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Montgolfier Balloon Race

Lift up and away in the unique Montgolfier balloon ride as you learn about man's first flight.


Montgolfier Balloon Race at the Air Zoo

View the Montgolfier Balloon Race Ride in Action!

Ride Restrictions

Individual ride tickets may be purchased for $2 each.

Minimum Height Requirement Number of Tickets
42" without adult 1 ticket per person
Child under 42" must be accompanied by adult* 1 ticket per person

*Children can ride with a parent or guardian if they are not 42" tall, but the child must be able to sit on their own and not on the adult's lap.

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