With over 100 launch sites across the UK, some with back up sites, a Virgin Balloon Flight is never far away. Escape from it all quite literary by joining the 30,000 people a year who enjoy a ride in a hot air balloon. Relax in the knowledge that all Virgin Balloon pilots hold full UK Commercial Balloon Pilots' Licences and have many years of experience.
What can I expect from a Virgin Balloon Flight?
The whole experience lasts about four hours with on average an hour's balloon flight. Rides are scheduled for early morning or evening seven days a week during the UK ballooning season of March to October. Sometimes in optimum conditions the balloons can fly up to 5,000 feet but from a few hundred feet up you can see some spectacular views and once you reach a 1,000 feet you can see for miles. You do not return to your launch site the balloon is landed on a safe site and the retrieval quickly arrive to collect you.
Balloons can carry 10,12 or 16 passengers and the basket is divided in to compartments so your party can stay together. Children must be over 7 and at least 4ft 6" tall and under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Can you enjoy the Virgin Balloon Experience?
From a medical perspective you must be agile enough to climb into the basket able to stand unaided for an hour and able to adopt the safe seated landing position in the basket. There are supplements for people over a certain weight and height and pregnant women are not allowed to travel.
Virgin Balloon Flights Deals & Offers
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