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Wonders of Flight in Pigeon Forge, TN

100 Music RoadPigeon Forge, TN 37863
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Take flight with a giant tethered balloon experience and soar to exciting heights up to 500 feet in the air with this new iconic attraction, Wonders of Flight. Guests board a gondola beneath the blue and green 72-foot diameter helium filled balloon. The balloon will take up to 30 guests at one time. Enjoy a 360-degree panorama view of the Smoky Mountains with the whole family!

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Take flight with a giant tethered balloon experience! Let your imagination soar to exciting heights up to 500 feet in the air with this new iconic attraction, Wonders of Flight.

Guests will board a gondola beneath the blue and green giant helium filled balloon from the landing platform situated behind WonderWorks. The 72-foot diameter balloon manufactured by Aerophile, will take up to 30 guests in the gondola at one time.

Silent and without any vibrations, the open air gondola will allow guests to experience the sensation of being on a flying balcony. The ascents, by day or night, provide guests with a 360-degree panorama view of the Smoky Mountains. In one single gaze, the entire breathtaking view will be seen from exceptional heights. Balloon rides daily with daytime and evening hours, weather permitting.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wonders of Flight

What are Wonders of Flight operating hours?
Open Daily at 10am.

How long will a ride last?
The average ride is approximately 5 and 10 minutes long, but could last up to 15 minutes depending on wind and weather conditions.

Can I bring food into Wonders of Flight?
Outside food and drinks are not permitted at Wonders of Flight.

Can I take pictures?
Yes, you may take pictures during your flight.

Who can ride?
All ages can participate, however children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The balloon can fit standard-sized wheelchairs.

What makes the balloon fly?
It is filled with helium, which is much lighter than air. Helium won’t catch fire or explode. It’s the same gas used in party balloons.

How many people can ride at a time?
Typically around 20 guests per flight. However, the number of guests for each flight is determined by the pilot, based in part upon wind speed and weather conditions at flight time.

How much can the balloon lift?
More than 10,000 pounds! But don’t worry, it won’t get away. The winch that pulls the balloon down can hold 90,000 pounds.

Who’s flying the balloon?
Each Wonders of Flight balloon pilot is certified by the manufacturer of the balloon and has undergone intensive gas balloon training, including strict safety guidelines, FAA regulations, meteorology and emergency procedures.

What if I miss my flight due to weather?
A Staff will work to accommodate you to ride at a later time that day if weather permits.



Attention Travelers: Pigeon Forge was not directly affected by the local wildfires. Attractions and hotels are open for business and ready to help you have a happy vacation.