A Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two is ideal for any high flyer and definitely not to be missed. You will begin your exhilarating balloon ride on solid ground with a full flight safety briefing from the pilot before you assist with the preparation and inflation of the hot air balloon. Hop into the basket and up, up and away you go to astounding heights of up to 3,000 feet. Enjoy the peaceful and serene views while the balloon moves in unison with the wind, there is no resistance, making it a smooth an relaxing journey.
When you have landed, you can help the crew pack the balloon away and be driven back to the original launch site to receive your commemorative flight certificate. Balloon operators do vary, with some providing a slightly longer flight and other have a glass of champagne to enjoy when landed. Both weekends and weekdays are available from March/April to October/November. Your amazing flights will take place at dawn or dusk, as this is when the air is at its most stable. Dates can fill very quickly, so don’t miss out and get your Hot Air Balloon Experience for Two now.
Weekdays and weekends from March/April to October/November. Flights take place at dawn and dusk, when the air is at its most stable. Dates fill very quickly, so book at least four weeks in advance. Maximum weight 18 stone. Minimum height 4'6''. Minimum age is 8. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Ballooning isn't suitable for pregnant women. Any medical conditions must be declared in advance. Ballooning is extremely weather dependent - it is crucial to call the venue before the flight. If postponed, an alternative date and location can be arranged (please contact the operator for information). Actual flight length is determined by conditions on the day. The experience normally lasts around three hours, including one hour for inflating the balloon and one hour for packing the balloon away and returning to the launch site. Share the balloon with between 8 -16 other flyers, plus a qualified pilot. Spectators are welcome to watch the launch and wave you off. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. Wear trousers, long sleeves and sensible footwear (no high heels please). Please avoid loose scarves or jewellery. Bring a hat - heat from the burner overhead can be intense. Launch and landing sites can be muddy.