Rio de Janeiro: Hang Gliding or Paragliding Flight

Activity provider: RioXtreme

Rio de Janeiro: Hang Gliding or Paragliding Flight

Activity provider: RioXtreme

From US$ 165 per person

Soar above Rio de Janeiro while hang gliding or paragliding with an experienced tandem flight pilot.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 3 hours
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English, Spanish, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 4 participants


  • Fly over a lush forest and land at a beautiful beach in Rio
  • Set on a thrilling adventure in a safe way
  • Experience Rio de Janeiro from the top of the mountains
Full description

Experience the thrill of hanging gliding and paragliding flights in Rio while seeing the unique landscape of the city. The flights take off from Pedra Bonita Ramp, a privileged spot in the Tijuca Forest.

You will see the best views of the coastal islands, the forest, Pedra da Gavea, the Rocinha favela (one of the world’s biggest slums), Morro Dois Irmãos, and more.

At the end of this thrilling experience, land at Pepino Beach, and cool down with some fresh coconut water at the kiosks. Fly with the best pilots, who have over 20 years of tandem flight experience, are certified by the Brazilian Hang Gliding Association, and have high-quality equipment.

  • Professional instructor
  • Tandem flight
  • Full equipment
  • Flight photos and videos with 1 camera
  • Transfer from meeting point to paraglide flight ramp
  • Ramp tax and personal accident insurance (BRL 100, per person – paid locally in cash)
  • Transfer to the meeting point
  • Extras
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Children under 18 years
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)
  • People over 200 lbs (91 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at Pepino's Beach - Voo Livre Kiosk.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Breathable clothing
  • Cash
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Avoid booking flights during New Year's eve, Carnival season, or local holidays. The number of flights can triple during this time, which can make the waiting time much longer
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Paulo was an excellent pilot! Everything well organized and very communicative, transmits tranquility and security. Unforgettable!

March 23, 2022

It was an awesome experience!!! Rudolfo and Paulao did a great job! I’m going to repeat this activity, I hope in Rio again

April 13, 2022


It was an AMAZING experience. Highly recommended.

June 9, 2022

Product ID: 400158