Vegas Balloon Rides in Las Vegas, NV

4390 Polaris AveLas Vegas, NV 89103
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Overview

See Las Vegas from high in the sky. Vegas Balloon Rides float you gently above the city skyline, offering unparalleled views and lifelong memories. Your balloon journey begins before sunrise and culminates in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. No two balloon rides are the same! Bring your camera to capture your balloon ride for years to come.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Las Vegas Travel Experts
  • FAA certified pilots guide your balloon ride.
  • Flights are approximately one hour long.
  • Flights include a champagne toast.
  • Weather conditions can cause flight cancellations.
  • Remember to bring your camera.

Description

from Vegas Balloon Rides
Vegas Balloon Rides allow visitors to view Las Vegas from a truly unique perspective. Floating gently across the Vegas Skyline, passengers can enjoy the world’s oldest and safest form of flight and check something truly memorable off their bucket list. Daily flights offer breathtaking scenes as the sun rises over the Las Vegas strip. Starting in the in the Southwest Valley ascend into the skies and enjoy glorious bird's-eye views of the Las Vegas Strip, the gorgeous Red Rock Mountains and the surrounding desert as you gently float in the early morning sun.

Your adventure begins shortly before sunrise at our welcome center just off the Las Vegas Strip. From here a short journey to our launch site followed by safety briefing while the crew starts the inflation process and your balloon takes shape before your eyes ultimately standing more than 10 stories tall.
Then you join the pilot in the basket for lift-off. Our FAA certified pilots will point out landmarks and points of interest as well as share stories from their vast Las Vegas experience during the approximately one hour flight. Each flight is totally unique as the route and landing site are completely dependent on the wind strength and direction. No two flights are ever the same.

Once on the ground, share in the oldest of ballooning traditions, a champagne toast, and revel in the peace, tranquility and beauty that you never knew existed.



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1baconlover
Winter Springs, Florida
"Heavenly experience at Sunrise!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 10, 2020 NEW
What a wonderful time we had on our flight with Jeff. This was always something I wanted to experience and I am so glad we had such great weather to be able to go up. The Jeff, Jim and the entire crew were fantastic and I highly recommend this company if you are thinking of a balloon ride.
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31leticia
Chicago, Illinois
"Breathtaking "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 16, 2020
This was a unforgettable breathtaking experience that I would again and again. From the staff to ride and experience of seeing the set up and break down.
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AnnaFowler
"An unbelievable morning! "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 04, 2019
This is the best way to start your day in Vegas! It is early, but a ton of fun. Plan for several hours. Meeting tim e was 4 am and we arrived back at the Vegas office at 10:30 am. The flight was an hour and we went up to 10k feet which was perfect 😊
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Mary M
"A great experience"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 21, 2019
5 friends embarked on this experience. It was an adventure getting there and setting up the balloons. Our driver and all the people connected with this were very nice and experienced and we felt safe at all times. Jeff was a great pilot and very informative! The views and the sunrise were well worth it! The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because after we landed, it was about 45 min standing in the cold watching them pack up the balloon while waiting on our champagne toast.We were invited to help but it was SO dusty and dirty (it is the desert) and we had other places to go afterward. The one that did help was covered in dirt by the time he was done. My suggestion would be to have someone do the toast with the clients while the others were packing up the balloon. This would also cut down on the time for the whole experience which would have been good. You never have enough time to do all you want to do in Vegas! All that being said, I am not sorry we did this!
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tkell2018
Aurora, Nebraska
"Great equipment, great pilot."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 05, 2019
Great equipment, great pilot. We had a lot of fun. Wish the wind would have cooperated so we would have traveled further. Maybe next time. Half the fun is meeting people from around the world who share this adventure.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vegas Balloon Rides

How long is the flight?
On average, passenger flights are approximately one hour in length. Some flights can vary from 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours depending on the amount of fuel on board, the passengers combined weight, the temperature of the air and when the pilot finds a suitable landing field.

What type of weather conditions are needed to fly?
Hot air balloon passenger flights take place in winds less than 10 knots, with no rain or approaching storms in the immediate area. Flights also require visibility of at least 2.5 miles.

What time should I arrive?
Flights begin shortly before sunrise. Please refer to the instructions on your eTicket for a specific time.

What should I wear?
It is recommended that passengers wear practical clothing such as a light jacket, hat, and long pants. Sandals and high heels are not permitted.

Can I bring my camera?
Absolutely. We recommend bringing a protective case, to be safe.

How many passengers can the balloon carry?
Rides typically accommodate 8-12 passengers at a time.

Is there a height or weight limit?
No. However, in order to fly, passengers must be in good physical condition due to the possibility of a rough landing. All passengers must be able to climb in and out of the basket, stand for the entire flight and walk out of a field if necessary. Additionally, each passenger will be required to complete a Passenger Liability Waiver.

Can I fly the balloon while we’re in the air?
No. Only licensed pilots may fly hot air balloons.

What can cause a cancellation of a flight?
As the safety of the passengers, crew, and equipment is of utmost priority, flights will sometimes have to be canceled. Various factors can cause cancellation such as weather conditions, equipment malfunction or pilot injury or illness. Your safety is our concern and we will not fly if this is jeopardized. If your flight is canceled you can simply reschedule for another flight.