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Hot Air Expeditions

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Address: 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
Phone Number: +1 480-502-6999
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Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the...

Hot Air Expeditions is proud to provide hot air balloon flights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 25 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 21 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and afternoon flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate!

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Beautiful Hot Air Ballooning over AZ

Had an amazing time in my first hot air balloon! It was incredibly peaceful to be floating above the ground - we made it up to 7,000 ft! But we felt completely safe and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
amyrobison
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing time in my first hot air balloon! It was incredibly peaceful to be floating above the ground - we made it up to 7,000 ft! But we felt completely safe and comfortable on the ride. Amazing time!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, We are so glad you had an wonderful time with our crew! It's amazing to see the city as well as nature, from such a serene perspective. Thank you, and we hope to see you up, up and away again soon! More 

Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so excited to take a hot air balloon ride, but my husband isn't a fan of heights and was very nervous. We went out with captain Tommy and Colton. The crew did a great job of making everyone feel welcome and explaining the process along the way. We got to watch the balloon inflate and take pictures, then... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, It's always exciting to catch a glimpse of wildlife from the balloon! We're so happy you had a wonderful time with Tommy and his crew, and that they made you both feel comfortable and safe on your flight. Isn't the breakfast the perfect way to end the experience? Thank you very much for your review, and we hope to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time in a hot air balloon and it was an amazing experience. Tommy and Seth did a great job. It was interesting to see the process of the balloon being blown up. The ride was very smooth. We would highly recommend it!

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review! Watching the process from beginning to landing is a great way to learn more about the craft, and the crew are so fast! Glad you had a great time, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone should go on a hot air balloon ride at least once! I was a little nervous about what the trip would entail but the excellent staff at Hot Air Expeditions made this an incredible experience for me. I received a phone call the day before my flight confirming the pick up time. The driver Jim picked me up promptly... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, We are thrilled you had a great time with Tommy and his crew! They do their best to give you a special experience on your flight, and especially make you comfortable for the flight. It's incredible how it feels like you are suspended in the air. Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you up,... More 

Zion National Park, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wanted to experience a balloon ride on the west coast. This is not my first balloon ride. The captain Tommy and his crew were great. They were very speedy at blowing up the balloon and putting it back together once we landed. I would do this again sometime.

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, That's so great that you came to experience the flight over the Southwest! Tommy is very knowledgeable so we're glad he made your experience special. Thank you very much for your review, we hope you come again soon! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Phoenix for a relaxing vacation and on the list to do was a balloon flight. We had Captain Yee Haw (Mike) and he was great and knowledgeable. We were lucky enough to have the longest flight of the 3 balloons that went up. We also received the joy of trying to find a place to land that... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, Glad you were in good hands with our Captain Yee Haw! Sometimes returning to the earth can be one of the more thrilling parts of the flight, because you literally go where the wind takes you. Thank you so much for your review, and we hope you have fun with us again soon! More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I really, really wanted to love this. Of course it was a bucket list item, and I am still glad that we did it, however it just wasn't really what I was hoping for. Tommy was our on the ground guy, he was great, very helpful. Walter was our pilot and I really felt like he was kind of cranky.... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our captain, Tommy, and driver, Seth, were exceptional. Very competent at their jobs and such fun guys. Great sense of humor. Felt very comfortable and safe. An enjoyable experience. It kept reminding me of sailing, in its similarities of the pace and peacefulness. Had never been ballooning, didn't really know what to expect, therefore I was a bit disappointed in... More 

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for flying with us at Hot Air Expeditions :) We are always delighted to hear you had a wonderful time with Captain Tommy and Seth, and that it was a enjoyable time! Unfortunately they can't steer the hot air balloons, every flight is different every day, our pilot's take your safety as a priority and take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Tommy our pilot was great. The views were fabulous. If you are afraid of heights this isn't scary at all.

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello, I'm so glad Tommy gave you an enjoyable time, isn't it amazing how serene and slow the air balloon is? We hope the flight has helped to diminish your fears! Thank you for your review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing first time experience. Our driver Daniel and Captain Tommy Brown we awesome. I will always recommend Captain Tommy. He's flight was not just informational but fun too. Thank you Tommy and thank you Hot Air Expeditions

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Evelyn, Thank you for choosing to fly with us at Hot Air Expeditions and for the great feedback! We are happy to hear you had a wonderful time with Captain Tommy. He's always keeping us laughing here at the office as well! We hope to see you in the skies again with us soon. More 

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