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Sweet Escape Balloon Rides

6300 Riverside Plaza Ln NW, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87120-1908
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Highlight of our Trip

I cannot say enough positive things about the Sweet Escapes team and our experience hot air... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenna K
Worth it

Great fun. Best bang for the buck. Not often we least expensive is the best but that was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim R
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6300 Riverside Plaza Ln NW, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87120-1908
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough positive things about the Sweet Escapes team and our experience hot air ballooning. Because the hot air balloon rides run slightly on the expensive side, I did a fair amount of research before reaching out to Kirk. His reviews stood out...More

Thank Jenna K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun. Best bang for the buck. Not often we least expensive is the best but that was certainly the case with Kirk at sweet escapes. I love doing business with those that have passion in their hearts. Kirk is one of the small guys...More

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often don't know where we will be from one day to the next as we travel for work. We called the night before and they were kind enough to get us a balloon ride lined up for sunrise. That morning we were the only...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

On December 1, 2017, my wife, Mary Ann, and I experienced a hot air balloon ride with Sweet Escape Ballooning. We’re from Hawaii and we took a side trip to Albuquerque from California where we traditionally spend Thanksgiving with her sister. It was, in a...More

1  Thank cocomo696
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Wow, so where can I begin?!? So about four months before our hot air balloon ride, I did TONS of research to make sure my group and I were getting the best deal. Sweet Escape Balloon Rides is far and away the best bang for...More

Thank Danny C
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Kurt and his team do a wonderful job at giving you a "never to forget" experience. Our pilot, David, was very enjoyable and professional. My wife was a little frightened of the balloon ride experience but he was terrific at keeping her comfortable with the...More

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I choose this company because the price was right and the included a USB of photos. We have email confirmation of our booking however we showed up at the take off location and sweet escape was no where to be seen. We tried calling, emailing...More

Thank akhughes2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Could not have asked for a better flight! Kirk is a great pilot, safety conscious and has a definite passion for ballooning. He was very interesting and easy to work with. It was just the two of us and Capt Kirk so it was a...More

Thank Yvonne L
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Very pleased that we chose to ride with Sweet Escape Ballooning during our honeymoon in New Mexico. They were extremely accommodating to us and what we wanted out of the flight. You can tell that they are extremely passionate about ballooning and ensuring that their...More

Thank Brielle L
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Excellent balloon flight this morning with the Sweet Escape crew who made it feel personalised and a truly memorable and exciting experience. Kirk took photos of the launch, flight and landing, which he gave to us once we landed. David (our pilot) flew us down...More

1  Thank catp121
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