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Thermal Valley

3566 State Rd 1584, Morganton, NC 28645
+1 828-758-1441
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Outstanding experience!!

Your adrenaline will be beyond rushed when you touch back down after this tandem hang gliding... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Mary J
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Concord, North Carolina
Great experience, great service

We were originally unable to get a booking, but kept on our eye on their calendar and found two... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
BLtrvl
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Glenview, Illinois
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Tandem Hang-gliding Discovery flights with an experienced USHPA instructor. Fly like a bird over the beautiful North Carolina Foothills. View Grandfather Mountain and the Catawba River from the vantage point of 3000 ft. above. Experience free flight in its purest form! We fly Friday and Saturday mornings and evenings and Sunday evenings, April through October, by appointment.
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3566 State Rd 1584, Morganton, NC 28645
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Your adrenaline will be beyond rushed when you touch back down after this tandem hang gliding flight! It is a wonderful way to try out the sport with a super experienced pilot and see some lovely scenery. My flight went up to 4000 feet on...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were originally unable to get a booking, but kept on our eye on their calendar and found two openings. Laura was great on the booking end and handling the pre-flight paperwork, and Craig and team were extremely skilled on the flight side. This is...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

A small business with a huge personality! Loved every minute of this awesome experience! You can tell that the entire team loves what they do. They make you feel right at home give you the experience of a lifetime! I highly recommend this company if...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Ill try and do my best putting this into words although it won't give it quite the justice it deserves..... The entire staff couldn't have been more amazing. From the second of arrival everyone was so friendly and attentive which made it so comforting before...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The folks at Thermal Valley are one big family, and when you visit you become a part of it. They take the time to listen to what you're excited about, afraid or unsure of, and will answer your questions in real terms. The pilot will...More

1  Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Thermal Valley is the go to place for tandem hang gliding. It's a family owned business, and their excitement about flying is contagious! It certainly adds to the experience. No words can fully describe the fulfillment of my lifetime dream!! Craig (my tandem pilot), Laura...More

Thank Suzanne B
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Just finished my first hang gliding experience, and I am glad I made the choice to go with Thermal Valley. Friendly, supportive, professional, and safety-conscious staff, beautiful surroundings, long experience in the sport, and fantastic support all around. Thanks to Craig, Laura, and Larry for...More

Thank petekalajian
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

My flight was cancelled twice due to bad cross winds, but when I finally got to fly it was so worth all the waiting! It's a family run business (gotta love that!) and everyone in the family, including the teenagers, are invested in you having...More

Thank Janice B
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Our experience with Thermal Valley was first rate. Laura was in touch with me from day one providing instructions of what to bring/wear to detailed directions to the back of Foothills Airport and updates on the weather the day prior. Upon our arrival, Craig and...More

1  Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We just went hang gliding with thermal valley and I Can't say enough good things. Excellent customer service, smiles and friendship is what you get from the minute you arrive. Everyone is awesome. Thermal valley is top notch. Couldn't ask for better

2  Thank johnandjennifermelton
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