Weekday Hot Air Balloon Ride for One or Two with Breakfast and Champagne from Adventure Balloon Sports (Up to 44% Off)

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In a Nutshell

FAA-certified pilots helm 60- to 90-minute balloon flights; each starts with a light breakfast and ends with a champagne toast

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 31st, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; must schedule flight by 8/31/14. Flights begin 5/15/14. Valid Monday-Thursday, may upgrade to weekend ride for an additional charge. Subject to availability and weather (length of ride may vary due to weather). Max weight 220 lbs. per person. Must be in good physical heath, able to stand for 1 hr, and endure landing. Not valid for expectant mothers or passengers who had surgery within 6 months. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $149 for a hot air balloon ride for one, valid Monday–Thursday (a $265 value)
  • $299 for a hot air balloon ride for two, valid Monday–Thursday (a $530 value)

Groups of up to 12 take to the sky in hot air balloon flights that last 60–90 minutes, showcasing views of the Rocky Mountains. Beforehand, passenger nosh on a breakfast spread of french-press coffee and tea, fruit salad, yogurt and granola. Afterward, participants close their flight with a champagne toast. Flights run Monday–Thursday from a launch site located within 15 miles of Boulder.

Adventure Balloon Sports

In the 1700s, a hot air balloon was a strange and potentially worrisome sight, especially because pilots often landed in unsuspecting civilians’ backyards. To build goodwill with anyone they scared, balloon pilots carried a bottle of champagne on every flight. This tradition of the convivial champagne toast still lives on at Adventure Balloon Sports, where, after each landing, the company’s FAA-certified pilots pour a celebratory glass of bubbly for each passenger.

But before the toast, the adventure begins as flights soar skyward, showcasing Colorado’s rugged terrain and the majestic sprawl of the Rocky Mountains. No two flights are the same—after departing, pilots can only fully control the balloon’s vertical motion, meaning balloons often safely land in neighboring towns, rather than in the local hot air balloon parking lot.

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