Hot-Air-Balloon Excursion for One or Two People from Skyward Balloons (Up to 46% Off)

Skyward Balloons

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Wendy H. ·
Reviewed September 30, 2014
We had a beautiful day but because the flying conditions need to be ideal - you may have some cancellations prior to actually getting to go. Thrilled with the ride and glad we had to wait as the fall colours were spectacular.

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Terry V. ·
Reviewed August 11, 2014
They fly only when winds are 15 kph or less. Because of this you may have to book many times before you actually fly. The wait is worth it.

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Gabriella S. ·
Reviewed October 18, 2013
Great experience ,would recommend to anyone.

What You'll Get


Hot air balloon rides shatter the stork community’s monopoly on carrying humans in baskets. Democratize the skies with today’s Groupon to Skyward Balloons. Choose between the following options:

  • For $165, you get a Fly Anytime hot air balloon excursion for one person (a $275 value).
  • For $299, you get a Fly Anytime hot air balloon excursion for two people (a $550 value).<p>

Skyward Balloons’ commercial pilots—approved by Transport Canada—lead passengers age 8 and older coursing through the clouds in open-air, inflatable aircrafts. Aeronauts arrive at a chosen launch location, which can vary depending on the date and weather, to be briefed by the crew on safety measures and common cloud phrases before witnessing their multicolored vessel blossom into a 10-storey balloon. Passengers then board the gondola and set off for the sky, the upward ascension revealing a widening landscape below as they soar to heights of up to 3,500 feet. During the roughly 60-minute flight, jaws drop as buildings shrink and lush treetops appear small enough to use for cleaning one’s ears. Sightseers revel in aerial views of yawning pastures as they float along, waving to earthbound onlookers and comparing lakes and ponds to unassuming puddles.

After touching down on the ground, passengers and pilots raise a celebratory champagne toast to mark their aerial passage. Flight certificates are then signed, dated, and granted to customers to signify an adventurous excursion or their overcoming a fear of party balloons.

Our customers loved this deal last year, earning Skyward Balloons a spot on Groupon’s Best of 2011 list.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 8 or older. 3-business day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must sign waiver. Launch locations may vary by date and are subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Skyward Balloons


Through the 80s and early 90s Graham Rawlinson accumulated more than a decade of experience piloting jets, hot air balloons, and ultra lights. Knowing how moving soaring through the sky can be, he opened Skyward Balloons in 1993 to share the experience with others. Today, Graham leads a team of Transport Canada–approved commercial pilots that ferry guests into the sky in kaleidoscopically coloured balloons. Leisurely sky-floats take guests 500–3,500 feet in the air, cruising over cities and the countryside for scenic champagne tours. Sightseers revel in aerial views of yawning pastures as they soar along, waving to earthbound onlookers and comparing lakes and ponds to unassuming puddles as lush treetops appear small enough to use for cleaning one's ears. The crew can accommodate corporate and group outings and are also certified to train student pilots. Their fleet of 10-storey-tall balloons can even help companies and public communication programs get the word out through airborne advertising.

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