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Oh my gosh. I don't even know how to express my complete and utter enjoyment of this experience. It... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
No complaints here, only excellence!

Highly recommend! If you're on the fence about taking a hot air balloon ride and you don't know if... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
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Apex Balloons offers hot air balloon rides daily at sunrise and sunset above scenic Phoenix, Arizona. Each aerial sightseeing expedition is topped off by a traditional champagne toast and post-flight celebration. We are a professional, dynamic...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
21705 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2768
Deer Valley
+1 877-946-8247
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Oh my gosh. I don't even know how to express my complete and utter enjoyment of this experience. It really is almost beyond words. Jon and his crew at APEX Balloons are incredible. A sunrise balloon ride was on my "bucket list" It was everything...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Highly recommend! If you're on the fence about taking a hot air balloon ride and you don't know if this is the company for you - look no further because these guys are amazing! I have nothing but good things to say about Apex Balloons....More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Jon the owner & operator and his team are absolutely amazing! Jon shared his story of his passion for hot air balloons from a very early age and he is living his dream. He does a great job guiding the balloon and also being a...More

Thank JoyC1449
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My husband and I took a Sunrise flight last week with Jon. As the title states WOW it was an experience I will never forget. This had been on my bucket list for years. Jon was so very nice and you could see his passion...More

Thank rcarter247
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The team at Apex Balloons is fantastic! Fun loving but with your safety and comfort in mind at all times.

Thank dawn g
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing experience and fun ride. The views are breathtaking and it was very calm up in the air. It hardly feels like you are up that high. Our pilot was Taylor and he was hilarious. He’s been flying for 18 years. Jon who...More

Thank Yvette G
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I chose Apex Balloons because I read on the website how passionate Jon was about hot air balloons and flying. I wasn't disappointed. As he shares his stories and experiences with the group, you can see how much he loves flying. He is fun, professional...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Jon,our Pilot and Apex owner was outstanding as well as Lyndsay on the ground. It was such a great experience!! The booking on line was easy and Jon had a couple of email follow ups to ensure all my questions were answered. My girlfriend and...More

1  Thank dhalephx
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

My first balloon ride with Apex was just perfect. Pilot Jon and his crew are friendly and professional and the experience was fun and well organized from pick up to drop off. I would ride with this company again without hesitation.

Thank David N
Reviewed March 31, 2018

I took a family friend on a Hot Air Balloon ride with Apex Balloons on Friday. I'd taken a balloon ride with another firm last year with my grandson, and this the trip with Apex was clearly superior in every way. Jon is an amazing...More

1  Thank GrizPhotog
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Unless you book a private trip, there could be others. If you go at an empty morning time, you could end up lucky like my fiancé and I with just us and Jon. If you ask Jon, he can give you a better idea of the busyness of... More