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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 29 years. Family owned + locally operated, we take pride in offering high-end hot air balloon rides 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. 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 $179.00

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 $198.99
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Alena R wrote a review Oct 22
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I bought this for my husband as a Birthday gift. Honestly, from start to finish the guys that took care of our group were so friendly and enjoyable! There was the driver Chris, Don G. took us up in the air and Marcus made 100% sure that we took off and landed safely. We had mimosas and an adorable breakfast in the desert. Also, since it was my husband's birthday they gave us a chocolate cake on the house! Such a memorable experience. I would highly recommend this company and this team! Loved it and thank you!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Responded 3 days ago
hello, Thank you for such an amazing review!! I am so happy to hear that our team took such great care of you and were able to make your husbands special day so memorable.. We hope to see you up in the air with Hot Air Expeditions again soon..
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Eleni wrote a review Oct 15
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Had an amazing experience! Felt very safe and comfortable with Jonathan, our pilot, and with the rest of the crew, Dereck and Victoria! Beautiful views, once in a lifetime experience, and amazing memories! You can see how much Hot Air Expeditions care about their customers and try to make this as personable of an experience as possible. The brunch and champagne after was such a nice touch and loved bonding with the rest of our group! 10/10 would recommend.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions
Responded 6 days ago
Hello LeniPou, Thank you for such a great review!!! You are very right about how we like to make every experience for our passengers as memorable and as personal as possible. We are so glad to hear that you had such a great time with Hot Air Expeditions. We look forward to seeing you up, up, and away with us again soon..
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Joanna S wrote a review Oct 14
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AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!!! I surprised my best friend for her birthday and Hot Air Expeditions made the day so special! Derek was prompt picking us up from our hotel and we met with Victoria and our Pilot Jonathan. Jonathan was soooo fun, funny, and friendly. I felt very safe and enjoyed the beautiful views. After we landed the breakfast/champagne toast was outstanding and fun. This was definitely a lovely way to end the balloon ride. I picked Hot Air Expeditions because I could tell they value their customers and want the best experience for them. I also checked out Rainbow Ryders but just knew Hot Air Expeditions was the experience I was looking for instead of a quick turn around. THANK YOU owner Stephanie for being so sweet and THANK YOU to Jonathan, Victoria, and Derek for being the best crew and making our experience unforgettable!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions
Responded 1 week ago
Hello J_sokorelis, Thank you so much for such a great review!! It is so nice to hear that that it shows that everyone here at Hot Air Expeditions really do enjoy what we do. Jonathan and his crew are so much fun to be around.. Again thank you for your review and we hope to see you up, up, and away with us again sometime soon..
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mlsa30 wrote a review Oct 13
New York City, New York16 contributions6 helpful votes
My husband and I took the ride for our anniversary. Such a fun experience. Pilot Mike answered any questions we had and was super fun. The breakfast and mimosas afterwards were great. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Hi mlsa30, Thank you for your review! It is nice to hear that our team took such great care of you. we hope to see you up in the air with Hot Air Expeditions again sometime soon..
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Christina N wrote a review Oct 12
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My new husband and I decided to enjoy this experience as part of our honeymoon! We had such a great time! This experience is completely worth the time and the money to do. You will never have a smoother ride out in the open air enjoying the beauties of the desert landscape. Our pilot Jonathan was phenomenal! He was assisted by Victoria and Marcus and they both helped make the experience that much more fun! I highly recommend this to anyone for any reason at all... Whether it be just for fun, a special experience, or a group in the future it is completely worth every penny!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Responded 1 week ago
Hello 830christinan, Thank you so much for your review! Jonathan and his crew are absolutely some of the best.. I'm glad to hear that you had such a great time with Hot Air Expeditions. We hope to see you up, up, and away with us again sometime soon.
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