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Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights

10538 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder Launchsite, Boulder, CO
+1 303-939-9323
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Wow!

1st time on a hot air balloon ride. I was a little nervous but our pilot was engaging, charismatic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Straitjacket
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Loveland, Colorado
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Best Part of my trip!

I have to say without question my ballon ride with Fair Winds was the highlight of my visit to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James G
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Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no matter how it's said, Fair Winds is Colorado's Favorite! Just 30 minutes from both Denver or Estes Park, Enjoy Spectacular Views of the Majestic Rocky Mountains over Beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Our daily Flights offer a year round change of scenery including mountain ranges, plains, and wildlife as far as the eye can see! We welcome private parties as well as large groups, and do promotional as well as instructional Flights. A Gift Certificate for a Hot Air Balloon experience with Fair Winds makes the perfect gift for any occasion. "Creating Lifelong Memories" is our promise and commitment to each of our guests.
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10538 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder Launchsite, Boulder, CO
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+1 303-939-9323
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time on a hot air balloon ride. I was a little nervous but our pilot was engaging, charismatic, and made it a joyful experience. It's kinda pricey for a touristy thing to do but the mountain views are spectacular and it is a great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say without question my ballon ride with Fair Winds was the highlight of my visit to Boulder. I thought I would be nervous about it but I felt so calm and relaxed once inside the basket. I would recommend Fair Winds to...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally professional group of air balloon aeronauts! Years of experience---- super attention to detail.

Thank shinn53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Boulder with my family I booked a flight with Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights for me and my 9 year old nephew. Jeff, the owner, is an amazing person. From the moment I talked with him on the phone I knew I...More

2  Thank CR1325
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Our family loved going flying with Jeff and the Fair Winds crew. They do a really nice job of grouping clients in baskets so we had lovely traveling companions. And they spent time educating us about the science and history of ballooning. We experienced the...More

Thank debvansolkema
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I took my Mom up on her birthday and we flew with Jeff July 1st and he delivers memories for a lifetime. His well coordinated staff met all our needs and work like a well-oiled machine. Jeff aims to please and I can't imagine anyone...More

1  Thank Michael E
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Get there early to see the sun rise. Continental breakfast and then it's time to watch the balloons inflate and prep for your lofty ride. Jeff, the owner is very personable and so is his staff. You can help prep for the ride or when...More

Thank LCWalker
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We had a wonderful time: 3 kids under the age of 10 and 4 adults. The staff were really friendly, super enthusiastic, and focused on ensuring all the passengers/customers had a great experience. Highly recommended!

Thank seththegreat
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a must do if you're in Boulder!! Extremely professional team of people so get rid of your worries about flying in a hot air ballon. Jeff is a blast and clearly loves what he does. The entire crew was constantly courteous and helpful....More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I'm not going to repeat what others have said. Larry and his crew were very kind, attentive and professional. This isn't a fly-by-night outfit. You are in good hands with them. If you want a balloon ride on the Front Range, this is your company...More

Thank MarshalltownMan
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gypsygrandma1
24 May 2016|
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Response from Hotair333 | Property representative |
Dear NiftyLady, Thank You for your interest in our Flights….. Let’s see if I can answer your question...and possibly a few others… #1 - Right now, we are offering our “2016 End of Spring Special" at $199.00 per Adult... More
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NewHope51
13 July 2015|
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Response from Hotair333 | Property representative |
Dear NewHope51, Thank You for your interest in our Flights….. Let’s see if I can answer your question….and possibly a few others… #1 - Right now, we are offering our “2015 Summer Special" at $199.00 per Adult Passenger and... More
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ASHLEY C
16 April 2015|
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Response from Hotair333 | Property representative |
Dear Ms. Ashley C, Thank You for your interest in our Flights. Lets see if we can answer your questions... #1 - All Balloons as well as ours are propelled by the wind - Its all part of the Adventure - We have had Flights... More
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