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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the...

Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 25 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 21 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and afternoon flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate!

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We took the sunrise departure and had the most amazing views! The crew was fantastic and kept us laughing. This was my first balloon ride but it won't be my last! I would suggest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Charlottetown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the sunrise departure and had the most amazing views! The crew was fantastic and kept us laughing. This was my first balloon ride but it won't be my last! I would suggest a hat to keep the heat off your head when they light the flame and a jacket as it gets chilly at 5000 feet.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Guides, Pilots were absolutely great and it was a beautiful day for the excursion. After landing they fed us breakfast too. Just a fabulous day!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pick up at the hotel was timely and pleasant. The time in the air though was rather boring. We stayed in the same square radius flying over the same patch of dirt. The other five balloon companies that launched at the same time on the other hand were changing altitudes, getting close to the river, flying over houses making it... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our godson & his wife gave us vouchers for this attraction, and we included my sister to help celebrate her birthday. It was really a much more involved process than we ever thought to get the balloon inflated & launched. We took advantage of the late afternoon flight & thoroughly enjoyed the views and information provided by Capt. Chad our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tommy and Cisco were great! From the time we arrived and drove to the launch spot to the landing and Champagne at the end we felt safe and more importantly had a great time! Thanks for the lift...

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Josh, We are so glad you had a wonderful time on your flight, and that Captain Tommy and Cisco brought you safely back to Earth! They definitely have fun ballooning! Thank you very much for your review, we hope to take you up into the clouds again soon! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Exciting trip from start to finish!! Very knowledgeable staff of Captain Mike E and Crew Chief Jim. Enjoyed the views and information about the area and history of ballooning. the adventure is worth every minute. Will definitely return when in Phoenix next year.

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Thank Karen L
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Karen, It sounds like you had a wonderful excursion! Our crew definitely knows the history of the area well, and many have their own years of experiences to add. You can learn something new every time! Thank you very much for your review, and we look forward to having you fly with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on our hot air balloon ride. The service was well organized and everyone we encountered was very professional. I was worried about feeling motion sick but that never happened! Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Thank A B H
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, We are so glad you had a wonderful flight! Isn't it fun when you realized how far you've traveled without feeling any movement? Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come flying with us again! More 

Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

TIP: In order to avoid feeling like your scalp/hair is getting scorched while the captain uses propane to make the hot air balloon rise, wear a hat in the summer or beanie or jacket with hood in the winter. TIP: There may be a Groupon, but only buy it if you are a local. If you are from out of... More 

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Thank Matthew J
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Matthew, We are so glad you were able to cross a bucket list item off with your daughter. It sounds like you had an exciting flight and got to experience one of our controlled "crashes" with Captain Walter! He has a wealth of knowledge about ballooning and you could easily learn something new from him on every flight! You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was amazing! Thank you to Jeremy(driver) and Tommy (pilot) for making the extra special. Everything about the journey was better than expected. I can now add hot air balloon ride to my completed bucket list! The champagne brunch is just an added bonus.

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Thank Bea L
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Bea, We are thrilled you flew with us to check an item off your bucket list! Isn't the view from the sky incredible? It's always wonderful to hear that our crew ensured your trip was memorable! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come up, up and away with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish, it was an amazing trip. Our pilot Tommy and driver Jeremy were great, friendly, fun, and explained everything clearly along the way. They really made the trip a great experience. If I get the opportunity to go again, I will absolutely go with hot air expeditions!

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Thank Ashley R
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Ashley, It sounds like you had a great flight with Captain Tommy and Jeremy! It's wonderful to hear that you were able to make some great memories and learn how the balloons operate! Isn't it amazing to watch them inflate? Thank you so much for flying with us, we hope to see you up in the clouds again soon! More 

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