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Asheville Hot Air Balloons

909 Smoky Park Hwy, P o Box 2319, Asheville, NC 28715-8950
+1 828-667-9943
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What a blast!

I took my wife on this trip and we knocked this off of our bucket list. The staff was awesome, very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johneadair
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Greenville, South Carolina
Fantastic First Air Balloon Ride!

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our first balloon flight. Not knowing exactly what to expect... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Aubm
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Asheville Hot Air Balloons LLC flies across the Hominy Valley amidst the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. The views of Cold Mountain, Mt. Pisgah and Mt. Mitchell are astounding! Flights are one-hour at sunrise and cost $235 per person for a shared gondola and $600 for a private couple flight with a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne. Discounts offered for groups of six or more people.
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909 Smoky Park Hwy, P o Box 2319, Asheville, NC 28715-8950
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+1 828-667-9943

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my wife on this trip and we knocked this off of our bucket list. The staff was awesome, very knowledgeable and professional. This was our first balloon ride and it won't be our last. I highly recommend these these guys!

Thank johneadair
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much! You make us proud!

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our first balloon flight. Not knowing exactly what to expect, the pilot's expertise put us at ease and his friendly nature kept us entertained. Tom, the owner/operator, is highly skilled and I enjoyed the beautiful views over the mountains...More

Thank Aubm
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very professional staff. Their attentive friendliness and the spectacular views made for a fantastic morning. My wife stayed with the chase team and had a wonderful experience with them.

Thank bmcswain1947
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I surprised my boyfriend with this hot air balloon ride for his birthday and it was such an incredible experience. The views of the mountains and Asheville below us was so beautiful! Our pilot, Addison did an awesome job! His team was just as great,...More

Thank jordanlavallee
Reviewed 25 April 2017

On our way to our take off spot, Canton, Tommy gave a wonderful history of ballooning. All of the pilots, Tommy, Rick and Lucy, were knowledgable, friendly and kind. We had a great ride, although the youngest one vehemently refused to go (so rode with...More

Thank malane1
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks Marlene. Reading you review really paints a picture of how much fun it is to fly with us. We are a basket of fun and our passengers make it a delightful experience for everyone.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

The most memorable time of our spring break trip to Asheville! What a great experience! The attention to detail during the pre flight "check list" to the whole trip experience was amazing. A "must do". Couldn't see the Mountains any better than from an Air...More

Thank Gus G
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks Gus. It's all true and was a pleasure to fly with you this spring.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been meaning to do this for years - they fly over our house on a regular basis. We finally booked it and we couldn't have been happier with the experience. The crew was excellent, the views were spectacular, we got to fly over our...More

Thank Dori B
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback. You make us proud.

Reviewed 11 November 2016

A fabulous experience, certainly one you will be proud to check off from your bucket list. This company is the best; knowledgeable, friendly, professional!!!!! Views are unparalleled. It is an exciting adventure and most a most peaceful one at the same time. Rick, our pilot...More

1  Thank Silvia C
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a must if you are in the Asheville area. What a super group of people who fly these balloons. Rick our ballon guide was outstanding and funny. The entire staff is absolutely superb and very friendly. The flight was breathtaking and the mountains...More

1  Thank Xray4557
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was a great ride. Everything about this balloon ride was spectacular. A trip of a lifetime. Everyone needs to do it. The crew was fantastic..... Thank You

Thank marshawdigh
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Scott V
13 August 2017|
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Response from malane1 | Reviewed this property |
They typically only have rides/runs in the morning as that is when the winds are the best for the balloon rides. I highly recommend them as they were efficient in responding to explaining what will occur during the ride... More
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roberta b
27 March 2017|
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Response from AshevilleHAB | Property representative |
Flights cost $235 per person for a shared gondola and $600 for a private flight with a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne. We meet at sunrise at 909 Smokey Park Highway at Rejavanation Cafe. For Reservations, call... More
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L Antonio H
5 February 2017|
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Response from AshevilleHAB | Property representative |
A shared gondola flights cost $235 per person or a private flight cost $300 per person and includes a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne or coffee and pastries.Call Phyllis to make a reservation: 828 667-9943
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