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Characters in Flight

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1501 E Buena Vista Dr, Downtown Disney Area, West Side, Orlando, FL 32830-8488
+1 407-933-9433
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Excellent views & so much fun!

So glad we did this.....did it at night and the views were amazing! Worth the $, my daughter loved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kgray30265
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Atlanta, Georgia
Enjoyable balloon ride

My three children took a ride in the hot air balloon Friday morning last week. The trip lasted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reed M
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Sorrento, FL
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  • Average10%
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1501 E Buena Vista Dr, Downtown Disney Area, West Side, Orlando, FL 32830-8488
Lake Buena Vista
This attraction is at Walt Disney World
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad we did this.....did it at night and the views were amazing! Worth the $, my daughter loved it! MAX at the ticket window is so nice! Thanks again!

Thank kgray30265
Reviewed 1 week ago

My three children took a ride in the hot air balloon Friday morning last week. The trip lasted about 15 minutes. My children enjoyed the experience but thought the ride was too short.

Thank Reed M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to visit Characters in Flight at Disney Springs. We went in the morning figuring the Florida summer rain storms would be less likely. The weather was a little breezy, but it was not windy enough to cause the balloon to...More

1  Thank TravelerCentralFLA
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We were a little nervous that we were not going to get to go up on the day we were there per the other reviews. But it was sunny and earlier in the morning before the wind got up. This is a short ride, wish...More

Thank lovetravel2
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Such a nice thing to do while in Disney springs. It's not every day you get to go on a hot air balloon. Good view from above lasts about 10 mins. Very weather dependant though.

Thank Ciara M
Reviewed June 1, 2017

This is a fun experience for the whole family. The balloon is tethered so you aren't going to high or too far and you are up in the air about 10 minutes or so. The views are amazing, you can see some of the resorts,...More

Thank km3x3hd
Reviewed May 28, 2017

If you read the reviews you will notice it's hardly open because of weather or wind. We noticed it open while walking around Disney springs. While walking towards they closed but had a chance to talk to someone who was just on it. They didn't...More

Thank JDTravelCanada
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Looks like a fun time. Polite staff and themed well. Almost got on this time until weather appeared in the area. 5th time with no luck. Call ahead and check the weather.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I have traveled to the location & tried to ride 7 times in 2 months and each time the balloon is grounded due to the THREAT of inclement weather. Not once was it actually raining or lightning as we are experiencing a drought in Florida!...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed May 16, 2017

A good one-off experience to ascend to about 400ft in a tethered balloon, and see Disney Springs and the surrounding area, from the air. $20 per person. Note that this closes if it gets too windy.

Thank Kvukwt
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Sara A
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer L | Reviewed this property |
It seems to be best to go in the morning. Once it gets windy they close down. Call before going. They open early before Disney Springs even opens.
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Dimple D
April 19, 2017|
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Response from RKH245 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it is open after 6 pm, and even after dark! No need to pre book, just turn up but be aware that it doesn't operate in high winds. I do not know about Groupon sorry.
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