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Aerogelic Ballooning

Phoenix, AZ, USA
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About Aerogelic Ballooning
Enjoy a scenic hot air balloon flight over the Sonoran Desert viewing 1000's of species of flora, fauna, and wildlife. At altitude touring the majestic views of the surrounding Phoenix metro valley. See sights such as the McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Downtown Phoenix & Tempe, Camelback Mountain and much more. At the end of your flight, celebrate with a traditional post flight champagne toast and gourmet breakfast of hors d'oeuvres. After meeting your guide, enjoy some Starbucks coffee and snacks (not included) and off you go in an off road equipped hot air balloon "chase vehicle" to a launch location predicted my mother nature. You than are able to take in the the beauty of the Sonoran Desert sunrise while the beautiful hot air balloon is inflated and prepared for launch. Into the wild blue you will fly for approximately an hour. During this time, you will hear about the flora, fauna and wildlife of the area as well as the history. After landing your guide will pull out the picnic baskets and tables for your traditional champagne toast and gourmet breakfast of hors d'oeuvres as the forefathers have done since 1783. Once the crew has packed up the balloon and you have enjoyed sipping on champagne, you will be brought safely back to your meeting location for a chance to sit and share the adventure of having become one with nature in the sky.
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Sunset Sonoran Desert Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix

Watch the sun set over the Sonoran Desert from the vantage point of a hot-air balloon ride and get views you can’t from on the ground. This hot air balloon ride out of Phoenix includes a guide who shares information about local wildlife and history as you ride. Relax with Champagne and gourmet hors d'oeuvres afterward. This experience is perfect for solo travelers, couples, families, and groups.
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Sunrise Sonoran Desert Hot Air Balloon Ride from Phoenix

This hot-air balloon ride from Phoenix gives you a view of the sunrise over the Sonoran Desert that you can’t get from down below on the trails. The tour includes a guide who tells you about the wildlife and history of the area during your flight and Champagne and breakfast hors d'oeuvres afterward. This tour works for solo travelers, couples, families, and groups.
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from $169.00
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Maiya M wrote a review Jul 2022
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I had the best experience ever with my family and friends. I did this for my birthday this passed Saturday. The captain had some funny Dad jokes lol and also told us a little about the desert. It was a perfect morning! Then he topped it off with champagne and fruits. I think the best part was the landing !! lol we had an amazing time. We came all the way From Miami <3 Thank you!!!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Response from Aerogelic1, Pilot at Aerogelic Ballooning
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for the review. This flight turned out more than expected 😀
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Mina V wrote a review Jul 2022
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The only reason I am not giving this place a one star is because of the views while we were in the air. This company is extremely unprofessional and disorganized. The first time we were supposed to go on the ride it got canceled due to the wind which is completely okay and understandable, safety first. We rescheduled to the following Sunday. We showed up 25 minutes early, the chaser van was a few minutes late. The pilot never showed up, not even a text or a phone call. We waited 30 minutes for the staff to figure out what to do since the pilot wasn’t answering. We’re talking to the staff they were telling us that it’s unlikely that this was to happen again and extremely rare. And that they were just going to tell the rest of the people there that he had a family emergency because people tend to take that better than someone just not showing up. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. A girl that was supposed to be on the ride told them this was the second time that the pilot had not shown up. We all stated that it’s extremely unprofessional and that most of us drove at least 30+ minutes out to be here. For us personally it was (45 min of a drive each way.) We were told to call the office at eight and reschedule. If I knew what my experience would’ve been like I honestly would’ve just gotten my money back.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from Aerogelic1, Pilot at Aerogelic Ballooning
Responded Jul 8, 2022
So I am the pilot that didn’t show up. I was with my wife in the emergency room. I’m am sorry I was late getting out of the room so I could call the passengers. I am sorry that I ruined your morning. I know I must have ruined a special occasion due to her emergency. Anyways if there is anything we can do to fix this terribly unprofessional situation please let us know
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Andrea D wrote a review May 2022
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This organization Unreliable and unprofessional. I was looking forward to the sunrise ballon ride coming from a far. I received a confirmation text the day before of my tickets and showed up to my schedule time. However, once I arrived to the destination, I went to check my emails to get my tickets and said it was canceled. We thought it was unprofessional because We saw many passengers still in process of attending, while we had to wake up early for a sunrise setting and come from afar, just for them to cancel through email just a few hours before our s scheduled time.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from Aerogelic1, Manager at Aerogelic Ballooning
Responded Jun 1, 2022
Only cancelations in weeks was this this Sunday, whom were canceled several days before…? We also called the number given and emailed. So, I don’t understand…? We were also there at the meeting location. You could have come talk to us as well. This doesn’t make any sense….? Unless maybe Viator canceled you for some reason; or maybe writing a review on the wrong company. Wish we could get more details to help with this.
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Leo S wrote a review Apr 2022
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Well worth the money! Crew is friendly and informative. We left on time and returned on time. Take a lot of pictures!
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Louise A wrote a review Mar 2022
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We had an excellent time..Pilot was very experienced.. talked a little to much, but all in all, was a very enjoyable flight. I definitely would recommend this company and fly with them again.
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