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Asheville Hot Air Balloons

909 Smoky Park Hwy, P o Box 2319, Asheville, NC 28715-8950
+1 828-667-9943
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Amazing way to see the mountain

Our trip was excellent from the reservation to the touch down. Rick and his crew were very... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
SGM1994
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Wilkesboro, NC
Great view of the mountains of Asheville

This is one of the best customer service experience from the staff who took our reservations to the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Diane J
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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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Asheville Hot Air Balloons LLC flies across the Hominy Valley amidst the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. The views of Cold Mountain, Mt. Pisgah and Mt. Mitchell are astounding! Flights are one-hour at sunrise and cost $235 per person for a shared gondola and $600 for a private couple flight with a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne. Discounts offered for groups of six or more people.
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909 Smoky Park Hwy, P o Box 2319, Asheville, NC 28715-8950
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+1 828-667-9943

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our trip was excellent from the reservation to the touch down. Rick and his crew were very professional. Should be on everyone's bucket list.

Thank SGM1994
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is one of the best customer service experience from the staff who took our reservations to the pilots of the balloons. It was a great ride with an awesome view. I can not wait to go again.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was disappointed, but, of course, understood when the flight I originally scheduled was cancelled due to fog. The staff was very helpful and got me on another flight a couple days later. They give you plenty of time to reschedule if you want to...More

1  Thank krepnyek
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thanks for the helpful review. As you know we send out literature to prepare our passengers and we always have a thorough preflight briefing. We appreciate you talking about these important points. 1. Proper shoes 2. Exchanging email with other passengers 3. Safety 4. A...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

What a terrific way to spend a morning. The staff did a great job detailing what we need to know to make our trip memorable.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome experience. Loved our pilot Lucy and the beautiful Views. So glad we did it! This is a must do!

Thank capricorn53
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you have the opportunity to take a hot air balloon ride, I would highly recommend it. The process was smooth from start to finish, this company made everything easy and very accommodating. I have been waiting almost a year to take my got air...More

1  Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Staff was great, Rick was a suburb pilot. Immediately felt at ease and just enjoyed the splendor of the ride and the incredible views.

1  Thank Bob&Nick
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I were in Asheville last weekend for his company's annual fall retreat and we picked ballooning as our Saturday activity. There were 12 of us from his company that picked ballooning and we were split between two balloons. I can not say...More

Thank Meredith G
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Would highly recommend! The crew was very professional and the pilot had tons of experience! Views were once in a lifetime! Do not regret spending the money...will never forget it!

Thank Lisa D
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Thanks, Lisa. You're the best.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Chief and the entire crew at Asheville hot air balloons. It was our first experience in the air and it was amazing. Chief was a great pilot, knowledgable, safety conscious and a great story teller. Highly recommend this Asheville experience

Thank Sue J
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you for the great review. We value our passengers and appreciate your honest report about your flying adventure with us.

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Scott V
12 August 2017|
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Response from malane1 | Reviewed this property |
They typically only have rides/runs in the morning as that is when the winds are the best for the balloon rides. I highly recommend them as they were efficient in responding to explaining what will occur during the ride... More
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roberta b
27 March 2017|
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Response from AshevilleHAB | Property representative |
Flights cost $235 per person for a shared gondola and $600 for a private flight with a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne. We meet at sunrise at 909 Smokey Park Highway at Rejavanation Cafe. For Reservations, call... More
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L Antonio H
5 February 2017|
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Response from AshevilleHAB | Property representative |
A shared gondola flights cost $235 per person or a private flight cost $300 per person and includes a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne or coffee and pastries.Call Phyllis to make a reservation: 828 667-9943
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