Orlando Balloon Rides in Davenport, FL

44294 US Hwy 27Davenport, FL 33897
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Soar above sunny Orlando in the experience of a lifetime! Hop aboard a hot air balloon and get ready for an unparalleled adventure. Way above Orlando, you’ll be able to see all of the popular attractions, orange groves, forests, and more over the course of an hour flight. Be sure to bring your camera to remember this one-of-a-kind moment forever.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Davenport Travel Experts
  • Fly over Florida nature preserves and attractions in the Disney area.
  • Enjoy the added touch of an included champagne toast.
  • Marvel at spectacular sunrise views.
  • Wear closed toed shoes.
  • Pregnant women and children under 4 not permitted.
  • Bring a camera to capture the memories.
  • Flights average 1 hr.

Description

from Orlando Balloon Rides
Experience the Adventure of a Lifetime with Orlando’s largest hot air balloon company. Orlando Balloon Rides has been sharing the magic of the world’s oldest and safest form of flight since 1983. Your one hour flight will be filled with varying breathtaking sights of the Orlando area. During the flight, your pilot will point out views including Florida’s natural preserves, beautiful resorts and eye catching attractions. After landing a traditional champagne toast is held to celebrate our wonderful adventure.

Orlando Balloon Ride is great for all occasions from birthdays to anniversaries but our experience is also perfect for team building, family reunions and large groups. Most importantly we are fully licensed and insured, our pilots are FAA certified, highly experienced and are full time professional.

Orlando Balloon Rides is the Premier Balloon Company in Central Florida and is the largest passenger ride operator in the USA. We fly thousands of people a year in balloons specifically designed and engineered for passenger comfort. We have recently added America’s Largest Hot Air Balloon to our current fleet of three 16- passenger balloons. This new balloon towers more than 11 stories high (112 feet tall), carries 24 passengers and is filled with nearly a half-million cubic feet of hot air.

Come for A MAGICAL experience, fulfill your dreams and check-off your BUCKET LIST!

Passenger Limitations:
  • Passengers must be in good physical condition.
  • All passengers must be able to climb in and out of the basket, stand for the entire flight and walk out of the field if necessary.
  • Passengers who has recent surgery, injuries, hip, back or knee problems, health concerns, physical limitations, is/or maybe pregnant or has sever auditory restrictions may not fly.
  • Children must be a minimum of 6 years of age and any passenger under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • MAXIMUM individual passenger weight is 280 pounds /127 kilograms/20 stone.

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    Burnsy147
    Gosport
    "Holliday in Florida "
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed December 12, 2018 NEW
    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 going in the wrong direction so left and traveled for 10 mins to next site.watched two balloons get blown up which was impressive,had safety talk and climbed aboard with 14 other people.mike started filling the balloon with gas as the other balloon set of and went over the horizon we shortly followed in the same direction and slowly made height,the views were amazing as we made our way threw the morning mist and rising sun,flew for around an hour with lots of information from mike of the surrounding area.the views were fantastic off Disney down town Orlando,golf courses the town off celebration,swamp lands and all the eye could see.we went up to around a thousand feet and traveled at about 6/10 miles an hour.both balloons were in constant communication to help and advise on air flow and wind direction.after an hour we started to descend to the landing field.we got close to trees and touched down with a big bump then went up again and after the 3rd attempt after scrapping a couple of trees,over a lake we were safely back on safe ground.we had a crew of vans and helpers to meet us with a champagne toast.we then were taken back to headquarters for coffee and snacks.we bought our pictures from the photographer who took pictures of us on takeoff and were each given a certificate of flight.mike was an amazing funny informative skilled pilot who made us feel safe and in very professional hands,he knew when to crack a joke but also knew when to make us all do exactly what was needed in flight and on landing.the whole crew from the photographer to all of the ground staff were professional friendly and made the whole experience the best thing me and my boys have ever done on any Holliday.the whole experience was amazing and will never be forgotten by me and my boys who at 16 years old are hard to please at that age,I’ve never seen them smile so much.you must do this if visiting Florida.better than any park or roller coaster.thank you so much mike and crew for the best time ever.if ever back in Florida we will be back ballooning.any one who reads this,do not hesitate,just book and have an experience of a life time.many thanks from Graeme max and zac
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    johnaholmes
    Reading, United Kingdom
    "AMAZING ........................."
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed December 08, 2018 NEW
    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 I-192 we were given our safety instruction's. At 0630am we lifted and WOW what a fantastic sight, drifting over the Orlando area. We were airborne for a good hour + and gaining the dizzy heights of 2000ft ! Upon landing at a small airfield we helped pack the balloon away and toasted our fellow passengers with Champagne or Orange juice who were here on this balloon trip with Anniversaries, Birthdays or just for the thrill of it. Orlando Balloons made everybody most welcome ............ A BIG THANK YOU
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    snshine123
    Sebastopol, California
    "The ONLY Way to See Orlando"
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed November 19, 2018 NEW
    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 take you well about the chaos of Orlando as you float over the countryside the few seldom get to see. Your ride ends with a great champagne breakfast. This is the surprise of a lifetime for those that want something extraordinary. There were 3-count them -3 proposals on our flight plus a couple that got married. I guess you could say the romance was definitely in the air.
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    Natasha J
    "Awesome !!!"
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed November 13, 2018
    We had a great ride ! Our pilot , Mike and his team were exceptional! Loved every minute of this trip!
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    Discover53896622750
    "Anniversary Ride"
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed November 11, 2018
    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 for sure.
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    Frequently Asked Questions about Orlando Balloon Rides

