Choose Between Two Options
- $119 for tandem hang-gliding flight for one ($230 value)
- $230 for tandem hang-gliding flight for two ($460 value)<p>
Thermal Valley operates April through October on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, or at another time for an extra fee. <p>
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30 Minutes or Less
Brands Used: Flytec, Northwing
Pro Tip: Call ahead. Dress in comfortable layers, bring sun protection and a friend to share the experience.
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Experience the magic of free flight.
Recommended Age Group: All Ages
Q&A with Craig Pearson, Tug Pilot, Tandem Pilot, Instructor, Thermal Valley President
What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of?
To be able to share the experience of free flight
What is the experience customers can expect, and how do you make it special?
At Thermal Valley, you will fly with an experienced Hang gliding instructor dedicated to making your free flight experience one you will remember for a life time.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
Sharing the joys and wonder of free flight while flying among breath taking scenery of the North Carolina Mountains
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
For more fun, take an introductory flight in our tow plane (The Dragonfly).
100% of 38 customers
“Just hold on and enjoy the ride, had a great time you should go for what they call the roller coaster ride it is TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!!Laura and the instructors were...”
“Just hold on and enjoy the ride, had a great time you should go for what they call the roller coaster ride it is TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!!Laura and the instructors were great and all the crew ”
“They were fantastic, and made our experience memorable in the best way.”
“Our hosts are exceptional people……this was a great value”
3218 Zacks Fork Rd
Lenoir, North Carolina 28645