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Rio de Janeiro: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Rio de Janeiro: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Activity provider: ASA DELTA RIO DE JANEIRO

From US$ 162.64 per person

View Rio de Janeiro from a unique overhead perspective with a tandem paragliding flight. Depart from Pedra Bonita, which is 520 m above sea level, and fly gently over Rio's amazing natural landscape.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
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  • Take in panoramic views of the city from a paragliding tandem flight
  • Benefit from an experienced instructor
  • Get a bird's-eye view of Rio de Janeiro, offering a different perspective on the city
Full description
Benefit from pickup from your hotel, meet at São Conrado Subway station, or make your own way to the Brazilian Confederation of Hang Gliding headquarters to meet your instructor (depending on option selected). After a comprehensive safety briefing from your instructor, take off from Pedra Bonita Ramp inside the Tijuca National Park, one of the biggest urban forests in Brazil.  Once off the ground, observe the spectacular natural landscape of Rio de Janeiro. Take in sights such as Rio’s famous beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon. Spot natural landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Guanabara Bay, and much more. Your flight finishes with a smooth landing on the beach of São Conrado. The whole adventure can be captured in video and photos from GoPro cameras attached to the paraglider.
  • Tandem paraglide flight
  • Experienced instructor
  • All flight equipment
  • 100 Digital Photos and 1 HD Video
  • Water
  • Subway station pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Pendrive
  • Flight insurance ($20 USD or $100 BRL)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The activity is subject to weather conditions
  • The flight time will be approximately 6 to 12 minutes, depending on wind conditions
  • All participants must purchase flight insurance upon arrival at the meeting point
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

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We had the most beautiful experience paragliding over Rio. Our guide, Mahmoud, put us so at ease and was incredibly experienced. He made the entire thing 10 times better and I could not recommend him, or the company more. If I ever come back to Rio, I will 100 percent be doing this again.

April 12, 2022

Would pick up on time at the subway station of Sao Conrado and brought to the beach. Safety first because we first thought we have to move the flight because it was said there is too much wind. We decided to wait a bit and then the wind got better so we signed the documents and paid the 60 real insurance and then we went up the mountain. There everything was prepared professionally and we flew with the professionals. That was the best thing about Rio and you land on the beach. And get the pictures and a whole video of one of the 3 cameras on the tandem screen for free on your phone or memory card. The contact in advance was good and easy via WhatsApp. And everybody speaks English.

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November 20, 2019

Great experience and great staff. Everything was amazing. 100% Recommended

December 16, 2021

Product ID: 248477