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Address: 68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
Phone Number: +1 808-497-6033
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an...

Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an instructor along, you can take the controls and soar white sandy beaches and blue waters. Our two powered hang gliders are one of the best ways to see O'ahu's north shore, while learning a bit about flying at the same time. Each student leaves with a certificate showing instruction received that applies towards FAA Sport Pilot certificate.

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Learning to Fly!

I wanted to do something memorable for my 30th birthday and so I took my first lesson in Weight Shift Control flying – at 35 weeks pregnant! After careful research and speaking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Collies12
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wanted to do something memorable for my 30th birthday and so I took my first lesson in Weight Shift Control flying – at 35 weeks pregnant! After careful research and speaking with the owner Denise, I was confident that not only would it be a safe but relaxing experience. The take off and landing were much smoother than an... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time on Oahu and our first time Power Hang Gliding!! Our family of 5 had an epic experience with Tom of Paradise Air! It was awesome and we all enjoyed every minute of it. Tom was the perfect instructor and guide to Hawaii. While Tom was giving an lesson, Heidi took good care of the rest of us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing time! The views were beautiful, the pilot was wonderful and the pictures turned out incredible! I loved learning the basics to flying and can't wait to go again. My girls are 15 and 20 and had great flights as well. It was worth getting up early!

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Thank Jana L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paradise Air was absolutely the highlight of my time on Oahu, and I highly recommend it to anyone considering it! My partner and I each did a 60-minute flight. We signed up for the sunrise flights, but it was raining at sunrise so we had to wait an hour or so to get up in the air. Denise clearly views... More 

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Miami, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom, best friend, and I did the flight today and it was amazing! Both Tom and Denise are incredible at what they do! They made all of us feel safe and were super informative during the flight. Heidi was also wonderful helping us set up and gave us great recommendations for our time after in the north shore. By... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our friends highly recommended Paradise Air to my husband and I after their wonderful experience earlier this year, and we are so glad they did! Although, we grew up and lived on Oah'u for many years, but have moved away since, we did not know of such a fun and exhilarating activity located right on the island. We were definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My husband and sister scheduled this activity on our recent trip to Oahu. I did not as I have a fear of heights. Owners Tom and Denise and assistant Heidi referred to me, the ground person , as the paparazzi. They are absolutely among the most incredible, knowledgeable and personable individuals we have ever met!!! After my husband and sister... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We flew with Tom and Denise today, and it was definitely the most incredible experience of our vacation. My husband, 12 yr old granddaughter, and I each flew with Paradise Air. I was the most nervous on the drive to Paradise Air, and fortunately Tom and Denise had me go first. What an awesome experience! I flew with Tom, and... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Aloha Susan, Garry and Kaydance! Mahalo nui loa for your kind words about your flights and experience with us here at Paradise Air. We appreciate you taking the time to write here on TA very much!!! We strive to make every single person who walks into our hangar feel like ohana. You now have a lifelong "Oahu Expert" you can... More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Our family of 4 (kids age 18 and 20) had the experience of a lifetime with Tom and Denise! Our lesson on their powered hang gliders was the highlight of our vacation and a family experience we will never forget. Heidi, Tom and Denise are so friendly, open and informative. They made us feel right at home. We would highly... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Mahalo for such a nice review! Tom, Heidi and I are so happy to hear you enjoyed your flights so much you'd do it again :) If you ever need any advice for finding an instructor or if you are traveling and have found another trike company you want input on, feel free to contact us…. we are happy to... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Paradise Air Hawaii - What an awesome flight! I could not believe such an experience possible, flying over the ocean and then over the mountains, even above the clouds. It was the closest thing to flying as a bird I can imagine. I even entrusted my son to fly. Our pilots, Tom and Denise, are certified pilots, and the gliders... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

WOW! AWESOME!!! Mahalo for all the kind words and for taking the time to post about your experience with us here on TA! Every review matters and we appreciate it soooo very much :) You nailed it! It's our goal to STAY Trip Advisor's #1 rated aerial activity here on O'ahu. You are helping us keep that status :) All... More 

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