$119 for an Introductory Hang-Gliding Lesson from Thermalriders LLC in Luling ($225 Value)

Thermalriders LLC

Up to 47% Off
Give as a Gift
Unable to add now. Please try again later
Unable to remove now. Please try again later

Customer Reviews

93 Ratings

100% Verified Reviews
All reviews are from people who have redeemed deals with this merchant.
Relevant Reviews


Reviewed June 1, 2014
Takes goggles or glasses. There's a lot of wind blowing into your eyes. The guys were amazing.


Ange J. · 5 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed August 22, 2012
Prior to purchasing my groupon I spoke with Joel, the owner, because I wanted the groupon for my husband and I but knew that my husband would not be back from Iraq before the expiration date. Joel was nice enough to tell me to go ahead and purchase it, and that I could use it passed that expiration date. I cannot tell you how much that meant to me. Knowing that I was dealing with a Vet owned company made me even more excited to do business with them. We loved the experience and the staff so much that we are sending more people his way!


Janis L. ·
Reviewed June 27, 2012
Great person to work with. Thanks

What You'll Get

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, which is why every time a human attempts to fly, a bird attempts to drive a stick shift. Engage in one of the primary mandates of physics with today's Groupon: for $119, you get an introductory hang-gliding lesson from Thermalriders LLC that operates out of Carter Memorial Airport in Luling (a $225 value).

During introductory lessons with Thermalriders LLC, United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association–certified instructors introduce individuals to free-flight aviation through a half-day of ground school and hands-on hang-gliding. Gliding gurus initiate up to six students into the sport with a thorough academic lesson that covers the physical basics of hang-gliding as well as the philosophical implications of kissing birds midflight. After a bout of rigorous arm-flapping exercises, air-sailors strap into a training glider, launching into the sky with a scooter-tow, ground-based winch. Thermalriders LLC soars skyward Thursday–Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather and prophesy permitting.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 12 or older; under 18 must be accompanied by guardian. 250lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Subject to availability and weather. Not valid for tandem hang-gliding instruction. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.