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Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights

10538 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder Launchsite, Boulder, CO
+1 303-939-9323
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Ranked #2 of 47 Activities in Boulder
Type: Other
Owner description: Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no matter how it's said, Fair Winds is Colorado's Favorite! Just 30... more » Owner description: Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no matter how it's said, Fair Winds is Colorado's Favorite! Just 30 minutes from both Denver or Estes Park, Enjoy Spectacular Views of the Majestic Rocky Mountains over Beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Our daily Flights offer a year round change of scenery including mountain ranges, plains, and wildlife as far as the eye can see! We welcome private parties as well as large groups, and do promotional as well as instructional Flights. A Gift Certificate for a Hot Air Balloon experience with Fair Winds makes the perfect gift for any occasion. "Creating Lifelong Memories" is our promise and commitment to each of our guests. « less
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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I didn't actually ride in this balloon, but live next door to an impromptu landing spot. I was totally impressed at how quickly the crew deflated, collected and stored the balloon. Fair Winds had iced bottled water for their guests who were all in grand spirits. I chatted with one couple celebrating a wedding anniversary. I wrote a blog on... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Although I'm not entirely comfortable in some high places, a hot air balloon ride is something that I've wanted to try for a long time. Our recent experience with Fair Winds was great. It was nice to start the morning off with coffee and pastries while watching the balloons being inflated. Audience participation was encouraged right from the start by... More

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Florence, Kentucky
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This company is THE go to place if a balloon ride is on your bucket list. The staff was so enthusiastic and fun. They seem so happy to see us and were eager to help in any way. They were also very informative about the act and the history of ballooning. I asked about the ratio of cubic feet of... More

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louisville,colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice balloon ride! Everyone was friendly and helpful. Drinks and snacks served before and after ride with a lovely goodie bag to take home. Sign up online for the summer special and get $50 off per person.

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Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My dad had seen the balloons in the sky's above Lafayette, Colorado all summer and he turned to me one day and said "I'd sure like to go up on one of those one day". My dad is 87 so I decided that we needed to do this now if we were going to do it so I booked the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We tried a ballooning company even without knowing anything about them. We were so very pleased with our experience! We were treated very well from the moment the ballooning company arrived until we left. All the crew was very experienced but none more than the pilot. He explained what we were about to do and took us on a wonderful... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The whole experience was just great! Starting with the reservation process.. Jeff, who booked our reservation, is an entertainer and a enthusiast. He really makes you believe that you will have a great time... and you do! They received us with a simple breakfast and let us be part of the inflation of the balloons. The ride was graceful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Although I have lived in Colorado for 37 years I had never seen the front range from a Balloon. Jeff and his team could not have created a better experience. They not only made sure they knew everyone by name before we launched, by the time the morning was over it felt like one big family. The entire staff was... More

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The staff here are super nice! Our captain, Jeff, was totally great and made everyone feel welcome. The views were breath taking and we received a bottle of champagne to top it off!

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I took my 14 year old granddaughter up on her visit to CO. You can tell when someone really enjoys their job and Jeff and his crew really do! Jeff allowed us to help with getting the balloon ready for take off and that was fun. The views were awesome.The take off and landing very smooth.The doughnuts, pastries and coffee... More

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