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Fly In The Winthrop Balloon Festival

Fly In The Winthrop Balloon Festival

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am the chief pilot of Seattle Ballooning and one time per year have the opportunity to fly in the Winthrop Balloon Festival with 3 dozen balloons. I am the president of the American Ballooning Safety and Training Association and get to do what I love every single day at sunrise and sunset (fly balloons!). My very first experience flying in a balloon was watching the sunrise from 10k feet in…
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What we’ll do

This is a once in a lifetime experience. You'll fly with 3 dozen hot air balloons over in the beautiful snow-capped mountains. It's stunning. We are also the only operation providing rides during the balloon festival. All the balloons will start to inflate at the same time and fly together. Our altitude that day will depend on the speed and direction of the wind. We typically fly over the…

What else you should know

You must be able to stand for 1 hour unassisted, may not be pregnant, or have hip, back, or knee issues or recent surgery. Additionally you must be under 450lb on average per couple or 225 per person as an individual. Tips are not included but are welcomed!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Chocolates!
Wine
Delicious Champagne

What to bring

Warm clothes!
Gloves
Hats

Where you'll be

We will launch from the center of town and will use the winds at different heights in order to get to where we would like to go that day. You'll see it all with a birds-eye view

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Must be able to climb in and out of the basket using the steps, may not be pregnant, and must be under 225lb on average per guest for weight and balance of the aircraft

More tips

You must be able to stand for 1 hour unassisted, may not be pregnant, or have hip, back, or knee issues or recent surgery. Additionally you must be under 450lb on average per couple or 225 per person as an individual. Tips are not included but are welcomed!

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Fly In The Winthrop Balloon Festival
New experience
$300/person
New experience
$300/person