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Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights

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Address: 10538 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder Launchsite, Boulder, CO
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+1 303-939-9323

Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no...

Hot-Air Ballooning, Balloon Ride, Balloon Flight or Balloon adventure, no matter how it's said, Fair Winds is Colorado's Favorite! Just 30 minutes from both Denver or Estes Park, Enjoy Spectacular Views of the Majestic Rocky Mountains over Beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Our daily Flights offer a year round change of scenery including mountain ranges, plains, and wildlife as far as the eye can see! We welcome private parties as well as large groups, and do promotional as well as instructional Flights.

A Gift Certificate for a Hot Air Balloon experience with Fair Winds makes the perfect gift for any occasion.

"Creating Lifelong Memories" is our promise and commitment to each of our guests.

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Great way to enjoy a Colorado sunrise!

Fair Winds goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome! First, by getting to know each person's name who is traveling with them. Then by serving you coffee and snacks while you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thornton, Colorado
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Thornton, Colorado
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fair Winds goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome! First, by getting to know each person's name who is traveling with them. Then by serving you coffee and snacks while you wait. Letting you get the true experience of hot air balloons. When you are in the air it leaves you breathless! The true beauty of Colorado from... More 

Thank chocoj
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Fair Winds sets the bar high when it comes to hot air balloon flights. This is not said only because of the heights reached while in the air, but because of the highly satisfying service this company shares. HIGHlY recommend.

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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary in Estes Park. We decided to balloon ride and had a blast. The staff is fun and friendly and very knowledgeable. It was beautiful. Highly recommend it.

Thank blnd2nv
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Jeff and team are a fantastic crew. I booked this for my husband for his birthday and he was pleasantly surprised. Lots of fun, very informative and most of all, safe. If you have never experienced a Hot Air Balloon ride, I highly recommend doing it at least once, and if you are going to do it, then you don't... More 

Thank keeby55
La Junta, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I contacted several businesses regarding their hot air balloon services and none were as thorough or professional as Jeff of Fair Winds. From the initial phone call to the final landing, he and his team did everything possible to make us feel safe and informed. Altogether, the ride was peaceful and the views were incredible - a great start to... More 

2 Thank Anthony B
New London, Connecticut
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

As I was headed to my destination in Boulder Colorado, I saw a ballon in the distance and was inspired to take my first balloon flight. Every step of the way, the folks at Fair Winds Balloon Flights went above and beyond to make this experience fantastic. I booked last minute, the night before the tour, and they called me... More 

4 Thank Dawn461P5
Bellevue, Washington
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We booked for Friday AM and weather didn't cooperate and we couldn't go up, but they were completely booked for Saturday😫 Jeff rearranged and accommodated us ! We were on a girlfriend weekend and we couldn't have come another weekend! They were SO positively fun, energetic and knowledgable !! Saturday was GREAT weather and the views were spectacular !! A... More 

1 Thank JoSteere
Lake Arrowhead, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the experience and they were very professional and accommodating! It's a great experience for an anniversary or birthday. They are very knowledgeable and they give you champagne at the end which is a nice touch.

1 Thank deannagraves
puerto rico
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This July 2016, my wife and I wanted to treat our 8YO to her first balloon flight. We were very excited and wanted her to like it as much as we did when we flew for the first time in San Diego. As usual, we raised very early, drove from downtown Denver to Boulder and got the chance of a... More 

1 Thank cinctus
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Always wanted to fly on a hot air balloon and this trip didn't disappoint. Our pilot Tony was great and he treated us to a wonderful ride with an incredibly smooth landing. Definitely recommend Fair Winds!

Thank M3l1nda

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