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Verde Valley Balloons

781 Airpark Way, Suite A2, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-4089
+1 928-399-9833
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Verde Valley Hot Air Balloon Ride
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Hot air balloon flights are meant to take in panoramic views and vistas of the surrounding natural beauty. That is why Verde Valley Balloons flies in the Cottonwood area, 20 miles south of Sedona, not in the Red Rocks area. To see the Red Rocks, we suggest taking a jeep tour. There's no better way to get up close and personal with the rock formations. But if you'd like to experience extraordinary views (depending upon the weather and wind direction) of Mingus mountain, the Verde River, the Prescott National Forest, Tuzigoot National Monument, Jerome, Cottonwood, or sites as far away as Sedona and even the San Francisco peaks at the base of the Colorado Plateau near Flagstaff, you will want to fly with Verde Valley Balloons in Cottonwood because you simply can't see those vistas anywhere else! Additionally, because of the location we fly, we are able to fly more days per year and in more varied directions than our competitors closer to Sedona simply because of the geography of our flying area. This allows us to keep our costs down and allows us to pass those savings on to you. Of course, you could pay almost $50 more per person to fly closer in to Sedona if you wish, but why do that when you can fly with us to see the vistas from up high, then take a jeep tour of the red rocks area and have a more enjoyable and adventurous day at almost the same price as a balloon ride with our competitors.
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781 Airpark Way, Suite A2, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-4089
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

They were amazing!! The staff made sure we were all safe!! They made our day!! Make sure u sign the paper before you go and read the details! Be prepared to not wear open toe shoes or flip flops. Bring water or snacks if you...More

Thank mbenito
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such an awesome and honest review, and for spending your time with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated to us and also helps future riders! We feel truly blessed that you joined us. And your right, safety is always our...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

While in Arizona, we stopped in Cottonwood for a hot air balloon ride. It was such a great experience; a check off for my bucket list! The company was fantastic and the staff very experienced! I loved every minute and would highly recommend it!More

Thank A4331KHlisab
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thanks for checking us out when you stopped in Cottonwood. We loved reading about your experience and we're glad we could help to check something off of your bucket list. Thank you so much for spending your time with us and for allowing us...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This was a surprise present for my wife and it was great. The pilot was knowledgeable of the area and ballooning. He was funny and overall a very good experience. Would go again.More

Thank glennl522
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We truly do appreciate you spending your time with us and joining us for your ballooning adventure! Don is quite the character isn't he? Please feel free to give us a call if you ever would...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Cross that off the bucket list!!! We took a family vacation for this adventure and invited my 82 year old mom along. We all thoroughly enjoyed the adventure, Don our pilot was absolutely a joy! He not only added color to an already beautiful day,...More

Thank Bill V
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

As long as we never the last item on someones bucket list, we are happy! Thank you for spending your time with us and letting us show you the area from our perspective. Our goal is always to deliver a safe and fun adventure for...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

As a family of four, with two teens, this was a great adventure. Captain Graham was knowledgeable about the area and shared fun insight about how balloon flight. You have to let go and be ok with just landing where the wind takes you because...More

Thank Meg M
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Meg, Thank you so much for such a great review! While it wasn't a 5 star review, it does look like you had a great time and more importantly to us, a safe time. Those are the most important parts for us. We always...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This was something I had always wanted to do. I am happy I made my reservation through this group. The pilot was incredibly skilled, funny and informative. The men who did all the preparation and breakdown of the balloon were also very sociable and competent....More

Thank Diane M
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi Diane, Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We are SO glad you had such a good time and we were able to help you check this one off of the list! Don is quite the character isn't he? We are grateful...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

The overall experience was great. All our interactions with the staff were very pleasant. Our 'Captain' was awesome! he was very knowledgeable and kept us laughing with his great sense of humor. We were lucky to have fantastic weather to accompany the great views. We...More

Thank Evs224
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

We are so glad you had such an awesome time! Our goal is always to make sure that from the first call to the completion of the days adventures that you have a perfect experience! We so appreciate the time you spent with us and...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

I elected to not book a tour with them because the two times I spoke with them on the phone (two separate individuals) they were so incredibly rude. I thought maybe one was having a bad day, so I called back another day and I...More

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BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Desmara, As you know, we have tried to reach out to you to find out when this occurred. We really do want to address this if there really was a problem, but without more to go on, there isn't much we can do. We do...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

With such a short notice, we weren't sure we could get a reservation, but the staff was great in accommodating the 6 of us! The trip was fantastic with great views, accommodating staff and an even better 'balloon' tour guide, Don! He was very knowledgeable,...More

Thank SASTA328
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

We are so glad you had such an awesome experience and we truly appreciate the spectacular review. Don is quite the character isn't he? Being able to accommodate guests, even on short notice, is kind of baked into our DNA. Its part of our mission...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Helpful staff. Nice view if you are lucky with weather. Nice experience overall. Downside: dragged on at the end with them taking more time than we expected to wrap it up.More

Thank gprakashnarayan
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Verde Valley Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you so much for you review. We are so glad you had such an awesome experience. Come back and join us in the summer when it warms up as well. Everything, including the views, all change with the seasons. It does take about 3...More

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gun665
19 November 2016|
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Response from Jak526 | Reviewed this property |
there were 8 people, it wasn't romantic. my husband and i did not feel crowded, but then is us. IDK if they have private rentals.
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17 February 2016|
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Response from BalloonRideOwner | Property representative |
Good evening, we have a winter special we are running right now that is $150 per person. It will likely be gone about the end of the month, so I would schedule soon to take advantage of it. Dress - We recommend dressing... More
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