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Awesome experience!!!

It was well worth the money!!! The experience was amazing!!! It was awesome to watch the teens... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
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Learn to fly!

Hang gliding is the purest experience of flight that humans have achieved. Weather you want to... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
Ben S
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Jul 13, 2018
“Awesome experience!!!”
Nov 13, 2018
“A Scheduling Nightmare”
Just 45 miles of west of Houston. You'll be flying up to a mile high over the Texas landscape, side-by-side with a certified instructor. Having been in business for over 10 years we pride ourselves on having an impeccable safety record with over...more
714 Wharton Municipal Airport Drive (Robert Vonderau Drive), Hanger #12, Wharton, TX 77488
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

To make a long story short: If they cancel on you, they consider it your problem - and keep your money. I intended the hang gliding adventure to be a gift for my father, but after the third time Cowboy Up canceled on us for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CowboyUpHangGliding, Owner at Cowboy Up Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

This review comes as an absolute surprise to us. We would like to know who you are, when you were scheduled or when you flew with us. It's a surprise because if you book a flight directly with us, we will never keep your money...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

It was well worth the money!!! The experience was amazing!!! It was awesome to watch the teens experience this.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Hang gliding is the purest experience of flight that humans have achieved. Weather you want to become a solo pilot or just a thrilling experience of free-flight, Cowboy Up is a top notch operation that provides unmatched instruction in a comfortable environment for you to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed January 4, 2017

For those who want to experience the thrill of flying like a bird, the guys at Cowboy Up Hang Gliding are the ones to go. They have a great operation going on. Bart and Tiki are experts and focused on safety. The equipment is in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Eduardo F
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Ever have that dream you are flying like a bird? This is your opportunity! Try Cowboy Up Hang Gliding at Wharton, Texas - I promise you won're be disappointed, and could easily be a life changer. After my 1st. flight I signed up to take...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Unlike most of the reviewers, I do not fly tandem at Cowboy Up but have my own glider and use them for aerotows as a start point for cross country flights on good days. Tiki and Bart have both been flying for a long long...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank rjfishe1
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Hang Gliding is the probably most fun you can have in the Houston area! Bart and Tiki take you up under their wing and let you experience what flying like a bird is all about! When you are there getting ready to fly, other hang...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank 1983trt
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Bart and Tiki are excellent instructors, extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. The people who fly there are enthusiastic and friendly also. And the flying is fantastic! Not only are the views tremendous but you may find yourself soaring with buzzards, hawks, and even an eagle!

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank hmwise
Reviewed December 17, 2016

A small operation that specializes in making BIG dreams come to life. The drive from Houston or wherever you may live is absolutely worth your time. Cowboy Up has two of the best glider and tow plane pilots in the Nation. Safety and education of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank raddyrad
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Had a great time with Bart, Tiki and the rest of the gang. There accommodated a group that started off small, but grew as folks got comfortable. Thank you guys.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank vj94
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August 15, 2016|
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We have four beginner flights (Discovery Flights) - please check our website for pricing