Experience the thrill of flight on a beautiful hot air balloon flight over the tree-tops of Northwest Florida. The Big Black Bird Hot Air Balloon Excursions is now in full operation and ready for your reservations! Book a flight for yourself or a flight for up to three people (weight restrictions apply) and experience the thrill of man's oldest form of flight. The owner/operator of the Big Black Bird Hot Air Balloon Excursions has been a commercially rated pilot for more than 29 years and has flown all over the United States. Flights are conducted in the Defuniak Springs area and usually last between 45 minutes and one hour (depending on flight conditions). Following the flight you and the crew will enjoy a champagne toast with the option to purchase a video of the flight. The Big Black Bird Hot Air Balloon Excursions also offers static displays and tethers for promotional purposes. Rest assured that when there's a gigantic hot air balloon anywhere nearby there will be a crowd. The balloon stands nearly 60 feet tall and 55 feet in diameter - that's big! Visit our website at www.thebigblackbird.com and learn about the experience and the history of the sport of hot air ballooning. While visiting the website browse through more than 500 photographs, videos and more!