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Big Sky Balloon Company

Terrebonne, OR
+1 541-316-0398
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Big Sky, big thrill

Seeing the world from hundreds of feet above has been a highlight for us. We decided to take the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thea W
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Redmond, Oregon
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Happy Birthday!

Wow! Definitely a must! Staff is professional, understanding, and experienced. Rode in the chase... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Saberman48
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Redmond, Oregon
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Big Sky Balloon Company offers scenic balloon flights over the high desert of Central Oregon. Sunrise flights departing from Terrebonne, 20 miles north of Bend OR.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Terrebonne, OR
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+1 541-316-0398
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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...More

Thank Thea W
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank Saberman48
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Darren and Jason did an excellent job for us. Darren is easy going and professional, and our ride was excellent. I thought it would be a bit scary, but wasn't scared at all! I asked a few questions and Darren pointed out some landmarks. He...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Climbing up to 1000 feet over Smith Rock, Crooked River, farm circles, corn mazes and the Central Oregon high desert was a beautiful way to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Big Sky Balloon owner and pilot, Darren Kling showed us a fabulous time, narrating our...More

Thank DeborahDustman
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

Wow. It would be a real challenge to find a more scenic area for a hot air balloon ride. You watch (help) the balloon being set up and inflated, receive a safety briefing, get in the basket, and you are soon floating. It is so...More

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

A perfect early morning ride with an extremely professional pilot. Darren was terrific on guidance of the balloon and gave us great information of the area as we glided along. Very enjoyable to take in this beautiful area from around 1000 feet above the ground....More

Thank Lloyd P
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Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

What a great feeling to be lifted gently off the earth and in short order to be over a thousand feet off the ground gazing at the magnificent vistas all around. The balloonist, Darren, couldn't be more perfect with a professionalism that included a hands...More

1  Thank Rich J
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

The ride was well orchestrated and a nice way to spend the early morning. We had lots of questions about taking grandchildren and were provided good information which helped us to decide to leave them home. The only thing that was missed was the champagne...More

1  Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed August 26, 2014

A really unique way to see, well, Earth. We slowly floated over farms, a canyon and its river, Smith Rock, and a corn maze (OH NO GODZILLA), and it was all amazing to take in. Even junked cars took on a beautiful, train-set appearance. Surrounding...More

4  Thank MoreTravelNowPlease
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Reviewed January 11, 2011

We took a balloon trip for our 10th anniversary and had a wonderful time. Darren is great and knows the area well. The views were gorgeous.

Thank mrsmithrn
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from Saberman48 | Reviewed this property |
It was $250 per person. Be ready to provide the weight of each person when you set up the trip. There is a weight limit for the basket
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dianestephens
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Darren K | Property representative |
Hi, Reservations are required. Meeting time varies depending on the time of year, about 30 min after sunrise. My main launch site is at Smith Rock Ranch in Terrebonne.
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