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Paradise Air

68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
+1 808-497-6033
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Must do in Oahu for the adventurous.

Paradise air powered hang gliders is one of the best things that I have ever done in Hawaii during... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Baja001
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The Villages, Florida
Excellent

40 minute trip over the island, really spectacular to see the island from the air, pilot and staff... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Stacy S
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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.
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68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Paradise air powered hang gliders is one of the best things that I have ever done in Hawaii during our many trips there. It was safe & absolutely beautiful You'll have a hard time getting the smile off of your face from the joy in...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

40 minute trip over the island, really spectacular to see the island from the air, pilot and staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this at the start of your trip to get a good overview of what the island has to offer.

Thank Stacy S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

we had a ride set up for our 14 year old son and the weather wasn't cooperating, they offered to do it later in our trip so it would be worth it!! So glad they did it was so great!! They were helpful in recommendations...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This was my second time flying with Denise at Paradise Air & I was not disappointed second time around! The entire experience from gearing up in a flight suit to being able to "fly the plane" (steering), to the beauty below in the colours of...More

Thank Robin J
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We saw these graceful little trikes flying while exploring a beach on the far north shore. When the trikes landed, we just had to go see them up close in the hangar. Tom and Denise were so enthusiastic and friendly as they explained about the...More

Thank Becky L
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Our flight with Paradise Air was terrific! It was the absolute highlight of our trip to Oahu. We previously took a helicopter tour of Kauai which was a great way to view the Garden Isle. But this ride in the trike ultralight was by far...More

Thank TurningBob
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Tom, Denise, and Heidi for an amazing experience! My family had a blast taking the flying lesson and cruising over the North Shore of Oahu! Very beautiful scenery. Tom was letting me steer most of the time. After our flight we purchased...More

Thank Mike E
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

One of the most unique and exciting ways to see andearn about the Island. And even if you are scared off heights like me once you are up in the air you will become entranced by the beauty of the island and forget about the...More

Thank Jeffrey S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I did a 45 minute paragliding flight with Paradise Air and it was really cool. We went over north side of Oahu, and the instructor was really kind! He gave some advice about the north side from a local perspective, and pointed out various things...More

Thank chopperduck
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Flying the powered hang glider was a lot of fun. The views were spectacular. For the 1-hour lesson we flew along the northern coast at an altitude of 1000 ft, so could easily see surfers, turtles and dolphins. Denise was great. Definitely not an inexpensive...More

Thank vacationmanic
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pisapower
4 July 2017|
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Response from Denise S | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. We do require that folks speak basic English so they can fill out the waiver ahead of time and so during the flight we can show them how the aircraft flies and steers. But there isn't... More
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Mizzesmeralda
18 January 2017|
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Response from Ha_Y_an_Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I believe it would be $60 per person. My father and I went on flights and we paid $60 for the photos for each of us, not as a pair. Understandable since we each went on a separate glider so our photos were not together.
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Esbella20
31 March 2015|
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Response from ParadiseAir | Property representative |
Sorry, We do not offer hotel pickups. Pretty much everyone rents a car to get to us.
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