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Father’s Day Experience Gifts

Treat Him to The Adventure of a Lifetime

Gift Dad a Hot Air Balloon Adventure

Father's Day is fast approaching, and it's time to find a gift as unique as the man himself. We all know that finding the perfect present for dad can be as tricky as trying to untangle a garden hose on a windy day. But fear not, we're here to rescue you from the gift giving dilemma and bring some high flying adventure into your dad's life with Father’s Day gifts he’ll never forget!

Why is a Hot Air Balloon Ride The Perfect Father’s Day Gift For Dad?

Whether you’re celebrating your dad, grandad or even your great grandad, a hot air balloon experience is the perfect way to whisk them away on a magical adventure!

Stepping into a hot air balloon basket is like stepping into a world of enchantment. As you gently ascend into the sky, you leave behind the worries and cares of everyday life, and enter a world where time seems to stand still. The sensation of floating weightlessly amidst the clouds is nothing short of inspiring and magical.

As you soar higher, the world below you transforms, revealing the natural beauty of the British countryside, with panoramic views that are simply awe inspiring. Whether he's a nature enthusiast or simply appreciates the beauty of the world, you can be sure he’ll be completely spellbound by the scenic beauty unfolding beneath him.

So, with that in mind, here are just a few of our favourite reasons for gifting your old man a sky high adventure this Father’s Day. 

Unforgettable Adventure

Picture the exhilaration of slowly ascending into the sky, higher and higher, as our hot air balloon gracefully takes flight. The sheer excitement and sense of adventure that accompany our hot air balloon flights are genuinely unparalleled. Whether your dad is an adrenaline enthusiast always seeking that next rush or someone who revels in the extraordinary, this experience guarantees an unforgettable Father’s Day experience.

Scenic Beauty of The UK

As the hot air balloon gracefully takes flight, your dad will be treated to sweeping vistas of his beloved UK landscapes, from rolling hills and meandering rivers to tiny villages and local landmarks, he’ll be treated to breathtaking views unlike any other, creating a postcard perfect picture. Get ready for an engaging narrative as he effortlessly identifies local landmarks while drifting across the familiar landscapes he knows so well.

Relaxing Escape

Life can be hectic, and we all need a break from the daily grind. A hot air balloon ride offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. Your dad can leave behind the noisy traffic, the never-ending emails, and the constant demands of modern life. Up in the balloon, there's only the gentle sway of the basket, the occasional blast of the burner and the excited chatter of your fellow passengers.

Quality Bonding Time

Whether you’re looking for Father’s Day gifts from daughter or Father’s Day gifts from son, a hot air balloon flight is not just a gift of a lifetime but it gives you both the chance to spend quality time together, high above the clouds. As you drift through the sky, you can engage in heartfelt conversations, share laughter, and create cherished memories that strengthen your father-child connection. It's an opportunity to deepen your relationship and remind your dad just how special he is!

Bucket List Achievement

For many, a hot air balloon ride is a dream they've held onto for years. By gifting it to your dad, you're helping him achieve a significant item on his bucket list. It's a chance for him to check off a lifelong ambition and fulfil a dream that may have seemed out of reach.

Suitable for All Ages

Our hot air balloon rides are an inclusive experience suitable for people of all ages, starting from as young as 7. Whether your dad is a young-at-heart adventurer or a more mature explorer, it’s one of those meaningful gifts for him that he’ll never forget. This family friendly adventure offers a unique opportunity for family members of different generations to come together and enjoy an activity that transcends age barriers. So, whether you're celebrating with your dad, your grandad, or even your great grandad, a hot air balloon ride offers experience gifts for men, that are truly unforgettable!

Unique Perspective

Seeing the world from a hot air balloon offers a perspective that few get to experience. Your dad will gain a newfound appreciation for the world's beauty as he looks down on the landscapes of the UK from astonishing heights of 5000ft. The amazement he'll feel as he looks at familiar places and hidden gems from a Virgin hot air balloon is something very special. It's a chance to see the world from a whole new perspective and remember what an amazing place it can be.

Photo Opportunities

In today's digital age, capturing memories through photos is a cherished pastime. A hot air balloon ride provides your dad with incredible photo opportunities. From the vibrant colours of sunrise to the reflections on calm waters below, every moment in the balloon's journey is a potential masterpiece. Your dad can snap stunning shots to share with friends and family, creating visual stories of his sky high adventure.

Why Fly With Virgin Balloon Flights?

Hot Air Balloon Rides Near Me

When it comes to finding hot air balloon rides near me, we've got you covered. With over 100 launch sites spanning from Launceston to Biggar, our hot air balloon adventures are easily accessible across the UK. No matter where you're located, chances are we have a launch site conveniently close to your doorstep. This means you can treat your dad to an unforgettable experience without the need for extensive travel. So, whether you're in the bustling cities or the serene countryside, there's a hot air balloon adventure waiting for you just around the corner.

Choose Your Balloon Flight Vouchers

Weekday Morning

Monday - Friday

  • 3-4 hour experience with about an hour in the air
  • Open voucher – choose your own flight date
  • Fly from any of our locations nationwide
  • 18 months to book
  • Non-refundable
Non-refundable

*Within 90 days of purchase. See paragraph 8.4 of our T&Cs

£169

per person

How many passengers?

Weekday Morning Or Evening

Monday - Friday

  • 3-4 hour experience with about an hour in the air
  • Open voucher – choose your own flight date
  • Fly from any of our locations nationwide
  • 18 months to book
  • Non-refundable
Non-refundable

*Within 90 days of purchase. See paragraph 8.4 of our T&Cs

£189

per person

How many passengers?

Any Day Morning Or Evening

Monday - Sunday

  • 3-4 hour experience with about an hour in the air
  • Open voucher – choose your own flight date
  • Fly from any of our locations nationwide
  • 18 months to book
  • Non-refundable
Non-refundable
Make me weather refundable

*Within 90 days of purchase. See paragraph 8.4 of our T&Cs

£209

per person

How many passengers?

Last Minute Availability

Flexible On When You Can Fly?