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DHL balloon ride

West Kowloon Seaside park, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #85 of 120 Activities in Hong Kong
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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

This balloon ride is a waste of precious holiday time and money. It is basically a 15 minute go up in the air and come down. There is no flying over the Hong Kong harbor as the brochure implies. I call it a " popsicle ride." It is not even good for photos as there are too many ropes in... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

It’s truly unique in that you get a birds eye view of Hong Kong, without being enclosed by a skyscraper’s glass and steel shell. The exposure to the elements certainly adds an excitement that you won’t get in an enclosed viewing gallery. You ascend very gently, as the ascent/descent is controlled by the winch, there are no jolts or jerks,... More

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