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World Balloon

6390 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-2710
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Albuquerque Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight
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World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves on providing World Class Balloon Rides in the Albuquerque area year round. Please join us for the experience of a lifetime!
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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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6390 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-2710
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommended! We did the champagne flight on 6/12/18 and had a wonderful time. Randy was an awesome pilot and the rest of the guys were fantastic too. Fun for adults and our 13 and 11 year old daughters loved it as well, it was...More

Thank Nicole D
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Nicole, thank you so much for sharing your experience! We're happy to hear your daughters enjoyed it too. We'll pass on the compliments to Randy and the crew! Thanks again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a bucket list item for my sister, cousin, and me. We absolutely loved it and would happily do it again. Our pilot, Murray, had a great personality and kept us informed throughout the flight of what to expect and the points of interest...More

Thank Ronda D
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're thrilled you had such a wonderful time with us! We love it helping people cross off their bucket list items. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great ride, fantastic pilot. The views at sunrise are unforgettable - you just have to be careful to hang onto your phone as you take the photos several thousand feet in the air. The experience is one we would definitely repeat!

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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! We never get tired of sunrise and we love sharing the views with others. Thanks again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun! It was great ride and was not crowded. Everyone was nice and I was nervous of getting sick up on the balloon but I did not the whole ride was smooth and cool and not scary...

Thank Alexa A
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. We're glad to hear it was a enjoyable ride for you! We hope to see you again Alexa.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride with Murray! This was my first time on a hot air balloon, and it didn't disappoint! Phenomenal views of Albuquerque and the surrounding scenery. 1000% recommend!

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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Tabitha! We'll pass on the compliments to Murray. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the ride and views.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Murray and his team of fabulous friends gave us more than our money's worth with humor, talent, know-how and interest! We love every moment. I don't think you could get more bang for your buck. Go for it!

Thank Carolyn M
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carolyn! Thank you for the 5 Star review! We're so glad your flight with Murray was filled with humor and stunning views of Albequerce!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do have a fear of heights so I was really hesitant about going for a balloon a ride. This was a birthday present for my husband but no one would go with him so I stepped up. Let me just say this was such...More

Thank Denise M
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Denise, we greatly appreciate your review. What a great gift for your husbands birthday! We're glad you were able to accompany him and enjoy the sunrise and breathtaking views. We'd love to fly with you and your husband again. Until then, take care!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was sooo fun! I’m afraid of heights but my friend convinced me to go. This was one of the best experiences I’ve had whilst traveling! Murray was super fun and informative and made all of us feel at home in the basket. The crew...More

Thank Laura G
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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Laura, what a lovely review! We loved learning about your ballooning experience. Thanks for joining us for a flight while visiting Albuquerque! We hope these memories last you a lifetime. If you're ever back in the area, we'd love to fly with you again! Thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our trip today with world balloon was phenomenal!!! We took the champagne flight with Murray our pilot. The crew was funny and informative. We got to assist in blowing up and packing away the balloon. Murray was an excellent guide and gave a wonderful speech...More

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BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, we're so happy to hear that your trip this morning was a phenomenal experience! Murray is an exceptional pilot and tour guide, isn't he?! We will be sure to pass along your compliments to Murray and the entire team who made your flight...More

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Christine M
August 19, 2017|
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Unfortunately not during Balloon Fiesta. We can carry up to 14 people per balloon. We actually adjust capacity per balloon based on everyones weight so we know it stays comfortable for everyone. If we can help in any... More
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Richard W
January 19, 2017|
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Yes there are. For height, we want anyone going to be at least 48" tall. this is so that kids can see over the side of the basket without climbing, and to ensure they are safe when landing. Anyone shorter than that, or... More
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Dreamer067
September 8, 2016|
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Good morning! This is an awesome question! We always want to make sure you have all the information you need to make your decision to fly or not fly. First, please know that we have never hurt a passenger, including on... More
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