Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Jul 16, 2009
    Krystle from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are interested in the Characters in flight attraction and we have a 2 year old child. I did not see a price for her age range. Is she free or not allowed in the balloon?

    I rode on the Characters in Flight balloon for the first time earlier this week. The ride is very gentle and we had spectacular views of the entire WDW area.

    Small children are allowed on the balloon. There is no charge for children under the age of three. You should be aware that the "basket" of the balloon is opaque and goes up to about hip height on an adult. If you want your child to be able to see the sights, you're going to have to hold him or her during the flight. The flight lasts about 10-15 minutes depending on the weather conditions and other factors.

    Enjoy your stay at WDW!
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I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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