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Miami Gliders

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Highly recommended

I took my add-on. Everyone was super nice and helpful. Will, my instructor, has a great teaching... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
jwsowles
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Yarmouth, Maine
Thrilling

Great staff. Friendly and taught me a lot about how it works. I picked a great day for gliding... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
LonnyB2
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Miami, Florida
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Mar 12, 2018
“Highly recommended”
Jan 25, 2018
“Thrilling”
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Miami Gliders is South Florida's premier site for glider flight training. Located just 30 minutes South of Miami and on your way to the Florida Keys and Everglades. Our experienced staff brings the knowledge and the professionalism you expect from...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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28790 SW 217th Ave, North Perimeter Fence, Homestead, FL 33030-7611
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

I took my add-on. Everyone was super nice and helpful. Will, my instructor, has a great teaching style and future in aviation if he wants it. Steve, towplane pilot, and Steve, owner, both have vast and broad aviation experience that they share. I was very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Great staff. Friendly and taught me a lot about how it works. I picked a great day for gliding with plenty of updrafts so we were able to stay around 3,000 feet for some time. On the way down, with my OK, the pilot dropped...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2015

In my previous review I rated this as terrible. This was because the pilot did not show up nor had informed us. We were back in South Florida in December so we called and tried again. We set a date and the pilot asked that...More

Date of experience: December 2014
5  Thank Gerasim M
Reviewed March 13, 2015

I took my son there for his 14th birthday present, several years ago and he got a great ride, that lasted over an hour. We went during the summer, in the morning with very little wind. The ground heated up and gave rise to some...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank David S
Reviewed August 11, 2014

What a peaceful and beautiful experience. Nothing compares to flying without an engine, it is so smooth and peaceful. All you hear is the air going by and the 360 degree view is breathtaking. The flight is difficult to explain without experiencing it. The business...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank skystuntz
Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you want to feel what it's like to fly in an airplane without the noise of its engine, you gotta fly a glider! It's a fun way to have a nice calm flight while enjoying the view. Steve is an awesome manager and always...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed July 14, 2014

I planned my buddy's bachelor party and we took 5 of us out here to do some gliding. The bachelor had no idea what we were going to do and was pretty shocked/excited when we pulled in. The gliding experience itself was ridiculously fun. Steve...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Josh O
Reviewed December 30, 2013

We called and made an appointment with Steve for 1pm ride two days before our ride. He asked that if we couldn't make it, to please call and let him know. We drove from Pompano Beach to Homestead, a 2 1/2 hour trip through Miami...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank Gerasim M
Reviewed February 2, 2011

I can confirm the previous reviews. Having last gone gliding 40 yrs previously in WW2 wood and fabric gliders, this was an awesome experience. Instructions took me right to the edge of the airfield where Miami Gliders is based. Tow launch to 3,500 feet and...More

Date of experience: January 2011
1  Thank dontcontact
Reviewed December 25, 2010

I had huge fun with Steve and John at Miami Gliders. I chose the 5200 ft tow and it was worth every cent. Even though the weather wasn't that favorable for soaring, Steve had no trouble filling the flight with acrobatics, sightseeing, information and pure...More

4  Thank tikipirate53
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