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Address: 960 Hwy 20, Winthrop, WA
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Amazing!

Went with my Dad and Brother. 1st class operation from start to finish. Felt safe, valued and appreciated. Kurt as a pilot knew SO much about everything regarding balloon... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
caffeylovesme
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Olympia, Washington, United States
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Olympia, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Went with my Dad and Brother. 1st class operation from start to finish. Felt safe, valued and appreciated. Kurt as a pilot knew SO much about everything regarding balloon rides, safety, security and how to created a comfortable atmosphere. His wife Melinda did an amazing job providing an after ride picnic. Just SO fun!

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Thank caffeylovesme
Spokane, Washington
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Kurt and Melinda are so friendly and fun, you'll love ballooning with them and will learn a lot! The Methow Valley is a gorgeous place from the skies. Totally worth the early morning wake-up. I highly recommend.

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Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We had signed up for balloon trips before, but always ended up with weather cancellations. We finally got our trip with Kurt and Melinda, and it was worth the wait. We watched the sunrise over the valley on a beautiful, crisp fall morning. We spent a lovely hour plus traveling down the Methow valley, looking at the surrounding rivers and... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

What did I like about this...... Everything 1) The Views (this area of the North Cascades is a bit of heaven on earth. Seeing things that I'm quite familiar with - from the air - all the usual landmarks look totally different. 2) The sensation of lifting off the ground in the big basket - not like anything I've ever... More 

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Thank wendel i
Bremerton, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Kurt, Melinda and crew are experienced and top notch Balloonists. The ride was absolutely awesome over the Methow valley. These people make the trip exciting and easy. They instill great confidence and make the whole trip fun.

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Winthrop, Washington
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Even if you are afraid of heights, DO THIS! The feeling of rising up in a balloon is like nothing else in the world. There is no feeling of movement. You move up and up until the land looks like a photograph. Kurt, owner and pilot, has YEARS of flying the valley and is very funny. Melinda, ground crew and... More 

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Thank Max J
North Vancouver, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012

We arrived early in the morning to find Aeronaut Kurt checking the winds while the balloon was just starting to get filled up. That gave us an opportunity to take pictures and see the balloon up close. The flight itself, seeing the river, the patchwork of farmer's fields and mountains in the background was just gorgeous. Kurt and Melinda were... More 

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