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Orlando Balloon Rides

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Take off on a 3 to 4 hour fun-filled balloon adventure, leaving one hour before sunrise. Enjoy a tranquil hour floating above the sights and attractions of the Orlando area. Flights leave from our many locations in the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort area...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
44294 Highway 27, Orlando, FL 33897-4504
+1 407-894-5040
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to surprise my husband for his birthday. He’d always wanted to do a hot air ballon ride. It was an amazing experience! We both loved it! It’s so calming and relaxing. It’s like floating on a cloud. The staff was amazing! I highly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Meggyamber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was on my bucket list! The reservation staff was friendly and helpful in accommodating our reschedule after the original flight was cancelled. The staff the day of the ride was knowledgeable, welcoming and hilariously funny! The whole experience from start to finish was amazing!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mlsearles
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

It was a surprise for my bday, and was a great experience. The pilot, all the team very nice people and also very funny.I would recommend it, one of the best plans in Orlando

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lina F
Reviewed 11 February 2019

I booked this experience for my partner as it's always been on her bucket list (not mine as I was scared lol). It took us 4 times to final fly due to weather (27th Jan 19 - 8th Feb 2019), however frustrating it was we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Mike was our pilot and made the experience one to enjoy! He was very funny. If he says anything that might make you question his experience, don't believe him because you can trust he is a very intuitive pilot. Mike even got us close to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jwong89
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

We had purchased our tickets in November and we had a few cancellations due to weather. The holidays made it difficult to reschedule so we were able to do it on Feb 6 and it was a wonderful adventure, we now want to do it...More

Thank mrmberg
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This was my 2 balloon ride, the first for my wife and I have to say the Orlando Balloon Company took first class to a whole new level. Pilot Mike and his crew made this a moment we wine ever forget. My previous flight was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank williammun
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Wow! Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so greatful for such kind words spoken about our company but more importantly our team. Looking forward to flying you and your wife again!

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Always wanted to travel by hot balloon so booked a surprise Xmas Eve present for the husband and children. It did not disappoint! Breath taking, thrilling and so much more than I imagined it would ever be. Mike was a wonderful pilot and took time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clairemenlove123
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thank you so much for spending your Christmas Eve with us! We are thrilled to know that we made your holiday bright. Mike is a kid at heart and chatting it up with our younger passengers is always so easy for him. We love what...More

Reviewed 21 December 2018

I don't typically write reviews, but the staff at Orlando Balloon Rides was just incredibly helpful, thoughtful, knowledgable, and a slew of many other positive adjectives. On our original day, after sending up some test balloons, it was determined that the wind was too strong....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thank you so much for understanding that safety is the most important part of our operation. We appreciate guests like you that understand that and our goal is to fly everyone but sometimes Mother Nature has other plans. We are delighted that you got to...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Booked a hot air balloon ride for me and my 16 year old twins,got Uber to site at 5.30 am.met mike our pilot who gave us a warm welcome.set off in van with ballon in trailer.after visiting 1st site for take off the wind was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Burnsy147
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Wow! What a detailed and wonderful review of your time with us. We are so happy that your time in Orlando brought you to us. Mike is such an incredible person and pilot and we love reading kind words not only written about us but...More

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25 August 2018|
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Response from Noel K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if you have travel insurance I would suggest you check out the T's & Pc's to see if you are covered
5 August 2018|
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Response from kam0ep | Reviewed this property |
Either a refund or reschedule for another day. That was my understanding as we had to find a dry area to launch cause it rained heavily the previous few days. Pray for good weather and all the best.
Rosi D
15 March 2017|
Response from Orlando_Balloons | Property representative |
Hi! As we do not fly high enough for a change in temperature, you will just need to dress for the temperature of the day. You will, however, be outside for about 3 hours, so we recommend you dress as if you were to go for a... More