Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon in Branson, MO

600 Promenade WayBranson, MO 65616
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Overview

Ever wondered what Branson looks like from high in the sky? Find out by riding Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon! As the only balloon of it’s kind, the Steampunk Balloon floats guests to approximately 188 feet in the air for jaw-dropping panoramic views of Branson, the Ozark Mountains, and Lake Taneycomo. This high-flying attraction is perfect for all ages and group sizes.

Description

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Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon is the only balloon of its kind in North America and the tallest in the world! Located at Branson Landing on the north entrance near Belk Department Store, our Steampunk pilots will take you on a trip back in time as you travel nearly 200 feet in the air.

With 360-degree aerial views of Lake Taneycomo, historic downtown Branson, and the surrounding Ozark Mountains, you'll learn fun facts about our area from one of our knowledgeable and friendly Steampunk Pilots. Our Steampunk Balloon is the only one of it's kind in the world and we are so thrilled to have it with us as a Branson icon! Fun for the entire family, the balloon can hold up to eleven passengers. We are disability friendly and pet-friendly too! Guests under 42" ride free with a paid adult.

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

4 Reviews
Ashley Ritchie
Nocona, TX
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Wonderful"
August, 2018 NEW
Great view
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Ashley Ritchie
Nocona, TX
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun time!"
July, 2018 NEW
This is pretty short but you have a great view from the top! We will definitely do it again!
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TeAsia Hill
Kansas City, MO
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun"
May, 2018
When we went the Balloon was closed and I paid for a package deal for the balloon and zip line, the zip line was really fun was not what we expected.
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Tip: very fun

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Reserve Branson Customer
14 Reviews
"Feel like your flying in the air."
October, 2017
See Branson like you never have.
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miscellani
"Great Views/Easy-going Ride "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 06, 2018 NEW
I really enjoyed this ride. I’m not a thrill seeker but this looked doable. My ten year old is pretty cautious and he did this with me too. The ride floats up gently and it never feels scary. The seats are very secure feeling, even with legs dangling. The views are fantastic - go at sunset. It was really beautiful and the rotating feature allows you to see a complete 360 view. My only reservation is the cost for such a short ride. I think we were up a few minutes, if that. For $12 each, I think they should make the ride longer.
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Wilfam1985
Washington, Missouri
"Quite the View"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 03, 2018 NEW
We purchased the unlimited all day balloon/zipline combo pass. We sat on seats on the outside of the balloon basket that rotate around the basket giving you a slow 360 degree view. It's a nice, relaxing, just enjoyable ride. The only thing that was disappointing was that, although we purchased the all day pass, we only got in one ride before the attraction broke down and they didn't get it going the rest of the day. We did do the zipline, too, so we did save money with the combo pass, but it would have been nice to be able to go back up in the balloon at night and see the lights of Branson.
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niceguyb1
overland park ks
"not a thrill ride"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 25, 2018 NEW
This was a nice relaxing ride that takes you up slowly over the landing and gives you a view of whats around. They had a deal during the day for I believe 10$ was absolutely worth that price. Not sure I would of paid much more. But the wife and kid loved it.
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oldkmom
Jonesboro, Arkansas
"The girls loved it!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 01, 2018
Our two teens loved their pass for unlimited rides! The workers were friendly and interacted with the girls! Well getnew passes next trip!!
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Lori S
Metro East
"Great one time ride"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 19, 2018
We paid for the unlimited combo ticket for the zipline and balloon. Went up on the inside of the balloon. Ride operator was very friendly and gave lots of great info about the balloon. Beautiful view. Enjoyed but didn’t need to go up twice.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Steampunk Balloon

What are the hours of operation?
Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon flies 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm from March 1st to December 31st.

Do I need to purchase a ticket for my young child?
Guests under 42" ride free with a paid adult.

What are the physical limitations for this ride?
The attraction is ideal for all passengers. It is disability-friendly and pet-friendly!

How many people can the balloon hold?
The Steampunk Balloon can hold between 1 and 12 passengers at a time.