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High But Dry Balloons

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Colorado Springs, CO
+1 800-897-3066
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This is a SCAM

Buyer beware, the reviews on trip advisor are likely written by the business. We purchased some... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2015
Chris S

What an incredible experience this was for my husband & me. A very thoughtful gift from our... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2015
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Sep 5, 2015
“This is a SCAM”
Jul 7, 2015
Colorado Springs, CO
+1 800-897-3066
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Reviewed September 5, 2015

Buyer beware, the reviews on trip advisor are likely written by the business. We purchased some vouchers as a Christmas Gift. The business cancelled their flight a total of 7 times. The business seems to be scamming people out of their money by not honoring...More

11  Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 7, 2015

What an incredible experience this was for my husband & me. A very thoughtful gift from our daughter & son in law. Gary, Dorothy & the rest of the gang were very focused on what they were doing & did a great job. We loved...More

2  Thank Coloradoans_12
Reviewed July 3, 2015

My mother and I flew this morning and boy was it a total BLAST! Gary and his crew are magnificent! They really know what they are doing! It was a gorgeous morning and Gary (Burner) made it so much fun with his awesome stories and...More

2  Thank Neecie67
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Bought hot air balloon ride in Colorado Springs as a wedding gift for my daughter and her new husband. They called as soon as they got on the ground to tell me how perfect this choice was - utterly convinced that he was THE best!....More

2  Thank Virginia C
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Got some of my best pictures ever and Gary born was great ... - I've been up three times now, and never disappointed !!!

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Reviewed August 24, 2013

After having made reservations two months in advance and having made several confirming phone calls, our family of four arrived Sunday morning for find that Gary, the owner and pilot, had no record of our reservation. This was frustrating and we had no other times...More

4  Thank James W
Reviewed August 20, 2013

My nieces and I took our virgin balloon flight with Gary "Burner" Born and his crew last weekend. If my eyes were closed, I never would have known we left the ground. Smooth as silk the entire flight. And the landing was very gentle as...More

2  Thank Cindy B
Reviewed July 7, 2013

I am a little scared of heights but wanted to try a hot air balloon ride and I am glad I did. The balloon takes off so smooth that it is almost calming. After 15 minutes I was hanging over the edge taking pictures. The...More

3  Thank Tommythepainter
Reviewed July 5, 2013

We had a delightful flight - our first trip in a hot air balloon! Great activity for a family! Proper precautions were taken with a good sense of humor so anyone nervous would feel at ease.

1  Thank Merritt S
Reviewed July 5, 2013

I have flown with Gary "Burner" Born twice now, and would do it again in a heart beat! Burner was extremely responsive to me, and made the 16 members of my family who went up with him, feel safe and secure at all times. From...More

2  Thank Froggie20
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Brian H
How much is it for 2 people
June 19, 2015|
Response from Virginia C | Reviewed this property |
$200 per person or $400 per couple. $600 if you want a private ride with just the two of you.