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Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Morning Ride

Highlights
  • See expansive Sonoran Desert views on this morning hot-air balloon ride
  • Feel safe on your sunrise ride with an experienced FAA-licensed pilot
  • Get the chance to chat about your flight over a Champagne breakfast
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Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Morning Ride
From US$179.00
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6am flight w/o transport
6am departure time without transportation
US$179.00
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Overview
A drive through the Sonoran Desert just doesn’t do it justice—the desert expands over 100,000 square miles (260,000 square kilometers) total. One of the best ways to get the views you’re hoping for is a hot-air balloon ride, and this morning tour from Phoenix gets you up in the air with an FAA-licensed pilot to catch sight of the sunrise. Plus, afterward, you can enjoy a Champagne breakfast by your landing spot.
What to Expect
This hot-air balloon ride starts at the time you chose when booking. If you chose to upgrade to add hotel pickup, you’ll be picked up from your Phoenix hotel, otherwise make your own way over to the Deer Valley Airport.

Once you arrive, your crew for the day gets your balloon ready to go. Your FAA-licensed pilot makes sure you have a safe ride up in the air.
Take off and fly up to take in views over the Sonoran Desert. Catch views of the beautiful landscape, cacti, wildlife, and sun as it rises for the morning.

Afterward, back on the ground, enjoy a Champagne breakfast, and chat about your flight experience.

Your hot-air balloon ride tour ends with hotel drop-off (if you’ve chosen to upgrade), or right where you are.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
A must do

This was our hot air balloon flight but I sincerely hope it’s not our last. My wife and I had a lot of fun! The views were awesome, breakfast was delicious, the staff was attentive. Our pilot, Tommy was informative, competent, and made the flight...More

Thank Raymond D
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Raymond, We are so happy to hear that you and your lovely wife enjoyed your first hot air balloon flight with us. We must agree with you, viewing our desert from above is awesome! Thank you from Pilot Tommy, the crew and everyone at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
amazing experience

this was my first hot air balloon ride and it was amazing. the view was great and very educational. i would definitely recommend this place. the pilots/drivers were so funny and nice. the food was really good and it was just an overall really positive...More

1  Thank Grace C
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ms Grace, We think that hot air ballooning is amazing as well and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your first experience with us! We have some of the best pilots and crew ever. A champagne breakfast is the only way to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
A MUST do!

My first experience on a hot-air balloon, and what a GREAT one! Todd picked me up ON TIME from my hotel! He answered all of my questions along the way to the site. Once getting the balloon set up, as he described it, we were...More

Thank salena a
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Salena, We strive everyday to to provide a timely, fantastic experience and we are so happy that you enjoyed yours! We think that is it fantastic as well, floating over our beautiful desert in a hot air balloon. And, there is no better way...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
My FIRST hot air balloon ride but definitely not my last!! A++ service!!

I was visiting Scottsdale for a conference and was recommended Hot Air Expeditions. They picked me up from my hotel on time and we picked up a few more guests before arriving at the departure spot where the super friendly pilot Tommy instructed us on...More

Thank Ines M
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ines, We are so happy that you had a morning to spend with Pilot Tommy and the beauty of our desert! Hot air ballooning is something to do again, we so agree. We do try our very best to keep to schedule and it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Highly Recommend!

Incredible experience - we enjoyed our flight with Tommy our pilot - Ken our driver was great too. Very organized to quickly deflate balloon afterward and serve a yummy breakfast!More

Thank Linda B
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Linda, We are just thrilled that you enjoyed your hot air balloon experience with Pilot Tommy, Ken and the crew! And, there is no better way to celebrate a beautiful flight than with a champagne breakfast in the desert. Thank you for flying with...More

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hayley l
19 May 2018|
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Response from alwags100 | Reviewed this property |
The actual ride was prox. 45 minutes not counting the ride to the deployment site and inflation and basket loading time. Then there was landing, deflation, and champagne breakfast set up time. All great to watch and enjoy!
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Lakisha H
6 May 2018|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take pictures from the air. And the crew will take pictures when on the ground!
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Michelle M
24 April 2018|
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
We had four passengers plus the pilot in our balloon. We didn't request this but it just worked out that way. Lots more private that way and will request that setup next time we fly.
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