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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 8 April 2015

My boyfriend and I did this for our 4 year Anniversary and I couldn't have picked a better activity for us to do! This was something that was on both of our bucket lists, so we knew we were going to do it at some...More

1  Thank Alyssa D
Reviewed 7 April 2015

My wife and I had our ride on Saturday. It was better than I imagine. It is very quiet except when they have to fire the torch to regulate the balloon height. The staff was great and I would definitely recommend this experience for anyone...More

3  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We had gotten a gift certificate to Orlando Balloon Rides from our family as a wedding gift last May. We had never been on a hot air balloon ride and were nervous at even the thought of being up on a balloon in a basket...More

3  Thank Derek M
Reviewed 28 March 2015

If you are looking for something a little different and exciting to do in the Orlando area I would strongly recommend taking a sunrise hot air balloon ride with this company ! Safety comes first with them, the conditions need to be perfect for the...More

1  Thank mindy w
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Wow, wow, wow! If you have never been on a hot air balloon ride, I would highly recommend Orlando Balloon Rides. The ride was fantastic - like floating on air. Our pilot Glenn was so much fun and the entire staff (office and ground crew)...More

1  Thank rcscowell
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We had an AWESOME 'tour' this morning March 21, 2015. Weather, View, Crew was fantastic!!! Well organised and FUN! Thanks Orlando ballooning team!

1  Thank skovjohn
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Depending on the weather your flight may need to be cancelled for safety purposes, but it's well worth the wait. The views are amazing and the ride is smooth and peaceful. Don't forget your camera, but remember to take a moment to put it aside...More

1  Thank Briana D
Orlando B, General Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2015

Hello Brianna D!! Thank you for your review here. You are so correct. Photos are great especially when you can #orlandoballoonrides all day long!! (shameless plug) But put the camera away and let it all sink in. Great advice! Thank you Damien Mahony

Reviewed 13 March 2015

It was a unique and a great way to strat your morning. It was a bit scary when we start to get up in the air but after a few minutes all was just a wonderful and enjoyable ride. Thank you guys for a great...More

1  Thank Cezar P
Orlando B, General Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2015

Hi Thank you for your review. You are not the only one who gets scared. A lot of people get nervous. Once we lift off that all goes away and the fun begins! Thank you for overcoming your fear! Come back and see us! Damien...More

Reviewed 1 March 2015

This was my husband's 30th birthday present. It was an item we were checking off his bucket list. It was a very enjoyable time. We had previously booked twice prior and both our flights were cancelled due to weather. The cancellations actually put us at...More

1  Thank JL1026
Orlando B, General Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2015

Hello Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor. I especially thank you for understanding the difficulties we face with weather sometimes. I appreciate you being patient and having a wonderful flight with us. See you in the skies!! Damien Mahony

Reviewed 24 February 2015

I'm so glad I flew with this company. I was nervous but they quickly proved that they were knowledgeable, experienced and ready to entertain our group. The staff included us in the set-up and breakdown and helped make us really feel a part of the...More

2  Thank JamieKay8229
Orlando B, General Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2015

Hello Thank you for flying with us and thank you for this nice review. Ballooning is so safe and stable and people sometimes do not realize this. I'm glad you cleared it up for everybody!! See you in the skies again someday. Damien Mahony

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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