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Sweet Escape Balloon Rides

Albuquerque, NM, USA
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Alicia W wrote a review May 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Captain Kirk was amazing from the beginning to the end. His communications, expectations, plans, the ride, landing, and the history of ballooning were excellent. It was a perfect experience. Our family was able to have a hands on experience of helping to set up as well as packing up the balloon too. We loved it! It was a great experience for our entire group from the 11 year old to the 74 year old. Sweet Escapes is the perfect company to use for your hot air balloon experience.
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Date of experience: April 2021
Sharon C wrote a review Dec 2019
7 contributions
What a great experience! Thank you for taking me up! It was February 13th 2019 and I am sooo happy you took nd on my own after my spouse backed out...lol It was a picture perfect morning and a text book landing! You guys rock!!!
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Date of experience: January 2019
Chris H wrote a review Sep 2019
Helper, Utah157 contributions13 helpful votes
What an amazing morning with my cousin and aunt as we floated off the ground and above the city. Kirk took us over the tops of the trees, we seen coyotes, and a fox, we also skimmed the river. We ascended to about 1,600 feet and had amazing views of the city, the other balloons and the sunrise over Sandia peak. Sweet Escape is safe, and professional. Thank you to Kirk, Vanessa and everyone involved at Sweet Escape. We will defiantly be back.
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Date of experience: September 2019
RecreationV wrote a review Jul 2019
New York City, New York346 contributions126 helpful votes
What a beautiful, gentle, graceful ride!! Easy to contact, we made plans with Kirk by phone, no pressure to pay in advance. We went up in a smaller basket, it was almost a private ride. Early morning flight, watched the balloon being readied, what an extraordinary experience. Terrified of heights, I climbed into the basket. Captain David , talking, explaining, even joking, was a great distraction. Next thing I knew we were up. up and away! And the pictures, on the ground and in the air. What a memory. Kirk even provided us with a USB memory stick of pics he took of us. At the end, we finish with a traditional champagne toast. I mentioned dietary restrictions, he made sure to have choices for us on hand. So very glad we took a hot air balloon ride, and so glad we rode with Sweet Escapes.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Cary P wrote a review Jul 2019
Austin, Texas24 contributions6 helpful votes
I highly recommend Sweet Escape. My mother, nephew, and I went up with Capt. Kirk with Vanessa chasing. What an awesome experience! We even 'kissed' the Rio Grande! The wind was in our favor and it was a gorgeous morning. They are a first rate operation. Capt. walked us through what to expect before and during the flight. Vanessa even got photos of us landing before coming to help us after landing. We had a toast at the end and received our certificates of flight!!
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Date of experience: July 2019