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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...more
WOW!! Fantastic fun! Larry & Craig were absolute pros. I felt completely safe and was thrilled to tick this bucket list item. Super fun. Worth the hour drive from Asheville FOR SURE. If you have an adventurous spirit, go for it! We loved it
My son recently experienced the Thermal Valley mile high, hang gliding experience. From the time they took off to the time they landed, the video shows my son smiling the whole time. I understand Thermal Valley offers a 1000ft and 2000ft experience but I would...More
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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