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Address: 241 Weld St, Dixfield, ME 04224-9609
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+1 207-562-7562
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We are a hot air balloon business providing passenger fun flights for over...

We are a hot air balloon business providing passenger fun flights for over 30 yrs.! Gift Certificates available. We fly in Maine and Massachusetts as well as Canada, May through October each year. Contact us for an unforgettable experience-the adventure of a lifetime.Weddings, Parties and Tether Events are a unique way to celebrate with style. Balloon Banner advertizing is a way to get your logo or message on a "flying Billbboard"! Call us Today!

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Awful Safety record and unintelligible pilot

Booked this for my GF's birthday through a third party site. They chose this vendor, so we did a little research on them via Google and lots of bad things came out (more... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Booked this for my GF's birthday through a third party site. They chose this vendor, so we did a little research on them via Google and lots of bad things came out (more unfavorable reviews than positive ones) and a crash into some power lines in Massachusetts (video is on line) The pilot called us the day of our flight... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

We left from Shrewsbury and had a nice ride to Berlin. Unfortunately, thats where the fun ended. The pilot totally misjudged the landing and we hit a stone wall in a wide open field with the bottom of the basket. The basket then bounced across a field as the wind dragged the balloon until it deflated. Fortunately only bumps and... More 

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3 Thank John G
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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

This is husband and wife operation. The wife sets the tone right away with a miserable demeanor on the phone. The husband is the pilot, although after our experience, I hesitate to use that term to describe him. His hands were shaking as he stuffed an egg sandwich into his face and told us that we needed to each give... More 

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3 Thank James B
Westfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

- DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS COMPANY - Romantic ride above the trees? I think not. We realized this ride wasn't going to be what we expected right from the beginning... Starting from when the balloon-operator made us (his customers) responsible for helping assemble the balloon! He tossed the men in our group WORK GLOVES (not exactly what you expect to... More 

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5 Thank VirgyVirg_XO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Where do I start! We never even got to go up in a balloon. I have had my tickets for almost 3 years now, and they have cancelled my ride about 30 times. When they finally said the weather was right they showed up late and was unprepared for the flight.. When I told him that I would have to... More 

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3 Thank Acupycake
Providence, RI
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I got a gift certificate for my birthday in 2013 for a hot air balloon ride. We ended up booking three trips that got cancelled due to weather before we ended up going in September 2014 - all which was okay with me because I would much rather they be safe than sorry and err on the side of caution... More 

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3 Thank vacalover28
Dudley, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed 27 September 2014

My husband bought a two person ride for us last Christmas. WE finally went today and it was a great experience!!! Especially beautiful with the fall foliage. We left out of Shrewsbury, MA and landed in Upton, MA. What a great way to start the day!!! Michelle

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1 Thank Michelle S
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

We left Shrewsberry Mass, The ride was breathtaking. The piot was awesome and clearly and expert in his field. We had a perfect landing in a school yard in Boyleston. The weather was perfect, and I would recommend this company to anyone wishing to have a safe Hot air ballon ride. I will plan to do this again in the... More 

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1 Thank Paddy A
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2014

It took us over a year to finally get up in the air with this company and once we did it got very terrifying coming down. The Pilot tried to land in a CEMETARY! it was crazy. Once he realized he was not going to be able to do it, he started to lift the balloon back up and we... More 

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1 Thank Judi D
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Severely burned their passengers. You can search on it. They wont let me put the link here, but the news story is easy to find. Happened July 20. Combine this with the other reviews and I would say you get the idea.

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3 Thank Man R

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