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Address: Coors Blvd NW and La Orilla, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone Number: +1 505-293-6800
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World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves on...

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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Albuquerque Rio Grande Balloon Ride
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World Balloon is the best! Very efficient and professional staff, yet very fun. Murray, our pilot on two occasions is very knowledgeable and made a nervous friend of ours feel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
oforgetit
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Rockfall, Connecticut
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Rockfall, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

World Balloon is the best! Very efficient and professional staff, yet very fun. Murray, our pilot on two occasions is very knowledgeable and made a nervous friend of ours feel very safe. Great ride, smooth landing!

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Thank oforgetit
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Murray, our pilot, picked us up at the Hotel Andaluz precisely at 5:45am (some hotels have free pickup as an amenity), along with the balloon in a trailer! We drove about twenty minutes towards the mesa to a vacant lot behind a diner, where you can use the toilet. Murray and his crew inflated right there and we took off.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Less pricey than during balloon fiesta,but still pricey. Great staff at site. The receptionist on phone is rude,snarky and yelled at me on the phone.(I tried to find the meeting site the day before and when I was pointing out exactly where to meet in reference to the Village Inn, that is when she let me have it.)You fire people... More 

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at World Balloon, responded to this review

While we are very pleased that you had a great time on the flight itself and that our pilots and crew provided an awesome experience, we are extremely concerned that you feel like the customer service person you spoke with the day before didn't behave appropriately. I have spoken with her at length and I assure you this perception will... More 

Paignton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying with friends in Albuquerque and they had booked the trip for us. On arrival we were greeted by our pilot Murrey and his ground crew. If you wanted to they allowed you to help set up the balloon. It was fantastic to have real hands on experience if preparing for the flight and it just made the... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little scared at first, both being a bit afraid of heights... but it was the experience of a lifetime. Would do it again in a heart beat! The pilot & entire crew were awesome too.

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Thank rkrm2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive they make the hot air balloon experience personal and exciting! They let you take part in helping set up the balloon and help snap photos for you. They are so knowledgeable and can tell you so much about the city when you're in the air. They made this experience great for me and my husband... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a great experience from start to finish. It was my first balloon ride and took my 11 yr old daughter. Both of us loved it.

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the very fist moment I call the lady how answer was very nice and professional, I try two balloons company's before Sunday late afternoon we only have time for next day in the morning and the other two company's one didn't answer and the other one was a answering machine with a massage letting know that they don't work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time! Murray was our pilot, who is a retired police officer and was friendly, helpful and entertaining. The crew was also very entertaining. Murray gave my younger son bubbles to blow over the side. We went very high and touched part of the Rio Grande. Safety is first which is comforting. I can't wait to come... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

So we lifted off with barely any ceremony. There we were in the sky. My scared-of-heights wife had no issues at all!!! Enjoyed going up and down, learning of our pilot's competition stories. It's great being with someone who is passionate about what they do. The crew was corny and fun. Landing was also unexpected. We landed in a strip... More 

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