Ride the OC Great Park Hot Air Balloon
The Great Park Balloon is one of the largest tethered helium (not actually hot air) balloons and the first of its kind in the United States. It is environmentally safe, non-polluting, and virtually silent. Fly high in the sky and see all of Orange County from this amazing attraction. The best part of all, its FREE! Just get to the Orange County Great Park early to call for a reservation! (866) 829-3829
Shaped and looking just like the citrus fruit that Orange County is names for you can’t miss it. Standing 118 feet tall with a volume of 210,000 cubic feet, the Balloon can hold up to 30 passengers in its 1,810-pound gondola. Flying at an altitude up to 400 feet, it is always tethered to the ground by a steel cable with the strength of 99,000 pounds, making it a safe and fun experience for everyone!
When: Every day, hours vary, call for reservations
Location: Orange County Great Park; 6950 Marine way, Irvine
How much: Free!
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