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Sonora Wings Hang Gliding

11934 N Russell Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138-4204
+1 480-251-1515
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Discovery flight

This was a bucket list item that I was able to check off. What a view! Recommend it for any thrill... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Jeff D
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Hang Gliding The Beautiful Sonoran Desert In Arizona...Like A Bird!

My experience with Sonora Wings so far is that I am a student of theirs and am really enjoying my... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Tom M
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Discover Hang Gliding! A memory you will never forget! Come take a flight with one of our certified hang glider instructors. Soar up to a mile high over the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Great for everyone, young and old, singles and groups. Located a short drive south of Phoenix. Your adventure begins by being towed up behind our special airplane, then release from the airplane and enjoy the amazing experience of free flight. Soar like a bird and then land effortlessly on wheels right back where you started. Reserve your flight today!
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11934 N Russell Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138-4204
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This was a bucket list item that I was able to check off. What a view! Recommend it for any thrill seaker.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My experience with Sonora Wings so far is that I am a student of theirs and am really enjoying my time. Bill is an amazing guy that has helped me become a better pilot. He is very gentle and gives me all the time I...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This was a bucket list item for me, but will do it again time in the area. Great fun. If you are not afraid of heights, you have to try this. Can go to either 2000 or 3000 ft, the 2000 ft flight lasted about...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 2 April 2016

What an amazing day! This was the highlight of our spring break. Excellent service from beginning to end. Booking was easy, flight instructors professional but easy going and fun. Safety was never a concern--we had no doubts sending our 3 kids under age 11 up...More

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I drove from Saddlebrooke and ended up being an hour early for our flight. The staff was so nice and started prepping the equipment so we could glide a little early. While Luke prepped the Dragonfly (an ultra light aircraft commonly used...More

Thank MickleAK
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Checked this one off the list today. My brother and I bought this on living social and decided to give it a try instead of sky diving. Without a doubt this was a great choice. We got there pretty early and went through the paperwork...More

Thank Omar N
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Got my husband a flight for his birthday and BIL came along. Wonderful experience, safe. Both had a blast. Next time I am giving it a try! Already talking about coming back next season! Thanks guys :)

Thank OtisJ
Reviewed 29 March 2015

First time ever Hang Gliding experience for me and my wife. Bought a Groupon for Christmas as our gift to each other. Fortunately it was a beautiful, sunny, clear, 80 degrees day We were warmly greeted when we drove in. It's a small operation with...More

1  Thank Danjome
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This was a great experience from beginning to end. Paul is a great glide mentor/companion. I can't believe he gets to make a living doing this and I have to go back to a regular job. He makes you feel completely confident and chats you...More

Thank Judie L
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Both Paul and Luke were instrumental in making my flight at Sonora Wings unforgettable! From the thorough orientation pre-flight, right on through the actual tow to 2500 ft. and then the flight itself----words cannot really adequately describe the thrill...! I'd have to agree that Hang...More

2  Thank Ray D
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Questions & Answers
Sharon D
1 June 2016|
Response from Luke W | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, thanks for the questions. 1. We fly from October through May. 2. We have taken as young as 6 and as old as 88! 3. We have a weight limit of 250 pounds. 4. We can accommodate big groups. We have 2 gliders... More
Sharon D
1 June 2016|
Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
I was there in April and can answer some of your questions. I remember the instructor saying that their season would be closing soon and re-opening in Sept-Oct. Due to the winds that day, I had to wait until late afternoon... More