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This is one of those DO NOT MISS attractions. 7 days a week at sunrise Thompson Aire offers Hot Air Balloon flights in the Disney world area. A three to four hour adventure that will have you talking about it the rest of your life. Float...more
As featured in 3 Days in Kissimmee
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7769 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34747-1727
This attraction is at Walt Disney World
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+1 407-421-9322
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This is our 5th flight with thompson aire and is the only balloon company I would fly with , after doing a lot of research the other companies may be slightly cheaper but when you factor in the buffet breakfast and the small number of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Captain Jeff Thompson and Juan provided superb customer service. Jeff is very knowledgeable about hot air balloons. He taught my family a great deal about how everything works. My family was in awe the whole time. Thank you again Captain for provide such beautiful sights...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seaside430073
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Jeff and Gina gave us the best experience this morning! Had no idea how serine and memorable this flight would be. I would highly recommend Thompson Aire, for all you hot air ballooning needs. Captain Jeff surprised us with many stories and historical events that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

I can highly recommend these pilots they are great. I booked the flight for our family of 6 , two adult , two teenagers, and two younger ones. I had booked it for the Tuesday and on the Sunday the weather looked not to great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andy E
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Simply the best balloon company? Absolutely, positively without a doubt! For our first Valentine's Day as husband and wife I gave my husband a certificate for a hot air balloon ride with Thompson Aire. Due to our own scheduling conflicts and the weather we had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AmyB4825
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

My daughter said it was her best birthday present ever. We had a blast. I was a little nervous about how a 6 year old would handle it. She was amazed. We will be back. Thanks for the amazing time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

First time trying this I thought it would be exceptional doing it in America! Truly an amazing experience, collected from the hotel which was a good bit out of the way, and brought back to the city! The sights are amazing. Great staff. Just an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ceallachain
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We have flown with Capt Jeff and his crew six times now, and the experience never fails to delight! The whole thing from start to finish is a memory to cherish. We got married in 2012 on a balloon flight with Thompson Aire and every...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Captain Jeff Thompson is truly and utterly amazing! He made me feel completely comfortable and safe while riding on the hot air balloon. Capt Thompson also conducted my engagement proposal and I must say I was truly surprised and amazed. Him and his crew made...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cameni R
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

From the very beginning Jeff Thompson was everything you could ever want in a Balloon pilot and businessman. From discussing the best options to take my wheelchair bound mother in the basket to going into detail about how and why the wind/temperature affects the flight...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aleasha F
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Lloyd123Northampton
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
I think I did 40 or 50
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June 10, 2018|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
I was almost 300
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Phillip C
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Barbara L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you go on the Thompson Aire website, you can do your booking on there. If you want a private flight, where there is only the two of you in the basket, it is charged slightly more, but is well worth it as you have the... More
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apple1990
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Thompson Aire (2 Replies)
Hi, I'm thinking of booking a Thompson Aire balloon flight for my trip in November. I was just wondering if any one had used this company, they have good reviews but are quite expensive. Also, if you have used this company (or been on a balloon flight elsewhere) what was it like? I'm not scared of heights at all but for some reason the thought of getting in a little basket and being whisked away by a BALLOON petrifies me... (this is a surprise for my b/f as I know he really wants to do...More
May 06, 2009|
Response fromwill1888|
Hi, I have flown with Tompson Aire (Dec 07). From the moment you arrive and meet the crew you get the feeling that they know exactly what they are doing. At no point did I feel unsafe. The basket did fall over when we landed, but this all depends on how windy it is the day you fly, I have flown elsewhere and the basket did not fall over. The day I flew it was foggy so you couldn’t see very much, but on a clear day you would be able to see for miles. It does get a bit noisy when...More