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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride

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    What to Expect
    After arrival at the visitor's center, you'll head up into the sky after a champagne toast. Your FAA certified guides choose the course depending on weather and conditions, but you're guaranteed to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll enjoy incredible views of the Rio Grande Gorge bridge, the Taos Mountains and more. Non-alcoholic alternatives are available and each person will receive a commemorative flight certificate. This incredible tour lasts about 3.5 hours and includes a one-hour flight.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Taos Visitors Center in the back parking lot
    Departure Time
    Departs at sunrise - Please follow instructions on voucher to confirm exact departure time.
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Must contact provider immediately after booking to confirm. Failure to do so will result in cancellation.
    • All passenger weights must be advised at time of booking.
    • Hotel pick-up's are not available.
    • Maximum weight 270 pounds per passenger
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical condition
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I am a professional pilot and always check ratings and accident history, if any, and several reviews before flying with anyone!! I also never rely on internet reviews, I have pilot friends around Taos I relied upon to make our final decision. No problems with this company and
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    This was the greatest experience. Only 5 people on flight. The pilot, Sol, and Alex on the ground were the best. We felt totally safe which allowed us to enjoy the magnificent surroundings. Just enough facts but most importantly silence to let the experience sink in. We
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    We really enjoyed the ride with Sol and his crew last Saturday. Going into the gorge and then 3500ft higher was great. Highly recommended!
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    This is a top notch operation. There were 2 balloons going up that day - one with a couple and one with 8 of us. Daniel was our pilot and was wonderful. Sol piloted the other one. No one in my group (4 of us) had ever done a balloon ride before and were slightly nervous. Turns
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    Wonderful trip over and down into the Rio Grande Gorge. Carefully flown and guided with able ground crew attentive to the slightest shift in the winds. With kids 11 and 14, a trip they will never forget. Thank you.
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    About the operator
    By: Pueblo Balloons
    277 reviews
    Robert G
    Amarillo, Texas
    328
    Awesome ride
    I am a professional pilot and always check ratings and accident history, if any, and several reviews before flying
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    Ordeal_seeker
    Indiana
    227141
    An absolutely wonderful experience! 6 stars!!!!!!
    My wife and I took the sunrise hot air balloon flight on a chilly, but beautiful October morning. Fortunately we
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    torreyshearer
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    50
    5 stars!
    I searched extensively online for a balloon company in Taos and ended up going with the recommendation of my
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    karlita0723
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    106
    Taos New Mexico Bucket List Balloon ride
    Pueblo Balloon Company is very professional and safe. The hot air balloon pilot has many years experience and I
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    bdavid58
    Maryland
    5017
    Excellent and Amazing Flight and Crew
    This was the greatest experience. Only 5 people on flight. The pilot, Sol, and Alex on the ground were the best.
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    Arne C
    Huntsville, Alabama
    31
    What a fun experience!
    We really enjoyed the ride with Sol and his crew last Saturday. Going into the gorge and then 3500ft higher was
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    Jwehrnash
    10
    Fabulous Flight and Crew
    This is a top notch operation. There were 2 balloons going up that day - one with a couple and one with 8 of us.
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    Carol H
    10
    Perfect Memory
    Wonderful trip over and down into the Rio Grande Gorge. Carefully flown and guided with able ground crew
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    jsg802019
    21
    Great experience
    We had a great time. Sol was a great pilot, very easy to talk to and knowledgeable. Completed a bucket list event
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    sdavis14
    Hudson, Florida
    22
    Hot air balloon ride
    What an awesome experience! Sol, our pilot was so professional and made it so much fun for everyone.
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    wonderlust897
    Denver, Colorado
    113
    awesome
    This has been on my bucket list a long time, the first day we arrived in Taos we were scheduled with another
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    Filhound
    Lakeville, Minnesota
    7343
    A memorable way to celebrate our anniversary
    Sol and his crew were extremely professional. They were awesome. I was a bit nervous to do this but by the time we
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    Rick D
    Toledo, Ohio
    52
    Amazing Experience
    From pick up to drop off, this was a great experience. Sol, our pilot/tour guide was first class. His stories
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    Britsathome1
    10
    Hot Air Balloon Ride
    An incredible time with a superb team who made it more enjoyable. Would definitely recommend to others and will go
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    Joseph S
    Cedar Park, Texas
    7131
    Amazing group to check off another Bucket List item!! Couldn't have been better!!
    We booked our 1st Hot Air Balloon experience with Pueblo Balloons after reading the reviews of many in various
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