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Torrey Pines Gliderport

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2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great views of the ocean. Looks like the perfect location to fly off a cliff. A green thumbs up day today but no takers, the sky was completely void of the “Icarus” crowd.

Thank Bross24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watching the guys run off the cliffs with a glider on was exciting! Was tempted and persuaded to take a ride, but I declined. The view from here was great, and there was a lovely area on top of the building to sit and watch...More

Thank 414timothyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vast parking lot that was packed when we visited. There were several gliders up which was interesting and fun to watch. There was also a falconer who was releasing his bird and calling it back. There is a restaurant where you can sit at tables...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A super fun place to grab a gourmet sandwich in the snack shack there and watch the gliders. There’s picnic tables or you can hang out on the grass. If you’re brave enough you can ride tandem with an expert and fly up and down...More

Thank Floyd M
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Would you step off a cliff? This is the place thrill seeking is all about. Wind off the Pacific makes this the para gliding capital of the west. Or anywhere really. A perfect combination of weather and topography and these enthusiasts makes for an adventure...More

Thank mikeywwes
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A great place to para glide . Lessons for all ages. Lots of beautiful views right next to the golf course.

Thank LindaBlack
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I am not brave enough nor young enough to think I would ever do this, but it is wonderful to watch. They cut threw the air like butter. It looks so easy and relaxing. It is if your watching. While we were there a Falcon...More

Thank MamaMia796
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The Torrey Pines Glideport offers amazing views of Torrey Pines and La Jolla Cove. Having the hang gliders in the background just add to the scenery.

Thank Ace32400
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Views of La Jolla to the south and Torrey Pines to the North. Hike down the steep trail to Black’s Beach. Walk along the beach to Torrey pines reserve. Watch the hang gliders jump off the cliff and soar above you. Lots of parking. Near...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed just watching. People there had no problem answering questions. We enjoyed watching the birds also Well worth just sitting there and watching

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Tom P
July 1, 2018|
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Response from 367Advisor | Reviewed this property |
Some might, I sure didn't! It was very quiet and peaceful! That said, if you have any fear of heights I'd opt out. Pacific Ocean is 350 feet from where you take off and you're sail much, much higher than that!
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helloyyn
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to book in advance but I am sure there is sometimes a possibility to be spontaneous and book on site. Call in advance and check.
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helloyyn
March 28, 2018|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
You should bide able to complete this in about an hour to an hour and a half, depending of course upon conditions 🤗👍👌
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