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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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+1 480-502-6999
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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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Hot air balloon ride

The hot air ballon ride was amazing. Captain Al and his crew did everything they could to make the trip enjoyable. As if the ride was not enough, the champagne breakfast in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Debra H
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Johnston, Iowa

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Johnston, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hot air ballon ride was amazing. Captain Al and his crew did everything they could to make the trip enjoyable. As if the ride was not enough, the champagne breakfast in the desert was a delightful ending.

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

Hello Debra, It's always amazing to take in the morning sights from up in the skies! What better atmosphere to enjoy your meal and champagne, then the desert you were just flying over. It sounds like you had a great flight! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come fly with us again soon! More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a great time aboard with Mike Drysdale, the pilot. The ride was great and he was very informational. Would highly recommend. Great breakfast. This was my first time in a balloon and to note, I have a private pilot license.

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Thank Mike59844
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Mike, It's wonderful to hear that Captain Yee-Haw was able to share his wealth of information with you! Our crew has a lot of experience with hot air balloons as well as the area, and they love questions. Thank you for sharing your first flight with us, and for your review! We hope to see you up, up and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride was so beautiful, and everything that we had hoped it would be. The staff were great and had offered to match the price listed on Groupon. We felt well cared for with the added in snacks and champaign at the end. All landing and take offs were smooth. We would highly recommend the sunset/afternoon ride as Arizona sunsets... More 

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Thank Bailey K
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Bailey, We are happy to hear you felt cared for by our crew; it sounds like you had a fantastic afternoon flight! It's a treat to see Phoenix from the air, and the champagne at the end is a lovely way to end a nice flight. Thank you so much for your review, we hope to have you fly... More 

Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A balloon ride has been on my husband's bucket list for years. Our resort recommended Hot Air Expeditions, and we are glad that they did. Captain Mickey, aka Captain Yee Haaaw, is a terrific and a font of information. The chase crew, Jeremy and Francisco, are the best. I really don't like heights, but I was not bothered at all... More 

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

Hello Mary, It sounds like you had a wonderful time with Captain Hee-Yaw! It's fantastic to hear that our crew were able to make you comfortable, and were able to share their experience and knowledge with you during your flight! You can definitely learn something new on each flight. Isn't breakfast in the desert the perfect end to a smooth... More 

Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just Do IT! We felt well cared for, treated, safe and most of all given an adventure we will remember for a lifetime! Thank you Captain Al, crew chief Todd and everyone behind the scenes, first class!

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

Hello, So glad you decided to just Do IT and come fly with us! Isn't it amazing to see Phoenix from the skies? We're happy to hear you were in good hands with our crew, they are a friendly, hardworking group! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come flying with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience with hot air expeditions was amazing. Great staff, great flight, and a great group of people. The ride was smooth. Traveled over 7 miles I believe and one mile up. An experience everyone should try.

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

Hello Diane, We are thrilled to hear you have a lovely time! It's always wonderful when Mother Nature works together with us to ensure a fun flight! Thank you for your review, we hope to see you up in the clouds again soon! More 

Pikeville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely awesome experience!!! Mike our pilot was so much fun and a fantastic guide thru out the flight! Our travel host, Al was a lot of fun, and the entire team on the flight crew worked extremely hard to make sure we had a wonderful flight! I would recommend this company to anyone coming to the Phoenix area with... More 

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

Hello Cindy, We are always happy to hear our crew is doing a great job out on the field! Isn't that view of Phoenix spectacular? It's definitely something that you take back with you even after you land. Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you up in the clouds again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great time with captain mike and Al. My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary and it was perfect! I highly recommend them!

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

Hello Jocelyn, Thank you so much for celebrating with us up in the air! It's wonderful to hear that you had an excellent time with our crew and enjoyed your flight. We hope to have you fly with us again soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, Captain Yee Haaww aka Captain Mike D is THE BEST!!! Jeremy and the rest of the flight crew are also awesome! Everyone is super friendly, very knowledgeable, made us feel welcome and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. We were still in the air flying around well past the other balloon companies that took... More 

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

Hello, It sounds like Captain Yee Haww, Jeremy and our crew made sure you had a great time up in the air on your flight! It's always wonderful when Mother Nature allows for a long safe flight over the desert. Thank you so much for flying with us, and we look forward to seeing you up, up and away again... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated so well by Captain John Bagwell and crew Al, Seth, and Stephen. Champagne toast and breakfast after was a perfect ending to a perfect trip!

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

Hello Joann, We're so glad you had a great time and enjoyed your meal afterwards! Our crew is a great bunch, they have a lot of knowledge about ballooning and the area and are always happy to share that information. Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you up in the clouds again soon! More 

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