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Boar's Head Ballooning - Private Flights

Charlottesville, VA, USA
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About Boar's Head Ballooning - Private Flights
Hot air ballooning over the historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia. From the sky you will view The Blue Ridge Mountain, Shenandoah Valley, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and The University of Virginia.
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

I was staying in the area for a birthday retreat and wanted to knock another time off from my bucket list. Rick was our pilot and he was fantastic. We had a great sunrise hot air balloon ride. We reached about 1000 feet and it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wren52681
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Rick, Boris, and Chris are an amazing team, and we thoroughly enjoyed the trip! It was a bucket-list experience that my entire family will always remember. From the prep-work to inflate the balloon to the landing and pack-up process we learned so much about air...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Megan S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

From watching numerous balloons get inflated together at a beautiful location North of Charlottesville by Chris Green Lake, to enjoying a friendly company of the very experienced pilot Rick Behr, to stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley, to crisp morning air,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zvezdana03
Reviewed June 14, 2018

My husband and I took a romantic yet fun hot air ballooning trip with Rick Behr of Boar's Head Ballooning. It was a bucket-list item for both of us and we could not have picked a better company and balloonist to take us! Rick has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank socialpalmllc
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This was absolutely amazing and a must-do activity if you are in Charlottesville! Rick Behr is a fantastic guide and pilot. He made the trip a lot of fun and is also extremely knowledgeable due to his vast experience ballooning all over the world. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Catherine R
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing balloon trip over beautiful countryside, with stunning views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains and beautiful Shenandoah Valley. An unforgettable experience, and Rick Behring, owner and balloonist, is a complete professional, with years of experience. Not one to take any chances...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maria6110
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This was a great experience. Rick the owner and guide is a wonderful and very knowledgeable person. The service of him and his crew was extraordinary. I'm hoping he can have this business everywhere. It was fantastic!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Taisa R
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

A crisp fall morning in foliage season is just perfect. Fortunately, living here allows for multiple attempts to make sure conditions are perfect for flying and scenery Dress for the temperature-- it's actually a little warmer under the big burner and the wind chill is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ConanO
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I am terrified of heights and this was seriously a breeze. Very steady, easy liftoff and we just glided over Charlottesville. It was a very calm, quiet, peaceful ride. The landing was very gentle too! Nice and easy and great for adults of all ages....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Morgan D
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We just flew with Rick and had a wonderful and safe experience. Not only was the balloon flight amazingly beautiful: giving perspective to our world and allowing us to soar above the breathtaking mountains of Charlottesville; but we also felt secure and protected by Rick's...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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