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Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride provided by Hot Air Expeditions

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Overview
Traveling the Sonoran Desert by ground just doesn’t give you the same views an aerial vantage point can. Take to the skies during this Phoenix hot-air balloon ride at one of the most stunning times of day: sunset. Along with a flight led by an FAA-licensed pilot, you can enjoy Champagne and hors d'oeuvres after your time in the air.
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You'll start at
702 W Deer Valley Dr
702 W Deer Valley Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85027, USA
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    Hot Air Expeditions
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    All of our hot air balloon tours check in at the Deer Valley Airport Balloon Ride Parking Area, unless the roundtrip hotel transfers option is selected.
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    Pass by Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve
You'll end at
702 W Deer Valley Dr
702 W Deer Valley Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85027, USA
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Highlights
  • Fly with an FAA-licensed pilot during this Phoenix hot-air balloon sunset ride
  • Views of the Sonoran Desert from 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) in the air
  • Relax after your flight with Champagne and hors d'oeuvres
  • Take home a commemorative flight certificate to remember your experience
What to Expect
This sunset hot-air balloon ride in Phoenix meets at Deer Valley Airport. You can choose to upgrade to add on transport to the airport, if you’d like. At the airport, watch as your pilot and crew prepare the hot-air balloon for flight. Once they’re ready, your balloon takes off. Enjoy stunning views over the Sonoran Desert, including areas covered in saguaro cacti. Your flight goes as high up as 5,000 feet (1,524 meters). Back on the ground, sip on Champagne while nibbling hors d'oeuvres. Your tour ends at Deer Valley Airport unless you’ve chosen to upgrade to add transport back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
702 W Deer Valley Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85027, USA
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Champagne
  • Gourmet cuisine
  • Commemorative flight certificate
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Not recommended for participants with broken bones, or who have had recent surgery
  • Passengers must be able to jump off the second step of a ladder onto the ground
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Actual flight time is approximately 1 hour
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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hoollycow wrote a review Mar 2020
ontario,can95 contributions6 helpful votes
Group of 10 of us ages 5 to 65 enjoyed a magical , sunset Balloon ride into the Sonora Desert two days ago . Having children in our group was concerning ,but pilot Don was excellent in allaying all fears as he raised , lowered and landed our balloon very calmly and gracefully .
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello hoollycow, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that your experience with us was as wonderful as we hoped it would be. It's wonderful to know that our staff made you feel comfortable and excited about your flight! We hope that you cruise the skies with us again soon!
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Kristina v I wrote a review Mar 2020
Sooke, Canada2 contributions
Well this activity is bucket list material! From climbing into the basket, floating through the air, to champagne and appys at sunset, what a ride! Hosts were professional, knowledgeable, great value for the entertainment. Can hardly wait to go again
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Sookeite, We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your balloon excursion! We strive to provide a safe experience with memories that last a lifetime. Thank you for sharing your bucket list adventure with Hot Air Expeditions!
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Deb Stockberger wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had a great Sunset Balloon Ride. The crew-----Chris, Scott, and Pilot Don were all very knowledgeable, professional, and fun! They answered all questions and were working to make sure we had a good experience. Thanks!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello stockdeb, We're happy to hear that you had a great sunset balloon experience. Captain Don, Scott and Chris are all great guys who truly enjoy what they do and it shows in their work. Thank you for flying with Hot Air Expeditions!
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jjander6 wrote a review Mar 2020
Arlington, Texas2 contributions
This was our second time to do the sunset ride with Hot Air Expeditions and with pilot Mike; but this time we brought our sister and brother-in-law to enjoy the ride. We had a great time and we all thought it was very soothing and light as a feather feeling. The pilot was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello jjander6, It's wonderful to hear you came back for another family adventure! Pilot Mike has been doing this a long time and is full of knowledge which he loves to share with his passengers. Also, it's great to know you really enjoyed the tasty food provided by Vincent's restaurant. We have been doing business with them for over 20 years. Thank you for coming out for another adventure with Hot Air Expeditions!
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MikeCo55 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ogunquit, Maine33 contributions6 helpful votes
Ok, this was one of the coolest thing things ever. Took off and landed in the Sonoran desert. Our pilot was Gary and he was great. Ride ended with appetizers and champagne, This is a must do
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Phoenix Hot-Air Balloon Sunset Ride
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello MikeCo55, Pilot Gary is definitely an entertaining and informative pilot. We're so glad to know you enjoyed your balloon tour. Thank you for choosing Hot Air Expeditions for your adventure!
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551jenaep
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Great experience riding with Jim and Tommy.
This is an amazing company! We did the sunrise ride and my family and I were sleepy but they woke us up and enterta
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PrairiePaula
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Why didn’t we do this sooner?
Finally booked a morning flight on our 3rd winter visit to Phoenix - on Valentine’s Day. Pickup @ Deer Trail Airpor
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Don F
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Bucket List
Fantastic trip with outrageous customer service supplied by Jim and Tommy. Don’t be scared to take the trip. Found
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Bob F
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Wow
Fantastic experience - crews were organized - efficient ontime - very well organized - Driver was Chris and pilot w
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589rondas
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Totally Awesome!
I was finally able to check a hot air balloon ride off my bucket list! What an amazing experience! Tommy, the pil
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Nordmeyer1
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Bucket List Achievement
The ground crew headed up by Todd and pilot Dan were great. We loved floating above the desert, seeing the mountain
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geannasir
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A lifetime experience for anniversary thank you!
My boyfriend surprised me with this hot air balloon ride for our 1 year anniversary and its truly the experience of
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LINY1001
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Bucket list dream come true up in the sky 🎈
From booking the Hot air balloon, to the pick up from the hotel and the ride up 1600 feet up in the sky, just amazi
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828adalyns
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Captain Kyle is the best!
Our ride was the best part of our visit to Phoenix!!! The company is organized and efficient, our pilot and his ass
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mamamary02
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Best time ever!
Outstanding experience and an excellent time! Tommy, Chris and Alex are amazing at differentiating the experience
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joandP5367HH
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Morning Flight
Great experience. Would have liked to travel further but I know that is weather dependent. People friendly and info
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321betsym
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Awesome
Hot Air Expeditions is a extremely organized outfit. From inflating the balloon to the breakfast with champagne and
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V9373MMgaryb
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High over Sonoran dessert
Fantastic Experience. Very peaceful and surreal. They were very professional and safety conscious. Our pilot Mike
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Pascal V
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Worth doing
Very nice experience, can be done with large groups. We were with about 100 people. Breakfast was awaiting us.
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Ppnut
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Best trip ever
Nick was our driver he was so amazing, Tommy was a great balloon pilot! You literally cannot go wrong with Hot Air
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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