FAQ

How long is an average flight?Wild west ballooning for groups

Flight Time is about 45 minutes

Are balloon pilots certified by the FAA?

Yes, and we are additionally required to pass a biennial flight exam and attend yearly safety seminars.

How much does a flight cost:

ADULTS                      $245 per person
CHILDREN (6-12)      $175 per person
SENIORS (65+)          $225 per person

How many people can the balloon accommodate?

We have two different size balloons. Our small balloon can accommodate up to four passengers.  Our large balloon can accommodate up to ten passengers.

What is the best way to book a flight?

We would love to talk to you, that’s why reservations are made exclusively by phone.
Please call 970-879-7219 to make a reservation.

What time are the flights?

Flights always operate in the morning. The exact time depends on the time of year and daily weather conditions.

What should I wear?

Wear warm, comfortable boots or shoes and layered clothing.

Can I go to the bathroom at the launch field?

There are limited restroom facilities at the launch site so try to plan ahead.

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Will it be cold?

This depends on the time of year. Temperatures are normally warmer in the balloon than on the ground. Additionally, as we move at the speed of the air currents there is no wind chill. The basket is very stable and does not wobble around during the flight. 

Will we fly if it’s snowing, raining, or windy?

All flights are weather permitting. We do not fly in windy, rainy or snowy conditions.

How can I pay for the flight?

Please bring cash, credit card, or check to the launch site. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are all accepted.

What is your cancellation policy?

24 hour prior cancellation is appreciated. Cancellation after 6pm the evening prior and the morning of the flight will incur the full per person charge.

What is included in the flight?

•FAA Certified Pilot/Local Tour Guide
Continental Breakfast
Champagne Celebration
Personalized Flight Certificate
Shuttle Service (upon request)

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