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Florida Adventure Sports

3990 Centurion Way, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5202
+1 904-430-3800
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Hang Gliding

It was a fantastic experience, Gene was professional, fun and explained everything perfectly. I... read more

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maguire3149
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Jacksonville, Florida
BEST Flight Experience EVER

Amazing flight. Pilot is very very experienced. You do not want to miss this one!!! Saw horses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam Z
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If you are looking for an amazing and fun aerial adventure then Florida Adventure Sports is the stop for you. Our powered hang gliding lessons will leave you speechless and yet talking about your experience for years to come. Certainly something you want to check off your bucket list!
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“hang gliding” (8 reviews)
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“minute flight” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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3990 Centurion Way, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5202
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a fantastic experience, Gene was professional, fun and explained everything perfectly. I would recommend him to anyone who would love this experience..

Thank maguire3149
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing flight. Pilot is very very experienced. You do not want to miss this one!!! Saw horses on Cumberland Island. Great view of Amelia Island.

Thank Pam Z
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful review Pam. We're so happy you enjoyed your flight!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place! They took so much time to answer all our questions and help my wife feel comfortable. The flight was great, you could see the whole island, totally worth it!

Thank guitarplayer4
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the amazing review! We're so happy you had such a great time!

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

What a neat experience filled with spectacular views of Fernandina Beach!! Gene gave wonderful instructions and was very comforting to fly with. I’d highly recommend Florida Adventure Sports, you’ll have a blast!

Thank Kimi C
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review Kimi! We're glad you had such a blast!

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

You'll be sitting on the Beach when this funny noise will fly overhead and you will take a not of the Phone number because it right there on the wing, and you will call Gene. This is the start of a truly amazing experience, where...More

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Gene M, Public Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate it!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The staff and pilot at Florida Adventure Sports is top notch. They did a great job from pre-flight to landing. The process was seamless and the flight was a once in lifetime opportunity. The beach was beautiful, we saw sea turtles, wild horses, and a...More

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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Thanks for the fantastic review. We really appreciate it. We're so happy you got to see some wildlife too!

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

My husband and I wanted to go Hang Gliding for our anniversary. Flying with Gene was absolutely awesome! He was very accommodating to our schedule, provided exceptional attention to detail and safety, and instructed us every step of the way. We couldn’t have felt more...More

1  Thank Mari6936
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

That you for the awesome review. We're so happy both of you had such a great time!

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This was a great flight. I chose the hour flight to maximize the experience, and it was worth it. The instructor was very helpful and patient. They allow you to take control during certain portions of the flight, or you can let the instructor fly...More

1  Thank Jsloan7
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Gene M, Public Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're so happy you enjoyed the experience!

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Awesome time. He lets you fly and you see a lot of ocean wild life. It’s crazy to see Jacksonville from that prospective!

Thank Hank W
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thanks for the awesome review. We're so happy you had a great time!

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Must do this when visiting the island. The view of the island is stunning. Gene did a great job explaining everything and sent me some great pictures. I can't wait to do it again next year and bring my grandson to do it. Grandma now...More

Thank cicottet58
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Gene M, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventure Sports, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thanks for the great review! We really appreciate it and congrats on the "cool factor" you've achieved!

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Rhoda H
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Gene M | Property representative |
One at a time we can fly, we can also do back to back Or most popular flight is 40 minutes. But we do 20, 40 and 60 minutes. Thank you for your inquiry Rhoda. Please visit our website for more information. Thanks! Gene
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lynnandtom1
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Gene M | Property representative |
Hi Lynn. We are open 8:00 to 8:00 year round weather permitting. Please give us a call if you have any more questions: 904-430-3800 Hope to see you soon!
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