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Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons

23115 Airport Rd NE, Aurora, OR 97002-8503
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Derek and his crew gave us an amazing and professional ride experience. He helped us find the... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Rachel T
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Portland Rose balloon ride

Such a great experience and so easy from start to finish. One call and Derek takes care of... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
briantuite
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23115 Airport Rd NE, Aurora, OR 97002-8503
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"once in a lifetime"
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"from start to finish"
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Derek and his crew gave us an amazing and professional ride experience. He helped us find the airport and was available by phone to answer any questions. Had a great time and a lovely surprise at the end! I would definitely recommend this company and...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience and so easy from start to finish. One call and Derek takes care of everything. The ‘after party’ was a surprise and a cool way to end the trip. Their experience was evident when they gently set us down right on...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great views just outside of Portland! The meeting point is easy to find at Aurora Airport and we had a nice time with the crew. Derek our guide, has flown over 2500 hot air balloons and knows what he's doing. You can get pictures with...More

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derek h, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We really enjoyed your company.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

I emailed all balloon companies around Portland, Derek's reply was instant and for that reason I booked with Portland Rose - the booking process was prompt, efficient and personable. We were booked to fly on Sunday, on Friday we received an email that there was...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful flying with Derek and his crew. We loved every minute of it. We even got a little extra flying time because we had some difficulties landing in the first planned spot! The picnic after was such a nice...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing wedding. Highly recommend them! Derek and his crew are amazing! Will use again. :) :)

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

A fantastic and memorable experience for our wedding! They took care of everything from officiating to providing a delicious brunch and cake. The pilot and crew were friendly and accommodating and the balloon ride was incredible. We can't wait to go up again!

Thank Miranda B
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derek h, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thanks Miranda for choosing us for your wedding. Good luck in the future. Derek

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! After jumping into our compartment in the balloon basket which even with two 6ft guys and a 5ft 9 in girl wasn't really much of a squeeze we were ready to go!! We serenely lifted off and got to see the...More

1  Thank MagicMonkey150
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derek h, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We really enjoyed your company. Derek

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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

This was so much fun! Definitely worth getting up early to see the sunrise next to Mount Hood. Derek was very professional and the brunch was delicious! Thank you for an unforgettable experience!

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derek h, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

It is an early start, but at least YOU only have to do it once. It's tough every day. Glad you enjoyed your flight with us. Thanks again, Derek

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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Derek and his crew were great and the ride was smooth. We had a great sunrise and view of Willamette Valley!

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derek h, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

I'm pleased that you enjoyed your flight. Hope to see you again in the future. Derek

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