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Hot Air Expeditions

702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
+1 480-502-6999
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At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning experiences in the Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 27 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 23 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and sunset flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate. Come check this off of your bucket list with us!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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Great team, awesome experience, a one in a life time event, the service and the team are wonderful, highly recommended

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience. Tyler our pilot was fantastic. 10 miles and 4000 ft was truly worth it. Will definitely tell our friends.

Thank Timothy M
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Hello Timothy, We think hot air ballooning is awesome as well! And, we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with Taylor. Thank you for taking the time to share and we are looking forward to meeting your friends! Cheers

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful ride it was an amazing morning with spectacular views our pilot was wonderful and ride was very smooth highly reccomend the balloon rideMore

Thank Darlene F
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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Darlene, Thank you for including us in the birthday celebrations. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in our hot air balloon! We must agree with you, it is a beautiful experience. Thank you for taking the time to share...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first hot air balloon ride. We did the sunrise ride on Fourth of July. It will an awesome trip and a very fun experience. The crew, Tommy, John and Todd were great as well! I would highly recommend tthis company!More

Thank Amy Q
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Hello Amy Q, We are just thrilled that you had fun on your first hot air balloon flight with Tommy, John and Todd on the 4th of July! We think that ballooning is awesome too! Thank for for flying with us and taking the time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crew and captain were wonderful.Captain Tommy was funny..helpful..informative and entertainig ..and his expertise inspired confidence. The ride was nice..I could have stayed up there forever. The breakfast very good quality...not cheap junk.The staff goes above and beyond to make the experience wonderful.More

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Hello Mary C, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your morning flight with Pilot Tommy and the crew! We could not agree with you more, you just don't want it to be over. Thank you for flying with us and taking the...More

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My husband and I really enjoyed our entire experience with hot air expeditions! From the start to finish, it was excellent. Nick, part of fight crew was very nice and we enjoyed talking with him. John, was an excellent pilot and I felt very safe...More

Thank Natalie G
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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie, We are so happy that we could help with that bucket list of yours! Pilot John and Nick are divine, who would not agree? A champagne breakfast in the desert is the only way to celebrate a beautiful flight. Happy, Happy Anniversary from...More

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Shilpiee
24 October 2017|
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Response from HotAirExpeditions | Property representative |
Hi there, great question! We tend to recommend the morning flight, as the flights are typically a tad longer, 60-90 minutes for the morning flight vs. 45-60 minutes for the sunset flight. The morning flights typically have... More
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Aleescandonm
21 February 2017|
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Response from HotAirExpeditions | Property representative |
Hi Alejandra, In April we will have one morning flight available, and meeting/pick up timing will vary based on your hotel location. We absolutely offer roundtrip hotel transfers, and would be happy to pick you up from... More
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Corey R
4 January 2017|
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Hello Corey, In March we go through some time changes to follow the sunrise and sunset. Through March 10th, our morning flights would meet by 6:30 am, and our afternoon would meet by 4:00 pm, both at the Deer Valley... More
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