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Cowboy Up Hang Gliding

714 Wharton Municipal Airport Drive (Robert Vonderau Drive), Hanger #12, Wharton, TX 77488
+1 832-740-2004
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Hang gliding is the purest experience of flight that humans have achieved. Weather you want to... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Ben S
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Hang Gliding in Wharton, TX

For those who want to experience the thrill of flying like a bird, the guys at Cowboy Up Hang... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Eduardo F
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Just 45 miles of west of Houston. You'll be flying up to a mile high over the Texas landscape, side-by-side with a certified instructor. Having been in business for over 10 years we pride ourselves on having an impeccable safety record with over 3,000 tandem (dual-place) flights and having never put a scratch on anyone. It's a great adventure for everyone, young and old, groups and singles.
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714 Wharton Municipal Airport Drive (Robert Vonderau Drive), Hanger #12, Wharton, TX 77488
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Hang gliding is the purest experience of flight that humans have achieved. Weather you want to become a solo pilot or just a thrilling experience of free-flight, Cowboy Up is a top notch operation that provides unmatched instruction in a comfortable environment for you to...More

1  Thank Ben S
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

For those who want to experience the thrill of flying like a bird, the guys at Cowboy Up Hang Gliding are the ones to go. They have a great operation going on. Bart and Tiki are experts and focused on safety. The equipment is in...More

2  Thank Eduardo F
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Ever have that dream you are flying like a bird? This is your opportunity! Try Cowboy Up Hang Gliding at Wharton, Texas - I promise you won're be disappointed, and could easily be a life changer. After my 1st. flight I signed up to take...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Unlike most of the reviewers, I do not fly tandem at Cowboy Up but have my own glider and use them for aerotows as a start point for cross country flights on good days. Tiki and Bart have both been flying for a long long...More

2  Thank rjfishe1
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Hang Gliding is the probably most fun you can have in the Houston area! Bart and Tiki take you up under their wing and let you experience what flying like a bird is all about! When you are there getting ready to fly, other hang...More

2  Thank 1983trt
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Bart and Tiki are excellent instructors, extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. The people who fly there are enthusiastic and friendly also. And the flying is fantastic! Not only are the views tremendous but you may find yourself soaring with buzzards, hawks, and even an eagle!

2  Thank hmwise
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

A small operation that specializes in making BIG dreams come to life. The drive from Houston or wherever you may live is absolutely worth your time. Cowboy Up has two of the best glider and tow plane pilots in the Nation. Safety and education of...More

1  Thank raddyrad
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Had a great time with Bart, Tiki and the rest of the gang. There accommodated a group that started off small, but grew as folks got comfortable. Thank you guys.

1  Thank V J
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

The Folks who run Cowboy UP Hang Gliding, are the BEST ! Tiki & Bart, are so Knowledgeable , that you are getting the BEST in Tx. Bart Just received a very prestigious Award from USHPA ( United States Hang Gliding & Paragliding Assoc. )....More

1  Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is one that I did in my bucket list. It was a wonderful experience. To be able to fulfill this year is so awesome. Got a discount on groupon. The price is not bad even without the Groupon discount. The operator was very knowledgeable...More

2  Thank ckfrndshrdr
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We have four beginner flights (Discovery Flights) - please check our website for pricing
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