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Grand Adventure Balloon Tours

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Winter Park, CO
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Great, gentle, calm, safe, fun experience

We were visiting the Granby Co area about 17 miles north of Winter Park and saw some ads in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Iflyfish28
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Beaumont, Texas
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Fulfilled Lifelong Dream!

We have wanted to take a hot air balloon ride forever, and thanks to Captain Jack and his team we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SaratogaTB
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Highland, Maryland
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Hot air balloon rides in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Located only 67 miles from Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Breckenridge, Keystone, near Grand Lake & Estes Park. Flights provide views of peaks into Rocky Mountain National Park & 5-7 counties on top of the world. View wildlife and history of Colorado from above it all! Balloon rides in the mountains are available year-round. Warm air rises, come balloon with us and rise with the hot air! Winter Balloon Rides are spectacular!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Winter Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting the Granby Co area about 17 miles north of Winter Park and saw some ads in the Colorado vacation guide book for Colorado Hot Air Balloon rides. The pictures looked great so we did a google search to see what was around...More

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Balloon C, Public Relations Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this excellent review! We appreciate you taking the time, it helps others find our Best Kept Secret of the beaten path. Having flown Napa for years we know that it's a great place to balloon, but we really love our Colorado Rocky...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to take a hot air balloon ride forever, and thanks to Captain Jack and his team we finally did. We recommend this to anyone wanting to experience our planet in a whole new way. It is very peaceful and scerene and this...More

1  Thank SaratogaTB
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Balloon C, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent 5 star review! We are so happy to have fulfilled your lifelong dream! This is a beautiful place to balloon and we enjoyed sharing it with you! Thank you again for choosing this spectacular place and Grand Adventure Balloon Tours....More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Never been to Denver before so we were there to visit friends. This was such a great time with amazing views. Cheavers as in "overachievers" was our tour guide and was knowledgeable and funny. Spectacular views!! This is a must tour!!

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Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

I went snowmobiling with my wife. It was one of the best experiences of my life. Highly recommended!! Troy, the tour guide was the best!! Always felt safe and in control!!

Thank ORPM-PR
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Awesome it’s a must:) Jack was very informative and Sue was great after with the champagne toast:) it’s a must ..:) highly recommended..:)

Thank drman0n
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Balloon C, Owner at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

We enjoyed sharing our beautiful location and the joy of ballooning with you. Happy Birthday! Thanks for flying with us! So glad you found us all the way from Australia. Buoyant Regards, Capt Jack, Sue & Crew

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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Our group of 3 couples decided a few weeks before our Colorado vacation that we wanted to find a balloon ride as one of our activities. After talking with Sue at length on the phone we signed up on the website. This was the third...More

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scastellion, Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you for flying with us! We are so glad your 3rd time was a charm, and this area is just that! Beautiful mornings & the scenery in Colorado make it one of the most amazing places to take a hot air balloon ride. Captain...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Arranged for two in our party to enjoy the Air Balloon Ride....the rest were too 'chicken'! The excursion was AWESOME and the trip of a lifetime. I assure you, I will be talking about this opportunity for the rest of my life! The pilot was...More

Thank Vicki V
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scastellion, Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you Vicki for this excellent review! We enjoyed sharing our passion of ballooning just as much as you enjoyed your ride! Glad you were able to see the beautiful location we so enjoy! Buoyant Regards

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

My girlfriend and I were in town for a family reunion when we decided to book this flight. It was the best decision of the trip. Jack and Sue were incredible. In addition to being our photographer and pilot they told us so much information...More

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scastellion, Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Love sharing this beautiful place with you! Thank you for the excellent review! We are so glad you enjoyed exploring something Grand! Thank you

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Jack & Sue are an incredible team! Jack is not just an average balloon pilot. He is exceptional. His knowledge of ballooning and the Fraser Valley is second to none. Sue made us feel like family from the time we arrived until after the champagne...More

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scastellion, Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you for the nice comments! We sure do appreciate you taking the time to give us this excellent review! It helps others find this "Best Kept Secret" here in beautiful Grand County. So Thank you again!

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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Great first time balloon ride, been vacationing in Fraser Valley for over 20 years and we finally tried it Staff was friendly and ride was smooth and full of history. Champagne breakfast topped off a great morning

Thank Brent K
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scastellion, Manager at Grand Adventure Balloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you Brent for the 5 star review! We enjoyed sharing our tour with you all! Thank you for flying with us! Glad you got up to see the spectacular beauty here at the West entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park!

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hurschangl
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We fly year round. The rate is $250 per person.
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