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Private Balloon Flights

8311 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-5801
+1 505-550-2677
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Colors in the Sky!

You have to be there at the break of dawn, very important, has to do with the wind. After 9 AM and... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Boca Raton, Florida
Great experience with Allan, Will & Pam of Private Balloon Flights

We were in Albuquerque for a few days and decided to go for it and book a flight. We called on... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Halifax, Canada
via mobile
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Private Balloon Flights is an Accident Free balloon ride operator flying thousands of passengers in total safety and comfort. Don't fly with 10 to 12 people you don't know, enjoy a private basket just for your party, or a shared basket limited to no more than 6 passengers plus our pilot!
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“balloon ride” (91 reviews)
“captain al” (5 reviews)
8311 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-5801
+1 505-550-2677

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

You have to be there at the break of dawn, very important, has to do with the wind. After 9 AM and sometimes earlier, the wind gets warmer and it is not that safe. It was a little difficult to find the place where we...More

Thank Marrakesh2012
PBF797, Owner at Private Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for the nice reply, but unfortunately you have posted it to the WRONG company. Our company DOES NOT HAVE FEMALE PILOTS. We ask that you please remove your review from our page and please post it on the appropriate companies page. Thank you.

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Albuquerque for a few days and decided to go for it and book a flight. We called on Sunday for thenMonday Sunrise Flight. We enjoyed every part of the experience... Well, OK, there was a little trepidation especially when the burner was...More

Thank JonTyson
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great time with captain Al this morning. Highly recommend. For a first timer I felt Very safe and secure. Would do it again in a heartbeat. Thank you for the history lesson and memory of a lifetime.

Thank Randy U
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our captain, chuck was wonderful and very friendly. we were able to book a flight only a day in advance, during our short trip to new mexico, this spring break, just me and my cousin. we rode with one other elderly couple, plus us and...More

Thank cmchenrybu
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My loving daughter surprised me with this balloon ride and I had an excellent experience with this flight. I have never been on a balloon flight before and the pilot explained several operations of the balloon including the history of ballooning. We enjoyed helping with...More

Thank ProudPapaw
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Not only did they make it an enjoyable experience, but they helped make it a priceless memory! We were able to learn how to unpack and repack the balloon as well as the history of ballooning. The amazing views and commentary made possible by our...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Enjoyed our whole ballooning experiencing from start to finish. We assisted in airing-up the balloon and helped pack-up at the end. The views were wonderful and amazingly quiet as we floated towards the Rio Grande. We took the ride on a weekday and only a...More

1  Thank vjv2007
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I'd recommend a balloon flight if you are not afraid of heights. It was fun to arrive before sun up and watch the assembly of the balloon and gondola. We had a beautiful sunrise flight and the view of the desert and mountains is memorable....More

Thank Gramaw
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I really enjoyed the experience on our flight in a hot air balloon. The story told by the pilot and the champagne after the flight was very entertaining. Also enjoyed the privilege of backing up the ballon and basket after the flight.

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Thank johndivincenzo
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had an amazing time with Private Balloon Flights. We scheduled a sunrise flight and we were the first balloon in all of Albuquerque to get up into the air - and actually see the sunrise. Everyone working there were awesome and really sweet. Would definitely...More

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1  Thank Emily B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Darlene K
Is it difficult to get in? I have a bad hip.
30 April 2017|
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Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
Please call our office to discuss your specific concerns. 505-550-2677
Michael J B
I have a blind friend that is interested in a hot air balloon ride He is a disabled American veteran Will be in town in September Any kind of discount?
17 April 2017|
Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
Please call our office directly at 505-550-2677 for a price quote.
Mari B
Where can I see prices and times available?
29 July 2016|
Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
Hello ! ! ! Thanks for considering Private Balloon Flights!! We offer exclusive packages for just the 2 of you, and our Pilot. This includes a sunrise flight of about an hour, champagne ceremony, after flight brunch where... More