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World Balloon

6390 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-2710
+1 505-293-6800
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World Balloon is Albuquerque's original balloon ride! We pride ourselves on providing World Class Balloon Rides in the Albuquerque area year round. Please join us for the experience of a lifetime!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
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6390 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-2710
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+1 505-293-6800
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1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved everything about it, the professionalism, fun and experience. Amazing views and laughing residents when we flew over their houses :)

Thank Janusz K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Signed up in advance for the World Balloon Dawn Flight (this was a bucket list item) and had a great time! Arrived at the quasi-vacant lot, pre-dawn, a few miles from my hotel and watched as they checked in guests, prepared the balloons and boarded...More

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome ride with best pilot ever. Our pilot Murray kept us entertained throughout. He gave us a lot of information on Albuquerque . We even did a water splash once we reached an altitude descended to the water for a splash . What better way...More

Thank Vijay G
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Vijay, thanks for leaving a review. Murray is pretty great isn't he?! The splash and dash is another awesome experience, we're glad you enjoyed it! Again, thank you for choosing World Balloon! - World Balloon

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are Albuquerque natives, but we had yet to experience a hot air balloon flight. We decided that we would treat ourselves for our 20th Anniversary. Growing up in Albuquerque, I always saw the World Balloon trucks and vans around the city...More

Thank sreil1
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, what an amazing memory for you and your wife to share! Congratulations on your 20th Anniversary as well! We're so glad that we could celebrate this special occasion with you! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. - World...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

World Balloon runs a very enjoyable and efficiently organised trip. It is fascinating to watch how the crew set up for the flight, and then you can be involved in packing away at the end, if you wish, before returning for a glass of fizz...More

Thank pauljy
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, thanks for leaving us a review! We are extremely happy to learn that you enjoyed your balloon ride experience from start to finish! We will also be sure to inform Pilot Murray of your compliments! If you would ever like to fly with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I took the sunrise balloon ride this morning and had such a wonderful time that I couldn't wait to give this company 5 stars. The entire staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Pilot Murray was very funny and provided great information about the...More

Thank Amanda W
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amanda, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We love how you enjoyed being a part of the crew, we believe it really adds to the entire experience! Thanks for choosing World Balloons! If we can help you set...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the kingdom of ballooning, you must take a spectacular ride with World Balloon. Murray & his professional staff are safety-conscious, professional and F.U.N. From the "splash & dash" to sky-high city views, you'll enjoy an exhilarating trip & learn why champagne is a post-ride...More

Thank Blakeja
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Blake! We're glad you enjoyed your experience from start to finish! We greatly appreciate your review! Sincerely, World Balloon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I recently took a ride by World Balloon and had a blast. Murray was our pilot and he was very knowledgeable and a ton of fun. The views were great and even had breakfast for us at the end! It was a...More

Thank TjLacey
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, what an amazing memory for you and family to share together! We're glad we could be a tiny part of your trip! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. If you would like to fly with us again, please...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pilot Murray and his crew were welcoming, friendly and great sense of humor. Explained everything ahead of time, were happy to take pictures of all of us with our phones, and even had their adorable puppy Lulu in tow. Champagne toast at the end accompanied...More

Thank DitaVonMartini
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at World Balloon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your hot air balloon ride experience! As you know weather is out of our control, so your tip is an excellent one for future riders! If you would like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ultimate Balloon Fiesta event is a ride on a World Balloon in Mass Ascension. World Balloon was Sid Cutter's old company. Sid was an icon in ballooning. Balloon Fiesta flights are very expensive but worth it if you want the whole Fiesta experience. Rest...More

Thank historylv2014
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Christine M
20 August 2017|
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Unfortunately not during Balloon Fiesta. We can carry up to 14 people per balloon. We actually adjust capacity per balloon based on everyones weight so we know it stays comfortable for everyone. If we can help in any... More
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Richard W
20 January 2017|
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Yes there are. For height, we want anyone going to be at least 48" tall. this is so that kids can see over the side of the basket without climbing, and to ensure they are safe when landing. Anyone shorter than that, or... More
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Dreamer067
9 September 2016|
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Response from BalloonRideOwner | Property representative |
Good morning! This is an awesome question! We always want to make sure you have all the information you need to make your decision to fly or not fly. First, please know that we have never hurt a passenger, including on... More
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