Bums In Paradise is a Wisconsin Limited Liability Company. With more than ten years of Hot Air Balloon operations flying passengers during the summer months in the Appleton / Fox Valley Area of Wisconsin. Tom Wittman has over 40 years aviation experience / 10,000 hours flying airplanes, gliders, seaplanes and hot air balloons. Bums In Paradise only provides private charter flights (2 or 3 passengers). The flights are designed to give you time to reflect on the beauty that surrounds us, sharing that special moment with those you most care about. Marriage proposals, bucket list, anniversary, birthday, a special date, or received as a gift are some of the many ways that passengers celebrate.

Phone: 920-993-6985

There are few pleasures as grand as drifting slowly over the earth in an open basket. It is romantic. It is breathtaking. It is a journey you will never forget.......

Experience the gentle adventure of Hot Air Ballooning. Bums In Paradise Hot Air Balloon Rides offer sunrise and sunset flights year round, weather permitting. The flight is approximately one hour long and we can accommodate up to two or three passengers per flight. Each flight is a unique experience in that our exact course and destination can never be predicted. We float with the gentle winds over the beautiful surrounding area. Plan a total excursion of 2.5-3 hours.

A complimentary bottle of champagne signed and dated by the pilot and crew, and also a flight certificate are provided. In addition, some of your favorite photos will be posted on


Call 920-993-6985 to plan your hot air balloon flight today. All hot air balloon flights are subject to the weather. A private flight for two passengers is $450.00, three passengers is $600.00 (a weight restriction may apply).

Bums In Paradise™ is a limited liability company. Based out of Appleton, Wisconsin. If you would like to contact us about a ride go to the "Contact" page.