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Blue Ridge Balloon

Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Great experience!

Blue Ridge Balloon company is the way to go! The whole experience was wonderful and the ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kgoodfr
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Fantastic Time

After over a year of trying to get schedules aligned, I was able to go up in the air with my mom... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
3random1guy3
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Richmond, Virginia
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Blue Ridge Ballooning offers hot air balloon rides in the Charlottesville and Central Virginia area, and specializes in making the experience unique, safe, and unforgettable. With a perfect safety record, state of the art equipment, and over 40 years of combined flying experience, Blue Ridge Ballooning is the natural choice for your hot air balloon ride. Offering sunrise flights seven days a week, with several flight packages to choose from. Call or book online today!
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Charlottesville, VA 22963
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Ridge Balloon company is the way to go! The whole experience was wonderful and the ride perfectly smooth. They did everything to ensure my mother and aunt had a good time and were so accommodating. Thank you guys for everything!

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review!! It was a pleasure to meet you all yesterday, and we're so glad the weather was perfect! Have fun as you keep checking things off the bucket list! ;)

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

After over a year of trying to get schedules aligned, I was able to go up in the air with my mom finally and it was fantastic! Liana and her husband, Jim, are professional and courteous! I'd have to agree with the other reviews below;...More

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the great review!! We're so glad weather and busy schedules finally worked together to make your flight happen, and what a beautiful morning it was! :)

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We went for a sunrise flight on May 8, 2018 and it was amazing. My mother had wanted to go on a hot air balloon ride for 30 years and I was able to make this happen. My mother is 71 and had hip replacement...More

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Oh, Elizabeth, I'm so glad your folks are still talking about our flight!! It was such fun to fly with you all, and I now have an extra hat in each truck so we're sure to have everyone covered, ha!!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful things I have ever done. BRB have an amazing personnel and they make you feel like you belong there. Every single penny I spend was totally worth it. The view from the sky is beautiful. I highly recommend this place.More

Thank Luis N
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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Luis, thanks so much for your kind review! We had such an amazing morning, didn't we?! It was such a pleasure to fly with you, and we're so glad you were able to join us at sunrise since it was so windy later in the...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I had never flown in a Hot Air Balloon before and Liana and Jim made me feel safe, secure and in good professional hands. They and their team are experts as well as friendly and personable. I can't recommend them highly enough.

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review, Joe!! We had a great time meeting and flying with you and Ann, we're so glad the weather cooperated!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

It was so much fun!! This was a surprise anniversary gift from my husband. He took me on a trip from Hampton, VA to Charlottesville, VA and I woke up the next day wondering how the day was going to go. We then arrive at...More

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

So glad you had fun, we loved meeting and flying with you both!! :)

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were able to fly with the best pilot in Charlottesville :) So much experience under her belt, she gave us a smooth and lovely flight at sunrise. It's a lot of fun to fly and quite a unique way to fly compared to anything...More

Thank 279karar
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

My wife was visiting last weekend and we decided to take our first ballon ride. Liana and her staff were extremely professional and the entire experience will be a special memory for us. From helping with launch, to the unexpectedly beautiful and peaceful ascent, ride...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was our first time in a hot air balloon, and everyone in our family loved the experience. The views were spectacular, and the flight was a rare combination of peaceful and exhilarating. Liana is the most professional pilot anyone could ask for -- from...More

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Liana H, Owner at Blue Ridge Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Yay, so glad you enjoyed your flight! We loved meeting and flying with you all! :)

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our children surprised us with a balloon ride for our 45th anniversary. It was so beautiful and so much fun. These are the best people and they made our trip perfect from beginning to end!

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JanetBrinegar
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Response from AnnaBanana81 | Reviewed this property |
Blue Ridge launches from a few sites in town and will advise on where to meet for the flight. Many times it's from Boars Head Inn but the actual launch from there is dependent on wind conditions. I would recommend checking... More
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