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Feel the thrill and glide on the wind aboard of an engine-less airplane. See the beauty of Oahu's North Shore from above on a exhilarating scenic glider tour. Aerobatic flights and intro flying lessons are available!

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Single Passenger Scenic Ride
Total:
Price per minutes:
15 minutes
USD 125.65
USD 125.65
Total:
15 minutes
USD 125.65
USD 125.65
Price per minutes:
20 minutes
USD 151.83
30 minutes
USD 178.01
40 minutes
USD 204.19

For single passengers: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg).

20 minutes
USD 151.83
30 minutes
USD 178.01
40 minutes
USD 204.19

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Available Wed, Sat
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Pilot / Guide (FAA Certified & Commercially-Rated)

Schedule

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Start time :
09:45

Check-in at Dillingham Airfield

10:00
Glider Ride (15-40 mins)
10:15-10:40

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Important activity information

To ensure the best experience, please read the restrictions and requirements before booking.

Important activity information

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • For SINGLE-passenger: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg). – Maximum height: 6ft 5in (185 cm)
  • Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).
  • For the "Aerobatic loop-d-loop Ride" option, guests cannot be taller than 6 ft 1 in (186 cm) or weigh more than 205 lbs (92 kg).
  • Guests hoping to try the "Hands-on" or "Intro Flying" Mini Lesson must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English. The pilot retains the right to deny this option to anyone that they feel cannot satisfy this requirement.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking in time to arrive for your check-in, 15 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Ample complimentary parking is available.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Shoes, flip-flops, or sandals

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 1.
Double Passengers Scenic Ride
Total:
Price per minutes:
15 minutes
USD 194.76
USD 194.76
Total:
15 minutes
USD 194.76
USD 194.76
Price per minutes:
20 minutes
USD 242.93
30 minutes
USD 299.48
40 minutes
USD 345.55

*The prices are for two (2) passengers.

Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).

20 minutes
USD 242.93
30 minutes
USD 299.48
40 minutes
USD 345.55

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Available Wed, Sat
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Pilot / Guide (FAA Certified & Commercially-Rated)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:45

Check-in at Dillingham Airfield

10:00
Glider Ride (15-40 mins)
10:15-10:40

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Important activity information

To ensure the best experience, please read the restrictions and requirements before booking.

Important activity information

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • For SINGLE-passenger: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg). – Maximum height: 6ft 5in (185 cm)
  • Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).
  • For the "Aerobatic loop-d-loop Ride" option, guests cannot be taller than 6 ft 1 in (186 cm) or weigh more than 205 lbs (92 kg).
  • Guests hoping to try the "Hands-on" or "Intro Flying" Mini Lesson must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English. The pilot retains the right to deny this option to anyone that they feel cannot satisfy this requirement.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking in time to arrive for your check-in, 15 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Ample complimentary parking is available.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Shoes, flip-flops, or sandals

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 1.
Single Passenger with Aerobatic & Intro Flying Lesson Combo
Total:
Price per minutes:
15 minutes
USD 204.19
USD 204.19
Total:
15 minutes
USD 204.19
USD 204.19
Price per minutes:
20 minutes
USD 230.37

Add on both an Aerobatic Ride and Flying Lesson to your single-passenger piloted Scenic Tour!

20 minutes
USD 230.37

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Available Wed, Sat
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Pilot / Guide (FAA Certified & Commercially-Rated)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:45

Check-in at Dillingham Airfield

10:00
Glider Ride (15-40 mins)
10:15-10:40

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Important activity information

To ensure the best experience, please read the restrictions and requirements before booking.

Important activity information

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • For SINGLE-passenger: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg). – Maximum height: 6ft 5in (185 cm)
  • Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).
  • For the "Aerobatic loop-d-loop Ride" option, guests cannot be taller than 6 ft 1 in (186 cm) or weigh more than 205 lbs (92 kg).
  • Guests hoping to try the "Hands-on" or "Intro Flying" Mini Lesson must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English. The pilot retains the right to deny this option to anyone that they feel cannot satisfy this requirement.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking in time to arrive for your check-in, 15 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Ample complimentary parking is available.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Shoes, flip-flops, or sandals

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 2.
Single Passenger with Aerobatic Ride
Total:
Price per minutes:
15 minutes
USD 188.48
USD 188.48
Total:
15 minutes
USD 188.48
USD 188.48
Price per minutes:
20 minutes
USD 214.66

Spice up your flight and add a 5-7min aerobatic ride. Complete with parachutes, you climb into the cockpit with an experienced aerobatic pilot-instructor and take a look at the world upside down!

