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High 5 Ballooning

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4 Joseph St, Derry, NH 03038-6019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is truly such an amazing experience from the moment we met to the moment we left. Such a professional staff who made you feel like family and extremely comfortable. What surprised me the most was how smooth the ride was! No bumps or anything...More

Thank Faith W
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Faith, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you had a great time. The number one comment about ballooning is SMOOTH. I don't think that folks realize how gentle and smooth the ride is. We cant wait for you to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I went on a ride this morning with Tony and his crew. It was a blast. Tony and his guys were on it. Well organized, informative and enjoyable. The trip starts early but it was well worth the early wake up time....More

Thank Mmerrow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to go hot air ballooning and decided it was time to finally cross it off my bucket list. I liked how Tony tested the winds the morning of our flight to make sure it was safe for us to go up....More

Thank Kayla T
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kayla, It was great having you and Garrett on board. What an awesome flight. Great weather and fun passengers. What more could we ask for. Scratch this one off of the bucket list but remember that bucket can fill quickly and you may come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to one of the most exciting and pleasant experiences we have ever had. Tony and the crew were so professional and made you feel like you were with family The ride was magnificent , the views amazing and I could not believe...More

Thank isaiahjerry
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello isaiahjerry, To hear a passengers say that this experience was one of the most exciting and pleasant experiences they ever had, is the best news we can get. The crew and I try very hard to make that every passengers take away and its...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a little nerve wracking thinking about being up in a balloon, but once we met Tony, felt very comfortable. It was so much fun helping get ready for the trip. All of the other guest were so much fun. It was so very...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Beverly and Jerry, It was our awesome having you enjoy a flight with us. You were a fun couple, Folks like you always make our job a real pleasure and its always nice to hear that you are meeting your clients expectations. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this balloon ride as a gift for my wife's birthday and it was a fun and bucket list fulfilling ride. The opportunity to see things from a birds eye view without the noise of an airplane was really neat. I can't say...More

Thank jhf317
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Joe and Marge, Thanks so much for flying with us. It's always nice to hear that we have met or exceeded our passengers expectations. I am truly grateful for the crew we have. They do a great job and that confidence in their ability...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend planned this trip for my birthday as a surprise. The first time we tried the weather caused the trip to get canceled, but the second time we went we had better luck. It started off a little foggy but it started to lift...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amanda, It was really cool having you and Alex join us for a flight. I had my doubts when we first met and saw the fog settling in , but experience told me that the signs were there for it to burn off and...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience. My wife and I had been on the trip before and decided to return with our kids (14 & 16) so they could enjoy it. They loved it. Tony and his crew are amazing! Tony is super knowledgeable and has a...More

Thank Nh S
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello NH S Having the whole family this time was a great experience. The girls were lovely and had an adventure that most do not at their age. You are very generous parents and it was fun seeing you again. I hope that you all...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

This was our first time on a hot air balloon ride and it was a wonderful experience! We went for my Dad's 60th birthday and he loved it! From being allowed to set up the balloon, to watching the sun rise and seeing the Boston...More

Thank Sarah T
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Sarah, It was so nice of you to treat your Dad to this awesome flying experience. You are a good daughter and so much fun to have on board. Thanks for your kind review and your recommendation. We really appreciate that you took the...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

My parents were visiting me from India and I wanted to do something fun with them. I am so glad we chose this adventure with Tony and his team! It was one of the most memorable experiences for me and my parents right from beginning...More

Thank skywalkerbaby
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

No, Thank you. You and your parents were delightful and a please to have on board. It is very gratifying to have someone come all the way from another country to experience a flight with us. We are thrilled that you flew with us and...More

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Beth K
March 20, 2018|
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Response from Tony S | Property representative |
High 5 Hot Air Ballooning Hello Thank you for contacting us at High 5 Ballooning. We are New England’s premier and only full time, full service balloon company. We offer flights seven days a week at sunrise year-round... More
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Travelbugsforlife | Reviewed this property |
We tried for several yeas before going on our hot air balloon ride. I will say that out of the 3 companies we booked with, High 5 Ballooning was the best to deal with. I think the problem is in the nature of ballooning... More
February 15, 2016|
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Response from Travelbugsforlife | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take a balloon ride in the fall to enjoy the foliage. However peak foliage time, typically beginning of October, can be a windy time. Wind can cause flights to be cancelled. The other thing to note is that... More