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Romantic Hot Air
Balloon Ride

Dixfield, ME

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Take your romance to new heights with a private hot air balloon ride for 2 people over the charming and tranquil Maine countryside!

  • Soar through the skies on this private ride with an FAA-Certified pilot
  • Float above the treetops and revel in nature’s majesty on this 3-hour excursion
  • Celebrate the adventure of your love with a complimentary champagne toast
  • Enjoy a leisurely ride back to your vehicle with the ground chase crew
  • Make it a perfect and unforgettable date with this Romantic Hot Air Balloon Flight!

Auburn, ME

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June through November:
Daily - Sunrise & Sunset

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    Essential Information
    • Pilots are FAA-Certified
    • This is a shared balloon ride
    • Minimum age is 4 years old; those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum height is 4’ tall
    • Maximum individual weight limit is 250 lbs
    • Maximum combined weight limit for all passengers is 750 lbs
    • Water and a champagne toast are included
    3 hours total with approximately 45 minutes of flight time.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    This experience is for 2 people.
    Family and friends are invited to watch the balloon launch and perhaps follow the balloon chase vehicle.
    Weather Dependent
    The itinerary may change based on weather. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    Wear casual, comfortable and weather appropriate clothing and sneakers that are comfortable to climb in and out of the basket.
    How high will we fly?

    Balloons normally fly between 2,000 and 3,000 feet, all within federal aviation regulations.

    What does it feel like?

    Once aloft you will notice no turbulence or wind movement as you become one with the air currents. The feeling is one of peace as you drift over treetops and float over the countryside in a gentle, panoramic harmony with nature.

    How fast will the hot air balloon go?

    The speed of the balloon is determined by the speed of the wind.

    What kind of balloon will I be flying in?

    You will be flying in an Aerostar ax8.

    Is this ride handicap accessible?

    Yes, the balloon has seats which will accommodate those who can't stand for 45 minutes as well as older or very young passengers.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Extended Holiday Return Policy
    To make your holiday shopping a bit less stressful, any Experience Voucher or eGift Card purchased between November 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 can be returned through January 31, 2022 free of charge (all other return policies apply).

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed at least 5 days prior to your experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 5 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.

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