Orlando Balloon Rides is the largest passenger ride operator in the USA flying thousands of people a year Recently added is America’s Largest Hot Air Balloon. This new balloon towers more than 11 stories high (112 feet tall) and carries 24 passengers. Orlando Balloons Rides is proud of their 100%, unblemished safety record. All the balloons have the latest safety features including partitioned baskets, which the Federal Aviation Administration has deemed the safest way to fly. The ballooning adventure is a three to four-hour experience. After traveling to the chosen launch site, the balloon team will start the inflation process. Once the balloon is ready to fly, all the magic begins! This one hour flight will be filled with varying breathtaking sights over Orlando and the theme park area. During the flight, your pilot will point out spectacular sights of the area from the theme parks and beautiful resorts to the orange groves, forest, and swamps that have been untouched for thousands of years. On landing, a traditional champagne toast is held to celebrate our wonderful adventure. Non-alcoholic beverages are also available.