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Tucson Balloon Rides

3079 W Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745-1023
+1 520-235-5355
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Tucson Hot Air Balloon Rides offers 'Sonoran Sunrise' flights followed by a delicious champagne brunch. Flights are an hour long and include beautiful mountain & desert panoramas, post flight champagne brunch, pictures of your flight and free pick-ups/drop-offs from all Tucson resorts and hotels.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
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3079 W Avenida Cresta, Tucson, AZ 85745-1023
+1 520-235-5355
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I and two of our daughters went on the morning balloon ride on a recent trip to Tucson from Michigan on spring break. My wife was a little unsure about how scary it would be but Kevin (our certified balloon pilot) does...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect, especially since I'm afraid of heights -- but the entire thing was fantastic. Went with my girlfriend for her birthday. Super friendly & knowledgable staff and overall a fantastic time.

Thank Bud H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Suggested and planned by friends visiting Tucson for the first time...we should have thought of this before but with my anxiety for heights, it was not on my radar of great things to do! This was superb....floating so peaceefully over the desert! Should be on...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was the first balloon ride we have ever taken. It was professionally run with every attention to detail and safety. Wonderful views. Would highly recommend. Great Job!!!

Thank gesint49
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A larger basket than most and fun from the beginning of the ride to the end...with brunch! All of this was memorable and worth ever penny. My wife want to do this every year on our anniversary and with the same company. Thx for the...More

Thank mhoward1456
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have talked about doing this for years. I am afraid of heights so always talked him out of it. Shared this ride with 2 other couples and found it the most enjoyable experience. No fear at all. Thanks Kevin and crew...More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My Dad and I really enjoyed our hot air balloon ride. Initially, we were both a little wary of hot air ballooning, especially my Dad as he is afraid of heights. However, it seemed like something unique to do in Tucson, and a good way...More

Thank Elizabeth Wenqi... W
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Having done a hot air balloon ride previously, we knew what to expect -- amazing views, tranquility (virtually silent except for the occasional roar of the burner and a sporadic dog bark), feeling that one is stationary and the world is revolving below us. It...More

Thank regradyjr
Reviewed 18 December 2016

My husband and I went on a ballon ride on our vacation. It was a great time. We had a blast our ride was just over an hour long. The staff was great, nice, friendly, and professional. They took pictures of us before we took...More

1  Thank 106nicole
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It was all I expected and I had watched UTubes of this start to finish experience. So we got in the gondola and up we went enjoying the great view and the silence, save the occasional blast of hot air and the barking dogs from...More

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tucsonballoon, Front Office Manager at Tucson Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Yes, our crew guys left the camera on the windshield as they drove off. :(

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Response from T W | Reviewed this property |
Our ride was about an hour, Because we had a wedding party waiting for us... Rates for us was higher because of that reason, we had to reserve the balloon for just us. it was $675.... Which included the balloon ride... More