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Honolulu Soaring

137 reviews
About Honolulu Soaring
Hawaii’s oldest and largest soaring operation, Original Glider Rides has been operating tours at Dillingham Airfield since 1970. Soaring the skies over northwest Oahu, panoramic vistas unfold as your pilot guides you in this bubble-topped aircraft. You’ll be in awe as you fly on the wings of the wind with sights and sensations you’ve never experienced before. A 20-minute flight can attain altitudes of 3,000 ft. or more. Single passengers can kick it up a notch with specialized add-on flight services like aerobatic loop-d-loops and Eagle mini-lessons.
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of fun. Great pilot. The views from 3000 feet were awesome!We soared along the cliffs to get lift and after several circles over the ocean the pilot took the glider home and made a very smooth landing. Highly recommend a glider ride!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff. Wonderful, memorable experience. Beautiful views of North Shore. Definitely recommended.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LindaM2796
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 30 year old son went up a couple of weeks ago and had an amazing experience. It was the highlight of our ten day trip to Waikiki. He was going to handle the controls but was in such awe of the experience and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank spartingroup
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This was my husband’s second flight with Honolulu Soaring. He had a wonderful time flying along the coast while my granddaughters and I enjoyed the turtles on the beach across the street.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DisneyRose
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Our family of 4 all had a terrific time gliding! Everyone was very friendly, told us all about the plane and gliding process, Ryan was an amazing pilot and tour-guide as we were soaring above the mountains. My 15-year old son had a gliding lesson...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann P
Reviewed November 23, 2018

I highly recommend this to anyone who soars often or has never soared before. They are nice, easy people with a great service- Mahalo

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Caryl D
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Very friendly staff! I did the acrobatics mini flight lesson. Dwight was the pilot of the glider. The views from above were spectacular! We did a loop, roll, and a “clover” leaf. We also did an inverted loop! Must take a motion sickness pill prior...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bennitoapplebum
Reviewed November 5, 2018

A very relaxed flight with John the pilot. I sat in the front (pilot's) seat for a basic lesson, and was able to "fly" the plane. I recommend the pilot's seat so that you see more, and it was really neat to experience landing a...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VHrocks
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Great experience - very experienced people with commercial aviation pedigree - they are able to relax you with presenting a lighthearted approach although this is underpinned by loads of experience and good judgement - highly recommend this company - ask Kevin to show you his...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank championsinbelgium
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Gliding was awesome. The views of the pacific are amazing. A great birthday treat and adventure. My pilot Sean was very knowledgeable about the area.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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