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How high does it go?
We take you to the maximum of 1,000 ft. But we can fly you lower if you wish.
Will I get wet?
You can be dipped in the ocean if you like, but all take offs and landings are dry. However, you are on a boat! There is always a possibility you may get wet.
How long does it last?
Each flight is about 10-12 minutes and the boat ride can be an hour or more depending on the number of passengers aboard.
Can I ride along to observe?
Yes, you can! There is a fee to do so. Please keep in mind all Flyers will take priority over observing guests as there are limited spots on the boat.
Do you have any discounts or coupons?
Yes! There are coupons in brochures, booklets and other literature located in racks along the boardwalk. You must bring the coupon to receive discount.
Is there an age limit?
You must be 3 years old to ride on the boat and 4 years old weighing at least 40lbs. to parasail.
What should I wear?
You might get wet! You should wear beach attire. We recommend you leave all valuables in your vehicle.
Can we take pictures?
Yes you can, however we are not responsible for lost or damaged personal items. We do offer a photo package that includes an 8gb Mini SD card with adapter. We take about 30 photos of your experience.
What if it rains?
If we must cancel your flight due to inclement weather you will not be penalized. We will do our best to reschedule you.
Is there a weight limit?
Yes, an average limit is 450lbs, It is ultimately the Captains discretion if you can fly as a single, double or triple. It is dependent on the wind at the time of your flight. We can not guarantee flight arrangements as conditions are variable.
Pirate Parasail reviews
This was my first parasailing experience and hands down, my favorite thing I've done at VA Beach. All of the staff were professional and friendly. My time in the air was great, and the boat ride was..... more »
Had a great time parasailing with my Husband. The crew, Ben and Parker were AWESOME! Our parachutes were the highest on the beach! And even though parasailing is not for me, everyone else had a great.... more »
Excellent place to go! The captain and mate are very friendly and funny and did an amazing job of keeping the atmosphere relaxing and enjoyable. They are very skilled and know what they're doing. So rest assured, you are in good hands if you come here!
We went Para sailing this morning. Our kids had booked it yesterday. When we got there everything was handled very professionally even though it was early in the morning. Brian and Brian were our guides and boat captain. They both were very good .We left dock right at 9 as schedulled. Everyone on the boat really liked and appreciated them. Thanks for a nice experience guys.
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