$89 for a Tandem Sky Ride from Miami Hang Gliding in Clewiston ($179 Value)

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Marcelo Y. · 5 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed May 30, 2012
Everyone, from the office manager, the sales people, the helper, instructor...other members of the flying group were very nice, attentive to any questions or concerns. They made me feel at all times safe, specially when flying.

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Cindy G. ·
Reviewed May 30, 2012
Thanks for a great trip. Looking forward to returning soon.

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Bernie S. ·
Reviewed January 9, 2012
Awesome experience!! Highly recommended

What You'll Get


Man was never meant to fly, as exemplified by his lack of wings, flexible skeleton, and penchant for bathing in cement. Defy nature with today’s Groupon: for $89, you get a tandem sky ride from Miami Hang Gliding, located at The Florida Ridge Air Sports Park in Clewiston (a $179 value).

For more than 25 years, Miami Hang Gliding has trained wind-bound wannabes in the aerial arts. The Pilot tandem sky ride commences after 30 minutes of terra-firma-planted training, during which students will learn the basics of how to operate their glider. Next, fliers launch 2,500 feet into the South Florida skies under the wing of a USHPA-certified instructor, watching carefully as he guides them through proper flying technique and offers helpful tips, such as how to spot a traffic cop hiding behind a cloud. The instructor then relinquishes control, allowing new aviators to get in some hands-on atmosphere explorations as they finally discover what it's like to live life as a giant man-bird. Rides take place Friday–Monday from sunrise to sunset, and customers can tote home a full video and photo documentation of their sojourn into weightlessness for an additional fee (not covered by today's Groupon).

If, at a future date, Groupon holders decide to enroll in Miami Hang Gliding's full pilot-training program, which aims to teach students how to launch and fly a glider without assistance, the full value of today's Groupon ($179) will be deducted from the $1,695 program fee.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Jan 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 12 or older. 250lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Valid only Fri.-Mon. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Hang Gliding


Located on 50 acres of land in Clewiston, The Florida Ridge Air Sports Park gives guests unlimited opportunities to indulge in airborne activities. Winds from the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf Coast converge to create favorable soaring conditions for hang-gliding, paragliding, and controlled umbrella flights. The park also offers pilot-training programs and equipment rentals for expert windsurfers.

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