This experience depends mainly on weather conditions, such as wind speed and direction. Balloon flights may be canceled at any time, before or during the experience, due to weather conditions.
Before heading to the experience site, please visit the AlUla Hot Air Balloon Experience – Flight Status Updates page HERE for weather and flight updates on the day of your booking.
Please read the Hote Air Balloon TERMS AND CONDITIONS carefully before booking the experience.
- Dates: 27April– 13 May 2023
- Flight duration: tethered flight: 15 minutes
- Meeting location: meet at Winter Park to catch a bus to the site. Please arrive 1:15 hours before your booking. time to join the transfer to the location. if driving direct to the venue please arrive 30 minutes before your flight to allow time for briefing on safety procedures and entrance formalities
- Parking: Complimentary at Winter Park or near the site entrance if coming with your own car
Guests should wear comfortable outdoor clothing with closed-toe walking shoes or boots. We advise bringing a jacket, as it can be cold up high in the open-air balloon. After checking in, staff will go over safety procedures to prepare you for the flight.
Age, Height & Weight Restrictions
Tethered Hot Air Balloons are suitable for children 5 years and above.
Height: 121 cm minimum
This height restriction is set so that children are able to see over the basket safely.
Weight: 130 kg maximum
Please note passengers will be asked to share their weight before the flight. Even weight distribution is extremely important in hot air ballooning for safety purposes.
- Round-trip transportation between Winter Park and the event site
- Tethered balloon flight (15min)
- Return to event site after balloon landing