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International Hang Gliding competition pilot and record holder, Konrad Heilmann with his team of friendly, safe and highly experienced professional Hang Gliding Instructors are ready to take you on the highlight of your Rio de Janeiro visit. See you...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Estrada da Canoa 722, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22610-210, Brazil
+55 21 99843-9006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time, they took good care of us from the hotel and back. Amazing experience, well recommend

Thank Jonas S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was definitely one of the best activities that we did in Rio. The pilots and the rest of the team were so kind and friendly. I am afraid of heights and they reassured me all the way until the takeoff. Once we were in...More

1  Thank Juice2009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am looking for Marcelo Coelho who was in charged when I went for the hang gliding on the 13/9/2018 and opted for the CD for my photos and video. However, when I tried to upload the video and photos to my computer back home,...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pilots were excellent - fun, experienced and professional. I had Manuel and my daughter had Klaus. Both were very friendly and spoke excellent English. Safety was very good - everything was explained carefully. And the flight was amazing - fabulous views and a fantastic feeling...More

Thank robM6744GB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To complete an amazing holiday, this was the most perfect way. Like most people I had never really anticipated running of a cliff edge before, and even with having confidence in its safety (which you can and should do), I still had a mixed bag...More

2  Thank Kate S
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kate, it's a great honor to deserve such positive words from you. Thanks for taking your time in writing this review about our hang gliding adventure in Rio de Janeiro. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed July 31, 2018

The guide was very experienced and we quickly felt confident of a safe, fun flight. Despite touring Brazil for 2 weeks, the hang gliding was so much fun it is on the top of our list and my husband can not stop telling people about...More

3  Thank darcher2018
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

At Rio Hang Gliding we are so happy to be part of the highlights of your trip, thanks for telling everyone :-)

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Once the take off is done, enjoy the view and smooth flight. You can purchase photos and videos from this relaxing experience.

Thank marika300
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks for sharing the impressions of your Rio Hang Gliding experience, don't take to long to come back!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Hang gliding with Marcelo Coelho. Breathtaking view with videos and photos (from two cameras). View of beach (Praia do Pepino) and Pedra Bonita mountain. Professional instructions of the whole flight (how to behave before, during and after), very comprehensive. Once the take off is done,...More

2  Thank marika300
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Loved the experience , super safe and fun. Alexandre prepares you for the jump throughly and if yo are a little scared before you meet up with him, by the time he is finished giving you instructions ,you'll be confident.More

Thank away
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Yes we know how hard it can be to run down that ramp down into the cliff, that's why here at Rio Hang Gliding we really focus in bringing you to understand how important it is and how easy it can actually be. Thanks for...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Wow what an amazing experience. Great guide with Klauss and his assistant was so helpful. Highly recommend Klauss and this company. Super job! Wonderful view and our girls had so much fun. What a rush running off of a platform 1700 feet above sea level....More

1  Thank danieltH4823NO
Konrad H, Owner at Rio Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Daniel, the whole Rio Hang Gliding team is very proud of your words, I'll make sure to let Klaus know about it. Thank you!

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Hannah M
July 13, 2018|
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Response from mandy c | Reviewed this property |
The price includes video and photos (loads of them) from one angle. Ie side or head on. If you want both angles it’s extra £10
Clarke G
July 31, 2016|
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Response from casperthetraveller | Reviewed this property |
very safe... they first check the wind condition if its good to fly or not, from the meeting area, they will drive you to the cliff, teach you the basics of gliding, and so on... before you fly, an inspector will check the... More
June 8, 2016|
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Response from Konrad H | Property representative |
There's really no easy straight answer to this topic. Let's put it this way, it will depend on the height weight ratio and also the wind conditions of the day. In a general way it starts to get tricky around 100kg but, if... More