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“A fun place to watch people paraglide off the cliffs there”

Torrey Pines Gliderport
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$149.00*
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Coastal Tour of San Diego
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$90.00*
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$597.00*
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Ranked #4 of 78 things to do in La Jolla
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

It is free to watch people use the updrafts from Blacks Beach (swimming suit optional) below as they parasail along the cliff with stretches severl miles along the Pacific Ocean coast here. Seagulls (birds) do the same thing. The combination of birds and people makes for an interesting view at times. You can get to the beach below via a steep set of user-made steps (the City of San Diego does not maintain the steps) or drive north several miles to Torrey Pines State Beach Park and walk about three miles to Blacks Beach/Gliderport area.

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

This is unique in that one can rent a ride on a glider off the cliffs of la jolla and go along the coast. The staff is very informative. It is sufficiently different to merit a quick stop and visit.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is a thrilling experience to see the action of the gliders sailing off the cliffs and to see San Diego's beautiful breathtaking coastline.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I Have not yet had the couurage to take a flight but love going and watching! My kids love to watch both the training and the guys and gals going for it! Really a great experience to just go and watch!

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Just find a parking spot, enjoy the view from the cliffs overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline, and watch the para gliders ride the wind currents and soar effortlessly and silently back and forth just overhead.

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