ALL FLIGHTS ARE AT SUNRISE. We do not schedule PM flights (sunset flights) as weather conditions in Asheville rarely make ballooning in the afternoon possible. It’s OK to book just one passenger, but we require a minimum of three scheduled passengers per shared basket flight. Private flights have a minimum of two passengers.
Shared Basket per passenger $ 250.00 Private Basket per passenger $ 400.00. Individual passengers who weigh greater than 250 lbs. are required to book a private flight. Available days for July are July 22 & 25 weather permitting. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August is available and during the week August 8, 12, 19-22, & 26-29. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September is available. October dates are very limited. Private flights are sold out in October. Available days are October 4, 6, 11-13, 25, 27. November 1 is available, but November 2 & 3 are sold out. Additional days will open for October Flights on September 15th. Please come back to view additional flight days.
Shared Basket: $250/person
Please add as many passengers as you need for your flight. Maximum capacity is six passengers.
Private Basket: $400/person
Please add as many passengers as you need for your flight. Maximum capacity four passengers.
The minimum number of passengers is two and the maximum number of passengers is six in one gondola.
We have a two week cancellation policy and require you to cancel at least two weeks before your flight.
If your plans change please notify us as soon as possible.
All flights are weather dependent and may have to be rescheduled, but passengers are not obligated to reschedule if the flight is canceled due to weather conditions.
We reserve the right to cancel any flight if safety is ever in question and/or the weather conditions are deemed unfavorable by the pilot.
It is best to schedule a balloon flight with a back-up date in mind just in case weather conditions on the scheduled date are unfavorable for balloon flying.
We can never give you a 100% guarantee that we are good to go until we are in real time at the launch site. A flight will likely be cancelled when any of the following basic weather forecast is applicable:
Please call Phyllis at 828.707.2992 with questions and concerns.