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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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Soaring High at Sunrise

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I cannot believe how fortunate I was to have discovered Paradise Air for my first flight lesson. I chose to fly at sunrise and this added to the beauty of the land passing underneath me. Denise, Tom and Heidi were thorough in their instructions and made my flight lesson the most memorable part of my trip to Hawaii.

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

You are soooooo right! Sunrise flights ROCK! Mahalo for taking the time to post about your experience with us here on TA. Tom, Heidi and I appreciate your kind words more than you know :) Please let me know if you are coming back to O'ahu….. I'm happy to be your "phone-a-friend" if you ever need any O'ahu travel advice!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The rainbows were so special, a sight you're unlikely to see anywhere else, wow! Denise & Tom are knowledgeable, experienced, extremely welcoming and love what they do and who can blame them. Well worth doing a sunrise flight. We suggest hiring a car, start here early in the morning and then taking Denise and Tom's advice on places to visit... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Mahalo aplenty for your kind words and for flying with us here at Paradise Air!! We are O'ahu's longest running and most experienced trike company on the island and appreciate you choosing to fly with the best! Happy we could help with planning the rest of your North Shore day :) Mahalo for sharing the sunrise with us! Blue skies,... More 

Lafayette
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I went up to the north shore of Oahu to fly a powered hang glider. As someone else said it was well worth getting up early in the morning to make the trek to Haleiwa. What a blast! My time was a little later in the morning so a early morning cloud system came in off the regional mountains. This... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to post about your flight with us here on TA!! We appreciate it more than words can say…. every review matters :) Circle rainbows are soooooo special and I will chase them all over the sky!! LOL!! Mahalo for being my rainbow hunting partner!! And great job flying too!!! :) Blue skies, Denise, Tom and... More 

Mount Vernon, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Extremely friendly staff. Beautiful scenery. Great experience. Also a great excuse to go to the north shore, which has a totally different feel than the Honolulu area.

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

AGREED! Let a flight with O'ahu's original and safest powered hang gliding company be your …. (ahem…) EXCUSE (if you need one :) to get out of Waikiki and come to the country! A great piece of advice and mahalo for posting! Blue skies, Denise, Tom and Heidi More 

Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Take advantage of this unique, amazing, fun, exhilarating experience! Denise and Tom are the real deal. They love what they do and make this flight lesson not only interesting, but fun and exciting. This was our second flight with them and this will continue to be on our agenda every time we are lucky enough to visit Oahu. Definitely a... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Aloha Kelly! Mahalo for coming BACK!!! And for posting such a great review about us here on TA! We hope to see you again when you return to O'ahu…. but if your travels take you elsewhere and you need any input on other trike companies we are happy to help! We've been doing this a long, long time (all with... More 

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