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High 5 Ballooning

4 Joseph St, Derry, NH 03038-6019
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Hot Air Balloon Ride

First ever hot air balloon ride. There were three of us celebrating an anniversary and a birthday... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
staiger241
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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Tony, Sean and Russ gets a High Five!

High 5 Ballooning with Tony and crew (Sean & Russ) was such an AWESOME experience. Bill and I came... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lab19632016
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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4 Joseph St, Derry, NH 03038-6019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First ever hot air balloon ride. There were three of us celebrating an anniversary and a birthday over very beautiful Derry NH on a wonderful moring of the summer solstice. We would go back in a heart beat. Tony and his crew were most knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High 5 Ballooning with Tony and crew (Sean & Russ) was such an AWESOME experience. Bill and I came up from Connecticut the morning of the flight. Tony and crew was on time and ready to start the day. Everything was well organized and for...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lou and Annette, Thanks so much for this kind review. We are glad that you felt comfortable enough with our service that you were willing to drive all the way from Connecticut. We did have a great flight but it because e have great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my mom for her 83rd birthday and my 25 year old daughter. Tony is an amazing pilot and it was a once in a lifetime experience. My mom called it outstanding!!! The crew, Sean and Russ, were also wonderful and we enjoyed being...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Karen, It was so much fun having three generations on board for a flight with us. Kristina made a great copilot and you Mom, God bless her was amazing. I can only hope that I am as active as her when I am 83...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic!!! I took my 86 year old mom (for her Christmas present) since this was one of her bucket list items! Ride was fabulous. My mom loved it. Tony and crew totally engaging, energetic and clearly love what they do and are good at it....More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That nasty New England weather. It does frustrate us as well. Since ballooning is a very weather dependant sport we do get out fair share of cancellations. We are glad that you didn't give up and are so happy that we were able to fulfill...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight was fantastic. A smooth ride and very relaxing. The pilot was very attentive to everyone ensuring that all had a good time. There were 6 people on the flight. The breakfast after the ride was good.

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this nice review. we are always happy to hear that our passengers enjoyed themselves. The picnic after the flight although complimentary has become a staple for us. My wife say I have to feed people because I'm italian. Gentle Breezes Tony

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I had been waiting for this ride for 10 years and it exceeded even my highest expectations. From launch to touch down and champagne toast, this experience could not have been more awesome. The weather was beautiful. The ride was unbelievably smooth. Even the sound...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Joe, Wow, what a great review. You and your family were awesome to share a flight with. Your grand daughter Audrey was so cute with such an infectious smile that it brightened up the whole basket. The flight was wonderful with the spring foliage...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This was an amazing experience, and we really enjoyed ourselves. We loved seeing the spring foliage as we glided over the tree tops, waving to on-lookers below. My boyfriend really loved being able to help set up and take down the balloon. We'd highly recommend...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Billi, It was so much fun having you both on board. It took a few weather cancellations but we finally got the job done and had a great flight. Please come back and visit us again. Remember it's never too late to Get HIGH...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

My husband and I flew with Tony and High 5 Ballooning in October 2017. It was a perfect experience from beginning to end. During the planning stages, Tony was very helpful in regards to paperwork and any questions we had. The day of the flight…oh,...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello Laura and Daniel, What a great flight we had. You are right, the weather was perfect and the flight was amazing. You and Daniel were so much fun to share a flight with. We try to make it all about the passengers total flight...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I took a flight with my fiance last Sunday. The whole experience was great and Tony was an awesome host. We learned a lot and finished the day with a picnic. I would recommend High Five to anyone looking to try out a hot air...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Mike, It was awesome having you and Beth on board for a flying adventure with us at High 5 Ballooning. During the rust phase of fall foliage we get so much more overall change in the canopy. Although the brightest colors have passed it...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

First time ballooners and we had the best flying experience ever. Tony and his crew are truly first class and made it a very pleasant experience. I would highly recommend their service to anyone. The trip was well worth the cost, we were in the...More

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Tony S, Owner at High 5 Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hello Leo and Lois, It is us who thank you. Your youthful exuberance was contagious and it was a real pleasure watching the way that you enjoyed the whole experience. Our bodies grow older but our minds stay young. Isn't that great. Come back anytime....More

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Beth K
20 March 2018|
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Response from Tony S | Property representative |
High 5 Hot Air Ballooning Hello Thank you for contacting us at High 5 Ballooning. We are New England’s premier and only full time, full service balloon company. We offer flights seven days a week at sunrise year-round... More
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LoveFunTravels
8 April 2016|
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Response from Travelbugsforlife | Reviewed this property |
We tried for several yeas before going on our hot air balloon ride. I will say that out of the 3 companies we booked with, High 5 Ballooning was the best to deal with. I think the problem is in the nature of ballooning... More
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mkatzenmayer
15 February 2016|
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Response from Travelbugsforlife | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take a balloon ride in the fall to enjoy the foliage. However peak foliage time, typically beginning of October, can be a windy time. Wind can cause flights to be cancelled. The other thing to note is that... More
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