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Boar's Head Ballooning - Private Flights

Address: 200 Ednam Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone Number: 1 434 960 2814
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Owner description: Hot air ballooning over the historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia. From the sky you will view The Blue Ridge Mountain, Shenandoah Valley, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and The University of Virginia.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Rick Behr and his flight crew were very pleasant and professional. Our safety was their first concern, so our flight was rescheduled when the winds were a bit too high on our designated day. But when we rescheduled for two days later, conditions were perfect and so was our flight. They have a special accessible basket (with a door) available... More

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MOUNT CRAWFORD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was fortunate enough to receive a gift card to the Boar's Head Inn for my retirement and decided to use the card for a balloon ride. My daughter and I couldn't have picked a more perfect day for our flight. Although we had to reschedule a few times because of Virginia's ever-changing weather we finally had lift off on... More

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Earlysville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We've always thought of ballooning, but were put off a bit by the unknown. We were so glad to finally do this! Rick is a true professional - serious in his duties, but a good host with a nice team. Charlottesville is beautiful to begin with, but from the air it is magical. I can't recommend enough ballooning with this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Rick was a great pilot with a great sense of humor and stories about his experiences in ballooning.I felt more than safe while up in the air with him and the views were fantastic! Would recommend to anyone!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

OMG...Rick and crew are straight to the point...be on time and lets "Fly!"...I have wanted to fly forever...we have been driving from Williamsburg the past few years to look at the fall foliage. We have seen the crew after flights a number of times...this year I made a wish and it came true..one week delay as a result of bad... More

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband and I were planning a trip to Charlottesville for our honeymoon and were really looking forward to getting an evening hot air balloon ride. We were very late in booking our ride and many places were already full, so when we spoke with Mr. Behr we booked a morning ride because that was the only flight available. We... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I was looking forward to having my husband and two children fly over the Thanksgiving weekend for my husbands 50th Birthday. I receive a return call back this evening from the owner of this company. I was quick to answer that I was interested in three flying in the balloon, my husband, and my two kids. Then, the owner of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Tuesday 11/5/2013. - my sister and I are working on our bucket lists. This is a must !! Absolutely beautiful, wonderful experience. I'm not wonderful with heights but had absolutely no problem. Rick took us up and he has years of experience. We had a beautiful autumn day for our ride. It was so smooth and tranquil it didn't even... More

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Quinton, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This was one of my all-time favorite adventures! From seeing first-hand how the balloon is set up, to bringing it down and helping pack it away, it was genuinely perfect!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband surprised me with a hot air balloon ride for our tenth wedding anniversary. We had a great time! The pilot, Rick, was very experienced and knowledgeable. He made us feel comfortable and at ease. I was never worried or nervous about the flight. We had a beautiful morning and the flight went perfectly. His assistant was also very... More

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