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Aerophile – The World Leader in Balloon Flight

The world’s largest tethered helium balloon flying above Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Springs

West Side

Age Interest

All Ages

Thrill Level

Slow Rides

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  • Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV

Guest Policies

  • Expectant mothers should not ride.

Spread your wings and hover over Disney Springs in the world’s largest, hand-painted helium balloon!

The world’s largest tethered helium balloon flying above Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

Fabulous as Far as the Eye Can See

Experience adventure, enchantment and romance like a real-life Disney character while floating through the sky!

All it takes is a little faith, trust and 6 tons of pixie dust! Guests are sure to fall in love with the breathtaking, 360-degree views of Walt Disney World Resort during an 8-to-10 minute tethered helium balloon ride, located right in Disney Springs.

During your ascent 400 feet into the air, try to spot the Resort’s most iconic sights in the distance. Do you recognize the world-famous geosphere Spaceship Earth over in Epcot? This flight of fantasy is the quickest route to the second star on the right!

About the Balloon
Custom-built for Disney by Paris-based company Aérophile S.A., the Aéro30 is filled with 210,000 cubic feet of helium. The balloon’s 19-foot-diameter basket holds up to 29 people plus one Aérophile-certified pilot per “flight.” Airborne Guests will be treated to stunning vistas up to 10 miles away!


  • An additional fee is required to ride
  • $20 Adults (ages 10 and older)
  • $15 Children (ages 3 to 9)

The world’s largest tethered helium balloon flying above Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

Know Before You Go

Tickets can be purchased at the attraction location on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition:

  • Maximum capacity is affected by wind speeds. The balloon will not fly if winds exceed 22 mph or if there is a storm. Please note that the balloon is tethered and will not travel beyond 400 feet at any time.
  • Bags, food and drink, smoking and strollers are not permitted.
  • Guests must transfer from their motorized scooter or ECV to an available wheelchair to experience this attraction.
  • Guests over 9 years of age are permitted to ride by themselves. However, children under 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18 years of age or older).
  • Expectant mothers should not ride.
  • This attraction is not recommended for those prone to motion sickness, vertigo, heart problems or any other condition that may be aggravated by flight.

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  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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