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Orlando Balloon Rides

566 Buckminster Ave, Ramada Orlando Celebration Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, FL 34747
407 894 5040
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Ranked #4 of 115 Activities in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 any of our 25 different locations in the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort area but we check in every morning at the Radisson Resort Orlando -Celebration in Kissimmee. Once airborne the pilot will point out the spectacular sights from the theme parks to the orange groves, forest, and swamps that have been untouched for thousands of years. Complimentary Champagne Toast after flight and full breakfast. Children 10 and under fly free with each paying adult. « less
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Durham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The staff (from office through to 'pilot') were amazing. They had the perfect balance of friendliness and informality with proffessionalism to give you confidence in the whole experience of booking and flying. The setting up of the balloon was amazing to watch as was the packing up procedure at the end of the flight. The flight it's self was smooth,... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

As I said.. Just wow what an amazing experience I will never forget! This is a must do! We booked our flight a few weeks before we were flying out to Florida Orlando for our three week vacation! It was all pretty easy and simple to do! Just had to print out the documents and remember to bring it with... More

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Kingston, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

At no time did I ever feel unsafe. The guys have this down to a science and you can see they take great care to give you a top notch ride. The basket was so big and stable, it never waive red or wobbled in the Air. Watching how they fill it, track it from the ground and land, is... More

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Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We booked this balloon ride for the first morning of our holiday as we were getting picked up at 5.15am and felt that we would still be on Irish time so would be awake anyway. Thankfully we were right! This is something that I always wanted to do and the fact that you watch the sun come up over Orlando... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Original date for ride was postponed due to weather conditions but it was easy to rebook online. So glad we did this. Surreal feeling at first once you're in the air but such a tranquil place to be away from the hustle and bustle. Damien our pilot was great and humourous - best joke of the day - see that... More

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We booked our flight in a hot air balloon as part of my 40th celebrations. After researching a lot of different companies we settled on Orlando Balloon due to their excellent safety records and also numerous reviews mentioning their friendliness. Our original flight was booked for Tuesday but due to weather concerns we were delayed until Thursday. Their organisation was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was on our honeymoon want to do list so we booked our flight before we went to Orlando the original date we were due to fly the balloon flight was cancelled due to bad conditions - better safe than sorry - this sums the company up well as you felt safe in their hands our day started very early... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went on this balloon ride with my girlfriend and 2 cousins it was an early morning start. We went to the meeting point which was a hotel then off we went in a mini bus to this field were they started to unload the balloon and inflate it then within an hour we were up up and away the... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The ride with the Orlando Balloon Rides was fantastic. Every part of the trip was well thought out, organized and completed just as we had hoped. We were picked up before sunrise at the Raddison Resort in Kississimme. I suggest staying there or nearby since 'zero dark thirty' comes very quickly. The ballooning staff is very professional. They drove us... More

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Despite the very early start it was certainly worth every penny. We were one of 7 Balloons that all took off from the same field. What an experience to watch all 7 prepare for take off. Great fun to help get the balloon ready and then once aboard you take to the sky such a lovely event. Our Pilot was... More

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