Lookout Mountain Flight Park

Rising Fawn

363 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

After low-altitude practice sessions, instructors & students ages 12 & up are towed to 2,000 ft. above scenic valley

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Promotional value expires Oct 10, 2012. Amount paid never expires. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 12 or older. 250lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Flights are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

From catapulting flaming soldiers over castle walls to sitting on active geysers, humans have long been fixated on flying through the air. Absorb the wonderment of flight with today’s Groupon: for $120, you get an introductory tandem hang-gliding package at Lookout Mountain Flight Park in Rising Fawn, Georgia (a $199 value).

Each immersive, introductory hang-gliding experience begins with basic training at Lookout Mountain's ground school to introduce novice bird imitators to the fundamentals of hang-gliding. Following the book learnin', students take to the air, surfing the slopes 5–10 feet above the five training hills, all with the guidance of a certified instructor. The afternoon session supplies the highlights of the experience, as students strap into a tandem hang glider for an aerotow flight 2,000 feet above Lookout Valley. There is no limit on the number of Groupons you can purchase, so make it a family outing or organize your own flock to migrate to Miami for the winter. The 110-acre mountain resort features camping, cabins, lofts, and a bunkhouse in the landing zone for extended stays.

Lookout Mountain Flight Park

A U.S. Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association–rated master pilot, Matt Taber has been soaring through the skies since 1978, during which time he's managed to design several of his own gliders. He's also devised and constructed other contraptions, such as glider-towing equipment and lightweight tow planes—both of which his company, Lookout Mountain Flight Park, uses to teach new recruits how to surf the skies. Matt leads a team of USHPA-certified pilots and instructors that coaches students of all levels in basics and advanced maneuvers through on-the-ground training and hands-on tandem flights, during which pilots safely guide their charges over the scenic mountains and blurry bushes of Lookout Valley. Conducted on a 55-acre private training facility, lessons can include the overnight use of amenities such as a pool, volleyball court, bathhouse, and cabins.

Customer Reviews

363 Ratings

this was a great experience and would do it again everybody was great!!
Lillian T. · November 22, 2016
Amazing experience! Staff was very kind!
Sophia B. · October 31, 2016
Bought this for my daughter as a birthday gift. She had an amazing time, everyone was so great and made sure she was taken care of. They even took her up to 3000 ft instead of 1500 and comp'd her pics and video. Just a great place with great people and so much fun, she can't wait to do it again.
Summer R. · September 19, 2016
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    Rising Fawn

    7201 Scenic Hwy.

    Rising Fawn, Georgia 30738


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