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High 5 Ballooning

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4 Joseph St, Derry, NH 03038-6019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My co-worker and I went on the last hot air balloon ride of the foliage season and I tell you it was absolutely breathtaking. Tony and his crew are top notch and make you feel relax and right at home. Glad that i experienced this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jacquelineparadise
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jackie, You both were a real pleasure to fly with. The foliage was amazing. I would rate your flight one of the top ten of the season. Thanks for the crew comments. They work very hard and quiet often go unnoticed but are an...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were a Large family group (14 people) and Tony and his crew set everything up for us. We had 2 balloons and the trip was incredible. We had amazing weather and visibility, but the thing that will make me come back is how professional...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank the_smart_0ne
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi Denis, Your and your entire family were a real joy to meet and to fly. We had as much fun as you all did. You are truly blessed to have such a close relationship with your children and grandkids. The silly string attack at...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

My Honey mentioned she's always wanted to go on a hot air balloon. I couldn't think of a better birthday gift than a hot air balloon ride this year. One five second Google search was all it took for me to find Tony Sica and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hello George, It was awesome meeting you and Mary. What a great flight. The conditions were perfect and the guest like the two of you, awesome as always. Don't let this be a one and done. Please come back sometime and fly with us again....More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

I won't say how many years ago it was, but a friend and I did a hot air balloon ride to celebrate turning 30. At the time, my son was too young to ride with us and I told him that when he got big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RLB811
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hi RLB811, Turning 30 and waiting all that time for his hot air balloon ride. I hope he enjoyed it as much as we did. We often get parents who have flown with us in the past bringing their now, grown children up for ride....More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Found this company with a simple online search for ballooning in NH. Read a few reviews, but was still concerned in setting up a trip with a small company so far away. Tony eliminated the concerns and he is well organized. Tony and his crew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hi Ed and Kim, What a great flight we had. The visibility was some of the best of this season. You were both great fun to share a ride with and we would love to see you back on another flight in the future. Ed,...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

We booked with High 5 for a few reasons: clear web site info, easy to reach and interact with re: questions, experienced pilot made us feel safe, big enough basket for at least 5 of us, price was better or in line with other places....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hello Linda, Great review and great tips. Your are on your game. It was a pleasure sharing a flight with you and thanks for this great review. Please come back and see us again. God Bless and Gentle Winds Tony

Reviewed September 16, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Faith W
Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

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 September 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

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 September 3, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

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

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Donna P
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Response from isaiahjerry | Reviewed this property |
About 1000 feet. Depends on weather
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
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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