Opening Times

The Bournemouth Balloon is currently grounded:

Please see news for further details

Easter to September - 10am till late.

October to Easter     - weekday 11.00am to 5.00pm

                                    weekend 10.30am to 6.00pm

(times may vary according to the weather conditions)

Please be aware that the inflation and flying of the Balloon is weather dependant and we cannot inflate or fly in winds above 30 knots by law, therefore the opening dates may vary.

You are advised to contact our BALLOON OFFICE ON 01202 314539 to confirm details and to avoid any disappointment.

The Balloon can however fly in the rain. To check out the weather and to see if we are flying today, visit our live web cam or contact the Bournemouth Balloon office.


You can purchase Gift Vouchers for Balloon flights by phone,    phone:01202314539.

 Gift Voucher holders will be given priority in the queue for flights on any given day.

Please be aware that the balloon’s availability cannot be guaranteed, due to the prevailing weather conditions and/or other bookings (e.g. a block booking for a specific flight) at the time of your visit.


To book by phone call our Ticket Hotline on 01202 314 539

We will take your credit/debit card details and process your order, sending your Gift Vouchers by Recorded Special Delivery. Please note there is a £6 charge for the postage and a £1 handling charge for Credit Card bookings.


Please click the 'Booking Enquiry' button below to submit an online booking enquiry to our Flight Crew.

Your Gift Voucher booking and payment method will be confirmed by telephone promptly by one of our team.

Book Online

Ticket Pricing

Adult - £12.50
Child (Aged 2 years to under 14 years) - £7.50
Child (Under 2 years with a boarding pass) - FREE
Family (2 Adults and 2 children 2-14years) - £35.00
Senior Citizen - £9.50
Student (With student union photo id card) - £9.50
Groups (10 or more, one en-bloc pre-payment) - Less 10%


Not Flying

What does this mean?
Due to adverse weather conditions the balloon is not currently flying, existing ticket holders please call to arrange another booking.

S & D Leisure Ltd reserve the right to suspend or cancel flying at any time for operational or safety reasons


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