Orange County Flying Experiences

Flight experiences are your ticket to the skies! Choose from flying experiences in Orange County including hot air balloon rides, flying lessons, fighter pilot missions, scenic air tours & more. Book for yourself or give as a gift today!

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    There's no rule that says sightseeing in Orange County means both feet must be planted firmly on the ground. So why not take to the skies to explore instead?

    Get swept off your feet with Orange County experience gifts that come loaded with airborne adventures, giving spectacularly unrivaled views of the famed OC and surrounding areas!

    For those looking for a little bit of R-&-R, a variety of scenic tours offer the perfect getaway. Catch the sunrise or sunset immersed in the tranquility of a hot air balloon ride as you watch the Pacific Ocean sparkle in the distance. Escape the mainstream Orange County attractions to float peacefully through the California air on a glider ride for two — enjoying the picturesque Lake Henshaw, Hot Springs Peak, and Palomar Mountains below. Or soar above the hottest happenings in Hollywood in a helicopter!

    Have a history buff on your hands? Climb above the clouds in a North American T-6 Texan Warbird; or hop aboard a brilliantly-restored 1920's biplane in San Diego for gorgeous glimpses of the SoCal countryside.

    And guess what? Virgin Experience Gifts's list of air-mazing things to do in Orange County caters to people with big piloting dreams, too!

    Take sky-high activities to new heights by learning to fly an airplane, helicopter, or glider. After a brief ground orientation and pre-flight aircraft assessment, go up, up and away for hands-on coaching by an FAA certified flight instructor. Stunning views of the incredible landscape below are undoubtedly included.

    Have a hankering for a freefall? Put on a helmet and jumpsuit, and leave the parachute behind! An indoor skydiving excursion is one of the most memorable, fun things to do in Orange County. Float, twirl, and experience the freedom of flight inside a giant wind tunnel — a perfect outing for nearly any age!