Walt Disney World – Hot Air Balloon Experience in Disney Springs Get a New Name


The characters have been missing from Disney Springs’ Characters in Flight hot air balloon for several months now. As such, the experience is getting a new name starting this week — Aerophile.

The current pricing for the hot air balloon rides in Disney Springs are $20 for adults (10 and older) and $15 for for children.

From the official Disney site…

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 Earthover in Epcot? This flight of fantasy is the quickest route to the second star on the right!

[Source: Disney]

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