$135 for an Instructional Tandem Hang-Gliding Flight from Thermalriders LLC in Luling ($225 Value)

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In a Nutshell

After ground instruction, certified instructors take students up to 2,500 feet, from which they soar for up to 20 minutes

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Expires Oct 14th, 2012. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required. Subject to weather and availability. Must be 12 or older; under 18 must be accompanied by guardian. 215lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Mankind has looked toward the sky for millennia, dreaming of flight, exploration, and lost birthday balloons. Keep your head in the clouds with this Groupon.

$135 for an Instructional Tandem Hang-Gliding Flight ($225 Value)

Before taking flight, novice fliers learn about procedures and how to steer a tandem glider. A Dragonfly plane then tows the instructor and pupil up to 2,500 feet above the earth, where gliders are released from tow ropes and soar for 15–20 minutes amid clouds, birds, and hopelessly lost fish. Customers may also purchase footage of their flight at a 25% discount (a $75 regular value).

Thermalriders LLC

A triangular form soars across blue skies and swoops over Texas's sprawling terrain. But the flying figure isn't a bird or a frustrated geometry student's homework—it's one of Thermalriders’ gliders, which let novices master the art of flying under the guidance of U.S. Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association-certified instructors. During aerotow flights, instructors and students can then break free from gravity's tight grip as Dragonfly planes tow them to heights of up to 2,500 feet. Thermalriders' instructors also have the ability to capture each flight on video.

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Extraordinary "bucket list" opportunities, such as skydiving and helicopter tours

All Locations

  • Carter Memorial Airport

    2953 N Magnolia

    Hangar 6

    Luling, Texas 78648

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