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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 #3 of 35 activities in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is the way to experience flight! I have to admit, I was scared to even partake in this at first, imaging the news headline back home, "San Francisco couple crashes to their death." Okay, maybe a bit dramatic, but it naturally crossed my mind. Well the moment I walked into the hangar, the fear began to change to excitement.... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Would definitely do it again and have already shared the pictures and video, I bought in addition, with my family and friends. Both Tom & Denise made the whole experience from start to finish exciting, informative and always had the enjoyment of my experience at the forefront of their mind. We soared above the shoreline, over a group of dolphins,... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Do not miss your chance to do the most amazing experience when in Hawaii. I was terrified but once I got to Paradise Air they made me feel so comfortable and safe. It is one of the best things I have EVER done! The views were outstanding and I even forgot I was scared of heights. Denise and Tom were... More

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Hang glider + motorcycle = trike. So cool to be able to fly in a trike. The sides are open and exposed. Very trilling to be in control of the steering and to see the island from above. I saw many humpback whales, sea turtles, and a rainbow with no beginning or end. Rainbows look like a circle from the... More

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Barrington, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Went with my two teenager kids. We had a great time and both of them would do it again next time we come to Honolulu. Views are amazing and we saw whale spouts and a wonderful sunrise. Believe me if my 2 kids love it even though I got them up 4:30AM to get up to the Northside by 6AM... More

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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a MUST do for anyone visiting Oahu!!! Denise and Tom are so pleasant from beginning to end. They are professional, friendly, super experienced and make you feel at ease. The flight itself was unbelievable. smooth, beautiful ....gives you a completely different look at the island. we saw whales, surfers, cows, waterfalls, valleys, mountains etc. They even helped us... More

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Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Basically the best experience I ever had for a number of reasons: 1-Super super friendly staff that are very knowledgeable. 2-Amazing experience of flying over 2000m above sea level while looking at the amazing scenery of the mountains and the beach. 3-Make sure to purchase the photos and videos of your trip.

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Barnum, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

If you're looking for a unique and unusual experience on Oahu look up Tom & Denise at Paradise Air on the North shore! You can take a powered hang gliding lesson in a 2 seat powered hang glider (trike). You actually get to be in control! (if you choose) It is super safe yet thrilling at the same time. This... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My girlfriend and I did the hour flight. Tom let me fly for quite awhile. We saw plenty of whales and even a whale shark, which we have on camera! We got pushed back a few days because of weather but Tom and Denise said we had perfect conditions and were able to go over West Oahu and the North... More

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

It was an outstanding experience! Denise and Tom are wonderful people. They were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The flight was like nothing I could ever imagine. The trikes have no walls and hands and feet are not required to stay inside. It was the most bird-like experience I have ever had. My husband and I were frothing at the mouth... More

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