Bristol Balloon Fiesta Champagne Flight From Bristol

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    5.30am and 5.30pm, Prompt arrival at the Fiesta site is vital as Saturday will be particularly busy. Please refer to voucher for confirmation details. All flight times are approximate and subject to c.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN, UK
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Take to the skies for a Champagne Balloon Flight. Fly in a mass ascent with up to 80 hot air balloons at the Bristol International Balloon Festival 10-13th August 2023.

Dawn and Sunset Champagne Balloon Flights. Enjoy fabulous scenery floating effortlessly over the beautiful city of Bristol taking in the sites of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Queens Square and other famous landmarks. Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk with the whole experience lasting 3-4 hours, balloon flights are weather dependent.


  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Likely to Sell Out

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Come ballooning over Bristoland see the city from above!

As part of your Bristol Balloon Fiesta experience you will enjoy exclusive access to the ballooning arena before your flight where your Pilot will give you a full safety briefing and you can help us to inflate the balloon before youenter the basket. You will launch along with up to 130 other balloons and fly for around an hour gently floating over Bristol's landmarksandsurroundingcountryside before landing and enjoying a glass of chilled Champagne to toast your flight. Your crew will collect you in the Land Rovers and take you back to the Fiesta site.

You will be asked to meet at the passenger entrance of the ballooning arena where a member of thecrew will collect you and take you to your balloon. The Pilot will give you a full safety briefing before the balloon is inflated and you prepare for take off.

On landing the crew will have followed youwith vehicles and trailers and they will meet youand pack the balloon away - most people like to be involved in this as well! Chilled Champagne, beers & soft drinks are served before returning you to the Fiestasite. Dont forget to bring your camera!

Flights take placeat dusk or dawn when the winds are usually at their calmest. Morning flights meet at 5.30-5.45am and forthe evening, it is usually 5.30 pm

You need to dress suitably for a countryside walk for the time of year. You may also choose to bring a hat to protect your head from the heat of the burners! Please note ballooning is weather dependent. If your Fiesta flight is cancelled due to unsuitable weather, you will be able to join one of theflights at another time from Bristol, Bath or South Wales (Fiesta vouchers are non-refundable and are not valid for the following year's Fiesta).


Glass of Champagne


The listed price does not include the parking fee, pre-booked advance and premier parking available online directly from the Bristol Balloon Fiesta website

In-Flight photos can be purchased after the flight

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 7 years

Contact the local provider if you have heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not suitable for pregnant women

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking, there is a surcharge payable for people over 18 stone (114kg)

Please dress appropriately for a country walk for the time of year.

Ballooning is very weather dependent and is subject to favourable weather conditions. The balloon flights are sold as vouchers and are non-refundable, so if the flight is cancelled due to the weather being unsuitable, your voucher will revert to our Gold anytime Voucher in order for you to fly with us on another date at any of our locations across the South West.

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Social distancing outside balloon buit not able to do in balloon.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 02-Dec-2022

    Enjoyed a great day out with Bailey Ballon’s, this was our second attempt at a flight as the first was called off on the day as the Pilot judged the weather conditions at the time were not suitable, safety was obviously in his decision, the second attempt was made on a beautiful morning which led to a wonderful experience, full marks to all the pilot and ground crew for making a fabulous day, would recommend Bailey Ballon’s to anyone wishing to experience a balloon flight

  • 29-Nov-2022

    Fantastic balloon ride with a very professional company we originally booked Bristol but the weather wasn’t suitable on the day so we were driven over to Bath (later driven back ) where we got hands on at inflating the balloon then a fantastic flight on a weather perfect day enjoyed the views with a friendly pilot who massively added to the whole experience,we landed in a field where again we were hands on at deflating the balloon and packing it away , then on the side of a hill with the sun shining away we enjoyed champagne with the whole group , a perfect experience very well organised a must if you’ve ever wanted to try hot air ballooning 10/10

  • 03-Sep-2022

    My Husband bought this for a birthday present due to being in covid lockdown for my 50th. Bailey Balloons had a simple process to book with the voucher I was given. They were always helpful when I phoned to answer a query too. I went for the early flight (as I’m an early bird) which was lucky as we had a heatwave at the fiesta & the evening flight’s were unable to launch. I was greeted by a staff member by the boarding gate at 5.30am, then waited to be taken over to the Pilot, Mike, for a safety briefing. My flight was absolutely amazing, at first you didn’t realise you had left the ground. Being amongst all the balloon’s at the fiesta was an unforgettable experience & one to tick off my bucket list. Mike was so informative about how he was flying the hot air balloon & when to take our landing position. He first tried to land but had to abort due to a breeze that caught us. Great for me to be able to spend just a bit longer up in the air. I didn’t want it to end (very peaceful) Finally we took landing positions again & we had the most smoothest landing I could have dreamt for with the basket remaining upright. I can’t thank the Bailey Balloons team enough for a fabulous morning. THANK YOU!!! 🎈

  • 26-Aug-2022

    Absolutely amazing experience at Bristol Balloon Fiesta! The whole crew at Baileys Balloons were super friendly and professional, Mark was a fsntastic pilot. It was such a smooth journey (and landing) and felt like floating. Amazing views of Bristol and the surrounds along the River Severn. So serene and so special to go up with all the other balloons too. A must do once in a lifetime and if you do you must choose Baileys Balloons! Thank you.

  • 25-Aug-2022

    The most fantastic experience, a must do for all. Great communication about timings and a very warm welcome at the Fiesta. Still buzzing from the experience.

  • 19-Aug-2022

    It was wonderful to float along, feeling completely safe. . They looked after me, a bit older than most - and my grandson, a bit younger! Neither much help with packing up the balloon but that didn't seem to matter!!

  • 13-Nov-2021

    A must do for everyone, even if you are scared of heights 😀 very peaceful and tranquil and the views are outstanding.

  • 08-Nov-2021

    Great experience! We actually flew from our local town Monmouth. We flew right over our house! Really well organised. Friendly and punctual staff. Plenty of room in the basket for everyone to have a great view. Thoroughly recommend it.

  • 05-Nov-2021

    Great interaction between Customers & Pilot to Inflate Balloon . Surprise gift experience . Magic , recommend to anyone

  • 05-Nov-2021

    A magical flight from Ashton Court. Everyone should take a balloon flight at least once in their lives if they can. Would definitely recommend Bailey Balloons..

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