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Address: Rio Blanco Road, Hartsel, CO 80424-8709
Phone Number: +1 970-468-9280
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We offer our Mountain Hot Air Balloon Flights in the South Park Valley...

We offer our Mountain Hot Air Balloon Flights in the South Park Valley located high in the central mountains in the exact center of Colorado. Located between Hartsel and Wilkerson Pass and perched above 9,000 feet this unique historical area offers the ultimate topography for hot air ballooning with a mixture of vast rolling hills, 360 degree mountain views and native wildlife. We provide complimentary transportation for those passengers staying in Summit County and the Vail Valley. These passengers will meet us at our central meeting place in Breckenridge where we will provide transportation from there to and from the launch site.

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This was all 4 of our first balloon experiences but I think it it set a high bar for the rest! We had 2 x 15 year olds that were still experiencing some altitude sicknesses so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 30, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This was all 4 of our first balloon experiences but I think it it set a high bar for the rest! We had 2 x 15 year olds that were still experiencing some altitude sicknesses so just be prepared and ask your primary care provider for some prophylactic prescriptions if from low altitude like we are and you are visiting... More 

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Hartsel, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

If you are looking for a memorable way to celebrate your birthday, you cannot go wrong with this magical experience. The flight was smooth sailing and gave us a beautiful perspective to see Colorado in a way we will never forget. The entire crew was fantastic and Tom the pilot kept us entertained with his hot air balloon knowledge. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a perfect morning (even if a little cool) for our flight. We watched the crew get the balloon ready and then loaded up for a spectacular flight in the South Park Valley. The views throughout the area are flanked by 14,000ft peaks. Simply amazing!! After the flight we were treated to a great post flight breakfast of eggs,... More 

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Thank Craig L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

My husband surprised me with a Hot Air Balloon Ride for our Anniversary it was truly a awesome gift! We enjoyed every minute of our experience, The crew was amazing super friendly, and very helpful they made the ride really fun! We got to watch the balloon inflate from start to end, the ride itself was once in a lifetime... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

This was such a great time!!! My husband and I felt like family to these guys. From the moment we arrived it was perfect. The ride to the site was great, we learned things about Colorado we didn't know in all the years living here. Once we arrived, we were greeted with coffee, tea, fruits and muffins. We were apart... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing day. The balloon ride was fantastic, perfect weather, amazing scenery. Tommy, Eric and the rest of the crew were perfect hosts. The champagne breakfast was great too. Would definitely recommend this to anyone coming to this part of Colorado. A trip of a lifetime and a tick off the bucket list. Thanks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed every minutes of the experience, from watching the balloon inflate, to the serene ride itself, playing inside the balloon as it deflated, and the delicious breakfast. The staff was awesome, everyone so warm and all so hard working.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This was a wonderful hot air balloon ride. Greg our pilot was great. Calming and relaxing , and just plain breath taking. Everyone was so helpful, and the breakfast was delish. Would go again, and have been recommending this company to all our friends. AWESOME TRIP.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My husband and I booked a hot air balloon ride as part of our trip to Breckenridge for his birthday. Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides had a van to pick us up in Breckenridge and then it was about an hour ride out to where we took off. The drive was really scenic and went by fast. We enjoyed seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Took the ride with 3 other couples on vacation together. The ride was great, scenic and interesting hearing stories by the pilot of many many years. One of the best parts was after the landing being able to stand inside the balloon, help fold up and stow the balloon, and meeting a local resident and her goats. Great breakfast and... More 

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