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Blue Ridge Balloon

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Blue Ridge Ballooning offers hot air balloon rides in the Charlottesville and Central Virginia area, and specializes in making the experience unique, safe, and unforgettable. With a perfect safety record, state of the art equipment, and over 40...more
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Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Highly recommend this company if you are looking for a great, worry free experience. Liana actually called me earlier in the week just to see if re-scheduling to the morning flight would be possible because the afternoon weather was looking a little rough. Luckily, we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RichG_79
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thanks for the great review, Rich!! We're so glad you were able to join us early, and that you enjoyed the experience! We wish you all the best as you plan your wedding! :)

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Had a great time ballooning. Highly recommend Blue Ridge if your looking for a quality professional balloon ride.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thanks for sharing!! We appreciate your feedback, and are so glad you had a nice time on your ride!

Reviewed October 20, 2018

Our flight was absolutely incredible, from take off to landing the crew was a blast. Even allowing us to help! Would definitely recommend and go again.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jpbackwards
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thanks for the review, Jake!! It was great to meet and fly with you, and we're so glad you chose one of the few good weather days this month!! :)

Reviewed July 8, 2018

This was a 70th birthday celebration for a Mom with her family. A truly uplifting experience. Our pilot Liana was superb: a great guide to the area and to the hot air balloon experience. We felt safe in her hands and never once experienced any...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pete M
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks so much for your great review! It was such a pleasure to meet and fly with your family, and to share a common passion for appreciating (and preserving!!) the beauty surrounding us!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Blue Ridge Balloon company is the way to go! The whole experience was wonderful and the ride perfectly smooth. They did everything to ensure my mother and aunt had a good time and were so accommodating. Thank you guys for everything!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review!! It was a pleasure to meet you all yesterday, and we're so glad the weather was perfect! Have fun as you keep checking things off the bucket list! ;)

Reviewed May 13, 2018

After over a year of trying to get schedules aligned, I was able to go up in the air with my mom finally and it was fantastic! Liana and her husband, Jim, are professional and courteous! I'd have to agree with the other reviews below;...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for the great review!! We're so glad weather and busy schedules finally worked together to make your flight happen, and what a beautiful morning it was! :)

Reviewed May 10, 2018

We went for a sunrise flight on May 8, 2018 and it was amazing. My mother had wanted to go on a hot air balloon ride for 30 years and I was able to make this happen. My mother is 71 and had hip replacement...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Oh, Elizabeth, I'm so glad your folks are still talking about our flight!! It was such fun to fly with you all, and I now have an extra hat in each truck so we're sure to have everyone covered, ha!!

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful things I have ever done. BRB have an amazing personnel and they make you feel like you belong there. Every single penny I spend was totally worth it. The view from the sky is beautiful. I highly recommend this place.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Luis N
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Luis, thanks so much for your kind review! We had such an amazing morning, didn't we?! It was such a pleasure to fly with you, and we're so glad you were able to join us at sunrise since it was so windy later in the...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I had never flown in a Hot Air Balloon before and Liana and Jim made me feel safe, secure and in good professional hands. They and their team are experts as well as friendly and personable. I can't recommend them highly enough.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joe B
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review, Joe!! We had a great time meeting and flying with you and Ann, we're so glad the weather cooperated!

Reviewed April 6, 2018

It was so much fun!! This was a surprise anniversary gift from my husband. He took me on a trip from Hampton, VA to Charlottesville, VA and I woke up the next day wondering how the day was going to go. We then arrive at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chanel J
Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

So glad you had fun, we loved meeting and flying with you both!! :)

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Odyssey641484
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Liana H | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for reaching out! Flights are about an hour, cost is $250 per person for the sunrise flight, and yes ballooning is extremely weather dependent. Roughly 40% (much higher this year, unfortunately) of our... More
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Odyssey641484
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Liana H | Property representative |
Hi there! Flights last about an hour, whole event is about 3 hours start to finish, and cost is $250 per person for the sunrise flight. Hope we can fly with you!
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JanetBrinegar
October 3, 2016|
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Response from AnnaBanana81 | Reviewed this property |
Blue Ridge launches from a few sites in town and will advise on where to meet for the flight. Many times it's from Boars Head Inn but the actual launch from there is dependent on wind conditions. I would recommend checking... More
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