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“Great ride”
Review of Paradise Air

Paradise Air
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Great ride”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is one of the best adventure in Oahu. View from the top is simply amazing - mountains and blue sea. Money well spent.
Visited in Nov-10
Duration of visit: 1-2 hrs
How to reach?: Car
Can you take pictures?: Yes; they will provide it

Visited November 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The most amazing experience.”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is by far one of my top, if not the top, vacation experience I've ever had. The views are spectacular and being able to control the air craft was an amazing feeling. We saw whales and sea turtles. I felt so safe and the pilots were so informative and friendly. I would recommend doing the full hour. The experience is something you will remember forever. Would definitely do it again!!

Visited January 2014
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Potomac Falls
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“My favorite excursion in Hawaii!”
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Wow, this was spectacular. The views of land and sea and sea creatures (whales, dolphins) was incredible. Tom and Denise are each incredibly knowledgeable and gifted fliers and instructors, making me feel informed and comfortable from the get go. I recommend this to all. I also bought the video and photo package. Great to show family and friends back home and re-live the unique experience.

Visited February 2014
Thank Chuck L
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Concord, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“The Thing to Do in Oahu”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Who would have thought that one of the most thrilling and fulfilling adventures in Hawaii would be in the air! Tom and Denise run a first-class operation and are two of the nicest people you could meet. Denise is a fantastic instructor and freely shares her knowledge and passion for flying. Her enthusiasm is contagious. In addition to instructing, Tom is a photo and video expert with a Hollywood resume. Be sure to see his photos in the hangar - they're fantastic. Be bold and take the reins of the ultralight - feeling the power of the wind against the hang glider as you execute turns and navigate between the clouds is breathtaking. You truly have a sense of freedom up there that can't be topped. We saw a circular rainbow as we hugged the coastline and I flew us right through the middle - bulls-eye! Now, that's a vacation memory...Tom and Denise can make it happen for you. Include them on your next vacation.

Visited January 2014
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Abingdon, Maryland
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“You Gotta Try This!!!!”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

My wife and I flew with this husband and wife pair and LOVED IT!!!. This is a close to a bird as a human can get. They were so nice and made us feel so at ease. I would recommend this for everyone-Young and old. Timid and extreme. Go early and get the video package. The photos will wow them back home. Oh and driving in the dark can be confusing as there are three entrances to the airfield. Their web site has some good directions. Use them.

Visited January 2014
Thank Peter E
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