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Tandem Hang Gliding

Where: Locust Hill, Ontario
Price for: 1 Participant
Enjoy the ultimate free-soaring experience! Tandem Hang Gliding is an exciting and peaceful way to take in the panoramic view of the earth below.

Soar through the skies above the beautiful Ontario country side during this incredible tandem hang gliding experience.

Tandem Hang Gliding allows you to experience the freedom of flight by the side of a certified professional. Surrounded by 30,000 empty acres, the view is breathtakingly beautiful. You’ll see Lake Ontario immediately and then Lake Scugog and sometimes even Lake Simcoe. It’s a dream come true…a truly unforgettable experience!

The glider is launched from a flat field on wheels. No running is required. Following a brief orientation, you and your pilot will be towed up with a hydraulic winch to about 1300 feet where the tow line is released, and you are both free to soar about the open sky. When it is time to land your instructor will bring you both in for an easy, gentle landing on the wheels.

This Hang Gliding Experience offers a serene, bird's-eye perspective of a beautiful landscape and is the perfect unique gift for anyone who dreams of flying!

Wing-mounted photos are included with flights.

Duration: The entire lesson lasts about half an hour. The time in the air can be anywhere from 5-20 minutes. There is no guarantee regarding the length of your actual flight. Factors such as wind strength, direction and thermals, as well as total weight of participants, etc. can affect the length of your flight from take-off to landing.

When: April through November 7 days a week.

Need to Know:

  • Your instructor is a professional who has demonstrated the highest standard of flying ability and decision-making skills in order to get their internationally recognized Ratings and has extensive experience and thousands of incident-free flights.
  • All participants must sign a liability waiver prior to flight.
  • The weight range for Tandem Discovery Flights is 60 to 240 pounds.
  • There is no age limit. Minors need their parents or guardians to sign the liability waiver.
  • Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land.
  • You are guaranteed a minimum altitude of 1,000 feet above ground. Usually the flights get closer to 1500 feet.
  • On the day of the flights, please call before leaving to confirm the weather and that the flight is still going ahead as planned.
  • Wear warm clothes as it's cooler up in the air. Glasses or sunglasses are recommended.

This tandem hang gliding experience takes place in Locust Hill, a short drive east of Toronto.  VIEW MAP

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