    After purchase, do I need to set-up a reservation date?
    Yes, after purchase, you will need to call the phone number listed on your E-ticket voucher to set-up a flight date/time.

    Where do the flights take place?
    Our flights are in the Disney area. They can take place anywhere from Disney to Highway 192 and Highway 27 depending on wind direction.

    Where and when do we meet?
    We meet approximately one hour before sunrise. This can be anywhere from 5:30 am to 6:30 am at the intersection of Interstate 4 and Highway 27. From Interstate 4 take Highway 27 (Exit 55) and go north. Stay in the left lane and take the very first left turn towards McDonalds and Wendy’s. Our location is on the right hand side just past these restaurants.

    Are there any restrictions as to whom can fly?
    Health restrictions are few and far between. Unfortunately, due to insurance restrictions, we cannot fly pregnant women or children under 4.

    What type of weather conditions are needed to fly?
    Hot Air Balloon passenger flights take place in winds less than 10 knots, with no rain or approaching storms in the immediate area. Flights also require visibility of at least 2.5 miles.

    What should I wear?
    Dress as if you were going on a hike in the woods. NO OPENED TOED SHOES. We always suggest practical wear, such as long pants, a light jacket, a hat and no sandals or high heels. It is not any cooler in the balloon than it is on the ground, so we suggest dressing for that particular day’s weather.

    What can I bring along?
    Feel free to bring along a camera and binoculars to record this once in a lifetime experience. We recommend also bringing extra batteries and a protective camera case.

    How high do we go?
    Though the altitude record for hot air ballooning is 90,000 feet, the height of passenger flights ranges anywhere from treetops up to 2,500 feet.


    How fast do we fly?
    The balloon travels the same speed as the wind. An average flight is approximately 7 miles in length.

    Can anyone fly the balloon?
    No. To fly a hot air balloon you must be a licensed balloon pilot. Much like a fixed wing pilot, balloon pilots go through extensive training including ground school, written exams, and hands-on flying.

    Will I be affected if I suffer from motion sickness?
    No. As the balloon moves with the wind, there is none of this sensation. A balloon flight is so calm, it is possible to set a glass of water on a table in a balloon and not spill a drop.

    How long is the flight?
    Most flights are about an hour. However, they can be as short as 45 minutes or as long as 1 hour and 45 minutes. It just depends on weather conditions and landing sites.

    What can cause the cancellation of a flight?
    As safety of the passengers, crew, and equipment is of utmost priority, flights will sometimes have to be canceled. Various factors can cause cancellation such as weather conditions, equipment malfunction or pilot injury or illness. Your safety is our concern and we will not fly if this is jeopardized. If your flight is canceled, simply reschedule for another flight.