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Address: 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
Phone Number: +1 480-502-6999
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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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I really did not know what to expect, however, what we got was amazing. Pilot Chad was extremely knowledgeable and fantastic at his craft. He made the ride extra special. We so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Adrienne3032
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Fiskdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really did not know what to expect, however, what we got was amazing. Pilot Chad was extremely knowledgeable and fantastic at his craft. He made the ride extra special. We so much enjoyed both the ride and the conversation. I highly recommend this experience with this company. Would we do it again?....absolutely!! Adrienne and Curt

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Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I planned my visited to Phoenix. I wanted to definitely do a hot air balloon ride. I got my friend there to accompany me as a birthday celebration. I booked through Viator (TripAdvisor partner). I scheduled the ride for my birthday which was on a Friday. We had to be at Deer Valley Airport at 5:30am. En route to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I do not know how this company gets good reviews. We were shoved in so tight I could not even turn to see the views. They had 10 of us, half overweight, and I literally could not even turn to see the sunset. They really should inquire as to the weight of their customers prior to filling a balloon basket... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went with Tommy and Jim on a wonderful sunrise balloon ride in Carefree. Beautiful scenery, totally pleasant flight, spot on landing, and a great breakfast complete with Mimosas at the end. Fantastic experience. Admit was a little apprehensive at first, but I would do this again and again. Tommy our pilot and Jim our driver were... More 

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

Hello, It's wonderful that you were able to let yourself go on the flight and you had a lovely time. Once you are in smoothly in the air looking at the scenery, it's easy to forgot why you were nervous in the first place! Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you up, up and away... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one of us had previous experience. Our pilot Tommy and his chase crew driver Jim were awesome. Jim gave us some history as drove to and from the launch and landing sites. The balloon ride was so quiet and calming with amazing views. Leave your jacket in the van. The hot air kept us warm. The breakfast was great... More 

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

Hello, Our crew is a lot of fun, so glad they were telling you about the area, it builds the experience. This time of year the cool air makes for a fun experience with the added heat from the burners! Thank you for your review, we're thrilled you flew with us and we hope to see you in the air... More 

Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called the day before and we're happy to get a reservation for the 6:45am trip. We arrived at Deer Valley airport and our driver Todd was great! It was a short van ride out to the balloons. We were able to watch the balloons inflate and take pictures. Our captain, Walter, was fabulous,funny and very informative! It was a... More 

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

Hello, So thrilled you and your family had a wonderful time in the air with Captain Walter! A hot air balloon is a fantastic way to see the desert and city, especially on a clear day. Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will come flying with us again! More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to give this adventure a try and are not sorry! The company's employees were terrific. Our pilot was great. My husband has limited hip mobility and the pilot was very helpful getting him out of the basket. took the morning flight, food and champagne after were delicious! would do again with this company.

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

Hi Linda, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are always happy to hear you had a wonderful time on your flight! Isn't that breakfast catered by Vincent's just great! We hope to see you up, up, and away again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing experience with captain Yeehaw. He has a great personality and made me very comfortable with my lide in his hands. I would definitely do again!!!!

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

Hello, We are so thrilled you had a wonderful birthday experience with Captain Yee-Haw! Safety is extremely important to us, so you were definitely in good hands. Thank you for your review, we hope to see you in the sky again soon! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all went as a family and had an incredible time! A lot of balloon rides go up and down and don't do much else. We actually went pretty far and the pilot Mike was very knowledgeable. He knew a lot about the area and the things we were seeing. The crew man Jason was great and he really worked... More 

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

Hello, It always makes the flight magical were able to see the wildlife below! The pilots really know this area, and it's so wonderful they were able to give you a great time and information. Thank you very much for you review, we look forward to seeing you up, up and away again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun and great service, a little too crowded. Beautiful day, although we did end up having to land on a walking path in a gated community, thanks to mother nature. Breakfast served curb side made it interesting. Just added to the adventure.

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

Hello, Glad to hear you had some beautiful views on your flight and had a great time. You are right, sometimes the unexpected can add to the adventure! Thank you for your reviews, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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