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Bonaire Charters - Private Flights

Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-981-5260
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Great for locals too!

As a husband of nine years, getting unique birthday and Christmas presents for my wife is stressful... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Phillip R
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Amazing adventure

My husband and I went this morning with our daughter and son-in-law. It was a gorgeous morning and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Karen N
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Bonaire Charters offers scenic hot air balloon rides over the majestic and tranquil Virginia countryside. You will experience a romantic fantasy adventure as we drift quietly along in one of the oldest forms of air travel. After your balloon flight, we will celebrate with traditional champagne toast made popular after the first hot air balloon voyage.
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

As a husband of nine years, getting unique birthday and Christmas presents for my wife is stressful but also very much appreciated if I do well. Well I can honestly say she loved it. We both had a great time and got scratch off yet...More

1  Thank Phillip R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My husband and I went this morning with our daughter and son-in-law. It was a gorgeous morning and seeing Charlottesville from that vantage point was spectacular. I've watched film shot from balloons over the years, and believe me it is every bit as beautiful, peaceful...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This was a birthday gift from my lovely daughters and a bucket list write off. Scott and JR made this gift and experience even more amazing with their kindness, professionalism and skillful knowledge of hot air ballooning. Thank you daughters for fulfilling a life long...More

1  Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a great dawn flight with Scott (pilot) and Jr (crew chief, chase truck driver, and photographer) on November 7th. Extremely professional and the best customer service ever!!!! The weather was perfect. It was an outstanding adventure filled with wonderful new memories. Scott is...More

2  Thank ebparks_12
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A perfect way to spend a nice evening - floating over Charlottesville and the surrounding areas looking for an open landing spot!! Scott and JR handled everything smoothly and simply. Highly recommend this for a fun adventure.

1  Thank tt56
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Scott and his team were great. They were prompt, courteous, knowledgeable .. Even added on a great sunset viewing from a neighboring field ! .. What a wonderful experience !

2  Thank karla g
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Scott Cohrs is an excellent pilot and so enjoyed our trip! Early morning departure and even though we missed our pick up location we were able to join the group at the Boars Head Inn for lift off. Every detail was explained to us and...More

1  Thank KathleenC1
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Scott Cohrs is such an accommodating gentleman, that he allowed an early-morning liftoff from my farm, offering dazzling aerial views of my home, surrounding farmland, edgy cows who were running for alpha home base for safety, and a remarkable misty river landscape below. All that...More

1  Thank skyewriter2015
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

If anyone has a bucket list, add a flight with Scott near the top of it. My girlfriend and I will never forget our experience flying with Bonaire Charters. Here's why: First, Scott and his chaser Kyle were a great team. They'll make certain that...More

Thank slyke88
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This was the main reason for my trip to Charlottesville! I booked a room at the Homewood Suites (also reviewed) for a few days in case the weather didn't co-operate but I lucked out on that and was able to go up the 1st day...More

Thank elfie
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