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Paradise Air

68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
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BESTEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE

This was a surprise visit for me as planned by my BF. I was little nervous when I reached but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nishita J
Awesome experience for whole family

I surprised my two teenage sons with an early morning flight. We spent a week on Oahu and this was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
_ctpaull
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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, blue waters, pineapple fields and majestic mountains. Our state-of-the-art fleet of two new powered hang gliders are 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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68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
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"north shore"
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"scared of heights"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a surprise visit for me as planned by my BF. I was little nervous when I reached but denise, tom and Brienne are one of the most amazing people I have ever met. This place is awesome and my flight experience was spectacular...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I surprised my two teenage sons with an early morning flight. We spent a week on Oahu and this was the highlight of the trip. The "bored boys" were in heaven. We arrived early and Tom, Denise, and Bre were readying the gliders. They were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment that we arrived at Paradise Air, to the moment that we left, this was an incredible experience! There were 5 in our group, and we all did 45 minute rides, and the facility provides a warm jumpsuit and gloves. We got the...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Let me start off by saying all the reviews are accurate this place and the people are awesome! Tom, Denise, and Bre are amazing! They are all very knowledgeable, patient, enthusiastic, passionate, and caring. My husband and I tried this for my birthday. I wanted...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We were spending a week on Oahu before our cruise on the Pride of America and I had contacted Denise about booking a flight for my husband. This is something he has always wanted to do and Denise could not have been more helpful -...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

I was not sure what to expect but glad I went for it. Everyone there was friendly. Pilots and staff. The whole flying experience is one on one. (the only people on the aircraft are you and your instructor). They have 3 aircraft though so...More

Thank Margot_1024
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Denise S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Mahalo nui, Margot, for flying with us and for your awesome review here on TA! Tom, Brienne, Jeni and I appreciate you taking the time to post! Blue skies! Denise

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

8 members of my family including myself just spent an amazing 30 days on Oahu and one of the most memorable things we did was for 5 of us to each take a 1 hour training flight with Paradise Air. All in all myself, my...More

Thank therpratt
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Denise S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Alright Reid.... this may very well be THE MOST informative and detailed and downright AWESOME review we've ever received! Mahalo nui loa for taking the time to post it here on TA for the world to see! And for the 5 of you flying with...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I had a great time on the sunrise flight. The flight was incredible and everyone is just so nice. This is definitely something I will never forget. A definite must do in oahu.

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Denise S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Mahalo for your great review! Tom, Jeni, Brienne and I appreciate it very much :-)

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

My husband and I recently flew with Tom and Denise during our Hawaii vacation, and this was definitely one of the best thing I've done and worth every penny. I reached out to Denise before our vacation with some questions about this activity, and she...More

Thank Jennie L
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Denise S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

What a great review! mahalo aplenty for taking the time to write about your experience with us here on TA! And yes, I totally agree about the early check in time! I absolutely have a "love/hate" relationship with my alarm clock....... hate it every morning...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Tom and Denise are the best. They were so nice and informative about the flight and readily put you at ease so you can just go up and totally enjoy the experience. Tom was constantly explaining what he was doing and how the aircraft would...More

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Denise S, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Mahalo for flying with us and for taking the time to review us here on TA! We read and appreciate every single one! Blue skies!

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pisapower
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Denise S | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. We do require that folks speak basic English so they can fill out the waiver ahead of time and so during the flight we can show them how the aircraft flies and steers. But there isn't... More
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Mizzesmeralda
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Ha_Y_an_Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I believe it would be $60 per person. My father and I went on flights and we paid $60 for the photos for each of us, not as a pair. Understandable since we each went on a separate glider so our photos were not together.
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Esbella20
March 31, 2015|
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Response from ParadiseAir | Property representative |
Sorry, We do not offer hotel pickups. Pretty much everyone rents a car to get to us.
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