse and Tom are awesome teachers and will make of the flight and unforgettable experience. You will learn a lot and see the island from a totally different perspective. 10/10!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This adventure in the Powered Hang-glider was amazing! I bought for b-day gift to my spouse and he LOVED it! Sunrise was phenomenal with the sun slowing coming up on the North Shore. Tom and Denise are awesome!! They are laid back and you just chill for a bit while waiting to start your flight time. They also are relaxed,... More

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