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Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons

23115 Airport Rd NE, Aurora, OR 97002-8503
+1 503-638-1301
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Awesome experience!!

Our day began arriving at 5am with a beautiful sunrise featuring Mt Hood as a back drop. My son... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
connie t
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
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We had a fantastic time - celebrating a birthday with a balloon ride

It was a 60th birthday surprise for my friend and a first time for all of us in a hot air balloon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary B
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Portland, Oregon
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2 weeks ago
“Awesome experience!!”
3 weeks ago
“We had a fantastic time - celebrating a birthday with a balloon ride”
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23115 Airport Rd NE, Aurora, OR 97002-8503
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+1 503-638-1301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our day began arriving at 5am with a beautiful sunrise featuring Mt Hood as a back drop. My son (27) along with others helped Derrick and his team inflate the beautiful balloon. It was very interesting watching the process come together. There were 11 passengers...More

Thank connie t
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write the review. I am glad that you enjoyed your flight with us, we really enjoyed your company. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Portland.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a 60th birthday surprise for my friend and a first time for all of us in a hot air balloon. I will admit I was leery of going up in a balloon but the experience was less scary than a glass elevator ride....More

Thank Mary B
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing us Mary. Funny enough, we do have a lot of customers that do come back year and year. Looking forward to hearing from you next year.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful hot air balloon ride this morning. It was sooo beautiful and peaceful way up there. Will do it again. Derek was a wonderful hot and pilot.

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Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We really enjoyed your company. Thanks again, Derek.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Derek, owner and pilot, was great. The whole team (who knew it took so many people to do this) was there on time, explained things well and got us off the ground. The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fields were in full bloom, everything was green all...More

Thank Leendar
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The tulip field flights are always special, especially when the tulips are in full bloom. Hope to see you again sometime, Derek.

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to have scheduled our flight on a sunny Oregon day, and starting at a tulip farm, the tulips at their peak. Derek and the crew were fantastic. The views were stunning and was wonderful to fly peacefully through the air, without...More

Thank Kia T
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for the kind words, we really enjoyed your company. The tulips were so beautiful in full bloom. Thanks again, Derek.

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My wife asked if I wanted to do a wine tour at the end of our hiking trip in Oregon, I said "1 glass and I'm done, let's do something fun that we'll remember," well this was it. Derek, was an excellent host and confident...More

Thank rossdpm
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for flying with us and taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate all of your help in the set up and packing away of the balloon. Hope to see you again sometime. Thanks again, Derek.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a great place to check off your bucket list dream of riding in a hot air balloon over gorgeous countryside. The crew was so fun and easy to work with and really made the experience enjoyable and memorable. I had both the thrill...More

Thank Brittany J
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for choosing to fly with us, we really enjoyed your company. We strive to "make you ballonists for the day" rather than just going for a ride. We really appreciate all of the help with setting up and packing away the balloon. Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is something I've been wanting to do for a long time and my husband gave me this mini-adventure for a birthday present. The pilot, Derek, and crew, Neil, were professional, friendly, informative, and clear with directions (important for a first time ballooner like me)...More

Thank LadyLo
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We really enjoyed your company, and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Derek

Reviewed 8 September 2016

One of the things on my bucket list was a hot air balloon ride. In researching best places to experience this, I found that a balloon ride in Willamette Valley was pretty high up there. We found Portland Rose on Yelp, and based on other...More

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Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad that you had a good time, we really enjoyed your company. Hope to see you again in the future. Derek

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

What a great time this morning with Derrick (pilot) and team. Perfect morning for a trip up through the clouds. Perfect landing close to launch point. Nice champagne/Juice toast with history of Hot air ballooning. Thanks, especially enjoyed helping set up and fold up. Great...More

Thank DougTheWino
Derek H, Owner at Portland Rose Hot Air Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Glad that you enjoyed your flight with us. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Most people really enjoy being a part of the set up and pack up of the balloon, all part of that "interactive" experience. Hope to see you again...More

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