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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning...

At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning experiences in the Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 26 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 22 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and sunset flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate. Come check this off of your bucket list with us!

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Wonderful experience all around!!

This was just such a great experience and our balloon pilot Walter was really the cherry on top :D He was very knowledgeable and had a great attitude which made the already... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
taijarae2017
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Minot, North Dakota

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Minot, North Dakota
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was just such a great experience and our balloon pilot Walter was really the cherry on top :D He was very knowledgeable and had a great attitude which made the already terrific experience that much better! The entire crew was wonderful and so organized, I would definitely recommend that every one tries this at least once!!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, It is really wonderful to hear Captain Walter made your experience unforgettable! He is such an amazing storyteller and pilot, you could learn something new from him on every flight! So glad our crew helped made your whole flight go smoothly and ensured you had a great trip. Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you... More 

Boulder, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Nine of our family members had the honor of taking our first hot air balloon flight over Easter weekend with Chad as our captain and Jeremy as our crew chief, and the experience was top notch all the way though. Jeremy was fun, friendly and full of information. We learned lots, even on the ride to the launch site! Our... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, It sounds like you had a great flight with Captain Chad and crew! He is an excellent pilot and full of knowledge he loves to share, and it sounds like Jeremy helped fill you in on the way! How wonderful that you were able to see your Grandpa's house and the surrounding area, that sounds like a lot of... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was my boyfriend and I's first time in a hot air balloon and it was so beautiful and fun! You were able to see the gorgeous sunrise in Arizona. Our pilot was wonderful and provided a fun yet knowledgeable experience. I would recommend this for a couple, family or even solo!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Heather, How wonderful you were able to share you experience with your boyfriend! Isn't it amazing to see the desert and surrounding city from the basket? The sunrises are second to non here! It's great to hear our crew made your experience fun, and you were able to take away some of the history of ballooning! Thank you so... More 

Cold Spring, KY
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The WHOLE experience was awesome. The ride was Smooth as silk! The views were awesome. The information provided by the Captain of the Balloon was fantastic. The Champaign (SP?) breakfast in desert was really cool. The landing was done as well as could be expected. Thanks again for the terrific experience. The balloon ride was at the top of our... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, Thank so much for your review! Aren't the views over the Sonoran desert breathtaking? Especially now, with everything in bloom! Of course, having a champagne toast to welcome you back to the ground doesn't' hurt either. We are so glad you were able to cross an item off your bucket list with us! Thank you again, we hope that... More 

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Tommy our pilot and Jim the crew chief were fabulous. It was a beautiful trip and checking off one more thing on that bucket list. Lots of fun- a great adventure. (And a totally safe smooth ride and landing!)

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Veronica, How wonderful you were able to check an item off your bucket list with us! It's always wonderful to hear that our crew made you feel comfortable and excited about your flight! Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come soaring in the skies with us again soon! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The balloon ride experience is nothing like you've if experienced. Very surreal. Calm, peaceful, extremely non-threatening yet very exciting at the same time. If you think the high flying can result in an anxiety ridden experience, leave those fears in the parking lot. Fly with Cap'n Yee-Ha and you will have a most unforgettable experience. Why did I fly twice... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Ron, Wow! You had a busy month! We love our repeat flyers and are so pleased that our Captain Yee-Haw was able to deliver another wonderful flight for you! He's a lot of fun to fly with and has a lot of knowledge and experience about the area and hot air balloons. We are so happy to hear both... More 

1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Recently went on a tour with a friend for my birthday. Captain Tommy did a great job and made the tour extremely enjoyable!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Wendy, Thank you for celebrating your special day in the clouds with us! It's fantastic to hear Captain Tommy ensured your trip was exciting and fun! Thank you very much for your review, we hope that you will come soaring in the skies with us again soon! More 

Farmington, Minnesota
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I brought my friend along to experience a hot air balloon ride with Captain Tommy. As usual it was amazing! We went closer to the mountains this time and was able to see some wild life. This was an even better flight than the last one. I would only fly with Captain Tommy! He's by far the best pilot😊

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you for flying with us again! It's wonderful to hear you had another great flight with us, and you enjoyed your experience with Captain Tommy! Isn't it thrilling getting to see the wildlife from the basket? Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come flying with Captain Tommy and us again! More 

West Grove, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

To start off, we overslept for our 5:15am pickup at our hotel. When we got the "wake-up" call, I told the receptionist that I understood if we had to reschedule. She was very kind and said that we had 10-15 minutes and the driver would try to wait for us, which he did. So we made it. The family that... More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Out of all of the tour groups I've ever gone with, this is one of the rudest and most inefficient groups of all. We were told to be at the front of our hotel 445am (pushed from 5) to accommodate another group of guests. We show up to their hotel at 510 and they're sleeping!! And instead of leaving we... More 

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