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Address: Charlottesville, VA
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Bonaire Charters offers scenic hot air balloon rides over the majestic and...

Bonaire Charters offers scenic hot air balloon rides over the majestic and tranquil Virginia countryside. You will experience a romantic fantasy adventure as we drift quietly along in one of the oldest forms of air travel. After your balloon flight, we will celebrate with traditional champagne toast made popular after the first hot air balloon voyage.

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Flying with the Best

We had a great dawn flight with Scott (pilot) and Jr (crew chief, chase truck driver, and photographer) on November 7th. Extremely professional and the best customer service... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2016
Leesburg, Va

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Leesburg, Va
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a great dawn flight with Scott (pilot) and Jr (crew chief, chase truck driver, and photographer) on November 7th. Extremely professional and the best customer service ever!!!! The weather was perfect. It was an outstanding adventure filled with wonderful new memories. Scott is a licensed commercial pilot. Highly recommend this team.

1 Thank ebparks_12
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

A perfect way to spend a nice evening - floating over Charlottesville and the surrounding areas looking for an open landing spot!! Scott and JR handled everything smoothly and simply. Highly recommend this for a fun adventure.

Thank tt56
gainesville ga
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Scott and his team were great. They were prompt, courteous, knowledgeable .. Even added on a great sunset viewing from a neighboring field ! .. What a wonderful experience !

1 Thank karla g
Jackson, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Scott Cohrs is an excellent pilot and so enjoyed our trip! Early morning departure and even though we missed our pick up location we were able to join the group at the Boars Head Inn for lift off. Every detail was explained to us and felt very comfortable having never done this before. Not too worry we were in very... More 

Thank KathleenC1
Scottsville, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Scott Cohrs is such an accommodating gentleman, that he allowed an early-morning liftoff from my farm, offering dazzling aerial views of my home, surrounding farmland, edgy cows who were running for alpha home base for safety, and a remarkable misty river landscape below. All that within the first 5 minutes of being airborne. In my opinion, Scott is unequaled for... More 

Thank skyewriter2015
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

If anyone has a bucket list, add a flight with Scott near the top of it. My girlfriend and I will never forget our experience flying with Bonaire Charters. Here's why: First, Scott and his chaser Kyle were a great team. They'll make certain that the conditions are safe for flying and will involve you in that process. Secondly, the... More 

Thank slyke88
Rochester, New York
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76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

This was the main reason for my trip to Charlottesville! I booked a room at the Homewood Suites (also reviewed) for a few days in case the weather didn't co-operate but I lucked out on that and was able to go up the 1st day I arrived! I admit I was a tiny bit nervous at first but because I've... More 

Thank elfie
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Scott and JR are awesome. If you are considering flying in the Charlottesville area you will not be disappointed. Scott has many years experience. His skill and confidence are evident from the beginning to the end of the flight. Scott and JR make a great team and provide exceptional service.

Thank Mark B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We scheduled a three-day vacation in Charlottesville at the Boar's Head Inn because we wanted a hot air balloon ride and knew that the Inn hosted the meet-up spot for Rick Behr's hot air balloon company. We made reservations with Rick but unfortunately the weather was not optimal for a safe flight so Rick had to deliver the bad news... More 

Thank K P
Elkview, West Virginia
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160 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

This is by far the most remarkable experience I've had. Very cool experience to be floating among the clouds. I'm a bit of a chicken so I wasn't sure how I would actually feel when the time came to lift off. Loved every minute! There is something incredibly peaceful about soaring above the landscape with something so low tech -... More 

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