Paragliding on Kauai?

Jul 9th, 2015, 06:17 PM
Original Poster
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 299
Paragliding on Kauai?

Are there any paragliding companies on Kauai? I've searched and searched and came up empty. Looks like there was one called Proflyte or Birds in Paradise but the website doesn't appear to be working since the owner died last year.
cheezz is offline  
Jul 10th, 2015, 08:35 PM
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,895
Not sure if anyone is flying these days. Big Sky Kauai owner and 'student' crashed into the ocean while flying too low for the parachute to be effective. Gerry and 'student' from Birds in Paradise crashed into the pali after his trike caught fire due to a fuel line issue. I safely flew with him 3 times. I also enjoyed flying with one of his dearest friends Armin on Maui. You might search 'trike' or 'powered hanglider' I'm not sure paragliding is the proper search word.
Inakauaidavidababy is online now  
Jul 11th, 2015, 11:38 AM
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 2,974
There used to be 3 powered hang glider outfits, all three of the owners died in crashes, not sure it is something I would want to do personally.
jamie99 is offline  
Jul 12th, 2015, 07:01 PM
Original Poster
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 299
Thanks all...have found out there is no longer a company that flies there and, obviously, for good reasons! I'll stick with ziplining
cheezz is offline  
Jul 17th, 2015, 04:58 AM
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,895
Remember that ziplining comes with its own stories of tragedy

signed, Debbie Downer
Inakauaidavidababy is online now  
Related Topics
Original Poster
Last Post
United States
May 27th, 2012 05:17 PM
United States
Feb 3rd, 2011 01:41 AM
United States
Aug 31st, 2007 02:35 AM
United States
Mar 28th, 2007 01:45 PM
United States
Sep 9th, 2006 02:58 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:50 AM.