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Virginia Hang Gliding

65 reviews
Melfa, VA, USA
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Tandem hang gliding flights from 2000 feet to a mile high (5,280ft). Ages 10 to 110. Weight limit 225 pounds in smooth air. Open May through October.
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

This was my gift to my wife for our 27th anniversary. We just moved here last fall from Kansas. Hang gliding was one of the things she always thought of trying. It was on my bucket list forever, but I became disabled. Now I am...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bloxom
Reviewed April 13, 2019

We went early in the season and they were still working out a few kinks with the tug plane, but I actually enjoyed seeing the mechanics of everything a bit more (and it was obvious that they really knew their stuff). Then of course it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Julian J
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Looking for something memorable to do? Then this is a must. Fear of heights? No problem; Don and the crew are top notch and will put you at ease. Very professional operation with safety put first. You wont be disappointed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank aj d
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Don't be misled by the small size and tucked away facilities, these guys know what they're doing! Very professional when it comes to safety, yet easy going during wait times and flight. They'll take you up in the sky where you can look out over...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KK J
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Surprised my wife with a late Mother's day gift. She had a ball. Instructors were great and very safety concious.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Denny319
Virginia H, Owner at Virginia Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for the excellent review!

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Knowing that life is short (and can be cut shorter by a single poor choice) I’ve always wanted to go hang gliding, but never went through all that would be necessary in both training and cost ( I’m 60)...until today. Everything and everyone at Virginia...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This was such an amazing experience and I'd recommend it to anyone (even those afraid of heights). I was nervous about how the flight was going to go, but it was so much fun and there was nothing to worry about. The staff were super...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Misty H
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

From the get go, Matt and Don run a professional outfit. They put safety first to ensure everything is in proper working order. After the initial shock of being up in the air, I relaxed and was able to take in the views of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing to have this kind of sport, the staff were amazing, it's a blast and I will fly there all summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Luke S
Virginia H, Owner at Virginia Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Thank you Luke!

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Virginia Hang Gliding at Painter, Virginia was an awesome and amazing adventure of a lifetime! At 3500 feet, the Chesapeake Bay was on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Absolutely gorgeous!

Date of experience: October 2017
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