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Best anniversary ever

It was a long time on my wife and I's bucket list it was our third anniversary and it was one of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GoPlaces815530
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Went up in the balloon ride

We meet early in the morning and drove to a field where the balloon was filled with air (some Hot... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
60Butch
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Balloons Above is taking you to new highs in the desert! Greet the sun or bid it farewell as you drift in beautiful desert skies. While floating effortlessly in one of our colorful hot air balloons, you will view breathtaking vistas of some of the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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36901 Cook St Ste 8-419, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211-6112
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a long time on my wife and I's bucket list it was our third anniversary and it was one of the most special times we had ever had the owners made the trip wonderful it was safe it was a wonderful time and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We meet early in the morning and drove to a field where the balloon was filled with air (some Hot) and what a sight as the giant balloon rose up off the ground. We went in the basked, NOT having to climb over the side....More

1  Thank 60Butch
gaycotton01, Guest Relations Manager at Balloons Above, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We enjoyed having you fly with us as well. Thanks for recommending your kids to fly with us also. Hope to see you next season.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

What an experience!! This ride was ab incredible experience. Our pilot Willy was very knowledgable. We are glad that we did the air ballon ride here and not anywhere else in Palm Springs area. Willy and his balloon rides are better than any other balloon...More

1  Thank Ankit S
gaycotton01, Guest Relations Manager at Balloons Above, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

So glad you and your family enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 28 November 2017

I am an adventurous person and was excited to be going on my first hot air balloon ride; however, we were only able to go up a few thousand feet, twirl around 360 degrees, and land across the street from where we started. I would...More

3  Thank lyndag134
Reviewed 16 November 2017

What an experience!! This ride and pilot (Willy) was just incredible!! My husband and I celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary and decided to check hot air balloon ride off our bucket list and boy am I glad we did it here!! Willy and his partner...More

3  Thank hanreichel
gaycotton01, Guest Relations Manager at Balloons Above, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

We certainly enjoyed helping you mark this flight off your bucket list. Next time let us know it’s a special occasion, we like to do a little extra when we know ahead of time.

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Two married couples on vacation. Beautiful day, great flight, clear skies, views. Wil was awesome host - friendly, safe, funny. Recommended, would go again.

2  Thank GlennOregon
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This was the one item that had been on my list of things to do on a trip to Palm Springs. The ride was spectacular and the pilot, Wil, was extremely knowledgeable about the valley and its history. If you are thinking of taking a...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have a fear of heights so I was a little worried about this trip! I have to say I loved it. Great experience and you really do feel like you are floating. Our pilot Wil did a great job. The land scape was not...More

1  Thank Tina56403
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Wil LaPointe and Balloons Above gave me a memorable 50th birthday in every way. While Will could not control the weather (which was perfect) - he and his crew were fantastic in every way - he is knowledgable about the area, ballooning in general and...More

1  Thank 275ramanid
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We had a great time with the Balloons Above sunrise flight during the Christmas holidays. Will is a very professional and passionate balloon pilot, who runs a very small business by himself. Everything went really smooth. We were up in the air for almost one...More

1  Thank JeroenAlexander
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Cassie S
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Response from gaycotton01 | Property representative |
Usually the cost per person is $195, but discounts may be available. Contact Balloons Above directly for more information. Thank you
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