HIGHLIGHTS

  • Paragliding or hang gliding flight with professional certified pilot
  • Insurance and registration in the Brazilian Free Flight Confederation
  • High-definition photos and videos
  • Hotel pickup from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) 


ITINERARY

Fly with a professional pilot over the natural and urban landscapes of Rio de Janeiro, one the most beautiful cities of the world.

After pick up from your hotel at scheduled time, head to São Conrado beach to meet your instructor, register at the Brazilian Free Flight Confederation, and listen to the safety briefing. Then drive up to the take-off area at Pedra Bonita Ramp, a 520 meter (1,700 feet) tall structure inside the Tijuca National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world.

Once off the ground with your pilot, relax and observe the spectacular landscape of mountains, ocean, beaches, buildings and roads. Notice some landmarks on your 7-15 min flight such as Christ Redeemer Statue, Sugarloaf Mountain, Guanabara Bay, and finish with landing at São Conrado beach. Receive your high-definition photos and videos after landing. You may spend some more time at the beach or ask your pilot help to get transportation back to the hotel.


PICKUP & DROP-OFF

  • Hotel pickup from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca)
  • Pickup is after 7:00 am. You will receive the specified time 1 day before the activity takes places 


INCLUSIONS

  • Hang gliding or paragliding flight
  • Photos and Video
  • Hotel pickup from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca)
  • Tandem flight with professional certified pilot
  • Insurance and registration in the Brazilian Free Flight Confederation


EXCLUSIONS

  • Return/drop-off transfer (pilot’s team may help you get transportation back to the hotel)
  • Material from backup camera (available for purchase)
  • Tips (optional) 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Confirmation subject to availability and favorable weather conditions.
  • Expected flight time of 7-15 minutes, depending on wind conditions.
  • Expected total activity duration (transfer, registration, and flight): 2-3 hours.
  • Please inform your height and weight to provide the insurance.
  • Maximum weight for hand-gliding: 95kg (210 pounds)
  • Maximum weight for paragliding: 120 kg (264 pounds)
  • Please inform the name of your hotel to arrange your pickup.
  • Adult price applies to all.
  • Minimum age requirement for this activity is 16 years old. The presence of a legal representative is mandatory together with the identification of the child and of the guardian. 
  • Hotel pickup from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca).  
  • Return transfer service is NOT included. You can stay at the beach for as long as you want or ask pilot’s team to help you get transportation back to the hotel.


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