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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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44294 Highway 27, Orlando, FL 33897-4504
+1 407-894-5040
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Reviewed 23 August 2011

This is the must do trip in Florida. I booked the tickets for this as a birthday treat for my girlfriend. She loved every minute. It starts off by waking up at around 5 am ready for a 6am pick up (optional) you are then...More

3  Thank TopherClax
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Yes, it's an early start. Yes, you get asked to volunteer to help. But it's all part of a great experience. Personally, I didn't get dirty even when helping put the balloon away and as for sweating - it's Florida, in the summer. Our pilot...More

1  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 14 August 2011

My husband and I went on a hot air balloon ride with Orlando Balloons for our wedding anniversary and the experience was amazing. Our pilot was VERY experienced and entertaining as well as the other people in our basket. I have wanted to do this...More

2  Thank hollyc57
Reviewed 1 August 2011

My wife didn't tell me where we were going until the morning of my birthday ride. I was skeptical of what might be in store when she told me the night before that we were getting up at 4:15 a.m. But it was GREAT! Do...More

Reviewed 26 July 2011

The tranquility of seeing the sun rise as you float with the wind is indescribable. It was very peaceful up in the air. My boyfriend and I flew with the Owner Ian. Jason was our cruise director and he was a hoot. it is hard...More

3  Thank cdsrm43
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

Reviewed 16 July 2011

Had an early start, left the hotel at 6am with the crew, who were fabulous. After being assisted by the participants on the ride to set up the balloon, our pilot Damien then look us up for a breathtaking flight over Orlando. Then returned to...More

Thank SuseOC
Reviewed 13 July 2011

On flight on July 7, 2011 my daughter and I boarded a Hot Air Balloon flight with Orlando Hot Air Balloon Rides It was the most enjoyable portion of our summer vaction! The pilot and other crew members were extremely nice--the flight was as if...More

Thank Howitzer40mm
Reviewed 12 July 2011

I am a Travel Agent in Nova Scotia, Canada. I was on a work trip and we decided to take a Balloon Ride Experience with Orlando Balloon Rides. At first, I have to say, both my husband and I were very nervous! Had no idea...More

2  Thank HolidayEscapes1
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Picked up from hotel at 5.15 am. and taken to Raddison hotel in Kissemee to await rest of passengers/complete forms. One hour later we were in the balloon, having watched it being assembled. Our young niece was concerned about climbing into the basket but it...More

3  Thank suziewong101
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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