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Hot Air Expeditions

Phoenix, AZ, USA
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About Hot Air Expeditions
Hot Air Expeditions has been making memories with guests in sunny Arizona, providing hot air ballooning experiences locally for over 30 years. Family owned + locally operated, we take pride in offering hot air ballooning experiences in both Phoenix/Scottsdale and Tucson, Arizona. Morning hot air balloon rides are available daily, year-round and afternoon hot air balloon rides are offered seasonally, November through March in Phoenix/Scottsdale only. All tours include post-flight catered fare + bubbly from Vincent's on Camelback restaurant and frameable commemorative flight certificates to take home. We can't wait to check a hot air balloon ride off of your bucket list!
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Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Phoenix

A drive through the Sonoran Desert just doesn’t do it justice—the desert expands over 100,000 square miles (260,000 square kilometers) total. One of the best ways to get the views you’re hoping for is a hot-air balloon ride, and this morning tour from Phoenix gets you up in the air with an FAA-licensed pilot to catch sight of the sunrise. Plus, afterward, you can enjoy a Champagne breakfast by your landing spot.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $199.00

Afternoon Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Phoenix

Traveling the Sonoran Desert by ground just doesn’t give you the same views an aerial vantage point can. Take to the skies during this Phoenix hot-air balloon ride at one of the most stunning times of day: sunset. Along with a flight led by an FAA-licensed pilot, you can enjoy Champagne and hors d'oeuvres after your time in the air.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $219.00

Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Tucson

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3 hours 30 minutes
from $255.00
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Big_Jon_Lil_Jenny wrote a review Jun 23
Orofino, Idaho1 contribution
It was a great experience for our honeymoon. I would recommend it to anyone for a memorable honeymoon/anniversary.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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MCant74 wrote a review Jun 23
Fort Lauderdale, Florida2 contributions
Awesome views followed by a delicious breakfast in the desert. Fantastic experience. Would do it again.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Lauren H wrote a review Jun 17
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Morning balloon ride with Captain John was phenomenal. I was incredibly nervous but John’s expertise was tangible and I felt so much better knowing he’s been doing this for many decades. The ride was smooth and the rise in elevation was comfortable. The brunch in the desert was a great addition and we had an excellent conversation with other guests and Captain John.
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Jackie P wrote a review Jun 16
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This was my first balloon ride and I have to admit a little nervous about the whole thing. However, everyone when we checked in at the airport was very friendly and our driver to the launch site was very informative. It was great to watch the flight crew prepare and get the balloon ready. Our pilot Jonathon was AMAZING. He was an extremely talented pilot and was a blast to talk to. Watching the sun rise and seeing all the beautiful landscape was breathtaking all while silently floating. Thank you to all the staff at Hot Air Expeditions, but a very special thank you to Jonathon and his crew for giving me a very special experience.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Jadyn N wrote a review Jun 16
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Absolutely amazing. 10/10. Super nice and funny and made our whole group feel safe. Even provided a big breakfast after with amazing, fancy food and bottomless mimosas after. They had the licensing to let us take the mimosas on the road home too. Couldn’t have been happier. Mike was our driver and was very kind and let us drink in his van on the way home! Even cared enough to ask us what kind of music we wanted to listen to, the volume, etc.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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