Algarve Balloon Rides

ALGARVE BALLOON RIDES offering hot air rides in the Algarve region of south Portugal. Shared Balloon flights or private balloon flights available. Family friendly and a great experience for all.

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon Algarve Scenic Flights

This is a fantastic chance to fly high above the spectacular Algarve in a Hot Air Balloon, one of the best ways to get a feel for the beauty and diversity of the coastal regions of the Algarve in the South of Portugal.

The Hot Air Balloon experience usually starts early morning to make the most of the sunrise and the calm weather. the experience takes around 4 hours in total with a flight time of around 1 hour.

Packages include:

  • Pre flight briefing.
  • Approx 1 hour flight.
  • Light snack with Spumanté to toast the occasion.
  • Flight certificate.
  • Transport back to launch site.
  • Insurance.
  • Shared Balloon Experience.



(Children aged 5 - 10 years go half price)

We can also offer private exclusive balloon flights for €727 (based on 2 people) and arrange for special occasions such as marriage proposals etc. Larger groups can be quoted on enquiry.


Terms and Conditions, please read carefully and contact us with any questions that you may have.

Flight cancelations
All flights are dependent on suitable weather conditions therefore we can not guarantee that the flight date booked will be suitable for a flight.
In the event of a cancelation the flight will be re-scheduled to your convenience within the terms of booking arrangement.
We reserve the right to cancel, delay, or change the location of the launch site at short notice.
We shall not be held liable for any consequential loss or inconvenience caused.

Cancelation by Passengers
Please Endeavour to advise us of flight cancelations as soon as possible but not less than 24 hours prior to scheduled trip..
Less than 24 hours notice without acceptable excuse will be treated as a ´no show´ and a refund can not be issued.

Pre Flight Procedures
It is the passengers responsibility to ensure they have received booking confirmation details of the flight; please notify us immediately and prior to your flight date if you have not received this information.
The passengers should contact the weather line the evening prior to the flight at the allocated time and date to receive final confirmation and latest instructions.
Please arrive on time as ballooning is limited to early morning slots. In Portugal during the summer it is vital that we land before the thermic activity starts. Should you be delayed then advise your pilot as soon as possible.
A no show or late arrival may invalidate your ticket.

Fit to fly
We are not qualified to express an opinion confirming you are fit to fly and you must ensure that you are fit to fly.
Balloon flights require you standing and being able to walk out of a field. We will however Endeavour to assist should this be required.
We do have a wheelchair basket in Portugal and are able to accommodate handicaps and special needs, this needs to be managed in advance so please contact us to advise.

You must not fly if you are suffering from any serious medical condition or have recently undergone surgery unless you have a certificate of fitness to fly from your doctor.
You must not fly if you are pregnant or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
For operational purposes there will a surcharge for passengers whose weight exceeds 100kg, if you think this may be the case please call us.

Flight Safety
No passenger shall drink, be drunk, throw articles overboard or behave in a disorderly manner.
The pilot may refuse carriage to any person whom he believes under the influence of alcohol or to be a risk or liability to the crew or other passengers.
All flights are at the sole discretion of the pilot in command as safety (technical and meteorological) is of paramount importance.
AB will not be liable for the loss or damage of clothing personal effects such as cameras, videos etc… and are carried entirely at the owners risk and by permission of the pilot.

Flight Time
We try to be airborne for approximately one hour but as the flight is subject to weather conditions and the availability of landing space, the flight time will be subject to the discretion of the pilot.

Ticket Policy and Refunds
Flight tickets and vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.
Flight tickets are refundable to the buyer, but non refundable when both parties contractual obligations have been honoured.
Passengers may transfer or sell their flight tickets to a third party subject to our approval.
Please insure that validity is honourably advised when selling or passing your ticket on.
For an additional 1 Year extension there will be a charge €50
A no show or late arrival will invalidate and cancel your ticket.
For pregnancy or medical extension there will be no charge subject to the approval of AB and presentation of medical certificate.



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