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The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding 

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Updated August 18, 2017 1.2k votes 270 voters 16.5k views 123 items

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This is a ranked list of the best places for hang gliding as voted on by men and women. These places include some of the most beautiful and scenic areas in the world such as Interlaken, Santa Barbara, and New Zealand are some of the top places to hang glide in the entire world. Whether you are looking for beautiful mountain ranges, gorgeous bodies of water, or luscious greenery, these places offer all the lovely landscapes you could ever wish to glide over. Each place has distinct wind patterns and companies that offer hang gliding tours. This list answers the question, “what are the best places in the world to hang glide?” Those seeking extensive thrills might seek windier environments while first-time hang gliders might look for calmer winds. These ranked places in every part of the world provide  accessible hang gliding experience no matter where you live. As traveler looking for the world’s best hang gliding you might ask yourself, “Where are spots for hang gliding?”. Well here we have compiled a list of the very best places for this extreme sport.
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Rio de Janeiro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
2
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
California
3
Interlaken District is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Switzerland
4
Oahu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Hawaiian Islands, Kingdom of Hawaii
5
La Jolla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
California
6
Fethiye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
bulgu added Fethiye Turkey
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Massif des Écrins... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Massif des Écrins France
8
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
New Zealand
9
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
California
10
Kahului is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Hawaii
11
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Europe
12
Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Tennessee
13
Largo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Largo Florida
14
Santa Barbara is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
California
15
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Germany
16
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Ontario, Canada
17
Finland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Europe
18
Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Costa Rica
19
Grand Canyon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
jakk0126 added Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA
20
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Africa
21
Ottawa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Ontario, Canada
22
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
United Kingdom
24
Bavaria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Germany
25
Zillertal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Places to Go Hang Gliding
Zillertal Austria