$149 for a One-Hour Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne Toast from Sportations ($225 Value)

Philadelphia

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In a Nutshell

Professional, courteous pilots guide baskets at sunrise or sunset as flyers take in views such as local landmarks & passing birds

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 3, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per person per visit. Not valid until 3/29/12. Reservation required. 72hr cancellation notice required. Must be 7 or older. Must sign waiver. 240lb weight max. Valid for sunrise and sunset flights 7 days a week during operating season (May-November). Not valid for pregnant passengers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A hot air balloon functions by assembling carefully engineered canvas, a large wicker basket, and several canisters filled with the blustery rants of politicians and sportscasters. Harness the antigravitational power of articulated nonsense with this Groupon.

$149 for a Hot Air Balloon Ride with a Champagne Toast ($225 Value)

Through a partnership with High On You Balloons, Sportations hosts hot air balloon rides, which depart at sunrise and sunset from various locations around the Philadelphia metro area. The polychromatic vessels and their accompanying pilots convey passengers aged 7 and older high above the bustling metropolis, where they take in stunning vistas during a one-hour flight. The entire experience lasts approximately 3–3.5 hours and also includes balloon inflation and deflation, as well as a postflight champagne toast. Rides take place seven days a week from May–November.

Sportations

Sportations connects amateur adrenaline jockeys to certified professional adventurers, drawing from a nationwide network of aeronauts and speed demons to introduce habitual pedestrians to the wonders of skydiving, ballooning, hang gliding, and stock-car racing. Thrill seekers can zipline across a forest canopy, hollering like Tarzan or taunting nearby birds until they agree to race. Helicopter tours ferry patrons skyward over landmarks and cityscapes, whereas paragliding adventures get up close and personal with blue skies and clouds. For most sports, Sportations accommodates groups of any size, from physics classes empirically proving gravity's existence to solo ballooning supervillains declaring dominion over all they see.

Customer Reviews

Best deal out there!
Russell M. · July 17, 2015
The sky diving experience was phenomenal! The instructors were friendly, informational, very experienced, and fun. The plane was comfortable - padded benches - compared to others I had heard about with only hard metal benches or none at all. I felt completely safe with my instructor...would definitely do it again!
Tracy M. · November 24, 2014
They were very helpful and friendly. They also explained risks and cautions of our hit air ballon ride. Thanks.
Rachel L. · January 16, 2014

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