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Address: Coors Blvd NW and La Orilla, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone Number: +1 505-293-6800
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Description: World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves...
World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves on providing World Class Balloon Rides in the Albuquerque area year round. Please join us for the experience of a lifetime!
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Incredible!

Our first hot air balloon ride, and Murray and his crew were awesome! Incredibly welcoming, and great humor with our ten passengers. Felt safe and well cared for the entire... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Our first hot air balloon ride, and Murray and his crew were awesome! Incredibly welcoming, and great humor with our ten passengers. Felt safe and well cared for the entire time. We ended up landing in a high school soccer field--a smooth and easy landing we were well prepared for. Ended with the traditional champagne and lovely snacks. I can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had 8 people in our party and had an absolutely amazing time! Murray, our pilot, and his crew were incredible. The experience from reservations, where we kept changing our numbers, to the pre-flight, the flight, landing and celebration afterwards was so much fun. We had a couple of people in our party who were afraid of heights, but the... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a wonderful, safe adventure on our first Balloon Flight. Murray, our pilot, had many of years of experience. He dipped us down on the Rio Grande and took us back up in the air. Our flight took us over the city. We landed safely in a cul-de-sac by a school. My husband, who is afraid of heights, felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great pilot. Awesome crew. The most fun and entertaining ride. Pilot's on time and very courteous and polite, as well as the crew. Will ride again if given another chance to visit NM.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Rode on March 17. I'm terrified of height (really, terrified of being on the edge of any drop from 21" up), but, after psyching up for a balloon ride, was surprised to find that there was no fear (nice, high sides to the balloon basket) and no thrills. Rather, it was the most peaceful, beautiful experience ever. Didn't even notice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Murray and crew gave us the most awesome flight, couldn't have been better, we felt we were in good hands from start to finish. the fact that we landed where we ascended from was astounding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great crew amazing view go team Murray the best crew in the sky. The champagne and experience is of the hook...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were visiting town for spring break and decided to try out a hot air balloon ride on the spur of the moment. It turned out to be a terrific experience. We started out around 7:30 near the Rio Grande. After taking off, we went up about 1,200 feet and then the pilot came down and briefly touched down on... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I did the Albuquerque World Balloon one hour group (10 people) balloon experience with Muray and his crew on March 27, 2015. Had a wonderful time. Murray and his crew were marvelous! Highly recommend.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Rode on March 20 with Glo as our pilot. World Balloon had to cancel the day before due to low visibility, but were able to reschedule us our last day in Albuquerque. We covered a large area at different altitudes. Would have loved warmer weather, but can't fault them for that. On the whole, very enjoyable.

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