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Canyonlands Ballooning

#9 of 61 Tours in Moab
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Address: Archview Resort & RV Park, Moab, UT 84532
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+1 435-655-1389
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For THE adventure of a lifetime, come join your professional FAA pilot Lou...

For THE adventure of a lifetime, come join your professional FAA pilot Lou Bartell for a hot air balloon ride over the Canyonlands in Moab, Utah. Imagine ascending to greet the sunrise as you drift among geologic wonders that were being created when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The fragile sandstone of Arches National Park and precarious rock towers drift past, each one defying gravity with you. Your trip to Moab would not be complete without flying with us on this unique and unforgettable balloon adventure. The whole family is welcome. Enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity... in the safety of the latest "state of the art" equipment. No two flights are ever the same. Most guests, ranging in ages from from 95 to 5, tell us it's their most memorable event of their vacation. Come fly with us at Canyonlands Ballooning for your hot air balloon adventure.

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Great start to our vacation!

This was a great way to start our vacation. Lou and his crew were on-time, professional, friendly and excited about their job. Because of Lou's years of experience and confidence... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great way to start our vacation. Lou and his crew were on-time, professional, friendly and excited about their job. Because of Lou's years of experience and confidence in his abilities, my initial fears were put to rest. It was such a peaceful and quiet way to view Utah's beautiful scenery. The take off and landing were thrilling!... More 

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

A Birthday wish for my Mother in-law to cross off her "Bucket List". It was a perfect sunny day that was very peaceful and calm. We saw an amazing sunrise and have memories that we will cherish forever. I have pictures...but nothing can duplicate seeing it with your own eyes. Thank you Lou and the rest of the crew at... More 

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1 Thank Julie M
Norwood, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had the most wonderful time with Lou and Canyonlands Balloning!! Beginning with our punctual 7 am meeting, the fun ride out to the launch site,and witnessing the fascinating process of launching the balloon, this was a morning to remember! The views from the flight were absolutely breathtaking, and Lou, the pilot is charming and informative. As we were flawlessly... More 

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Oklahoma City
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Yep! That's right! I've got that height thing. And I LOVED this ride. This is about as gentle as a babe in a bassinet! You literally float on the wind. It's a gentle take off and a little bump and tilt at the end, the rest of the time you're just floating around looking at the scenery. The pilots (who... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had never even thought about going up in a balloon until our trip to the Canyonlands and Arch National Parks. Claire discovered Lou Bartell's company and set it all up. I will admit to being a little apprehensive about it. However, Lou and his very professional crew quickly removed the apprehension. Their equipment was spectacular and they simply knew... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a wonderful balloon ride with Lou over Moab. So much beauty seen from a unique perspective. We all enjoyed the trip including my 4 1/2 year old daughter. We were lucky enough to have a very smooth landing. It's hard to beat a beautiful air balloon ride followed by a champagne toast. I highly recommend flying with Canyonlands... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was an amazing experience. Lou is capable and confident and we felt very safe. I was amazed how gentle and peaceful and quiet the balloon ride was. Fantastic views. Landing was gentle and followed by a champagne toast!

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2 Thank Sharon G
Louisville, Colorado
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband, 5 year old son and I had an excellent experience with Lou and Canyonlands Ballooning. Lou was friendly and very knowledgeable, and his crew was personable. The winds took us west and the canyons we flew over were beautiful. We would highly recommend this adventure to anyone looking for a peaceful, scenic, and fun time.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lou and his team were terrific. It was a wonderful experience. We highly recommend this beautiful way of seeing Moab. Thank you! Nancy and Brad

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a fabulous balloon ride with Lou. Not only did we get great views over Arches National Park, but he was so fun and enthusiastic it made for an all around great experience. Everything we had hoped for and more.

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