20 minutes
USD 214.66

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Available Wed, Sat
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Pilot / Guide (FAA Certified & Commercially-Rated)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:45

Check-in at Dillingham Airfield

10:00
Glider Ride (15-40 mins)
10:15-10:40

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Important activity information

To ensure the best experience, please read the restrictions and requirements before booking.

Important activity information

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • For SINGLE-passenger: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg). – Maximum height: 6ft 5in (185 cm)
  • Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).
  • For the "Aerobatic loop-d-loop Ride" option, guests cannot be taller than 6 ft 1 in (186 cm) or weigh more than 205 lbs (92 kg).
  • Guests hoping to try the "Hands-on" or "Intro Flying" Mini Lesson must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English. The pilot retains the right to deny this option to anyone that they feel cannot satisfy this requirement.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking in time to arrive for your check-in, 15 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Ample complimentary parking is available.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Shoes, flip-flops, or sandals

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 2.
Single Passenger with Hands-on Mini Flight Lesson
Total:
Price per minutes:
15 minutes
USD 146.60
USD 146.60
Total:
15 minutes
USD 146.60
USD 146.60
Price per minutes:
20 minutes
USD 172.77
30 minutes
USD 198.95
40 minutes
USD 225.13

Take over and do some of the flying! This intro lesson will be with an experienced FAA certified glider (sailplane) pilot/instructor, and allows you to choose how much of the flying you'd like to do.

20 minutes
USD 172.77
30 minutes
USD 198.95
40 minutes
USD 225.13

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 - 1 hour(s)
Available Wed, Sat
Without pick-up
Inclusions: Pilot / Guide (FAA Certified & Commercially-Rated)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:45

Check-in at Dillingham Airfield

10:00
Glider Ride (15-40 mins)
10:15-10:40

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Important activity information

To ensure the best experience, please read the restrictions and requirements before booking.

Important activity information

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • For SINGLE-passenger: Maximum weight for scenic flights is 250 pounds (114 kg). – Maximum height: 6ft 5in (185 cm)
  • Scenic tours for two passengers can have a combined passenger-weight of 350 pounds, with each person being of average-size (170 pounds, 5ft 9in).
  • For the "Aerobatic loop-d-loop Ride" option, guests cannot be taller than 6 ft 1 in (186 cm) or weigh more than 205 lbs (92 kg).
  • Guests hoping to try the "Hands-on" or "Intro Flying" Mini Lesson must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English. The pilot retains the right to deny this option to anyone that they feel cannot satisfy this requirement.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking in time to arrive for your check-in, 15 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Ample complimentary parking is available.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Shoes, flip-flops, or sandals

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 2.

Reviews

Amazing flight!!!

2024/06/17 Families Terry c.

It wasn’t an amazing flight with very professional pilots. We were able to stay up for 40 minutes and catch amazing views of the ocean runway and mountains. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone. Thank you f...

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Great adventure

2024/04/21 Solo Travelers Tony

Weather was ideal for gliding, some clouds but above where we were flying.

Aerobatic exercises are exciting and one is able to experience some G-forces plus weightlessness during the loops. A most enjoyable flight fro...

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Amazing experience with kind pilot

2023/10/02 Families Catherine

I was able to see a beautiful view on the flight! The glider took off pretty quickly, but the flight overall was calmer than I expected. The pilot was so kind and professional. I really wish I can return to try the aerob...

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Activity Provider Honolulu Soaring

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. What is Mr. Bill's Safety Record?
A. Mr. Bills has been operating for 43 years at the same location. Gliders are very safe and are engine-less, so there is no engine fire hazards. All passengers are seated in the safest and strongest part of the glider. They are proud of their perfect safety record with no problems at all.
Q. How do gliders get into the air?
A. Gliders are towed into the air by another aircraft with a 200 foot polyethylene braided water ski rope.
Please visit VELTRA Support page to send an inquiry about this activity.

Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Operation days
  • Everyday

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Honolulu Soaring North Shore Scenic Flights - Piloted Glider Tours in Oahu
Feel the thrill and glide on the wind aboard of an engine-less airplane. See the beauty of Oahu's North Shore from above on a exhilarating scenic glider tour. Aerobatic flights and intro flying lessons are available!