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Pueblo Balloons

#3 of 20 Tours in Taos
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Address: 926 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
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Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special...

Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special occasions with friends, family or when there is romance in the air. And, there is no better place to enjoy it than around Taos. We fly the scenic Rio Grande Gorge as it cuts through the high desert mesa like a 650 ft. deep Grand Canyon. The famous Rio Grande River gently flows through it. As we're gently gliding and enjoying the beautiful panoramas we drop down into the Gorge and kiss the river for the most thrilling balloon ride anywhere. We see baby coyotes, deer, mountain goats and elk in the Spring, blossoming flowers, bushes and cacti in Summer, the colorful changing Fall foliage and the beautiful snow covered Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the Winter - there is always majestic beauty everywhere! Join us for your adventure of a lifetime today!

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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride
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Amazing Experience

Our team went on the hot air balloon ride in late August. The majority of us had gone on balloon rides in other areas of the US and this was by far the best experience. Chris was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our team went on the hot air balloon ride in late August. The majority of us had gone on balloon rides in other areas of the US and this was by far the best experience. Chris was a very experienced pilot and has a great sense of humor. The view of the gorge was spectacular. The crew was great as... More 

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Wow, mirboys2016, it really means a lot to know that you and the rest of the members of your group that had already been on balloon rides felt that this one was by far the best ballooning experience you've ever had. I'll make sure to pass along your compliments to Chris and Alex as well. They always do terrific work.... More 

Winter Park, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Chris was a great pilot. We had a very long ride and experience at different altitudes. We rode through part of the gorge but the views from our smooth ride high above was amazing. Viewing and photographing wildlife from above was an extra bonus!!!

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Samson920, it's fantastic to hear you had such a memorable experience sailing on the desert wind with Chris -- he always does a great job. Glad you loved the views from down in the Gorge and high up above as well. Hope you get a chance to visit us again in the future. Best, Keith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had a wonderful time with Nick and crew on our recent balloon ride. The view was beautiful and the crew was fun and professional. Our pilot, Nick, was very experienced and we couldn't have asked for a better ride! We highly recommend Pueblo Balloon.

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

From the beautiful views to our fun and professional crew, I'm so glad to hear you had such a fantastic time flying high with Nick, Gayla. I'll be sure to pass along your kind words to him. Thanks for your recommendation as well. Hope you get a chance to visit us again in the future. Best, Keith More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The ballon ride was everything we expected and more! We even got to see long horn sheep in the gorge.

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Niccibabb, it's a delight to hear your balloon ride with us was everything you expected and more. Fantastic to know you caught a glimpse of some sheep down in the gorge, too! Hope you visit us again in the future. Take care, Keith More 

McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

A hot air balloon ride has been on the bucket list for quite a while and when we saw the description of this experience we decided to take the plunge. It was amazing. On the ride to the launch site our driver and crew chief (Ozzie) gave us a local history lesson on the area we were going to. While... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Kris and Ozzy were fabulous, Kris will tell you he has no control but that’s hard to believe when he’s skipping along the river and easily hopping over bridges and trees. I can’t say enough good things about these guy they have a very professional operation and it’s ton’s of fun. My boyfriend and I did it with my Mom... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

A friend recommended PBC to us so I booked immediately based on her experience. The balloon ride itself was great. It was what we expected and the weather was great. The only thing that made me rate it 'average' was that all the guys were smoking every chance they could get! We are not smokers and it was disgusting. Even... More 

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

While we are extremely pleased you had a great ballooning experience, I am terribly sorry you had the other parts of the experience you did. I agree that this is completely unacceptable. Our pilots and crew are NOT, I repeat NOT, allowed to smoke at all when guests are present, or around our equipment, or in our vehicles. It just... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I take an annual daddy/daughter trip to New Mexico every year. This year we decided to embark on a balloon ride over the Rio Grande gorge. All I can is WOW!! What an amazing experience and memory I'll have with my daughter forever. I highly recommend it.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Pueblo Ballon Company is the BEST in the sky!!! Chris, Ozzie, Rosie and all the gang made our air ballon trip a flight in surreal heaven!!! This was beyond all transportation I've travelled on ...I've been on planes, trains, automobiles, Goodyear blimp, helicopters..., now the best....Pueblo Balloon Company!!! Thanks so very much!!!

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Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

After retiring from 40 years of teaching, I had it on my bucket list to do a retirement balloon ride over the Rio Grande in Taos. It did not disappoint!!! Kris, the pilot, was everything the reviews said....safety-conscious, (we had 2 no-fly days due to wind conditions, before we actually went up on the third day), knowledgeable, (he has been... More 

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