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Join your host, Randy Long for an adventure above it all with a desert discovery tour by hot air balloon. Randy has personally flown over 20,000 delighted passengers since 1986, all with a perfect safety record. He has flown Shakira, Susan St. James...more
29834 N Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-5836
+1 480-502-7640
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Arizona with 7 other family members. Most of us were not sure what to expect, but it turned out to be an unforgettable experience. Randy and the crew were extremely friendly and answered any questions...More

3  Thank Debbie M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Although the staff was trying to make this a fun adventure, we came back with mixed feelings. The time we actually spent in the air was unbelievably short. When we were nearing to land, I was thinking "This must be a joke..." Out of the...More

4  Thank Snow2304
Randy L, Owner at Arizona Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

I am very surprised by your comments. Apparently you did not know what you were purchasing or this was given to you as a gift with unrealistic expectations. Our website FAQ's are very clear that our flights are 45 minutes in duration. We also point...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My boyfriend and I had the most AMAZING time on the hot air balloon ride, the little pods in the basket made the experience 10 times better as we didn't get cramped or claustrophobic. The crew was simply awesome, from taking our photos, to letting...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of those bucket list items and this company was A+++++ all the way. Definitely recommend!

Thank diselsgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am afraid of heights. However, this did no scare me at all. As a matter of fact, it was really cool because we got to help set the balloon up, land it, and put it up. Floating over mountains and seeing our shadow on...More

Thank idclaire
Randy L, Owner at Arizona Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love it when our passengers get involved with the inflation of the balloon. So glad you enjoyed the experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire experience was wonderful. The crew worked like a well oiled machine. Randy was a competent, informative and amusing pilot. Watching the assembly and inflation of the balloon was interesting. The flight was soft and I was never scared. Wish we could have seen...More

Thank Excursion02599922238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire team is very friendly and very professional. Breakfast at the end is a nice touch. Keep in mind that this is a big Balloon that holds 16 or more people. This is not an issue and everyone is friendly. This is also how...More

Thank Nicolas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband's & my "flight" was amazing! It was my 1st & it was better than I thought it would be & I had high expectations. Randy & his staff are great! You can always tell how the owner/management is by the way their employees...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time. Everyone was very helpful and had a great sense of humor. The experience was smooth from start to finish and they explain everything to you as you go along. The champagne breakfast at the end was just what we needed...More

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Randy L, Owner at Arizona Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for joining us, it makes our day to make you happy!

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Our kids purchased this for me for Mother's Day. We waited until September to go. It was one of the best days I have ever had!! This was a bucket list item for me. I would gladly do it again! Every member of the staff...More

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We had a really great time on this adventure. Earl was fantastic. I have bad knees & the staff helped me in/out of the balloon no problem. My husband is also scared of heights and this was no problem. Took us to a nice altitude...More

Thank j g
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I purchased the champagne hot air balloon ride for two as a birthday gift for my boyfriend. We both had the best time ever. Randy the pilot was beyond funny and entertaining. Enjoyed his jokes, banter, and his wonderful trivia about hot air balloon rides...More

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13 October 2017|
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Response from Randy L | Property representative |
Please visit our website and click on the Book Now button for the latest pricing, availability and to book reservations. All of our specials will be here!
17 April 2017|
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Response from Randy L | Property representative |
All of our flights are early in the morning around sunrise. Go to our website and click on the "Book Now" button from any page to see the exact time for your chosen date and also any special pricing that applies during your... More
31 December 2016|
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Response from Randy L | Property representative |
For the latest pricing and sales, go to our web-site and click on the "Book Now" button from either the home or reservations page. You will see any special offers as well as the ability to check availability and make... More
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17 October 2016|
Response from Randy L | Property representative |
29834 N Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek AZ 85331
13 October 2016|
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Response from Randy L | Property representative |
Go to our website and click on the Book Now button. It will bring up our calendar which shows the time for your chosen date.