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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride

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  • Ride a hot air balloon over Rio Grande Gorge
  • Enjoy a champagne toast with your sweetheart
  • Take in stunning views
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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride
From US$235.00
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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride
From US$235.00
Overview
Celebrate a special occasion with this hot air balloon ride over the Rio Grande Gorge. Take in panoramic views of Taos and the Sangre de Cristo as you sip champagne and make your way over the Rio Grande River. Relax as your soar above the sky knowing your team of professionals is FAA certified.
What to Expect
After arrival at the visitor's center, you'll head up into the sky after a champagne toast. Your FAA certified guides choose the course depending on weather and conditions, but you're guaranteed to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll enjoy incredible views of the Rio Grande Gorge bridge, the Taos Mountains and more. Non-alcoholic alternatives are available and each person will receive a commemorative flight certificate. This incredible tour lasts about 3.5 hours and includes a one-hour flight.
Reviews (171)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Must do when you are in Taos!!!

My significant other and I had the BEST experience with Pueblo Balloons! Our Pilot Sol, and ground crew Alex and Geoffrey were friendly, knowledgeable and made sure we were having a great time from start to finish. I cannot thank them enough for the wonderful...More

Thank brian m
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The experience is an unforgettable one, and made that much more enjoyable when you're with good company. Our pilots and crew have been making our passengers feel like family and comfortable during their flights without knowing they do so, they're just that kind of people...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Best Balloon Ride

We had the most amazing balloon ride with Pueblo Balloons on 10/2/18. We originally thought to have the ride in Albuquerque during the International Balloon Festival but decided that Taos would be a better choice due to the scenery (and lower cost). We were so...More

1  Thank diwright19
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The views are spectacular and very hard to match! The experience in Taos is unforgettable and so is the crew. Thank you for choosing to fly with us and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile
A breathtaking experience, DO IT!!!

I’ll make this short n sweet. This was the most breathtaking experience ever! This was our first balloon ride and I’m so glad we did it in Taos with Pueblo Balloon, it was as if we had the entire sky to ourselves... (until that other...More

Thank shanmatee r
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for such wonderful review! It was our pleasure to provide the flight and thank you for choosing Pueblo!

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Great time

My wife and I loved the balloon ride. Pueblo Balloon had a great crew and our pilot Sol was informative, friendly and funny. It just happened to be his birthday on the day of our ride and his wonderful wife joined us on the ride....More

1  Thank Guide605162
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We claim a birthday every flight, just to see if passengers will sing to us! Kidding kidding...thank you for letting us be a part of your memory. We hope every passenger walks away feeling overly satisfied with everyone and every thing they experience with Pueblo...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Amazing trip!

Family and friends joined together in Taos for a wedding and we took a fantastic trip with the folks at Pueblo Balloon! They were absolute professionals from the very early (5:30am) start and were a pleasure to have as guides. The views were amazing and...More

1  Thank Lila and Will C
BalloonRideOwner, Manager at Pueblo Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Fantastic trips are what we try so hard to give! I'm glad we nailed it for you! Thank you for flying with us and thank you for taking time to let us know you went home happy! Come back any time!

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Peter R B
29 August 2018|
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Response from Venture702047 | Reviewed this property |
There are NO restrooms onboard the balloon. After being picked up by your pilot at the meeting point, there will be a stop with bathrooms before you reach the launch site. After the flight is completed, you will probably... More
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MelodyT132
17 August 2018|
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There is a lot of time spent doing pre-flight stuff, including riding to the launch site, wind checks, and actually inflating the balloon. The flight time for us was just under an hour. Then it’s time for packing the... More
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