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“up up and away!”

Tucson Balloon Rides
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Miami, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“up up and away!”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

I thought it was a lot of fun, took my teenager, I was a little disappointed, because we did not see much wild life.

Visited March 2012
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Tucson
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Spectacular balloon ride.”
Reviewed March 14, 2012

An amazing one hour and forty minute ride that traversed the Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park West. Deer, javelinas, coyotes, and rabbits were spotted from the balloon. A nice champagne toast and home made brunch followed the ride. Much better than a previous balloon ride we had taken on the east side of Tucson.

Visited March 2012
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
Level 6 Contributor
428 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Great balloon ride”
Reviewed March 5, 2012

Very professional crew, let us know everything that was going on. Perfect morning, the flight was beautiful and the landing uneventful. Got to help out some with the take down and packing at the end. All topped off with a very nice brunch.

Visited March 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A rare view of desert beauty and loads of fun flying”
Reviewed March 1, 2012

Kathy and I went on our first even hot air balloon ride this morning with Kevin and we had the thrill of a lifetime. It was great fun and we have lots of stories to tell our children and friends.

I would like to comment on the professionalism of Kevin and the whole crew. Everyone just couldn't have been nicer or more polite. The instructions were very clear, the explanations of what was going on were timely and very informative. Kevin was well versed in all the topography and the various ranches and developments that we passed, which added so much to the interest and fun. His experience was very apparent.

The landing was exactly as Kevin predicted and everyone in the balloon felt safe and in control the whole time. It was pretty neat.

And then the champagne and juice with your special banana bread and meat and cheese selection capped off a perfect morning. We can't say enough good things about our experience.

Visited March 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Everything we hoped it would be and more!”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

If you're looking for a fun and exciting way to see the Tucson desert, check out Tucson Balloon Rides. My husband and I went up with Kevin and 2 other couples on February 5th and were totally happy with the experience. Kevin is very professionalism and his explanations of what to expect put us at ease, allowing us to relax and enjoy a beautiful sunrise and the gorgeous desert and mountains below us. It's an incredible experience to feel the balloon rise and go over a mountain pass, and you seeing the Tucson valley from that vantage point is an awesome sight! Kevin's knowledge of the area, the after flight champagne brunch, and his friendly crew all added to the experience. We highly recommend Tucson Balloon Rides. Thank you Kevin and Tammy for such an enjoyable morning!

Visited February 2012
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