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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...more
Hwy 550 & Hwy 62, Ridgway, CO 81432
+1 970-626-5495
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We celebrated with Gary and his crew and had a wonderful memorable trip over Ridgeway!!! Gary topped it off with great story telling and a toast!! Thanks for the memories. Jeff and Lori

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

San Juan Balloon Adventures should receive 10 Stars if possible, so I wholeheartedly give them the maximum 5 Stars I can. Owner/Pilot Gary provides an exceptional experience that my wife and I enjoyed completely. His 30+ years of balloon experience was expertly displayed as he...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This was a bucket list item for me and San Juan Adventures did not disappoint! Even with a rough morning of varying winds, Gary and his wonderful ground crew made the experience a safe and magical one. If you’ve never tried this and are on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Three of us did a hot air balloon ride last week. We had a super time and Gary was a knowledgeable pilot. Even the landing was perfect. Our champagne celebration back at the launch site was exceptional. Loved the history about hot air ballooning that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Me and Wife had an awesome time on the ballloon ride. Gary is very knowledgeable and experienced. He made the trip fun and informative. The ground crew was also very professional and extremely courteous. Would recommed San Juan Balloon Adventures for a great ballooning experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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!!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Daniela C
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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!

Date of experience: July 2016
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1 July 2018|
Response from Carolyn W | Property representative |
The cost is %295.00 per person. However we do not have anything available for July 4th. Please call for a reservation or more information. 970.626.5495