Location and Lodging

Coastal Lesson Location

Meet at 6030 Pacific Ave, Pacific City, OR 97135 at 10:00 am, across from the Pacific City Real Estate Office. 1 hour 40 mins from Portland at the:

at the:

Kiwanda Kites Adventures Beach House (Now painted copper red and blue)

Please print out the map of the meeting place and flying site here. Call 541 913 1339 early in the morning of the lesson to make sure the lesson is still on. Please check the lesson news the day before and then morning of the lesson for last minute weather changes or cancellations.

Print out the following map to direct you to the dune in case you miss us at the Kiwanda Kites Beach House.

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The hang gliding training encamps at either:

Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House at 6030 Pacific Ave, Pacific City, OR 97135
or at the The Webb Tillamook County RV and Tent Park,
33315 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, Oregon 97135.
Call (503) 965-5001 for reservations early, especially for "vacation weekends" and the whole month of july and august.

It is located directly behind and north of the large hotel - the Cape Kiwanda Inn. Showers are available. We will share the expense (15 dollars per night) for the campground. A large group tent can be provided if requested. All you need to bring are clothes, sleeping bag and pad. The beach, restaurants, and training area is all within walking distance

Description of the Webb County Park

If the Webb Park is full we may stay right next door at:

Cape Kiwanda RV and Tent Park Seafood Market*Groceries*Gifts 33315 Cape Kiwanda Drive Pacific City, Oregon 97135 (503) 965-6230 capekiwanda@oregoncoast.com www.capekiwandarvpark.com Cabins with kitchens are available and can be reserved if requested here.

or for more upscale lodging: the Inn at Cape Kiwanda
This is a premium lodging experience with great views of the ocean...

Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House The Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House also has rooms available for longer term hang gliding camp students. Please call 541 913 1339 for details. Longer term adventurers get increasingly different activities to keep your stay interesting and fun including horse back riding, kayaking, surfing, biking, hiking.

Grocery stores, restaurants, art galleries public showers and heach are all within yards of all these lodgings..

For a very good hotel within a mile of the training dune try:

The Pacfic City Inn. It has great three bedroom suites (with extra cots available), free breakfast, and wonderful bistro. Its a great value for a group of four. Tell Jeff, the owner, "John, the hang gliding instructor sent us".

Here is list of all the lodgings in Pacific City
Things to Do:

Visit the Pacific City Gallery to view local and regional artists work.

Remember to come prepared! Read the lesson policy and preparation guide here!

Inland Lesson Location


  • Turn on Airport rd from 99W.
  • Cross railroad tracks and immediately
  • Turn left on Plumley Ave
  • and go 500 feet
  • Turn right on Plumley Ln
  • at sign that says "corporate hangars"
  • Call 541 913 1339 at locked gate to get the entry code.

Lessons during the summer season of July, August and September, at the inland training hill, occur earlier, before the thermals and wind picks up.

Where to Stay in Corvallis

The KOA has great 3 bed Bunk Houses, shower facilties and wifi for $40 a night. Bring a group and be comfortable

Super 8 Motel

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Remember to come prepared! Read the lesson policy and preparation guide here!