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.

Tripster Customer Reviews

4 Reviews
Ashley Ritchie
Nocona, TX
7 Reviews
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"Wonderful"
August 2018
Great view
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Ashley Ritchie
Nocona, TX
7 Reviews
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"Fun time!"
July 2018
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
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"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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Tripster Customer
14 Reviews
"Feel like your flying in the air."
October 2017
See Branson like you never have.
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MJo
Spring Grove, IL
"Nice Views From the Balloon"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 28, 2019 NEW
This is a nice way to see the Ozarks. I do not like heights, but wasn't afraid. You can sit outside or inside. Unlike the zip line, you are strapped in with a shoulder harness. We purchased the all day pass and were disappointed to learn that it was down for maintenance next time we wanted to ride. We didn't plan on returning to the area, but asked what our options were. They gave us one free ride ticket for another day. On our last day, we had a little extra time, so we took advantage of one last ride.
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tjdetiveaux
Gray, Louisiana
"Great View."
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 25, 2019 NEW
Well it's not a real balloon but the ride takes you about 50 feet off the ground. A great view of Branson Landing and Lake Taneycomo. I would do this again.
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Happiness812507
New Haven, Missouri
"Beautiful view"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 29, 2019
To the person who reviewed that the seats looked fine, you should have asked why because we did and we were told that they are waiting on parts for the seatbelts, apparently they don't want people falling out of the seats because they don't latch yet, call me crazy but I don't want my kid falling out, do you? The view is beautiful by the way.
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Theadventureiznow
Duluth, Minnesota
"Balloon Bust"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 05, 2019
Only went because we had free voucher. We were the first to ride at noon and they opened at 10. The workers did not even unlock door to get in, staring at their phones. Do not pay to use this as only cage was open, said seats were out of order? They looked fine. It may have been too much work for them to buckle us in. Go for the view with free voucher..that is it!
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Jamie R
"Beautiful Views"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 02, 2019
We took our kids on this on vacation last year. The girls loved going up in the air! It was peaceful looking out; we went around sunset. If anything, I would say it could be a bit tad longer of a "ride".
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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.