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Wizard Balloons

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Sunrise flight

We booked this to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary, and we were very lucky with the weather... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Thetford, United Kingdom
Fantastic Experience

Today we flew with Wizard Balloons on the sunrise flight and it was absoutly fantastic both me and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
rebecca g
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Wizard Balloon Flights are the only independent Balloon Flight operator in East Anglia. We offer flights from our launch sites in East Anglia drifting over the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. We are a family owned business and pride...more
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48 Thistledown Drive | Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2NH, England
+44 1359 233622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a flight as a birthday present in 2016, but our flight was cancelled due to bad weather. We rescheduled for the first available date but then the flight was cancelled again and again. We kept doing that over and over, keeping our weekends...More

Thank mbf82
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We booked this to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary, and we were very lucky with the weather as we got to do this on the actual day. We had to phone the night before to confirm that it would be taking place. We were told...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Today we flew with Wizard Balloons on the sunrise flight and it was absoutly fantastic both me and my husband (who hates heights) loved it. My mum bought this as a gift for my 30th birthday and I booked it and we were chuffed to...More

Thank rebecca g
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was lucky enough to get a Wizard balloon flight as a Christmas present from my wife, over 20 years ago, long before Trip Advisor. (had to put Sep 16 on the "when did you visit" question on TA website, but it was more like...More

Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My first flight in a hot air balloon - fabulous experience from first instructions at 7.30 am, taking off around 8 am on a fine and clear morning from The Oaksmere, soon up over the trees and enjoying seeing the fields and familiar villages of...More

Thank anobium2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Although I had several flights cancelled because of weather conditions it was well worth the wait. The flight was very smooth and the views breath taking. It is certainly suitable for all ages providing you are reasonably mobile and I would recommend it as a...More

Thank eric_taylor45
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Whilst we really enjoyed the balloon flight itself (it's something I had always wanted to do), it does state on Wizard's website that the flight lasts approximately 1 hour and the whole experience 3-4 hours. However our flight lasted around 30 mins and the whole...More

1  Thank becky19732016
Ben P, Owner at Wizard Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear Mrs Fenton, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, although from someone who thanked us in an email for their 'awesome' flight I am a little perplexed by your comments. I will address them in order. • The website does indeed...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were so lucky to have a perfect sunny early morning. Ben's instructions and explanations were very clear , interesting and reassuring, obviously the result of long experience. I generally don't have a head for heights, and I wasn't the only one in the group,...More

Thank Joan L
Ben P, Owner at Wizard Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thanks for your review Joan. It was a pleasure to fly you.

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My friends had bought me this experience for my 30th, as it was something I had always wanted to do. Despite a few attempts to book on due to unexpected weather, the wait was well worth it. Whole experience was amazing, from start to finish....More

Thank BeulahM22
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Our surprise birthday trip, with family members from teens to eighties, was a delight - beautiful, calm and exciting all at the same time! Ben was great - very helpful and well-organised.

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