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Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights

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Address: 10538 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder Launchsite, Boulder, CO
Phone Number: +1 303-939-9323
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Description: Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no...
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.
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Hot Air Balloon Ride In Boulder - great Views of the mountains!

Our whole family had a great hot air balloon ride on a lovely May morning. We started out at 6 am and saw the balloons inflate and had about an 1.5 hour float high above Boulder... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Maureen C
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Our whole family had a great hot air balloon ride on a lovely May morning. We started out at 6 am and saw the balloons inflate and had about an 1.5 hour float high above Boulder and the plains with excellent views of the mountains all the way to Pike's peak in the south and the Rocky Mountain National Park... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The best service I have ever seen. Starting from reservation to end of our flight, everything went smooth and excellent. The staff is really friendly and helpful. Totally worth the money!!!

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We took our ride this past weekend. It was amazing!! Fair Winds was very professional and organized. I would highly recommend taking a ride, watch out though because it is addicting. We are already talking about our next ride

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Centennial, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Fair Winds is a truly professional outfit geared to ensuring you a memorable flight experience. To get the full flavor, be sure to volunteer to help with the launch and recovery procedures. Wear appropriate clothing - you'll be climbing in and out of the basket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This was our first hot air balloon experience and it was Great! We got to help set up and breakdown the balloon. Our ride lasted around 1:45 minutes and Ed our pilot pointed out areas on the ground of interest. We had 7 of us in the balloon and had plenty of room to see everything and take pictures. When... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A wonderful experience for our family that we will remember always. The planning and organization was terrific. Our pilot, Toby, was professional, highly experienced and delightful. Thanks!

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My wife and I took our first hot air balloon ride today with Fair Winds...Jeff and his team are wonderful. We had So. Much. Fun! I'm even a bit worried about heights and had no problem whatsoever...the basket has handles! Even the other passengers were fascinating. This is truly a first-class operation, from reservation all the way until past landing.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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80 helpful votes 80 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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