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Santa Fe Balloon Company

Santa Fe, NM
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Fantastic experience -- top-notch ballooning & service

Great team that provides a fun, informative, safe ballooning experience. Fly in Santa Fe over the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katherine K
MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE

This had been on my bucket list for quite sometime. My husband and I just returned from New Mexico... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
SJRODDICK
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Walla Walla, Washington
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Santa Fe, NM
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great team that provides a fun, informative, safe ballooning experience. Fly in Santa Fe over the desert (not over the city in Albuquerque)! Top-notch service and flying -- we loved our trip. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This had been on my bucket list for quite sometime. My husband and I just returned from New Mexico for our 50th wedding anniversary and did this for our anniversary. It was AMAZING! I researched balloon companies in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Gallop for safety...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

One of the most exciting things to do in Santa Fe, it's so peaceful and calm once you are up-flying. Johnny's experience and crew make it very easy to enjoy the ride without worrying about any safety issues. Johnny is definitely your to-go person, for...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

DON'T GO TO ALBUQUERQUE! This is far better and not over housing. Out over the desert and ravines. Beautiful as the sun rises in the morning. Johnny and Jeanne will take you for a wonderful experience.

2  Thank Aaron C
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

, Our ride was made less enjoyable because there were 8 people in the basket. You were "stuck" like a sardine and could not move around the basket at all to see other scenes around you. Two balloons went up. There were 6 in the...More

2  Thank jacob Y
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning experience with Johnny and his crew. They were extremely careful in checking out weather conditions. The ride to the location was made interesting by the opportunity to hear Johnny's stories and history. Would highly recommend this activity.

1  Thank KHA8
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The hardest working man in the balloon business and one of its pioneers. He's got a dedicated team around him, and he clearly loves doing what he does. If you can wake up in time for a 5:45am pickup, this is a must-do.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience of going 'Up, Up and Away' in a beautiful hot air balloon near the Rio Grande. Our Santa Fe day was made even better by Johnny Lewis, Jeannie and the whole Santa Fe Balloons team. From the moment they collected us...More

1  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

So you know, you will get up before dawn but I assure you, the early alarm is worth it! From the moment I jumped in the truck with Johnny I felt right at home. Yes, they pick you up at your hotel and drive you...More

1  Thank donnamarie525
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Johnny and Jeannie were the best. They picked us up at our hotel, gave us great background about their business and made the entire experience one to remember. The Balloon ride was excellent. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Mike B
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LaurieB980
10 May 2018|
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Response from Katherine K | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 45 minutes. And don't be worried -- these pilots have extensive experience (ours had been flying for 30 years). The view is beautiful, the ride is smooth (there's generally no sense of wind since you're... More
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Dean D
17 April 2018|
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Response from SJRODDICK | Reviewed this property |
Good morning! I wasn't quite sure so I emailed Johnny Lewis who owns the balloon and he just responded and told me the best way is to give him a call. His telephone number is 505-699-7555. Hope this helps and you will not... More
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