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Tucson Balloon Rides

#4 of 38 Tours in Tucson
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Address: 3079 W Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745-1023
Phone Number: 520-235-5355
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Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers 'Sonoran Sunrise' flights followed by...

Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers 'Sonoran Sunrise' flights followed by a delicious champagne brunch. Flights are an hour long and include beautiful mountain & desert panoramas, post flight champagne brunch, pictures of your flight and free pick-ups/drop-offs from all Tucson resorts and hotels.

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I had always wanted to go in a hot air balloon and was thrilled to have such a fun experience once I finally did. The people in charge were friendly and explained everything well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2016
sunnyhacienda
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Tucson, AZ
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Tucson, AZ
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I had always wanted to go in a hot air balloon and was thrilled to have such a fun experience once I finally did. The people in charge were friendly and explained everything well so we felt safe. I'd highly recommend it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

If you have adventure in your blood and think you've taken a lot of risks in life up to this point, try this out. The anticipation will keep you awake the night before, you will worry it will be too much but it all disappears as soon as you become airborne. What an absolute thrill. Words can't describe the feeling;... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

On our planned visit to Tucson I surprised my wife and 21 year old daughter with a sunrise hot air balloon ride. We had to get up early but it was worth it. Left the ground around 645 and landed around 815. Glided westward over some amazing desert scenery. Saw coyotes, rabbits and great terrain. Kevin was our pilot and... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I have never been on a ballon ride before and was uncertain about how I would handle the experience. Kevin, our pilot, was an amazing source of information and perspective. He patiently answered all of our questions with great insight. He guided us through every step of the process, explained what he needed us to do and then helped us... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Kicked-off my husband's birthday celebration with a sunrise balloon ride with Tucson Balloon Rides. The online scheduling was easy and efficient. Our pilot, Kevin, was professional and friendly. He was very knowledgeable about wildlife, Tucson history and his conversation made the balloon ride informative. The scenery was spectacular - a memorable way to experience Tucson, for sure!

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Hereford, Arizona
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

This was our first Balloon ride. Could not have been more perfect. The pilot and the extra handlers were personable and easy going. Able to see Coyotes, deer, rabbits, and Javelina. Views were amazing. Not sure this trip could be topped.

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Leavenworth, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This was a very impromptu activity for our family and we are so glad Kevin was able to get us in. This was our first balloon ride and it was more than we expected. Great staff, great views, beautiful weather and a fun and delicious brunch prepared by Kevin's wife. It was so peaceful up in the air and such... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I am a wildlife biologist and basically see the world from the ground and up. But, the balloon ride allowed me to observe the world from the sky and looking down! The Sonoran Desert was beautiful and we also observed deer, coyotes, rabbits, javelina, and lots of cactus. It was a fantastic experience and I loved every minute! Kevin and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I just took our first hot air balloon ride with Kevin as our pilot. It was a magical experience and we were thrilled. Kevin and crew were incredibly professional and made the ride a joy. I did considerable research before booking this ride and based on the research chose Tucson Balloon Rides. I felt safe at... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

We just finished our balloon ride this morning and it was so much fun. The day begins early in the morning at a local McDonalds where you meet Kevin and his crew. After using the bathroom at McDonalds (you don't get another chance for about three hours), you are off to the launch site. Kevin is very knowledgeable about ballooning... More 

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