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Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Sonoran Desert with Gourmet Cuisine

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Highlights

Awe-inspiring hot air balloon ride over the Sonoran Desert

Chance to watch the balloon be inflated before boarding

Exciting sights of various wildlife & plant life from the air

Delicious gourmet meal to enjoy in desert after landing

FAA certified pilots with thousands of flight hours

Highlights

Awe-inspiring hot air balloon ride over the Sonoran Desert

Chance to watch the balloon be inflated before boarding

Exciting sights of various wildlife & plant life from the air

Delicious gourmet meal to enjoy in desert after landing

FAA certified pilots with thousands of flight hours

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Shared Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight without Hotel Transfers includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Select this option to self drive to Deer Valley Airport Balloon Ride Parking Area for the morning flight including the morning menu.

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Shared Morning Balloon Flight with Hotel Transfers includes Food and Drinks

Duration 4h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Select this option for a morning flight including the morning menu and roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel.

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Private Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight without Hotel Transfers includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Select this option to self drive to Deer Valley Airport Balloon Ride Parking Area for the private morning flight including the morning menu. Price is per person.

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Private Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight with Hotel Transfers includes Food and Drinks

Duration 4h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Select this option for a private morning flight including the morning menu and roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel. Price is per person.

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Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Sonoran Desert with Gourmet Cuisine

Activity Location

Phoenix Area

Phoenix

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Phoenix

  • Deer Valley Airport

    702 West Deer Valley Road

    Phoenix 85027


Description

Soar through the skies aboard a colorful hot air balloon over the dramatic desert landscapes of Arizona. Float through the air at different elevations to witness gorgeous views of the Sonoran Desert's wildlife and amazing cacti. After your ride, enjoy a delicious catered meal back on the ground.

Your journey begins when you meet your driver at your hotel and shuttle out to the hot air balloon launch site. Once you arrive, watch the multicolored fabric of the balloon start to rise as it swells with air. When the inflation is complete, your certified pilot leads you to the basket to prepare for lift off. As you leave the ground behind, a sense of weightlessness overcomes you as you take to the skies.

During this magnificent adventure, enjoy floating at different elevations, from up to 5,000 feet (1524 m) in the air for a gorgeous overview of the Sonoran Desert, to within feet of the ground where giant saguaro cacti scatter the valley. You might catch a glimpse of local wildlife, including jackrabbits, quail, coyote, and wild pigs.

Upon landing you are greeted with a balloonist’s ceremony complete with flutes of chilled champagne. Following your toast, enjoy a delicious meal, right in the heart of the desert while you and your fellow guests revel in the experience that just ensued before boarding provided transportation to head back to your hotel.

Breakfast Menu

  • Southwestern vegetable quiche
  • Warm croissants
  • Soft cheese
  • Fresh fruit
  • Orange juice

Afternoon Menu

  • BBQ duck pizza rounds
  • Miniature quiche
  • Miniature lemon tartlets
  • Dark chocolate truffles
  • White chocolate truffles

Select the private flight option for a balloon ride with only your group. Balloons can hold up to 25 people.


Inclusions

  • Morning or afternoon hot air balloon ride

  • Brief orientation

  • Gourmet breakfast or evening hors d'oeuvres

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Phoenix area hotels


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are not allowed.

  • You must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and jump from the second step of a ladder.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • If you are pregnant, you may not take part.

  • If you have had recent surgery, you may not take part.

  • You must be in good overall health.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Phoenix hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 5 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • Check-in is 5 minutes prior to the booked tour start time should you choose to self drive.


Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Sonoran Desert with Gourmet Cuisine ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.4 out of 5

5/5 Jul 17, 2019

Great ! Nice explanations all the way ! . Gourmet Cuisine is a bit of exageration though. Its rather a nice campaign breakfast.

Gilles G

United States

5/5 Jun 16, 2019

A M A Z I N G !! GREAT service, amazing experience. it won't a be just a bucket list item but something you will want to do again, and again. We had a blast!!

5/5 May 31, 2019

This is must do. We arrived at the airport and Dan drove us to the site. There we met Bill, our pilot. It was fascinating watching the balloons fill and then we were at 5k feet floating over the Ventura Highway. It was breathtaking. Bill filled us in on history, landmarks and stories of his ballooning experience. We landed and breakfast was wonderful. It was a seamless, truly unforgettable experience.