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Torrey Pines Gliderport, La Jolla

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.7/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
Soar high above the coast of the Pacific Ocean in a tandem paraglide or tandem hang-glider at Torrey Pines Gliderport. Both options provide a relaxed, smooth flight with a qualified instructor. The company also offers various levels of classes on paragliding and solo hang-gliding. If flying isn't your thing, head up to the Cliffhanger Cafe for dinner with a view at the top of the Torrey Pines sea cliffs. As you eat, paragliders begin their flights right before your eyes. To visit Torrey Pines Gliderport on your holiday in San Diego, and find out what else San Diego has to offer, use our San Diego family vacation planner.
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  • Great place. The winds from more bounce on the cliffs and produce a huge upswing. Therefore, this place is ideal for the paraglider. You're up close. The Küstenfwls has about 100 meters height. Gigantic.
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  • Whether you are participating or watching, it is great fun to observe these gliders in the air. Beautiful location overlooking the pacific. You can go down the steps, but we didn't have time. Very rel...  read more »
  • One of our favorite spots! Incredible views whether or not the gliders are up! Nice spot to sit and watch or enjoy a snack. There's a manageable stairway and 10 minute hike to Black's Beach below. Les...  read more »
  • amazing place to paraglide..i wanted hangliding but couldn't do coz of insufficient winds..wud be a nice idea to call 'em beforehand to be sure if the winds are ok and nit gettin dissapointed.very friendly staff out there and one pilot even dropped me an my friend a long way to our bus stop..nice one
  • Quiet, excellent hike up & down so be prepared to work to relax. Favorite beach spot in all of SD so far. Parking is difficult & crowded. Friendly open people w/o gawkers & creepy feeling.
  • My family from Texas decided to tandem paraglide and loved it. Even the little 6 year old went on his own. Each instructor (not sure what their title was) was great and made the ride enjoyable.
  • Went on an awesome tandem paragliding trip here and it was great! Instructor was super nice and really enjoyed the views of the beach and cruising around in the sky. I would definitely recommend it to anyone!
  • We were driving on the 56 going west when I noticed the sun about to set and the rays peeking through the clouds...I told my husband to drive towards Torrey pines state reserve to catch the sunset...there wasn't any parking but he knew of this little place called the Glider Port. We drove through the bumpy dirt field and ended at the most beautiful place to watch the really was heaven on earth...every part of it...
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