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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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At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning...

At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning experiences in the Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 26 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 22 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and sunset 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. Come check this off of your bucket list with us!

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We had an amazing time this morning with Hot Air Expeditions! We would highly recommend! The views were breathtaking and the staff was wonderful!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kara A
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Alpine, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of all of the tour groups I've ever gone with, this is one of the rudest and most inefficient groups of all. We were told to be at the front of our hotel 445am (pushed from 5) to accommodate another group of guests. We show up to their hotel at 510 and they're sleeping!! And instead of leaving we... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 7 was told to be at the door at 4:45 AM to get to our "sunrise ride." We were there on time and left our hotel ready to ride. We stopped at another hotel to pick up other people. These people were running 20 minutes late, but we had to wait for them, and were told it's... More 

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Alpine, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time this morning with Hot Air Expeditions! We would highly recommend! The views were breathtaking and the staff was wonderful!

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

Hello Kara, We are so happy to hear that you had a lovely time on your flight with us! The views are absolutely memories to last a lifetime! Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come flying with us again soon! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I planned this trip to Arizona for my family and needed a few surprises. While at first hesitant to book an activity requiring us to be up before the sun rose, I would encourage travelers to the area to consider this adventure. It's a unique way to embrace the beauty that surrounds you. Hot Air Expeditions provides great customer care... More 

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

Hello, It is definitely worth it to get up for the morning flights! The weather is so beautiful, and you get to see the desert as it is waking up. It's wonderful to hear you had a great flight with Captain Chad, he has so much knowledge that he is happy to share, it's easy to learn something new from... More 

Glendale, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Tommy and Crew Chief Nick are the best. Did this for our Anniversary and was not disappointed. Would highly recommend that others don't wait the 20 years we did to enjoy one of these Hot Air Balloon rides.

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

Hello, Thank you for choosing to fly with us for your special day! We are thrilled that you had a wonderful flight with Tommy and crew! Thank you very much for flying with us, we hope that you will come soaring in the skies with us again soon! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Dave and our crew chief Jeremy (and our other crew) did everything possible to make this experience extra special. From watching from the top as the balloon was filling (so we could see the burners affecting the balloon) to providing useful information about the area. From what I have heard from our friends, we chose the best company and... More 

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

Hello, We're so happy you had a great time on your flight! It's always so amazing watching the balloons fill! You can learn so much about the process watching the crew from beginning to end. It's also wonderful to hear our crew helped ensured that your whole experience felt special! Thank so much for your review, we hope that you... More 

Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we have guests from out of town we end up flying with HAE and everyone raves about this experience. The crew is incredible and do everything to make it a special event. I've done this 3 times now and each time I'm still in awe of the experience. No need to worry or be nervous! Each time we... More 

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

Hello Deb, Thank you so much for continuing to fly with us!! Isn't it great how each flight is unique every time? We are always thrilled to know our crew makes our passengers feel comfortable, and well taken care of! Thank you so much for your review, and for continuing to make memories with us! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our second trip to Phoenix we wanted to take a balloon flight--heard great things about Hot Air Expeditions and after speaking with them on the phone they were our choice! My husband and I and our 5 year old son enjoyed every moment of the experience. I always felt in extremely capable hands--incredibly safe--despite my fear of falling. The... More 

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

Hello Mariah, How exciting that you were able to share your experience with with your family! We are so glad our crew made you feel safe on your flight, and you were able to take in the amazing views! Isn't the desert in bloom something to remember? Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tommy B. Pilot and Jeremy Ground Crew were awesome. the Hot Air balloon ride was beyond our expectations. The flight was spectacular and the Champagne breakfast was wonderful.

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

Hello James, Thank you for the great feedback! We are happy to hear your flight was great and our staff added to your experience. The views over the desert are beautiful in the morning! Thank you so much for your review, and we hope to see you in the skies again soon! More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall great experience! Since I was not sure what to expect I was a little nervous but as soon as we got to the balloon and loaded up, all the fear went away. You feel as though you are floating in the air and the views are breathtaking. We even saw 2 coyotes while in the balloon! Tommy our pilot... More 

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

Hello Monica, It sounds like you had some fantastic sightings on your flight! Seeing the fauna of the desert as it's waking up is a real treat, especially from the side of a basket! It's really amazing how you feel like you are just suspended in the clouds without realizing how high it is. We're glad that our crew also... More 

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