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Soaring Above: Our Paraglide Maui Instructors’ Annual Adventure in Colombia

Every January and February, the vibrant landscapes of Colombia become the ultimate playground for paraglide pilots from around the world. Known for its breathtaking sceneries, amiable weather, and dynamic wind conditions, Colomb ia offers an unparalleled paragliding experience that beckons Paraglide Maui instructors, as well as Maui solo pilots, back time and again. In this…

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February 18, 2024

New Year’s Day at Paraglide Maui: Embracing 2024 with Open Skies

A Gentle Lift into the New Year: The morning of January 1st at Paraglide Maui was a time of quiet excitement. As the island awoke to 2024, our paragliders, arrayed like a vibrant quilt against the green, prepared to take to the skies. It was a moment of contemplation, anticipation, and the shared pleasure of…

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January 16, 2024

Soaring into 2024: New Heights and Adventures Await!

As the calendar turns to 2024, it’s time to embrace the new year with open arms and adventurous spirits. Here at Paraglide Maui, we’re all about taking to the skies and discovering the limitless possibilities that await. Join us as we look forward to a year filled with exhilarating flights, breathtaking views, and unforgettable moments….

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December 31, 2023

Celebrate the Holidays Aloft: Paragliding in Maui’s Tropical Paradise

  Introduction: As the holiday season unfolds, the allure of Maui’s balmy skies and breathtaking landscapes presents a unique way to celebrate: paragliding. Ditch the snow and cold for an unforgettable adventure in the sky, blending the festive spirit with Maui’s tropical allure. Let’s dive into why paragliding on Maui during the holidays is an experience not to be missed. Tropical Skies and Holiday Vibes: Paragliding on Maui during the holidays offers a vibrant contrast to traditional winter scenes as we’ll be gliding over lush landscapes.  The warm, gentle breezes and stunning ocean views provide a serene backdrop for a tranquil yet thrilling flight. A New Holiday Tradition: Create a new tradition this holiday season that steps away from the typical. Imagine swapping chilly sleigh rides for soaring over Maui’s majestic scenery. It’s a refreshing way to reflect on the…

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December 19, 2023


The history of paragliding and hang gliding in Maui is intertwined with the broader development of these sports globally. Here’s a brief overview: 1. Early Days of Hang Gliding: Hang gliding, which predates paragliding, saw a surge in popularity in the 1970s. This was a period of significant development and innovation in the sport, making it safer and more accessible. Maui, with its ideal wind conditions and stunning landscapes, naturally became a popular location for hang gliding enthusiasts. 2. Introduction of Paragliding: Paragliding, a newer sport, evolved from hang gliding in the late 1980s. It offered a more portable and less expensive alternative to hang gliding, making it accessible to a broader range of people. The sport quickly gained popularity in areas with suitable flying conditions, including Maui. 3. Maui’s Unique Geography: Maui’s geography, with its coastal cliffs and mountainous…

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December 14, 2023

Paraglide Maui’s First Blog Post

Soar Above Paradise: Unveiling the Thrill of Tandem Paragliding with Paraglide Maui Introduction: Welcome to the world of soaring adventures with Paraglide Maui where every moment is an exhilarating journey. If you’re ready to elevate your Maui experience, join us for an unforgettable tandem paragliding ride that combines breathtaking views with the thrill of free flight. Discover Your Flight Options: 1. 1K Flight: Our 1K Flight from the Echoes launch site offers an exciting 4-minute experience. Soar through the skies as you descend 1000 feet, enjoying panoramic views of Maui’s beautiful landscapes. It’s the perfect introduction to the magic of paragliding. 2. Double K Flights: For those seeking twice the airtime, our Double K Flights takes the adventure to new heights. Experience the 1K Flight not once but twice in a row, doubling the excitement and the experience. It’s a…

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December 2, 2023