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Address: 3079 W. Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone Number: 520-235-5355
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Description: Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers 'Sonoran Sunrise' flights followed by...
Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers 'Sonoran Sunrise' flights followed by a delicious champagne brunch. Flights are an hour long and include beautiful mountain & desert panoramas, post flight champagne brunch, pictures of your flight and free pick-ups/drop-offs from all Tucson resorts and hotels.
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Such a fun time! An experience worth having!

I'm really glad we decided to book a hot air balloon ride with Kevin- it was great fun! It was very obvious that he and his crew know what they are doing and don't take any risks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I'm really glad we decided to book a hot air balloon ride with Kevin- it was great fun! It was very obvious that he and his crew know what they are doing and don't take any risks (letting off a balloon to test the wind at possible take-off locations before deciding which one would be best). The ride itself was... More 

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Sahuarita, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I went on the balloon ride Easter morning. I was a bit nervous, but Kevin (our pilot) helped keep things light. We got into the balloon and floated along the desert-- saw lots of animals including jackrabbits, a coyote and a herd of deer. The mountains are beautiful and we had a nearly full moon on one... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This ride was on my list and Tucson Balloon Rides did not disappoint! I'd been wanting to go up in a balloon for years but was loathe to go by myself and everyone seemed to be too nervous. Fortunately a friend was visiting from NC and we found ourselves up at 3 am to catch a 5 am balloon. We... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great experience for our family, age 8 to sixties. Kevin, the pilot worked with us very well and seemed extremely knowledgeable with a great deal of experience. The ride was fantastic as promised and came off without a hitch. Kevin really seemed to understand meteorology and how to handle the balloon, which was a lot more work than I expected.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have had to smile. We did not read any reviews before we took the ride, I didn't want to hear anything negative. After the ride I read reviews and everyone is saying what the 4 of us were saying. What a great time!!! We had a wonderful experience. We all said Kevin and Crew were just so nice. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Awesome experience. Hard to put into words really. Kevin and Crew were fun, knowledgable and friendly. We felt immediately comfortable with him and what we were about to do. The morning was cloudy and calm and our flight was textbook perfect. The wind took us directly over Sombrero Peak. We were able to see Hawks, wild Javelina, and many rabbits.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had our wedding ceremony in the basket with the minister prior to the ride. Our wedding was awesome we had a professional photographer but Kevin's crew took some pictures also and posted on their website. We had a great time and everyone really enjoyed the experience. The weather was perfect for a balloon ride that morning. Our family and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The little bit of apprehension I felt before takeoff completely disappeared as we gently lifted. I was pleasantly surprised to learn I had no fear of height as I looked over the basket at the scene passing below us. Our pilot, Kevin Wilbur, explained what was happening throughout the ride and had wonderful explanations of the things we were seeing.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had a great time. The plot was very inform and pass it on to all. Watching them put it all together..Getting to take pictures the whole time.They make you feel very comfortable. Landed was the best..Banana bread was the best ever.

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took a ride last week and the experience was wonderful. Kevin and his team were excellent , talented and fun. Kevin is a very experienced pilot and knows the area very well. The trip was a great tour of the Tucson area as well. We took off from the same place as two other balloon companies,... More 

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Address: 3079 W. Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone Number: 520-235-5355
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson

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