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Fantastic Experience

The experience was fantastic from beginning to end. Booking was great. Jeff was attentive and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bemmc
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Bucket List

Riding in a hot air balloon was on our Bucket List. We took the opportunity on our July Trip to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
snapps
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Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no matter how it's said, Fair Winds is Colorado's Favorite! Just 30 minutes from both Denver or Estes Park, Enjoy Spectacular Views of the Majestic Rocky Mountains over Beautiful...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The experience was fantastic from beginning to end. Booking was great. Jeff was attentive and assuring throughout the process updating us about the weather and instructions. The crews, especially Cindy, were so helpful and friendly. I was scared to do this but from the time...More

Thank Bemmc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding in a hot air balloon was on our Bucket List. We took the opportunity on our July Trip to Boulder. Fair Winds was great and professional They made it fun and always felt safe. Nothing scary at all. The views of Boulder are amazing....More

Thank snapps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the opportunity, join the fabulous crew at Fair Winds for the experience of a life time. You won't regret it.

Thank patsy481
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bucket-list item that everyone should do at least once in their lives. There's no way to describe the sensation and stillness of floating on air over the tops of trees, watching other balloons rise and fall around you, and letting the air currents...More

Thank Ada P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are thinking of using anyone except Fairwinds, you are about to make a mistake. Fairwinds is totally focused on providing their clients with an amazing experience and they know what they are doing. Jeff was our pilot and Jeremiah and Tom our chasers....More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hot air balloon ride was a dream come true for me. Jeff Meeker was absolutely a delight to be with. He was our pilot, he explained the scenarios that might occur, he took time to memorize all the names of the people. During the...More

Thank goldenangelsoverme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booking the reservation was easy as pie. We received a phone call, text and email the night before the flight letting us know what time we were to meet, what to wear and what the weather was going to be the next morning. Arrived at...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The one thing I would say is that if you have never been in a hot air balloon, just know that they take you ~10k feet above sea level or 4-5k feet above the ground in Boulder. If you're looking for something that takes you...More

Thank Chicago2Denver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a reschedule, we were able to complete this activity. Views were great and we felt safe in the hands of one of the most experienced balloonists in the country. What a great way to spend the morning - marvelous views of the Rockies, Boulder...More

Thank Brianne G
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Celebrated our 30th anniversary by crossing Hot air balloon ride in the mountains off my wife's childhood dream list. The experience exceeded our expectations from start to finish. Jeff and the crews were amazing. Worth every penny!

Thank D W
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Justme1030
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Hotair333 | Property representative |
Hello Justme103... Thank You for your possible interest in our Flights… Let’s see if we can answer some questions…and…maybe a few more… #1 - Our Launchsite location is in Boulder, Colorado…conveniently located approximately... More
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gypsygrandma1
May 24, 2016|
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Dear NiftyLady, Thank You for your interest in our Flights….. Let’s see if I can answer your question...and possibly a few others… #1 - Right now, we are offering our “2016 End of Spring Special" at $199.00 per Adult... More
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NewHope51
July 12, 2015|
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Dear NewHope51, Thank You for your interest in our Flights….. Let’s see if I can answer your question….and possibly a few others… #1 - Right now, we are offering our “2015 Summer Special" at $199.00 per Adult Passenger and... More
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