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“Ballooning in Arizona”
Review of Apex Balloons

Apex Balloons
Ranked #13 of 55 Tours in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Apex Balloons offers hot air balloon rides daily at sunrise and sunset above scenic Phoenix, Arizona. Each aerial sightseeing expedition is topped off by a traditional champagne toast and post-flight celebration. We are a professional, dynamic company run by passionate and experienced balloonists who strive to make your flight an experience you'll always remember fondly.
Reviewed January 8, 2014

We had a wonderful flight at Apex ballooning with our pilot Jon Radowski. He was highly skilled and it was smooth sailing the whole ride. We are a family of four with teenagers and even they enjoyed every minute of it. We had beautiful views and spectacular time. This is an adventure not to be missed on your vacation! Happy Trails!

Thank DianaZiv
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phoenixballoonrides, Owner at Apex Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2014

Hi Diana,

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback, and I'm glad your family had a great time. It really was a beautiful morning that day, with tendrils of fog and low clouds to the north and underneath us - like flying above a dreamland. Sometimes the days immediately after rain in the desert offer amazing sights!

Soft Landings,
Jon Radowski
Owner & Chief Pilot, Apex Balloons

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Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had a holiday gathering in Phoenix and decided on a Hot Air Balloon ride as my gift to the family. Jon was able to accommodate us on the day we called and we had a spectacular time. Even though the wind was almost non existent he was able to navigate and find the altitude to drift towards Lake Pleasant. The mountains and lake and a gorgeous sunset made some beautiful shots as we descended to our landing. The landing was the softest ever and we enjoyed the time after the ride with a champagne toast. Thanks Jon and Chad, hope to see you again in another location!

Thank B H
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phoenixballoonrides, Owner at Apex Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2014

Hi Barbara,

Glad to hear from you - and thanks for the positive feedback! We had a great time with your group. If I remember, it was a little bit chilly that evening (especially at 7600 feet!), but the vivid red sunset certainly warmed me up inside! Please do look us up if you're ever in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Albuquerque (during Balloon Fiesta), and would like to take to the skies in a different locale - we'd be thrilled to have you on board again.

Soft Landings,
Jon Radowski
Owner & Chief Pilot, Apex Balloons

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Reviewed December 19, 2013

We had a beauty of a day on Dec. 17! Jon and his ground crew member Matt made for an informative and thrilling trip! We had 2 Adults plus a 8 and 11 year old with us. We would highly recommend Apex!

Thank Jaspertnt
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

John & Chad were awesome. They were extremely knowledgeable, friendly and very professional. As first time balloon riders we were a little nervous, but they made the ride fun & very enjoyable. My wife & I would highly recommend these guys to anyone wanting an unforgettable experience!!!!

Thank Ed M
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

It was for me and my son a wonderful experience. The team Jon and Patrick added to that beautiful day a very pleasant experience. You have only to ask Jon and he is ready and glad to tell you about his balloon, pilot life and the balloon history. Our regret was that the fly has had an end! Amazing day! Thank you Jon and Patrick. My advice for everybody who wants to know how to “fly like a bird” and to have a beautiful experience is to call Jon!

Thank dmuschevici
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