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Address: Rua Albano de Carvalho 208 203, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795-380, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2437-4592
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Mauricio

Same thing happened to us. Do not use this guide Mauricio. He is scammer and unprofessional. He took us to do hang gliding and we end up doing paragliding. Simply use someone else... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2012
Joseph J
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New York

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We booked a flight by phone a day before and agreed for a meeting in front of our building. The guy came earlier than agreed, and behaved very impolitely. He insisted on geting in our appartement, using our bathrooms, urge us to pay as quick as possible - a price different from the one we aggreed the day before. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Same thing happened to us. Do not use this guide Mauricio. He is scammer and unprofessional. He took us to do hang gliding and we end up doing paragliding. Simply use someone else ...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

My wife and I, along with two other couples went to Rio for a few days in December 2011. We had booked hang-gliding for 3 people with Sky Center (Mauricio Monteiro). I urge everyone to NOT book with Mauricio, as he is very unprofessional and tried to scam us. He picked us up at the hotel and told us we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

I waited until the next to last day I was in Rio to try to book my hang-gliding excursion and discovered that the wind gods weren't with me. The winds have to be going in the right direction and be the right speed (not too strong nor weak). So I could not go that day and the next day (my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

I contacted Mauricio via e-mail about getting involved in a hang gliding experience, but was told that I was too heavy for tandem hang gliding (a different operator told me the same). He recommended Paragliding instead, and in retrospect I was happy with that decision. After observing several takeoffs, the departure procedure for paragliding is considerably more gentle - no... More 

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