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Big Sky Balloon Company

Terrebonne, OR, USA
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About Big Sky Balloon Company
Big Sky Balloon Co is the premier balloon ride operator in Central Oregon. We've been ballooning professionals since 1993 and have safely flown ten's of thousands of passengers while maintaining a perfect safety record. A balloon flight is a very unique experience and often a once in a lifetime event, you want to make sure you're going with the best! Flights depart daily May-October from the Smith Rock Ranch in Terrebonne OR. Please inquire about off-season availability.
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Victoria F wrote a review Aug 2020
Portland, Oregon3 contributions2 helpful votes
As as Birthday /Check off my bucket list for a friend -We had a wonderful time Darren is friendly easy going and professional- He helped us all learn each Mt. and interesting facts about the area of Smith Rock -- and his Asst Top Notch So Fun and Personable -
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Date of experience: August 2020
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shelleyswift67 wrote a review Aug 2018
Reedsport, Oregon12 contributions2 helpful votes
What an amazing adventure! Great views from Smith Rock Ranch. The guide gave a lot of history of sites.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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mbedford1911 wrote a review Jul 2018
Crooked River Ranch, Oregon5 contributions
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My wife and I were lucky enough to fly with Darren on a balloon he hand painted himself. As first timers we found his instructions to be very clear and simple, and he was a genuine pleasure to spend time with. My wife is afraid of heights, but enjoyed this tremendously (except when I told her to look straight down... oops)! What really surprised me were the times we dropped low, as our wonderful pilot chased wind currents to steer us on our course. I had no idea a balloon ride would be so interactive, with the occasional chance to wave at folks and even say a word or two. I think the true measure of any pilot is the landing, and Darren showed what 25 years of experience can do. As we came in to land the first time, the wind did not cooperate. Rather than "force" a landing, he opted to gain altitude and find a better spot. He never said anything like "Safety first", but there was no need to. This guy knows his stuff, is the consummate professional, and it showed. We landed gently 10 or 15 minutes later in a small field. What an amazing day :-)
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Thea W wrote a review Jun 2018
Redmond, Oregon7 contributions1 helpful vote
Seeing the world from hundreds of feet above has been a highlight for us. We decided to take the boys up to celebrate a birthday. It was spectacular in every way. Anyone who has the opportunity to take a hot air balloon ride will not regret going up. Darrin is incredibly knowledgeable and is wonderful company for the ride.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Saberman48 wrote a review May 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia23 contributions20 helpful votes
Wow! Definitely a must! Staff is professional, understanding, and experienced. Rode in the chase car taking pictures. I’m happy I didn’t take my own vehicle because I didn’t know the roads. My daughter wanted a hot air balloon ride for her birthday. She can’t stop talking about it. Among all of us we took over 500 pictures. The sparkling cider to toast the event was an unexpected bonus. We appreciated the celebration.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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