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Phoenix: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne and Catering

4.9 / 5

26 reviews

Phoenix: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne and Catering

Activity provider: Hot Air Expeditions
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 199 per person

Take a hot air balloon ride over Phoenix, Arizona. See views of nature and Phoenix from 3000 feet in the air.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at expansive Sonoran Desert views during your hot air balloon ride
  • Feel safe on your ride with an experienced FAA-licensed pilot
  • Enjoy a celebratory glass of champagne
  • Learn about local wildlife and plant life
Full description
Enjoy a 45-60-minute hot air balloon ride above Phoenix, Arizona. See the expansive mountain ranges and desert wildlife below as your hot air balloon reaches heights of 3000 feet. During the flight, your pilot will point out different landmarks and points of interest. See Downtown Phoenix, Camelback Mountain, Lake Pleasant, and State Farm Stadium from the air. Upon landing, enjoy a catered fare prepared by the award-winning Vincent’s on Camelback restaurant, right in the heart of the desert. A traditional balloonist’s ceremony follows with commemorative flight certificates to take home.
Includes
  • Shared 45-60-minute hot air balloon ride
  • Post-flight champagne toast and balloonist's ceremony
  • Catered breakfast or evening hors d'oeuvres (depending on option selected)
  • Commemorative flight certificates to take home
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with recent surgeries
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

When entering the Deer Valley Airport at 7th Ave. and Deer Valley Rd., turn left at the T in the road. Follow the 3 blue signs marked “Balloon Ride Parking” down towards the Civil Air Patrol Building. Turn right at the CAP building and park at the end of the lot in the spots marked “Balloon Ride Parking”.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Afternoon balloon rides seasonally from November - March
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Sunrise hot air balloon ride was a 10/10 experience! As someone who is mildly afraid of heights, I was a little nervous going into this. It was the SMOOTHEST ride and SO relaxing! You don’t even realize how high up you are. The desert beauty is breathtaking. I was actually sad when the ride was over. We finished with a yummy breakfast, a toast and certificate for completing the ride. Our pilot, Bill, was AMAZING! So hilarious and made us feel safe. I can’t stop talking about this. I’m so glad I faced my fears. This is a moment I will never forget. Getting up at 4am was worth it. Thank you Hot Air Expeditions!

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May 5, 2022

A wonderful "first" ride for an 80th birthday celebration! From the booking to the drop-off at the end, this company exceeded expectations. They are organized, personable and safe and the pilot and crew were top-notch. Highly skilled, knowledgable, and all with a dash of quick wit and humor made our ride most enjoyable.

April 30, 2022

Our flight with Jonathan and his crew was amazing. It was such an enjoyable experience. Our kids ages 11 and 9 enjoyed it too! The early morning arrival is a little rough, but seeing the sunrise come over the mountains was spectacular! I would do this again in a heartbeat! The champagne toast and breakfast was also great. You eat wherever the balloon lands which for us was in an open area with mountains on either side. You should do it!!

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April 10, 2022

Product ID: 398455