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Canyonlands Ballooning

684 reviews
About Canyonlands Ballooning
For the adventure of a lifetime, come join your professional FAA pilot Lou Bartell for a hot air balloon ride over the Canyonlands in Moab, Utah. Imagine ascending to greet the sunrise as you drift among geologic wonders that were being created when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The fragile sandstone of Arches National Park and precarious rock towers drift past, each one defying gravity with you. Your trip to Moab would not be complete without flying with us on this unique and unforgettable balloon adventure. The whole family is welcome. Enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity... in the safety of the latest "state of the art" equipment. No two flights are ever the same. Most guests, ranging in ages from from 95 to 5, tell us it's their most memorable event of their vacation. Come fly with us at Canyonlands Ballooning for your hot air balloon adventure.
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Moab, UT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had doubts about going up in a hot air balloon, but positive reviews and Lou's experience changed my mind. Lou loves what he does, and it reflects in the professional yet personable experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank postalgoddess
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Our guide got us into places we could not have seen without being experienced hikers. The team was friendly, on time, and hard working. Would definitely recommend this trip to friends and would definitely go again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SeattleGuys
Reviewed December 9, 2018

My daughter and I were in Moab in June and decided to take our first hot air balloon ride. We didn't know what to expect. Lou and his team were great, knowledgeable and fun. The views were spectacular and it was a fun and educational...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hausesa
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely had a fantastic flight with Lou and his amazing team. Very professional, safe, funny. Takes the time to explain and communicate all his knowledge about hot air ballooning. Would definitely go back with this great company.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cachouOttawa
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

My daughter (14) and I had a magical experience on our balloon trip with Canyonlands Ballooning! Neither of us had been in a hot air balloon before. My expectations for excitement were high, and this trip greatly surpassed those expectations. The pilots were a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YayVacation77
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our ballooning adventure with Canyonlands. Having a birdseye-view of the canyons was awesome! The flight was smooth and landing was soft and easy. The very friendly pilot gave us a little info about what we were seeing along the way. I think...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We were not sure what to expect or what we'd be viewing on our flight but were pleasantly surprised. Lou did an amazing job of piloting while providing information on the surrounding area. Although we did not fly over or are allowed to fly over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoDGoJustTheFacts
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This was an incredible ballooning adventure and I am really glad we gave into this impulse when planning our trip to Moab! Stunning aerial views of this beautiful countryside, in the expert, safe and very friendly hands of Lou and Co. We were really well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaside68486071340
Reviewed October 31, 2018

That was an amazing ballooning with stunning view of great nature Moab and friendly pilot! Very calm balloing makes me so happy and I was so exciting at all for the fabulous view which never seen in my country. I could find the wild animals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 恭子 川
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We truly enjoyed our flight with Canyonlands Ballooning. The ground crew was friendly and worked hard to make the tour an amazing experience. The pilots were highly skilled so that we had a smooth ride with a soft landing (followed by a glass of champagne)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 26, 2018|
Response from fs2 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, they are wonderful! They def do more trips than Mondays. It will be well worth it for you and your wife, have fun!
Nancy R
March 25, 2018|
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Response from weija1 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can email them or phone. They may be shut down for the winter.
April 29, 2017|
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Response from JMJNH | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Nancy. Check with Lou. I know we were very tight with 16 people in the basket and the landing was such that we turned on our side, which could make it difficult for a person in a wheel chair. But, it never hurts... More