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Characters in Flight at Downtown Disney Lifts Off

Discussion in 'Walt Disney World News & Rumors' started by Wendy, Oct 15, 2012.

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    A new Characters in Flight balloon is now soaring above Downtown Disney.

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    The tethered helium balloon is the world's largest and has a gondola that is 19 feet in diameter and holds up to 29 Guests at one time. From 400 ft up in the air, guests get a breathtaking 360-degree view of Walt Disney World Resort and spectacular views of up t 10 miles away, for approximately 8 – 10 minutes.

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    The Balloon also has a fresh new design which has a red, yellow and blue color scheme, with set of flying characters: Tinker Bell, Peter Pan, Buzz Lightyear, Dumbo, Jasmine and Aladdin.

    The daily hours of operation are 8:30am to midnight, weather permitting.

    Ticket Prices:

    $18 Adult (tax included) - Guests ages 10 and up
    $12 Children (tax included) - Guests ages 3 - 9
    Free- Guests 2 and under

    Tickets may be purchased at the attraction's ticket window.
     
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    I have been promising my self to do the flight maybe next year whats the best time day or night
     
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    Tink Cead Mille Failte! Staff Member Administrator

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    We did it during the day because we wanted the view.

    They've raised the price. :sigh:
     
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    Can you see your house from up there? :wave:
     
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    I didn't look for that! LOL.
     

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