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Orlando Balloon Rides

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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
44294 Highway 27, Orlando, FL 33897-4504
+1 407-894-5040
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Amazing experience, would definitely do it again. I planned the sunrise trip for me and my boyfriend for his birthday as a surprise on the 28th April whilst we were on holiday! I was a little nervous at first but as soon as we arrived...More

5  Thank Laura M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 July 2011

First, let me say the ride itself was very nice. The pilot was funny and great. When you sign up, and the description says, "We may ask you to volunteer" that wording does not accurately describe the work involved! And as far as volunteering, with...More

9  Thank FloridaGirl2003
Orlando_Balloons, Chief Pilot at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2011

Firstly, thank you for flying with us. We really appreciate your business. I just want to make it clear that you took a balloon ride in the Florida countryside in July! This is what we offer. I'm sorry that there is cow poo in the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

We had an amazing time on our first Hot air balloon ride with our pilot Mr. Wonderful and the rest of the people in our balloon. He was funny, knowledgeable and happy to share stories. The ride itself was breathtaking. We would do it again...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, what an amazing experience today flying with Orlando Balloon Rides, the flight was amazing and the staff are all excellent, very friendly and very professional. Would definitely recommend them to anyone who is considering doing this whilst in Florida. This was a surprise present...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were lucky, we drifted over the Disney area. Fantastic once in a life time experience. It was totally AWESOME!

Thank Dean A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot thank Orlando Balloon Rides enough for a truly memorable sunrise experience. My wife, two young daughters and I were greeted by our pilot Mike who Is a true gentleman and after a safety briefing we were soon heading out to our departure site....More

Thank Family-Guy1970
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the 5star review and letting us fly your family for something they never will forget. We hope we have the chance to do it again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced our first ever hot air balloon ride with Mike and it was breathtaking ❤️ I'd highly recommend the early morning start to anyone. Loved it. Thanks Orlando Balloon Rides.

Thank becca7303
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy 1st anniversary! Thank you for choosing us to help celebrate your special day. To many more years of love and hot air balloon flights with OBR.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife went first few days of holiday as fitted in with jet lag. Picked up from resort early hours and taken to centre. Staff all lovely, great banter with Mike and Crew. Up just in time to see most of sun rise,...More

Thank Thomas C
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Our team always advises our international passengers to book their flight with us in the beginning of their trip so instead of fighting jet lag you are teaming up with it and filling in your morning with something spectacular rather than tossing and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a balloon ride as part of our family holiday and had a great time. What an experience to float up into the morning sunrise with 20 others in a basket. An unforgettable experience made even better by Captain Mike and his staff....More

Thank Mark L
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Mark! We love coming together with all our passengers to make something truly magical happen. Glad you and your family got to be a part of it. We hope you fly you all again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful balloon ride with Mike & our family. Thoroughly enjoyed it & would def recommend. Didnt expect a certificate at the end😁😁

Thank linda c
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Mike is a rockstar and we are so happy you enjoyed your day with us. Even happier knowing the certificate was an extra special surprise for you. Thank you for coming out today!

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Hotel pick up at 5.35am. Arived at the centre at 6am. Headed out to the vans.Took us about 30 mins to get to the field. A team of fantastic crew members got the balloon ready while we all watched. While we were up in the...More

2  Thank xxellaxx12
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We can’t stress enough how if you fly with us you still get to do so much with your day after. Thank you for this excellent breakdown of your day with us. Hope you had a great day at the water park, sounds like you...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Ballooning was a perfect experience to end my Florida experience for 2018. Nearly 20 guest climbed into the basket letting anxiety of all levels leave these frill bodies. As the balloon lifted the first words that came to me was "we are rising with the...More

Thank egdrampro
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

“We are rising with the sun”. Yes we are and it’s guests like you that make us continue to love our job. We would love to have you come fly us again. Thank you for your kind review.

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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