Local Spotlight: Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding

Hang GlidingDo you want to feel the rush of wind flowing through your hair? Do you want to fly through the air? Do you want to feel weightless? Then you’ve got to try hang gliding at Wallaby Ranch! It’s not for the faint of heart, but thrill seekers are sure to be pleased.

Keep reading to learn why we love them, then check them out on Facebook to book your flight!

The Defining History of Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding

If you want to go hang gliding, you have to go to Wallaby Ranch. Why? They practically wrote the book! Wallaby Ranch founder, Malcom Jones, revolutionized the sport by outfitting his tandem hang gliders with wheels for easy take-offs and landings.

Since then, he’s flown more than 30,000 incident-free tandem flights, making Malcolm one of the most experienced hang gliding pilots and coaches in the world.

What Happens When You Fly?

When you choose to fly at Wallaby Ranch, you’ll pull up to a beautiful, secluded setting in the natural Florida woodlands. During your time on the ranch, you may encounter a variety of natural Florida fauna in this picturesque setting.

Your flight will be done in tandem with an experienced hang glider as you soar 2,000 feet in the air. You’ll also free fly for approximately 15 minutes before gently returning to the Earth on a slow glide.

These Tandem Discovery Flights are safe for everyone from four to 90 years old. They fly every day starting at 8:00 AM (weather permitting).

Other Amenities at Wallaby Ranch

During your visit to Wallaby Ranch, you can enjoy so much in addition to the thrill of hang gliding. They offer a long list of activities and amenities, including:

  • RV camping
  • A screened-in pole barn
  • A swimming pool and hot tub
  • A climbing wall
  • Hiking and biking trails

They also offer Aerotow Tandem instruction for those who want to learn how to hang glide on their own. A single tandem lesson at Wallaby Ranch will give you 75 training hill flights. You’re welcome to take multiple lessons every day of the week, weather permitting.

Take Flight at Wallaby Ranch

Are you ready to feel the pure joy of flying? Book your day at Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding and take flight!