Tandem Hang Gliding Flight

From: $279   


Meet in Granite Shoals, TX or Smithville, TX


May - October:
Weekday Mornings
*Typically around 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM

Enjoy a tandem discovery flight over scenic central Texas with a certified tandem instructor!
  • Pilot is certified by the U.S. Hang Gliding Association and has over 20 years experience
  • Tandem flight includes a 30 day USHGA membership and orientation to hang gliding control
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Texas countryside from up to 2,000 feet during your tandem flight
  • Embrace the aeronautical freedom of this serene form of flight

More detailed description >

A custom designed light sport aircraft will tow you and your U.S. Hang Gliding Association certified instructor safely into the air.

When an altitude of nearly 2,000 feet is reached the tow rope is left behind and you are free to fly!

A tandem discovery flight will open a new world of fun as you float though the sky on a sunny Texas afternoon.

Your pilot has been hang gliding for over 20 years and competes nationally and internationally in cross country and speed gliding events and has organized regional and national competitions.

He was elected Regional Director for the Texas and Louisiana USHGA chapter along with being a member of the USHGA board of directors for six years.

If you have ever had dreams of flight, you will enjoy the experience of hang gliding!

Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Participants must weight no more than 230 pounds
  • Provider is a member of the United States Hang Gliding Association

2 hours total with approximately 20 minutes of flight time.

Maximum Participants:
1 per flight.


Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing that can get wet.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider

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View FAQ's >

  1. What should I bring?
    All the hang gliding equipment that is needed is provided.  You should come prepared to to spend time in the great outdoors in Texas. Bring lots of water, and wear footwear such as hiking boots that will support your ankles.

Customer Reviews:

  • Tandem Hang Gliding Flight

  • June 02, 2015

  • 5

  • San Antonio

"Great experience. Couldn't have asked for better instructors. Danny and Jeff were outstanding. Would highly recommend this experience for anyone who thinks they would enjoy it."

  • Tandem Hang Gliding Flight

  • September 16, 2014

  • 5

  • San Antonio

"Loved it! Jeff and Danny were great! For sure one of the best gifts I've ever received!"

  • Tandem Hang Gliding Flight

  • December 04, 2009

  • 5

  • San Antonio

"This was a truly amazing gift. I recommend this to everyone. Thanks for offering this opportunity of experiences. Cloud 9 Living is a first class company!"