Half-Price Special

About This Flight

Disregarding gravity above the Perris-Temecula Valley and surrounding region for 42 accident free years, California Balloon Rides combines old-world ballooning with state-of- the-art technology to provide a fun and safe hot air balloon experience.

Since 1974, California Balloon Rides has operated a balloon ride service, aircraft repair station, and world renown balloon pilot school. So, you can be assured that your pilot is skillful, accomplished and highly experienced.

This flight includes freshly baked pastries, hot and cold drinks, post flight champagne ceremony, colorful Aeronaut Flight Certificates, and breakfast vouchers to the Café at Perris Airport Skydiver Drop Zone. Enjoy your breakfast while watching skydivers land in front of the restaurant and see a video feed of people flying in the vertical wind tunnel on location.

The balloon ride features a colorful balloon, comfortable basket, skilled pilot, and a breathtaking view of the California countryside. The in-air journey includes pre-flight snacks/coffee and post- flight breakfast at the airport café to keep the energy flowing and create a wondrous balloon flight experience.

Half-Price Special

  • $115 ($230 value) for a weekday morning hot air balloon ride for one person
  • $135 ($270 value) for a weekend morning hot air balloon ride for one person 
  • $225 ($460 value) for a weekday morning hot air balloon ride for two persons 
  • $260 ($540 value) for a weekend morning hot air balloon ride for two persons

Double Your Fun Offer!

For the first time, ever, for a limited time, we are offering a Double Your Flight Time Special! That’s twice the flight time of the standard flight. Fly two 30 to 45-minute balloon flights instead of one! Average flight time spent in the balloon basket is 75 to 120 minutes.

  • $199 ($460 value) for a weekday morning hot air balloon ride for one person
  • $239 ($540 value) for a weekend morning hot air balloon ride for one person

Itinerary


5:30/6:00 Arrive and check in with our flight host. Enjoy freshly baked pastries and hot drinks. Receive a boarding pass to your balloon.
6:00/6:30 Ride from Perris Airport to balloon launch location which varies with wind direction.
6:30/7:00 Balloons inflate, passengers board balloons, launch, and fly.
7:30/8:00 Balloons land and sometimes switch passengers for a second hop or deflate if finished. Passengers are transported back to Perris Airport.
7:45/8:15 New Aeronauts (former passengers), Pilot and Host participate in a champagne celebration, or sparkling apple cider for non-drinkers. New Aeronauts receive a colorful Flight Certificate and breakfast vouchers for the on-site Perris Café, AKA, Bombshelter Restaurant.
8:00/8:30 Aeronauts enjoy a full breakfast while watching skydivers land only 1000 yards from the large floor to ceiling windows of the restaurant. Videos from the on-field Vertical Wind Tunnel are shown on large videos screens during breakfast. The entertaining videos show both new non-skydivers and experienced skydivers floating on a column of 130 mph wind in the wind tunnel.