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Address: 68-760 Farrington Hwy, West Gate Hangar #B-3, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9834
Phone Number: +1 808-497-6033
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Imagine flying with the birds in your own open cockpit aircraft. With an...

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 and blue waters. Our two powered hang gliders are one of 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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Totally awesome experience

This is a must soaring off the coast of Oahu! loved every second . Denise and Tom are so warm and friendly . the pictures and video and shirt are a must. also we saw a whale and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Wandalee M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must soaring off the coast of Oahu! loved every second . Denise and Tom are so warm and friendly . the pictures and video and shirt are a must. also we saw a whale and a double rainbow . unreal! Tom and Denise are experts in profession and r well known and respected. Their powered handgliders r... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Denise and Heidi are very professional and made my trike experience one of the best things I have ever done! Denise gave me the ride of a lifetime going over the mountains, ocean and even the condo where I was staying on the North Shore. I will cherish the photos Denise took for the rest of my life. I would... More 

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Boston, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Flying a powered hang glider is like nothing else. You feel the wind on the wing, you feel the dampness of nearby clouds on your face, you see the beauty of the island from a few thousand feet up - it's as close to being a bird as a human can get. Denise and Tom are absolutely the best. They... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Paradise Air is amazing! Denise and Heidi are very welcoming and friendly. My husband and I had the best time powered hang gliding with Denise. She is very knowledgeable and I enjoyed hearing about her skydiving, BASE jumping and hang gliding experiences. Everything felt very safe and it was so exciting to be able to control the hang glider by... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo Lauren and Kenny for flying with us! I really enjoyed flying with you. You guys did awesome and flying the trike…. super proud of how "hands-on" you were! Your steering of the trike was excellent! Mahalo for writing such a nice review about us here on TA. Reviews like yours really help us with our online presence... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This isn’t a cheap thrill for Oahu but worth it and the photos you have the option to purchase afterwards ($60 photos OR video, $95 combined) are some of the most amazing pictures you could bring home from your vacation. I was super impressed by Tom and completely trusted my safety in his hands, he is a true professional and... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Aloha Clayton! Mahalo for flying with us and for posting here on TA! All the detail in your review is awesome and surely will help others decide if we are the right activity for them. We appreciate your nice words about our "non-gopro" photos and video…. we figure if you're going to spend some bucks to fly with us, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Denise, Tom, & Lindsey greeted us with open arms and bright smiles. It felt as if we had known them our whole lives!!! Their knowledge and experience is unsurpassed and will leave you in sheer amazement! Highly recommend everyone to try this at least once!!! THANK YOU!!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My nephew and I flew with Paradise Air in August 2016 on a Saturday. We had the first two time slots of the day - I flew at dawn and my nephew flew immediately after. Tom is clearly an expert pilot. Although my nephew and I are both somewhat afraid of heights, our flights were smooth, comfortable, and completely engrossing.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

What an experience it was flying with Denise today. From the moment we walked to their hanger Tom and Denise welcomed us in as if we had been friends for years. Their warm and inviting personalities took the edge off my nervousness and make me feel right at home. I have never done anything like this before but wanted to... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking time to write about us here on TA! We are always especially stoked when honeymooning couples take time out of their "busy honeymooning schedule" :-) to see the great outdoors! LOL! We really enjoyed meeting and flying with you and thank you for spending the morning with us sharing Hawaii's lovely blue skies! Aloha nui loa! Denise,... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a perfect experience all around. Denise and Tom are very experienced, take safety very seriously, and know what they're doing. And it was also super fun! The views are amazing, and the experience feels thrilling but at the same time very safe and relaxing.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I wanted to do something memorable for my 30th birthday and so I took my first lesson in Weight Shift Control flying – at 35 weeks pregnant! After careful research and speaking with the owner Denise, I was confident that not only would it be a safe but relaxing experience. The take off and landing were much smoother than an... More 

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ParadiseAir, Owner at Paradise Air, responded to this review

WOW! So great to read your review! I am so honored that you and your unborn baby took to the skies with us! Your review is super helpful to let other expecting mom's understand just how safe and smooth our flights are. So many activities exclude pregnant women from partaking. Being a nurse for 14 years before I became a... More 

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