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Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides

16594 W Garfield St, Phoenix, AZ 85338-6180
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This is very nice

This is nice for everyone but i don't think for kids if they are wild. It can be romantic at... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
havlik m
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Paducah, Kentucky
Great Fun

This was a great experience. We chose this because it was not just the up and down in a crowded... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2016
ncs00ner
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Equinox Balloons offers romantic and small group private charter hot air balloon adventures in the Phoenix, Arizona area. We fly sportier, more maneuverable balloons, and we limit each flight to no more than 5 or 6 guests. This allows us to have more fun, and it's the perfect way for small groups and couples to share a wonderful experience without being crammed into a balloon basket with 15-20 strangers. If you are considering another operator, make sure to ask them how many other passengers will be sharing the experience with you. We pride ourselves in working harder than anyone else, to ensure you have a once-in-a-lifetime experience you'll always remember. We go further into the desert, and fly over more beautiful scenery. You will never see a cul-de-sac, golf course, or freeway when you fly with us. In fact, we are the only balloon ride operator in the Phoenix area that can make that claim. Equinox Balloons owner and chief pilot is a third generation commercial balloon pilot, and loves sharing his life's passion with his guests. Whether your terrified of heights, or a thrill seeker, he'll make sure you have a wonderful experience. There is also a 100% satisfaction guarantee when you book with Equinox Balloons, so if you don't enjoy the experience, you don't pay.
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May 26, 2017
“This is very nice”
Sep 9, 2016
“Great Fun”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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16594 W Garfield St, Phoenix, AZ 85338-6180
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This is nice for everyone but i don't think for kids if they are wild. It can be romantic at sunset time.

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

This was a great experience. We chose this because it was not just the up and down in a crowded basket that some companies offer. As an airplane pilot, it was great fun to have the chance to fly in another type of vehicle. The...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

After a great deal of research and a recommendation from another ballooning company (that only does their flights in the winter) we went with Equinox and... absolutely no regrets. This was a very romantic, and intimate experience. Jason and his crew were very nice, they...More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

A & M, Thanks for taking the time to tell others about your adventure with Equinox Balloons. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed participating in the entire process. Most of our guests like the hands-on experience, that is really only possible when flying...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was a surprise birthday present from my wife. I do not know how she did it but she had managed to find the best hot air balloon company in Phoenix area. Jason the owner/pilot and his team provided us with an awesome and unforgettable...More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

N & M, Thanks for taking the time to tell others about your hot air balloon adventure with Equinox Balloons. We enjoyed showing you the Sonora Desert from the air, and look forward to sharing a similar experience with some of your friends soon. Jason,...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Equinox Balloons are a very professional team. From initial e-mail contact to lift-off everything went perfectly. An early start led to a beautiful morning ascent over the desert and mountains west of Phoenix. There is little to compare to the serenity of a balloon flight....More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Alan, Thanks for posting the review of your family's hot air balloon ride during your stay in Arizona. I agree, you do get what you pay for. We work very hard to make sure our guests get the very best experience possible. We know that...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

We flew with Equinox Hot Air Balloons near Phoenix, Arizona in April 2016. Overall, Jason and Tuanya provided outstanding customer service. In particular, they were punctual, friendly, prepared, knowledgeable, organized, engaged, and did everything possible to ensure we were going to enjoy the ride. Preparing...More

1  Thank Jay L
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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Jay, Thanks for the recommendation, it's priceless. Most of our guests book a hot air balloon ride with us after reading reviews like yours on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled that you "made the right choice". I hope were able to share a similar experience with...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

I would definitely recommend Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides to anyone. The ride was amazing through the mountains and into the desert. Jason and Erin made the trip so enjoyable that we are planning to make another trip. I contacted Jason and advised that i...More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

C & E, Thanks for trusting us with your special hot air balloon proposal memories. Erin and I had a wonderful time with you, and look forward to sharing an anniversary hot air balloon adventure sometime in the future. We wish you both the very...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2016

Our experience with Equinox Balloons from beginning to end was top notch. Jason and Tuanya were great to work with online to coordinate our ride; they were as accommodating to our schedule as anyone could be and worked really hard to set us up with...More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Mindi & Lee, Thank you very much for taking the time to tell other TripAdvisor readers about your hot air ballooning experience over the desert near Phoenix with Equinox Balloons. I know that we had to juggle things around to make it work with everyone's...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had a great time with Jason and Aaron. They were wonderful. Lovely couple was with us. Couldn't have asked for a better time up in the air.More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

B & J, Thanks for the review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in the air with us as much as we did. Please tell your friends about us so we can share a similar experience with them. Soft landings, Jason &...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2016

Just returned home from a trip to Arizona where I took my family and parents on a fantastic balloon ride with Equinox. Hands down this was not just an amazing experience everyone should tried at least once but Jason and his crew made this so...More

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Jason E, Owner at Equinox Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

J, Thanks for taking the time to share your hot air ballooning experience with other TripAdvsiror readers. We had a wonderful time with your family, and I am thrilled to hear you say that your daughter and parents will cherish the experience for ever. We're...More

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