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“Fulfill a fantasy”
Review of Skylark North

Skylark North
Ranked #7 of 20 things to do in Tehachapi
Type: Other
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Owner description: Sailplane school and services, including introductory rides.
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Glider port is off highline road, Tehachapi. Snack bar for breakfast & lunch. RV park with water and electricity, approximately 30 spaces. Tehachapi is 3 miles away, lots to do there. Go for the glider ride, another plave (tow plane) pulls you up to 5000 feet and lets you go. Then you soar in silence in the updrafts. Something you will remember for the rest of your life. Bring the RV and spend the weekend. Tehachapi is like going back 40 years in time. Fun for kids too. Frank S. has done it and had a great time. Was on my bucket list. By the way, RV park spaces are about $30. a day. Call them.

3  Thank Frank S
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

My wife gave a glider flight gift certificate to me and my 13 year old son. We used on Saturday morning, August 10. The weather was perfect, and the ride very smooth. The flight went way up over some of the mountains and we circled down taking in the view. The pilot was very nice and let me know what to expect. The best part of the flight was pulling the release tow cord.

My son also had a great time and we got lots of pictures. He now wants to take flying lessons!

I highly recommend a flight to visitors and even those who live in the area. I've been in Kern County for many years, but a glider flight gives a great view and lets you get a new perspective of Tehachapi and the surrounding area.

2  Thank Brent R
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

A wonderful atmosphere... scenic and picnic like. Good food, made fresh and friendly locals. Very pleased.

1  Thank J T
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

The atmosphere is generic at best, but the food is delicious. AND you get to watch the gliders take off and land. YOu also never know when you'll see someone famous.

Thank Kerikns
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Skylark North Glider School provides the thrill of flight for novices (Granny's sleigh ride)! I could not believe I was soaring above the beautiful valley and mountains (and completely safely thanks to masterful glider pilot). This is an experience not-to-be-missed. And Skylark North is a gem - with the most friendly front desk staff and a wonderul cafe on site!

5  Thank xoxo27
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