Private Hot Air Balloon Ride For 2
Rancho Murieta, CA
Daily - Sunrise
- Take in the peace and stunning views as you glide effortlessly thousands of feet in the air
- Your provider has been in business since 2005, and has had a perfect safety record
- Wonderful pilots have a passion for ballooning and are FAA certified
- Traditional champagne/sparkling cider toast upon landing to celebrate an amazing flight
Picture yourself drifting over the magnificent California landscape with your special someone, and only the occasional blast of the burners to disturb the peace.
The friendly and courteous staff will take great joy in sharing this unique adventure with you. From the thrill of lift off to your last sip of champagne upon landing, you will be treated to an experience that will leave you with a lifetime of memories.
Become one of the few that has enjoyed the majestic charm of a hot air balloon. The views are breathtaking and the memories long-lasting!
Participants must be at least 5 years of age. Those under the age of 18 must have parent or legal guardian sign a participation waiver.
Weight per couple should not exceed 380 pounds. If you do not meet this guideline, please contact Cloud 9 Living as additional fees apply.
Food and drink is not allowed in the balloons. Please leave any purses and backpacks in your vehicle.
3-4 hours total, with approximately 1 hour of flight time.
This is a private flight for 2 participants.
Friends and family may are welcome to watch the balloon set up, flight, and landing. They may also follow the balloon in their own car.
This flight is weather dependent. Due to winds and concern for passengers, your experience provider may occasionally shorten a flight or even cancel a flight the morning of. We ask that you be understanding of losing a few minutes of flight time or having to come back on another day. Your pilot does not like to cancel but will not risk having an unsafe flight to avoid disappointing you. It is better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than to be in the air wishing you were on the ground! Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Dress for temperatures on the ground as it is always warmer in the air. Hats are recommended due to the heat of the burners.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 1 month in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 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 your experience directly with your experience provider. Being late will result in the loss of your flight.
How do balloons fly?
As air inside the balloon is heated past the temperature of its ambient surroundings, it gains altitude. As the air inside the envelope cools or is vented, it descends. Pilots use wind layers at different altitudes to move the balloon from one direction to another.
How are balloons inflated?
Once the balloon envelope (fabric) is laid out, a fan forces unheated air through the balloon's mouth, filling the fabric enough for the pilot to light the balloon's burners. The balloon is then stood-up by igniting the burners and heating the air inside.
How high do balloons fly?
Typical flights are from treetop to a few thousand feet, depending on winds and direction. The record hot air balloon flight went to an altitude of 22,000 feet!
Can I bring a camera?
Of course! Participants are encouraged to bring their camera in the basket as they enjoy their ride.
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