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Orlando Balloon Rides

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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 our many locations in the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort area...more
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44294 Highway 27, Orlando, FL 33897-4504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 2 balloon ride, the first for my wife and I have to say the Orlando Balloon Company took first class to a whole new level. Pilot Mike and his crew made this a moment we wine ever forget. My previous flight was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank williammun
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so greatful for such kind words spoken about our company but more importantly our team. Looking forward to flying you and your wife again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to travel by hot balloon so booked a surprise Xmas Eve present for the husband and children. It did not disappoint! Breath taking, thrilling and so much more than I imagined it would ever be. Mike was a wonderful pilot and took time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clairemenlove123
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for spending your Christmas Eve with us! We are thrilled to know that we made your holiday bright. Mike is a kid at heart and chatting it up with our younger passengers is always so easy for him. We love what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't typically write reviews, but the staff at Orlando Balloon Rides was just incredibly helpful, thoughtful, knowledgable, and a slew of many other positive adjectives. On our original day, after sending up some test balloons, it was determined that the wind was too strong....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for understanding that safety is the most important part of our operation. We appreciate guests like you that understand that and our goal is to fly everyone but sometimes Mother Nature has other plans. We are delighted that you got to...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Booked a hot air balloon ride for me and my 16 year old twins,got Uber to site at 5.30 am.met mike our pilot who gave us a warm welcome.set off in van with ballon in trailer.after visiting 1st site for take off the wind was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Burnsy147
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Wow! What a detailed and wonderful review of your time with us. We are so happy that your time in Orlando brought you to us. Mike is such an incredible person and pilot and we love reading kind words not only written about us but...More

Reviewed December 8, 2018

We arrived at 0530am for the signing of our lives away ! The office, balloon team and Mike our pilot made us very welcome. There were 18 people for our adventure of a life time. After arriving at our balloon launch site just off the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnaholmes
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

And a BIG WELCOME TO YOU!!! Although we should be saying thank you to you because passengers like you make it all worth it. Happy Holidays from us and we hope to fly you again soon.

Reviewed November 19, 2018

It might surprise you to know that there's a whole big world outside the theme parks of Orlando and there's no better way to experience it than with the Orlando Balloon Ride Company. With convenient hotel pick-ups and drops offs, your early morning ride will...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

We couldn’t agree with you more! Thank you for the super review and insight into our adventure. You are so lucky to experience a trifecta of a morning with all these love that was in air. Thank you so much and please come back and...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a great ride ! Our pilot , Mike and his team were exceptional! Loved every minute of this trip!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Natasha J
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Five stars! We are so lucky. Thank you Natasha.

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time on our first Hot air balloon ride with our pilot Mr. Wonderful and the rest of the people in our balloon. He was funny, knowledgeable and happy to share stories. The ride itself was breathtaking. We would do it again...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Mr. Wonderful is so great and we are happy that he helped make your time with us extra special. Let us know you flew with us already and we will be sure to give you a special return customer treat.

Reviewed November 11, 2018

Wow, what an amazing experience today flying with Orlando Balloon Rides, the flight was amazing and the staff are all excellent, very friendly and very professional. Would definitely recommend them to anyone who is considering doing this whilst in Florida. This was a surprise present...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Julie S
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Thanks Julie! We are honored you chose us to celebrate such a wonderful birthday milestone for your husband. Can’t wait to fly you all again!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were lucky, we drifted over the Disney area. Fantastic once in a life time experience. It was totally AWESOME!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dean A
Orlando_Balloons, Manager at Orlando Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Thank you for the five star review! We think it’s awesome also and are so happy you enjoyed flying with us.

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kayelacey12
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Noel K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if you have travel insurance I would suggest you check out the T's & Pc's to see if you are covered
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xxellaxx12
August 4, 2018|
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Response from kam0ep | Reviewed this property |
Either a refund or reschedule for another day. That was my understanding as we had to find a dry area to launch cause it rained heavily the previous few days. Pray for good weather and all the best.
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Rosi D
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Orlando_Balloons | Property representative |
Hi! As we do not fly high enough for a change in temperature, you will just need to dress for the temperature of the day. You will, however, be outside for about 3 hours, so we recommend you dress as if you were to go for a... More
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jkwedding4
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