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Asheville Hot Air Balloons

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Address: 909 Smoky Park Hwy, P o Box 2319, Asheville, NC 28715-8950
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Asheville Hot Air Balloons LLC flies across the Hominy Valley amidst the...

Asheville Hot Air Balloons LLC flies across the Hominy Valley amidst the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. The views of Cold Mountain, Mt. Pisgah and Mt. Mitchell are astounding! Flights are one-hour at sunrise and cost $235 per person for a shared gondola and $600 for a private couple flight with a bottle of Chateau Biltmore Champagne. Discounts offered for groups of six or more people.

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Very professional staff. Their attentive friendliness and the spectacular views made for a fantastic morning. My wife stayed with the chase team and had a wonderful experience... read more

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Morganton, North Carolina

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Morganton, North Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very professional staff. Their attentive friendliness and the spectacular views made for a fantastic morning. My wife stayed with the chase team and had a wonderful experience with them.

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Thank bmcswain1947
Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I surprised my boyfriend with this hot air balloon ride for his birthday and it was such an incredible experience. The views of the mountains and Asheville below us was so beautiful! Our pilot, Addison did an awesome job! His team was just as great, especially Sam who worked his butt off from the time we were there until we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

On our way to our take off spot, Canton, Tommy gave a wonderful history of ballooning. All of the pilots, Tommy, Rick and Lucy, were knowledgable, friendly and kind. We had a great ride, although the youngest one vehemently refused to go (so rode with Jerry - super kind and sweet to Joe), while providing tons of information, navigated the... More 

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AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thanks Marlene. Reading you review really paints a picture of how much fun it is to fly with us. We are a basket of fun and our passengers make it a delightful experience for everyone. More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The most memorable time of our spring break trip to Asheville! What a great experience! The attention to detail during the pre flight "check list" to the whole trip experience was amazing. A "must do". Couldn't see the Mountains any better than from an Air Balloon! Wow, just wow!

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Thank Gus G
AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thanks Gus. It's all true and was a pleasure to fly with you this spring. More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been meaning to do this for years - they fly over our house on a regular basis. We finally booked it and we couldn't have been happier with the experience. The crew was excellent, the views were spectacular, we got to fly over our house, and can't wait to do it again! I highly recommend everyone try this and... More 

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AshevilleHAB, Guest Relations Manager at Asheville Hot Air Balloons, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback. You make us proud. More 

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

A fabulous experience, certainly one you will be proud to check off from your bucket list. This company is the best; knowledgeable, friendly, professional!!!!! Views are unparalleled. It is an exciting adventure and most a most peaceful one at the same time. Rick, our pilot was masterful and the landing was like from a story book. Very grateful to the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a must if you are in the Asheville area. What a super group of people who fly these balloons. Rick our ballon guide was outstanding and funny. The entire staff is absolutely superb and very friendly. The flight was breathtaking and the mountains were beautiful.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was a great ride. Everything about this balloon ride was spectacular. A trip of a lifetime. Everyone needs to do it. The crew was fantastic..... Thank You

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Wilkesboro, NC
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our trip was excellent from the reservation to the touch down. Rick and his crew were very professional. Should be on everyone's bucket list.

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Thank SGM1994
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is one of the best customer service experience from the staff who took our reservations to the pilots of the balloons. It was a great ride with an awesome view. I can not wait to go again.

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