Thursday, August 25, 2011

Things to do in Downtown Disney: Characters in Flight by Aerophile

   Looking for something to do while you are visiting Downtown Disney? Try "Characters in Flight", a giant tethered balloon that will take you 400 feet above the earth for a breathtaking 360-degree view of Walt Disney World.

   The surface of the balloon has the silhouettes of some of Disney's most beloved characters: Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Dumbo, Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinker Bell. It is attached to a 19-foot gondola with room for 29 guests and the pilot. You will ascend into the sky for 8-10 minutes of spectacular views.

Hours of operation:
10 a.m. to midnight, daily (weather permitting)

Adults (guests ages 10 and up): $18
Children (guests ages 3 - 9) $12
Guests 2 and under are free

*Tickets may be purchased at the attraction's ticket window

Guests under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Gondola is wheelchair accessible with assistance. Guests must transfer from an Electric Convenience Vehicle Weather conditions determine the number of Guests who may board the gondola in any given flight.
All flights and times subject to change due to inclement weather.


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