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Wonders of Flight - CLOSED

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Very enjoyable

Very enjoyable adventure. Its not a hot air balloon ride. The balloon is filled with helium and the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
melissaupchurch
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Somerset, Kentucky
Fun Ride

This was a really fun ride. You just go up and down of course, but the views from the top are... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Amy C
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Cairo, Georgia
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21 Feb 2017
“Very enjoyable”
1 Jan 2017
“not worth it”
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Take flight on a giant helium filled tethered balloon ride at Wonders Of Flight. Let your imagination soar to exciting heights up to 500 feet in the air with this new iconic attraction, Wonders of Flight. Experience 360 degree views of the Smoky...more
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100 Music Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4972
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very enjoyable adventure. Its not a hot air balloon ride. The balloon is filled with helium and the basket is attached to a cable that allows you to stay in that area. Very nice views. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank melissaupchurch
Reviewed 2 January 2017

For the price this was a big bust, you just go straight up can't really see much, don't stay up very long then back down, not worth it.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank sprinklermanst
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were very excited to get to experience a balloon ride. It was the first thing on our list, but it was CLOSED! There was no sign of this attraction. It's supposed to be behind the Wonderworks building, but we found it closed. We were...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jetzec
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This was a really fun ride. You just go up and down of course, but the views from the top are amazing!!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Amy C
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I drove over an hour from our hotel in West Knoxville just to ride the balloon only to find them closed. Hours are not posted at the site (we had passed by before they opened on Monday to check). We had presumed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great way to see the fall foliage on the mountains! This is a nice gentle ride. Even for ones who are timid about heights will say it is a smooth ride. Once the balloon reaches 400 ft., the operator stops the balloon to give you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Leigh N
Reviewed 3 November 2016

for the price of going up it's a good deal. can really see for a long way when up there, employees are especially nice and know their business.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank teresaslover
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want to see a good view of Pigeon Forge this is it. 360 degrees and 500 feet above everyone. It was two couples when we went up so we walked all around to get pictures of the whole town. This was a dream...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Priscilla M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

You go up, you go down. And your money goes in their pocket. The afternoon we went their "chief pilot" quit and a young man who was in training took us up. The view from our condo was much better.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank skydrmr
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Don't purchase tickets until that day they only fly up depending on weather. If it's to winding they will close down. If you go before 12 the tickets are half price. We went at 10 after they opened. Wasn't a lot of people there yet...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Roving560894
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