Adventure Balloon Sports

Adventure Balloon Sports

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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

Promotional value expires Nov 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid until 5/15/13. Valid only Monday-Thursday. Reservation required; must schedule flight by 8/31/13. Subject to availability and weather. Departure site will be within 15 mi of Boulder. 220lb weight max per person. Must be in good heath and able to stand for 1 hour. Not valid for expectant mothers or passengers who have had surgery in past 6 months. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A hot air balloon ride is a safe way to fly through the air, unlike forgetting to build a floor in your treehouse. Ride the wind with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $132 for a hot air balloon ride for one, valid Monday–Thursday (a $265 value)
  • $259 for a hot air balloon ride for two, valid Monday–Thursday (a $530 value)<p>

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.<p>

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.

Customer Reviews

Great flight thank you!
Melanie D. · October 27, 2013
Had a lot of fun, they were great!
Erin S. · October 12, 2013
I had a close friend coming to town to visit this summer and thought a balloon ride would be a great adventure...and it was! Come to find out, all 3 of us (my husband too) had always wanted to do it, so when I saw the Groupon it seemed like perfect timing. We all enjoyed it so much; truly an awe-inspiring thrill! Something I would recommend everyone should do at least once in their lifetime and do it with Adventure Balloon Sports---they were the best in every way!
Susan M. · October 4, 2013

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