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See Central Florida as you've never seen it as you "get carried away" in a Hot Air Balloon!

Do you remember when you were a child, and you were lying on the grass gazing at the sky wondering what it was like to be a cloud, gently floating across the beautiful blue sky? Well, it is time to make your childhood fantasies come true!

Float over beautiful landscapes and lakes where you can soak in the morning sunrise for the ultimate in exhilarating experiences.

  • Flights take place every morning at sunrise in the Disney area of Orlando, Florida.
  • All flights include an hour flight over our beautiful countryside.
  • Champagne Toast, full buffet breakfast and souvenir flight certificate included.
  • Orlando’s Premier Balloon Company Owner Operated since 1983.


BlueWaterPic14Blue Water Balloons is the Premier Balloon Company in Central Florida and is the largest passenger ride operator on the Eastern seaboard of the United States.

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We fly thousands of people a year in balloons specifically designed and engineered for passenger comfort.  Our balloons are all 2007 models and have all the latest safety features with you in mind.   We are most proud of our 100%, unblemished safety record.   Our reputation has been built over many years and Orlando Balloon Rides is held with great regard not only by the ballooning community but also in the travel and tourist industry.

The company holds contracts with more than 80 national and international tour and travel operators as well as many local guest service organizations. These contracts cover many American and Canadian operators, every British Tour Company, the top 7 Japanese Tour Companies and many other European operators.  We are the only company in the South East US contracted to fly guests from AAA motor club.

In addition to our most successful ride business our company is proud to have extensive national and international experience in all aspects of ballooning including corporate hospitality, promotional advertising and tethered operations.  Consequently we have featured in numerous T.V. programs throughout the world.

Our Flight Program

BlueWaterPic2Our sunrise flights are scheduled seven days a week, 365 days a year, weather permitting. We meet one hour prior to sunrise and then travel to one of our many launch sites. Inflation takes about 20 minutes and if you would like to participate you are more than welcome. Before you know it we will be airborne!

The flight is approximately one hour and we will ascend anywhere from tree tops to several thousand feet. Once you’re in the air your pilot will point out the spectacular sites of this area. We often have a view of the theme parks, especially Disney. We also fly over orange groves, cypress forests and sparkling lakes. We often see wildlife on our tours such as deer, wild pigs, alligators and bald eagles! Our flying area truly has many wonderful things to see.

On landing a tradtional champagne toast is held to celebrate your wonderful adventure. Non-alcoholic beverages are also available. We will then return to the Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration for an all you can eat breakfast buffet. Our passengers are then presented with a Flight of Ascension certificate by their pilot . Most importantly we are fully liscenced and insured. Our pilots are all FAA certified, highly experienced and are full time professionals.

The price is $175 per adult and can be reserved by calling 407 894 5040.

Frequently Asked Questions:


1. 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.

2. Where and when do we meet?

We meet approximately one hour before sunrise. This can be anywhere from 5:30am to 6:30am depending on the time of year.  We meet at the Convention Center at the Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration, located on Highway 192; exactly ONE traffic light east of Interstate 4 — Exit 64 (Parkway Boulevard). Turn north at this traffic light and make another immediate left into the Radisson. It is next to Kobe Steakhouse

The address is: 2900 Parkway Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747. 

Phone Number: 1.800.634.4774.

3. 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.

4. What should I wear?

Dress like you were going on a hike in the woods. NO OPENED TOED SHOES. It is not any cooler in the balloon than it is on the ground so we suggest dressing for that particular day’s weather.

5. What can I bring along?

Feel free to bring along a camera or camcorder to record this once in a lifetime experience.

6. How high do we go?

We can go anywhere from treetops to several thousand feet. It depends on wind speed and direction.

7. 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.

To book your flight of a lifetime, call us today on 1.407.894.5040 or email

Why choose Orlando Balloon Rides/Blue Water Balloons/ Orange Blossom Balloons?

Safety is our First Priority.

We will only fly you in conditions that we deem to be safe.  Our decision to fly is always made with your safety in mind.  Our pilots are full time professionals that get paid whether we fly or not.  This means they are under no pressure to fly if the conditions are not quite right.  Each pilot is certified by the FAA with a commercial license and attends annual safety seminars.  Many of our pilots have been guest speakers at these events.

We have been in business since 1983.

Be assured that when you fly with us you will be with one of the most established balloon companies in the United States.  We have been making amazing memories and dreams come true for 25 years!

Equipment / Balloons

Our balloons are always new and up to date.  We only fly safe and sturdy equipment that has your safety and comfort in mind.  Our larger balloons have compartments that have higher sides than most balloons.  They are partitioned and are padded on the inside.  These details will give you a high feeling of security once on board.  The basket floors are covered with high density foam which truly makes it easier to stand on while enjoying your flight.  We hope that these features will give you a high feeling of security once on board and in the air.

Our fleet is custom designed and built by Ultramagic Balloons and we always purchase our equipment brand new.


From start to finish be safe in the knowledge that you are fully insured.  All our balloons and vehicles are commercially insured for passenger carrying operations.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer them for you.

To book your flight of a lifetime, call us today on 1.407.894.5040 or email


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