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World Balloon

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World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves on providing World Class Balloon Rides in the Albuquerque area year round. Please join us for the experience of a lifetime!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6390 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-2710
+1 505-293-6800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We scheduled a last minute balloon ride and they were so accommodating and helpful! The pilot and crew were great! Very nice and funny!!! It was definitely a one of a kind experience!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brittd5678123
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great Ride. They took us over the Rio Grande and we had a very nice pilot of our Balloon. Celebration after the ride.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently did a sunrise ride with World Balloon. The staff was great! Their easy manner helped me get over my fear of heights. And I was very happy I went! The views were amazing and it was a wonderful "can't miss" experience. I would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tracym9112018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a solo trip to Albuquerque I booked a hot air balloon trip for my birthday with World Balloon. It was incredible. Scott, the balloon pilot, was friendly and funny. After we landed they had champagne and muffins for us. They told us the history...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alpalmer8005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was amazing. Professional crew, fun, informative. It was more than I anticipated. Yes the view was great, but the ride and experience was even more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time, made new friends with another couple and the crew. Definitely a highlight of our trip to Albuquerque. My wife and I would do it again in a heartbeat. The views were spectacular!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Psquarejr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crew team were amazing - friendly, hilarious, informative, helpful! It was great to watch preparation of the balloon. My daughter thoroughly enjoyed helping return the envelope to its bag! The views were gorgeous. The basket wasn’t crowded. The flight was smooth. Would love to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went up with world ballon just before Christmas. There was a deal on but the experience would have been great value for money anyway. Floating above a wintery Albuquerque scene was absoluely fantastic, drifting low over the Rio Grande we saw porcupines, coyote, and cranes,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Damoody
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This ride was the highlight of our trip to Albuquerque. We arrived before sunrise and a couple of our group helped hold the balloon while it was filled with air. We took off just as the sun came up and the views were amazing. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Unless the weather doesn't cooperate, i have NEVER met anyone that hasn't thought the Balloon Festival wasn't one of the most incredible, breathtaking events they had ever experienced. Maybe that why Kodak has always said it is the most photographed event in the world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bobbycdb
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James S
30 August 2018|
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Response from LoveMyGators | Reviewed this property |
Passengers must be able to climb in and out but call them and ask. They are very helpful.
8 July 2018|
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Response from BalloonRideOwner | Property representative |
Hi Jordan, You are 4 miles away, but most of the time we are in the same prevailing wind pattern so we are all generally moving the same direction. It isn't the same as launching within a group of 500 balloons for sure... More
Christine M
19 August 2017|
Response from BalloonRideOwner | Property representative |
Unfortunately not during Balloon Fiesta. We can carry up to 14 people per balloon. We actually adjust capacity per balloon based on everyones weight so we know it stays comfortable for everyone. If we can help in any... More