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