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Pueblo Balloons

#3 of 17 Tours in Taos
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Address: 926 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5966
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Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special...

Riding the soft desert winds is the perfect way to celebrate your special occasions with friends, family or when there is romance in the air. And, there is no better place to enjoy it than around Taos. We fly the scenic Rio Grande Gorge as it cuts through the high desert mesa like a 650 ft. deep Grand Canyon. The famous Rio Grande River gently flows through it. As we're gently gliding and enjoying the beautiful panoramas we drop down into the Gorge and kiss the river for the most thrilling balloon ride anywhere. We see baby coyotes, deer, mountain goats and elk in the Spring, blossoming flowers, bushes and cacti in Summer, the colorful changing Fall foliage and the beautiful snow covered Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the Winter - there is always majestic beauty everywhere! Join us for your adventure of a lifetime today!

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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride
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Awesome Way To View The Gorge With A Stellar Crew

The balloon ride is peaceful and you can't experience viewing the Gorge like this any other way. So much to see and your head is on a swivel the entire journey snapping photos... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cody W

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The balloon ride is peaceful and you can't experience viewing the Gorge like this any other way. So much to see and your head is on a swivel the entire journey snapping photos. Just take a look on their website. Chris and his team do a great job and are apply a lot of knowledge and passion to the experience.... More 

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Thank Cody W
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you so muck for such an awesome review! We truly truly appreciate it! We also agree that there SOOO much to take pictures of. Its really tough to keep up, but so much fun. If we can ever help you in the future, please feel free to let us know, we would love to have you join us again!... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful, delightful and beautiful way to spend a morning just outside of Taos, NM. From start to finish, everything was efficient, personal and SAFE!! All details are taken care of - they pick you up in the town center and return you there. The balloon ride is smooth, easy, breathtaking, fascinating.... The crew was great; our pilot... More 

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Thank AndyF23456
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this awesome review and for spending your morning with us! We truly appreciate your time and your feedback. We know you have a ton of activities to chose from in Taos and the fact that you chose us is truly appreciated! It is such an awesome place to fly. Were you able to see the... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a GREAT time on our Pueblo Balloon ride along the Rio Grande gorge. Our pilot Kris and ground crew Alex were exceptional, and the ride itself was so peaceful and quiet it was an experience like none other. Highly recommend and a great start to a wonderful day!

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Thank bookgal
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We agree that Taos is the best, and most peaceful, place to fly. We will make sure to share your comments with Kris and Alex. If you ever want to fly again, give us a call. Every flight is always different! Buoyantly, -Keith More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pilot Chris and land crew Alex were great and made this experience even better. We went into the Rio Grande Gorge and touched the river surface and saw big horn sheep and even a cougar sighting! Wonderful flight with great commentary about the area throughout.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly amazing experience! Our pilot rest the balloon on the Rapids of the Rio Grande, a really cool surprise for all of us. The views were incredible and we ended the trip with mimosas at the Rio Grande bridge. Be prepared to get up early for this one.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do adventure when visiting Taos! We went down into the gorge. We even were below the bighorn sheep. Kris was a great pilot who kept us well informed on what we were doing and on local landmarks.

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Thank WhyNotListen2Me
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such an awesome review! The sheep are really cool aren't they? It is so much fun flying in the gorge and honestly, this is one of very flew places in the world you can do this. If you ever get back in town and want to go again, please give us a call. We would... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Pilot was very educated on town history and well as balloon history. Great guy all around and amazing experience. Couldn't have imagined it to go any better.

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Thank Taylor L
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Hi Taylor, Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We truly value the time you spent with us on your flight and are very happy that you had a great time! We are truly blessed as a company to have some of the best pilots and crew in the industry working with us. If we can ever be... More 

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A hot air balloon ride has been on my bucket list for years and I can't imagine a better way to finally check it off! I would recommend this company to anyone who has even thought about a ride. Kris was a great pilot who made us feel safe and laugh along the way. Alex was a great crew chaser... More 

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Thank Jwagner0041
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such an awesome review! We might be just a tad partial to our flying area, but you are right! The views in the Gorge are absolutely spectacular, and Kris does and AWESOME job showing it off for us! If you want to come join us again, we would love to have you. See you soon,... More 

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

I would recommend this experience to anyone, even in cold weather! Kris and Alex were very friendly and attentive to me and my husband. Very cool time in the sky!

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Thank Danielle H
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

Your review has absolutely made my day, Danielle. It's such a thrill when our passengers have a top-notch flight! I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to Kris and Alex as well. Thank you both for letting us take you up for a ride! Warm regards, Keith More 

Dallas, Texas
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767 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

If this is on your bucket list, do it! And if its not it should be! The experience is amazing! We were so lucky to be able to do this in Taos & go down into the Rio Grande Gorge, the views were truly incredible. It is an experience we'll never forget. We met bright & early, at 6:15 a.m.,... More 

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Thank BrussoDallas
BalloonRideOwner, Owner at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this review

What an endorsement! I'm so glad we were able to help you check something so fun off your bucket list -- and you're right, it is a must-try. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Chris -- I know he'll appreciate it. Thanks again! Warm regards, Keith More 

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