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​The coastal cliffs of La Jolla, California offer the best and most consistent flying conditions on earth. This allows soaring birds and paragliders to fly effortlessly over the beautiful coast of San Diego.

Here you can try parahawking, the ultimate flying experience, soaring in a tandem glider with a trained raptor flying alongside and leading the way.

If you are interested in reserving a parahwking flight please read here

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Fly with a bird

Parahawking with Torrey Pines Gliderport

Fly With A Bird!

Share the sky! Soar alongside a trained free-flying falcon in a tandem paraglider. Let one of the fastest animals and most agile pilots on earth lead you and your paragliding instructor along the beautiful coastal bluffs of La Jolla, California in an unmotorized ultralight aircraft. This once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a soaring raptor is offered only at Torrey Pines Gliderport, whenever both the weather and birds agree the time is right. Requires a sense of adventure and a bit of patience! BOOK HERE.


Falconry School with Total Raptor Experience

Fly A Bird!

Fly A Bird

Share some time with the hawks and falcons of Total Raptor eXperience on the scenic bluffs of Torrey Pines Gliderport. Their free-flying birds and knowledgeable instructors offer up-close and personal interactive encounters with soaring birds. Raptors fly gently between students, and perform spectacular displays of their unparalleled high speed flight skills. 


Tandem paragliding with Torrey Pines Gliderport

Fly Like A Bird!

Fly like aBird

If you just want to enjoy the magic of unpowered soaring flight, let one of the expert tandem instructors at Torrey Pines Gliderport take you for an introductory flight along the scenic cliffs of La Jolla. Tandem paragliding is weather-dependent, so you just have to show up and hope the wind is right - but it is "right" here more than anywhere else on earth, and there are plenty of other things to see and do in the neighborhood if paragliding isn't in the cards. Visit to learn more. 

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