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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride - with unbiased reviews

Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride

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US$ 235.00
2 travellers
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Riding the soft desert wind in a hot air balloon is the perfect way to celebrate your special occasions with friends, family or when romance is in the air, and there is no better place to enjoy it than around Taos. Our Champagne balloon flights provide guests beautiful panoramas of Taos and the Sangre de Cristo's before we drop down into the Gorge and kiss the historic Rio Grande river as it gently flows south into the Gulf of Mexico. This is the most thrilling balloon ride anywhere. Your Pueblo Balloon adventure begins bright and early. Our experienced crew and experienced FAA certified pilots are personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. After the flight we celebrate with the traditional Champagne (or sparkling cider) toast where you'll be presented your official "Flight Certificates."
What to Expect
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Stop At: Rio Grande Gorge, Us 64 10 miles west of Taos, NM

Stop At: Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico

Stop At: Pueblo Balloons, 926 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5966
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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Must contact provider immediately after booking to confirm. Failure to do so will result in cancellation.
  • All passenger weights must be advised at time of booking.
  • Hotel pick-up's are not available.
  • Maximum weight 270 pounds per passenger
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical condition
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Robert G wrote a review Oct 2019
39 contributions8 helpful votes
I am a professional pilot and always check ratings and accident history, if any, and several reviews before flying with anyone!! I also never rely on internet reviews, I have pilot friends around Taos I relied upon to make our final decision. No problems with this company and
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Date of experience: November 2018
bdavid58 wrote a review Sep 2019
50 contributions17 helpful votes
This was the greatest experience. Only 5 people on flight. The pilot, Sol, and Alex on the ground were the best. We felt totally safe which allowed us to enjoy the magnificent surroundings. Just enough facts but most importantly silence to let the experience sink in. We
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Date of experience: September 2019
Arne C wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed the ride with Sol and his crew last Saturday. Going into the gorge and then 3500ft higher was great. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Jwehr wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
This is a top notch operation. There were 2 balloons going up that day - one with a couple and one with 8 of us. Daniel was our pilot and was wonderful. Sol piloted the other one. No one in my group (4 of us) had ever done a balloon ride before and were slightly nervous. Turns
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Date of experience: September 2019
Carol H wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution
Wonderful trip over and down into the Rio Grande Gorge. Carefully flown and guided with able ground crew attentive to the slightest shift in the winds. With kids 11 and 14, a trip they will never forget. Thank you.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Key Details
  • Rio Grande Gorge, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and 1 more
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
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