"Ultralight Adventures" Key Biscayne Sports & Outdoors Tip by grandmaR

Key Biscayne Sports & Outdoors: 2 reviews and 8 photos

  Ultralight from a sailboat
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  • Ultralight from a sailboat - Key Biscayne
      Ultralight from a sailboat
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  • Ultralight taxis through the mooring field - Key Biscayne
      Ultralight taxis through the mooring field
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  • See the tiny plane over Miami Beach? - Key Biscayne
      See the tiny plane over Miami Beach?
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  • From the car on the highway - Key Biscayne
      From the car on the highway
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  • Ultralight over Miami - Key Biscayne
      Ultralight over Miami
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When we had a mooring at Rickenbacker we used to watch the ultra-lights. For a picture of the ultralight in flight, see photo 4.

I haven't done this but it looks like fun. You can take sightseeing flights:

A Bayside / Cruise Ship Row / Fisher Island
B Key Biscayne - Lighthouse / Stiltsville
C Dinner Key / Cocnut Grove / Vizcaya / Brickell
D Virginia Key / South Beach / Sea Aquarium

Any of the above routes is $65

Any 2 combined routes is $80

Any 3 combined routes is $100

All 4 combined routes is $160

Equipment: Or you can get instruction.

From their website:

"In just 15 hours you can meet the requirements for an ACS License. All training done under United States Ultralight Association Airmen Registration Program.

"The Ultralight Pilot License (ACS Aerodynamic Control Sea) issued through the USUA, takes approximately two weeks to complete, weather permitting, requiring 15 hours of flight. ...

"Total cost for the course is $1620 prepaid. Includes flight time, log book and training manual. You must successfully complete a 60 question written exam, as well as a oral and flight test in order to obtain an ultralight aerodynamic control sea rating."

Address: 3401 Rickenbacker Causeway
Directions: If you are traveling on I-95 take exit 1, Key Biscayne, and go east 2 miles; our access road is marked with a red and yellow Ultralight sign (near the Rusty Pelican).
othercontact: Eve: 305.769.9353
Phone: Day: 305.361-3909
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Website: http://adventuretravel.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsit

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 23, 2007
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