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Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides

000 Cortaro Farms rd. and Arizona Pavillions, Tucson, AZ 85743
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DO IT

Have you seen hot air balloons and wondered what it'd be like to go up in one? Stop wondering and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gayle M
Absolutely Amazing!

Just an incredible morning overall. Aside from those beautiful views and knowing we were in good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Exciting and comfortable hot air balloon rides for 2-6 people featuring picturesque views of the Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park, west. Flights include a complimentary deluxe continental brunch with and digital photos of your flight. Foolish Pleasure prides itself as a family owned and operated business. Dan Ewer, certified FAA hot air balloon pilot, is 100% accident free. Lorrie Ewer, an ordained minister, is available per request for marriage ceremonies.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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000 Cortaro Farms rd. and Arizona Pavillions, Tucson, AZ 85743

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have you seen hot air balloons and wondered what it'd be like to go up in one? Stop wondering and DO IT!! Dan, Lorrie and the crew are wonderful. Everyone was very professional and personable. I was a bit nervous but from the moment we...More

Thank Gayle M
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Gayle, Thank you for the praise!! It is so kind of you. We very much enjoyed meeting you and Mike and showing you an adventure of a lifetime. Maybe we will meet up again one day. :) Thanks again, Lorrie

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an incredible morning overall. Aside from those beautiful views and knowing we were in good hands, we felt like we were with extended family. Dan, Lorrie and Zach were not only professional, but fun, engaging and sincerely sweet. The entire experience was one we...More

Thank mish3210
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We also had such a good time with you all and are glad we were part of making your experience so memorable! Safe travels.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with Foolish Pleasure. Dan, Zach and Lori really enjoy what they do and their enthusiasm shows throughout the experience. We would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for a unique experience in the Tucson area. There is nothing like silently floating...More

Thank Jeremiah W
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jeremiah, We were so glad you could join us for your sunrise! It was nice meeting the both of you. We appreciate meeting you and enjoyed your company. You are very welcome for the pictures.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Foolish pleasures was just that a real pleasure. Dan,Lori and crew were all incredible they made this worth every penny and made us feel like old friends. We could not have been happier with their efforts and Dan knows how to pilot that balloon. Thank...More

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Randy, We had a good time with you as well! It was nice to meet you all and share our morning with you. Maybe again sometime.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a professional crew! Never any question of feeling unsafe and the champagne breakfast was a great treat! The views were amazing! The ride of a lifetime! An experience everyone should do.

Thank Lisa W
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks. We are happy you had such a great time and we all did as well. Might see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of an early morning ride with Dan. I very seldom write reviews but I had tshare this. This operation is a class act! Dan, Lorri, and crew were fantastic. Not only was the ride awesome but their company both in the air...More

Thank luckydon1
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We too enjoyed meeting your group. Our crew as well. Come back and see us if you get back this way sometime.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was a great experience. Dan and Lorrie go above and beyond to make sure you have a lasting memory. Their customer service is first rate.

Thank DSS-MI
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your praise. We try to make each flight its own experience so that our passengers will have lasting memories. Thanks for joining us!

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I could not have asked for a better surprise Christmas gift for my lovely wife. They worked with us to get the date we could make happen, due to our busy holiday work schedule. Dan and Lorrie are so sweet. I loved all of Dan's...More

Thank Andrea N
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We are happy you enjoyed your Christmas gift with us. We do pride ourselves on safety and we are glad that you felt secure flying with us. It is a beautiful, calm experience.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This was a lot of fun! My family all hopped in a balloon early in the morning and took off. Safe, silent and smooth - oh and did I mention BEAUTIFUL! Its so nice to move with the wind across the city, seeing everything so...More

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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. It was great to meet your family and have the sunrise to share. Safety is our priority, we are happy you felt so comfortable with us.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I surprised my boyfriend for his birthday with this amazing ballon ride, and was so fortunate that our friends where able to join us. It was a first for all of us. I will say I was a little nervous because I am afraid of...More

Thank Countingstars2017
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Dan E, Owner at Foolish Pleasure Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us. It was a pleasure to meet your group and enjoy your company. Hope to see you again!

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ChrisCo9
19 March 2017|
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Response from Dan E | Property representative |
We are open on sundays and this time of year we are meeting passengers at 5:15 am, soon to change to 5:00 am
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auntyblu
30 March 2015|
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Response from Dan E | Property representative |
We charge $200.00 cash per person or $220.00 per person credit. We are meeting at 5:30 am currently. We fly at sunrise so as the month progresses we will meet sooner.
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