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Tethered Balloon Ride for One or Two at Wonders of Flight at WonderWorks (Up to 44% Off)

Wonders of Flight at WonderWorks

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In a Nutshell

Aboard a gondola attached to a helium-filled balloon, passengers rise up to 400 ft in the air

The Fine Print

Expires May 31st, 2013. Limit 10 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Being able to fly is a dream shared by all of mankind, much like the one where your dog made you breakfast. Live the dream with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $11 for a tethered balloon ride for one (up to a $17.91 value)
  • $20 for a tethered balloon ride for two (up to a $35.82 value)

Up to 30 guests stand on a circular gondola as a helium-filled balloon silently lifts them up to 400 feet in the air. Passengers are encouraged to bring cameras on their 5- to 10-minute rides in order to preserve snapshots of the surrounding Smoky Mountains.

Wonders of Flight at WonderWorks

Most people associate flying with the sound of whirring engines, intercoms buzzing, and even propellers sputtering into a spin. Wonders of Flight at WonderWorks, however, removes all audible distractions—its helium-filled balloon rises above the trees with nary a hum or vibration. The effect, says the website, is akin to "being on a flying balcony."

A maximum of 30 people can stand on the balloon's circular gondola as it ascends up to 500 feet in the air. After takeoff, passengers are treated to a sprawling view of the Smoky Mountains, as well as a bird's-eye perspective of the upside-down WonderWorks attraction. These 5- to 10-minute flights run throughout the day, permitting riders to snap photos of the scenery as the blue-and-green balloon levitates from its grounded tether.


  • “Great view, Pilot gave interesting facts to make the time more enjoyable.”

  • “BEAUTIFUL VIEW! WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE and something I think everyone visiting should do!!!!!!!”

  • “We had a wonderful visit and the employees were very friendly and courteous. The views were wonderful that day and could really see far out to LeConte”

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    Wonders of Flight at WonderWorks

    100 Music Rd.

    Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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