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San Juan Balloon Adventures

Hwy 550 & Hwy 62, Ridgway, CO 81432
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This balloon ride Surpassed any expectations that I had. Beautiful, breath taking, and unique... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Adam G
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Great experience!

Overall it was a great experience, we are really happy we did it. Gary is an experienced and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Daniela C
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Celebrating our 28th year in business! Our specialty is "personalized" scenic Hot Air Balloon flights over the beautiful Ridgway Valley and experience the gentle adventure of hot air ballooning. As we rise with the sun surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the San Juan Mountains, nowhere is there a more beautiful place to experience your very own balloon adventure, just minutes from Telluride, Montrose & Ouray.Reservations required. Call Today!
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Hwy 550 & Hwy 62, Ridgway, CO 81432
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This balloon ride Surpassed any expectations that I had. Beautiful, breath taking, and unique. I've been skydiving and bungee jumping and this was experience all it's own!!!!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Overall it was a great experience, we are really happy we did it. Gary is an experienced and knowledgeable pilot, him and Dom gave us a safe and smooth trip. It was our first time for all of us and we couldn't have gone to...More

1  Thank Daniela C
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was our first balloon ride on our first day in Ouray. Gary was a phenomenal host who was eminently knowledgeable about not only ballooning, but also the local area and history. His funny and witty repartee kept us entertained from start to finish. The...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Everything about our balloon trip exceeded our expectations. Gary and his crew made this a fabulous experience and something we will never forget! We wanted to do something special to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and this private flight certainly filled that bill. Seeing the...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a better experience! Gary is so knowledgeable and thoughtful! It was a fabulous journey! Worth it!

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

My first hot air balloon ride - what a great trip! I planned this ride as our wedding. Totally cool! Just Gary, my husband, and myself. He went above and beyond to have a nice spread for us (including a wedding cake!) for after our...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Excellent first balloon flight experience with my family aboard Skywalker! Gary is a pro and gives you the full scoop on the area and history of ballooning. Great views of the area with a lot of variety--from floating just inches above trees to several hundred...More

1  Thank R P
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

My husband and I had a lovely romantic ride. It's a beautiful place to balloon! I thought I would be afraid but it was so smooth. Highly recommended.

1  Thank sheller708
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

If you want a marvelous adventure then you should definitely fly in a hot air balloon with San Juan Balloon Adventures. Flying over the quaint town of Ridgway, CO, the river where ducks came flying up from the water near us and enjoying the most...More

1  Thank Judy B
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Had a wonderful experience on my wife's birthday! Had always seen these majestic aircraft and wondered what the experience would be like! The flight was extremely smooth and breathtaking! The landing was so soft,I don't think it would have cracked an egg! Our pilot Gary,...More

1  Thank 29kennethk
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