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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the...

Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 25 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 21 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and afternoon 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!

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A must do while in Pheonix!!

Exciting trip from start to finish!! Very knowledgeable staff of Captain Mike E and Crew Chief Jim. Enjoyed the views and information about the area and history of ballooning. the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Karen L
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Dayton, Ohio

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Exciting trip from start to finish!! Very knowledgeable staff of Captain Mike E and Crew Chief Jim. Enjoyed the views and information about the area and history of ballooning. the adventure is worth every minute. Will definitely return when in Phoenix next year.

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

Hello Karen, It sounds like you had a wonderful excursion! Our crew definitely knows the history of the area well, and many have their own years of experiences to add. You can learn something new every time! Thank you very much for your review, and we look forward to having you fly with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on our hot air balloon ride. The service was well organized and everyone we encountered was very professional. I was worried about feeling motion sick but that never happened! Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Thank A B H
HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, We are so glad you had a wonderful flight! Isn't it fun when you realized how far you've traveled without feeling any movement? Thank you so much for your review, we hope that you will come flying with us again! More 

Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

TIP: In order to avoid feeling like your scalp/hair is getting scorched while the captain uses propane to make the hot air balloon rise, wear a hat in the summer or beanie or jacket with hood in the winter. TIP: There may be a Groupon, but only buy it if you are a local. If you are from out of... More 

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

Hello Matthew, We are so glad you were able to cross a bucket list item off with your daughter. It sounds like you had an exciting flight and got to experience one of our controlled "crashes" with Captain Walter! He has a wealth of knowledge about ballooning and you could easily learn something new from him on every flight! You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was amazing! Thank you to Jeremy(driver) and Tommy (pilot) for making the extra special. Everything about the journey was better than expected. I can now add hot air balloon ride to my completed bucket list! The champagne brunch is just an added bonus.

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

Hello Bea, We are thrilled you flew with us to check an item off your bucket list! Isn't the view from the sky incredible? It's always wonderful to hear that our crew ensured your trip was memorable! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come up, up and away with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From start to finish, it was an amazing trip. Our pilot Tommy and driver Jeremy were great, friendly, fun, and explained everything clearly along the way. They really made the trip a great experience. If I get the opportunity to go again, I will absolutely go with hot air expeditions!

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

Hello Ashley, It sounds like you had a great flight with Captain Tommy and Jeremy! It's wonderful to hear that you were able to make some great memories and learn how the balloons operate! Isn't it amazing to watch them inflate? Thank you so much for flying with us, we hope to see you up in the clouds again soon! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience from booking to finish. Jeremy was very friendly and helpful. Tommy,who was our pilot, was very friendly and helpful. It is definitely worth the money. My husband and I had a great time.

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

Hello, We are so happy to hear the whole experience was enjoyable! Both Tommy and Jeremy have a lot of experience that they are happy to share on your journey. Thank you for your review, we hope you'll come make some more memories with us again soon! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a sunset balloon ride and it was fantastic! Our captain was so knowledgeable and friendly. He pointed out different types of wildlife and vegetation as well as interesting historical facts about the Phoenix area. The ride lasted about an hour and our views were spectacular! After we returned to the ground, we had a wonderful champagne toast and... More 

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

Hello, We are so pleased that you had a wonderful time on your flight and were able to learn some new information about Phoenix! The crew has so much experience that they love to share with the passengers. The champagne toast at the ending is always a nice surprise! Thank you so much for flying with us, we hope to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff treated us so well. Their humor is refreshing and made us feel comfortable. Our group was fun which made the time in the air even better. This is a must do and I highly recommend! Jim was our driver and Tommy our pilot. Great crew! They took tons of photos for us too!

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

Hello, It's great to hear that our staff made your flight comfortable and memorable! They definitely keep us on our toes here in the office. The shared flights are a fun way to get to know your fellow passengers and make some new friends! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come flying with us again... More 

Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most exciting experience I've ever had. I was amazed by the captain on how he was able to glide the balloon through the hills. You don't realize on high you actually are. Make sure you have a camera so can capture the beauty and experience. The champagne and apps were a very nice finish to the evening

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

Hello, It sounds like you had a wonderful flight! Isn't it amazing how you don't notice the movement? It's like being suspended in the sky. We're so glad you chose us for this experience, and we hope that you'll come fly with us again soon! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Phoenix and were invited to participate in a balloon ride through Hot Air Expeditions. As you can imagine, we were a little tentative as we had never taken a balloon ride in the past. Our driver and crew chief, Steven, picked us up at the airport and drove us to the location of the... More 

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

Hello, We are so glad you had a great time with Captain Tommy and Steven on your flight, and they were able to make sure you felt comfortable and safe. Between our crew and the pilots, it is very easy to walk away with new information every time! Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you... More 

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