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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
Phone Number: 480.502.6999
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Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the...

Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 25 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 21 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and afternoon flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate!

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Hot-Air Balloon Experience

A tick off the bucket list. What a thrill to be able to experience a hot-air ballon ride above the Sonoran desert! Tommy Brown our pilot, and chasing director Nick made our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lizzybella
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Toronto
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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A tick off the bucket list. What a thrill to be able to experience a hot-air ballon ride above the Sonoran desert! Tommy Brown our pilot, and chasing director Nick made our experience even better with their great sense of humor and skills...An adventure of a lifetime-Just do it, you won't be sorry!

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Thank Lizzybella
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions. We are always so delighted to hear you had a great time with Pilot Tommy and Nick! They're always keeping us laughing here around the office as well! We hope to see you in the skies again with us in the future :) More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew did a wonderful job taking care of our needs. The pilot and the chase van stayed in constant communication while we were in the air. The landing was a little ruff but you should expect that and worth the experience. They included a champagne breakfast right there in the desert where you landed.

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for riding with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) ! We are happy to hear you had a fun time on your expedition! We hope to see you up in the skies again with us in the future! More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Opted for the hotel pick up at 4.45am , our driver was Al - very engaging and helpful. Our pilot was Tommy he is great and we had an amazing flight over the desert. After landing we were handed certificates for flying and a very neat breakfast to wrap up this amazing trip Recommended and will do again

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Thank shanart
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with Tommy and Al! Doesn't that breakfast just hit the spot? We hope to see you up in the skies again with us too. More 

Perrysburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was truly a bucket list experience. Colton, Rudy and Frank were wonderful. Peaceful, lovely flight. Laughed my butt off at the landing and breakfast was delightful. A great memory. Would do it again in an instant.

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Renyjane, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are glad to hear that you had a great time with Colton, Rudy, and Frank! We hope to see you up, up, and away again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing flight thanks to Captain Walter! I would entrust him anyday to take flight with. His knowledge, experience and great attitude was as great as the scenery. Will definitely be back with more friends and family.

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Thank elocinlivelovelaugh
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are always delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with Captain Walter! We hope to see you in the skies again with us in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Todd was are driver and Tommy was our pilot, they were both awesome and a lot of fun! We had a great time and would recommend to anyone.

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Melissa, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions and for the great feedback :) We are always delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with Tommy and Todd! We hope to see you in the skies again with us in the future. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most amazing experience ever! We were picked up at our hotel at 4:45 a.m. Our driver, Todd, was top notch. We had a 20 minute drive to pick up the rest of the group and he answered all of our questions and shared his knowledge of Phoenix. We arrived at the launch site and were up in... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Taleen, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are glad to hear that you had a great time with Todd and Tommy! Always delighted to hear that you had fun and that you got to learn something as well, our goal is for you to walk out of the desert knowing something you didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our flight was with Captain Yee Haw and it was awesome. It was beautiful, fun, and he was an awesome pilot. It was windy when we were coming in to land but we arrived safe and sound. Would recommend him and the company with no reservations. Everyone was awesome!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, Thank you for choosing to fly with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are always delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with captain Yee Haw! We hope to see you up, up, and away again in the future. More 

Cupertino, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time on a hot air balloon ride. It was smooth and peaceful with beautiful sites. I love the feeling of floating and enjoyed the views over 5k feet in the air. Captain Yee-Haw kept it fun, light and professional. The landing was smooth and we finished with a decent breakfast in the beautiful desert, just after... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions and for sharing your experiences with others. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with captain Yee-Haw! We enjoy bringing great memories to those who fly with us, and we hope to see you up, up, and away in the future :) More 

Carefree, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, breathtaking balloon ride over the amazing Senoran Landscape. My wife and I are still in awe of all parts of this tour. We got up to 5k feet and it was smooth and not scary at all. The pilot and crew are amazing and the personalities were nothing short of hilarious. Very professional and safety oriented and you could... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Dariby, Thank you for choosing to fly with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are glad to hear you had an amazing time with Captain Yee-Haw! We are always glad to share our enjoyment of the desert and ballooning with others and we are glad to see you had a wonderful time! Isn't it magical? It's less motion... More 

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