Sunset Hot Air Balloon Ride in Palm Desert by Palm Springs

By Amazing Adventures


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Masks required
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Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Scenic flight over stunning landscapes around Palm Springs

  • Banners for Birthdays, Anniversaries and Special Occasions

  • Premium Champagne, Juice or Mimosas, Cheese and Chocolates

  • 2 for 1 Wine Tasting and Other Discounts to 6 SoCal Wineries

  • Commemorative Flight Certificate and Free Souvenir Pictures

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Sunset hot air balloon ride over Palm Desert near Palm Springs in the CoachellaHot air balloon ride

  • What's included

    Premium champagne, juice or mimosas with a cheese and chocolate plate

  • What's included

    Complimentary celebratory banners for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions

  • What's included

    Commemorative flight certificate and free souvenir pictures

  • What's included

    Entertaining and educational tour of the Coachella Valley and the history of hot air ballooning

  • What's included

    Doors in our baskets for a walk on and walk off experience, no climbing over a 4 and half foot wall

  • What's included

    2 for 1 wine tasting vouchers and other discounts to 6 SoCal wineries, saving you over 100 dollars

  • What's excluded

    Gratuity for pilot and ground crew not included

Know Before You Book

  • You must be 5 or older.

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

  • If you weigh over 225 pounds or 102 kg, you may be subject to a 25 dollar weight fuel surcharge at check-in.

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

  • Balloon leaves from Palm Desert, approximately 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Palm Springs. You must make your own way to the departure location.

  • Check-in is 2.5 hours prior to the sunset.Meeting time varies by season. You will receive an email confirming your exact tour meeting time and reservation date.

What you can expect

Climb aboard a spacious basket for a high-flying adventure with incredible looks at the sun setting over Palm Springs' golden-hued landscape. Admire a spectacular sunset that takes your breath away, marveling at the arid landscapes of the Coachella Valley. Your entertaining and educational tour will incude the San Andres fault, the Salton Sea, the rise and fall of the Santa Rosa and San Bernardino mountains. Get a different perspective of the Coachella music festival grounds and vast Polo fields. Marvel in how many date palm orchards and other agriculture that grow in this beautiful desert.

Your adventure beginsin the hours before sunset at the launch site in Palm Desert. Receive a quick briefing on flight routines, hop inside the balloon's basket, and wait in anticipation. Feel the fire start to push the balloon up into the sky over the well-manicured estates surrounded by stunning mountain ranges of the region.

As you meander through the air, traveling on the gentle evening wind, take your camera out and snap some photographs of the ever-changing light. Witness the sky begin to brighten and display an array of colors as the day arrives. Enjoy the tranquility and gorgeous surrounding landscapes as they’re set aglow, and keep an eye out for native wildlife frolicking in the scrub before landing back on the ground. A celebratory glass of champagne with cheese and chocolates ends your experience on a high note before you're transferred back to the launch site. You'll receive a commemorative flight certificate with free souvenir pictures to remind you of your magical flight.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Palm Desert CA

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Palm Desert Meeting Site next to the Swiss Donut shop
    • 40205 Washington Street
    • Palm Desert California 92211