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Hot Air Expeditions

702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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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 27 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's...more
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702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kyle and Nick were great guides. Highly recommend doing the private tour. One if the best experiences I have ever had. If you are going to go on a hot air balloon ride choose Hot Air Expeditions.More

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We are so very happy that you enjoyed your hot air ballooning experience with Pilot Kyle and Nick, we think they are great, as well! It is an amazing experience to float over our beautiful desert. Thank you for flying with us and taking...More

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We were planning a 'significant number' birthday vacation, and the concierge at our hotel sent some ideas to us in advance. My wife surprised me with the idea of a balloon ride. I am quite fearful of heights, so was hesitant, but a little convincing...More

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings! We are just delighted that you enjoyed your time with Kyle and Pilot John! It is great fun flying in a hot air balloon, we could not agree more. Enjoying the views without fear of height, is what we often refer to as balloon...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is 100% worth the investment of a memory that will last! I am normally afraid of heights and falling. I did get anxious prior to leaving the hotel. But, Nick calmed all my fears and answered all my questions on my ride to the...More

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Greetings Misty Dawn, Wow, what a kind and thoughtful review. You truly experienced balloon magic and we are so happy to hear about it. People really do make the difference; we also think very highly of Pilot Tommy, Nick and the crew! Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Arizona for MLB Spring Training and decided to finally go hot air ballooning, something we’ve wanted to do for years. We did the early morning trip and had a blast! It was a beautiful morning, Captain Craig and crew...More

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Hello Joe, We are so happy to hear that you finally got to fly in a hot air balloon and that you flew with us! We think that Pilot Craig and Ken are fantastic as well. It is an amazing experience, we could not agree...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a breathtaking experience! My husband and I started very early in the morning, by watching the balloons be filled. After climbing in the baskets, we got a quick lesson in how to land while the flight crew (Rindy) offered to take pictures using our...More

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Hello Leslie, We are just thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your time with us! It really is worth getting up early for and it sounds like you got our extra special, getting to see critters flight! Champagne is the only way to wrap...More

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Shilpiee
25 October 2017|
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Response from HotAirExpeditions | Property representative |
Hi there, great question! We tend to recommend the morning flight, as the flights are typically a tad longer, 60-90 minutes for the morning flight vs. 45-60 minutes for the sunset flight. The morning flights typically have... More
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Aleescandonm
21 February 2017|
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Hi Alejandra, In April we will have one morning flight available, and meeting/pick up timing will vary based on your hotel location. We absolutely offer roundtrip hotel transfers, and would be happy to pick you up from... More
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Corey R
4 January 2017|
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Hello Corey, In March we go through some time changes to follow the sunrise and sunset. Through March 10th, our morning flights would meet by 6:30 am, and our afternoon would meet by 4:00 pm, both at the Deer Valley... More
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