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Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Morning Ride

Highlights
  • See expansive Sonoran Desert views on this morning hot-air balloon ride
  • Feel safe on your sunrise ride with an experienced FAA-licensed pilot
  • Get the chance to chat about your flight over a Champagne breakfast
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Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Morning Ride
From US$ 179.00
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5am departure time without transportation
US$ 179.00
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Overview
A drive through the Sonoran Desert just doesn’t do it justice—the desert expands over 100,000 square miles (260,000 square kilometers) total. One of the best ways to get the views you’re hoping for is a hot-air balloon ride, and this morning tour from Phoenix gets you up in the air with an FAA-licensed pilot to catch sight of the sunrise. Plus, afterward, you can enjoy a Champagne breakfast by your landing spot.
What to Expect
This hot-air balloon ride starts at the time you chose when booking. If you chose to upgrade to add hotel pickup, you’ll be picked up from your Phoenix hotel, otherwise make your own way over to the Deer Valley Airport.

Once you arrive, your crew for the day gets your balloon ready to go. Your FAA-licensed pilot makes sure you have a safe ride up in the air.
Take off and fly up to take in views over the Sonoran Desert. Catch views of the beautiful landscape, cacti, wildlife, and sun as it rises for the morning.

Afterward, back on the ground, enjoy a Champagne breakfast, and chat about your flight experience.

Your hot-air balloon ride tour ends with hotel drop-off (if you’ve chosen to upgrade), or right where you are.
Reviews (735)
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Reviewed yesterday
Amazing Day-Birthday & Anniversary Celebration

Wow, what a great way to celebrate my birthday and 28 years with the man of my dreams hovering over the city. Captain Craig it was a great and memorable flight. Jim thanks for the transport, breakfast, etc. Alex that's for all your help with...More

Thank kim marie j
Reviewed yesterday
Amazing!

Wow! What a wonderful experience, with Captain Craig! Never once was I worried about anything... not with Craig as our pilot! He is so experienced & has so much knowledge about the area & hot air ballooning. It is a must do for everyone! Loved...More

Thank mendotraveler10
Reviewed 3 days ago
Unforgettable Experience

Flying in a hot balloon has always been a dream of mine and this trip exceeded those expectations. It was a super smooth flight until the landing, but I understand the wind can be unpredictable. The breakfast, including the flight certificate and flutes, after the...More

Thank Megan W
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Megan, We are honored that we were able to help out with your dream list! In the air, you are one with the wind, but sometimes upon landing, Mother Nature plays with us. This is where you know what your pilot is all about...More

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bucket List

We were traveling with friends and decided to take the morning hot air balloon ride. Tommy was our pilot and he was great. We enjoyed great views and a wonderful breakfast. I would highly recommend this trip.

Thank TeresaC7278IM
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Teresa, So happy to hear that you decided on us! The views of our desert from a hot air balloon are great, we must agree. Thank you for spending a morning with Pilot Tommy and the crew. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunrise balloon ride near Phoenix

I have to admit I was a bet afraid due to my fear of heights. But this entire experience was so peaceful and relaxing! Tommy the captain was fun, informative and very much a true professional. We saw coyote, fox, jack rabbits and the beautiful...More

Thank _kimtinker61
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Greetings Kim, Wow! You got the extra special critter viewing flight, some days they are shy. We are just thrilled to hear that you challenged your fear of height with us and enjoyed it! We also think that floating over our desert is peaceful and...More

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patann
19 August 2018|
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Response from AlexanderSasha2015 | Reviewed this property |
You have to climb up and over the edge of the basket to get in. It's maybe 4 feet tall, and they provide a step. There were elderly people there when I went, and they managed it okay. I don't know what the weight limit is, I... More
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hayley l
19 May 2018|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
Ours was close to one and a half hours in the air.
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Lakisha H
6 May 2018|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take pictures from the air. And the crew will take pictures when on the ground!
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