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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride

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    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Taos Visitors Center in the back parking lot
    Departure Time
    Departs at sunrise - Please follow instructions on voucher to confirm exact departure time.
    • Bottled water
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Must contact provider immediately after booking to confirm. Failure to do so will result in cancellation.
    • All passenger weights must be advised at time of booking.
    • Hotel pick-up's are not available.
    • Maximum weight 270 pounds per passenger
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical condition
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    This was the greatest experience. Only 5 people on flight. The pilot, Sol, and Alex on the ground were the best. We felt totally safe which allowed us to enjoy the magnificent surroundings. Just enough facts but most importantly silence to let the experience sink in. We
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    We really enjoyed the ride with Sol and his crew last Saturday. Going into the gorge and then 3500ft higher was great. Highly recommended!
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    This is a top notch operation. There were 2 balloons going up that day - one with a couple and one with 8 of us. Daniel was our pilot and was wonderful. Sol piloted the other one. No one in my group (4 of us) had ever done a balloon ride before and were slightly nervous. Turns
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    Wonderful trip over and down into the Rio Grande Gorge. Carefully flown and guided with able ground crew attentive to the slightest shift in the winds. With kids 11 and 14, a trip they will never forget. Thank you.
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    We had a great time. Sol was a great pilot, very easy to talk to and knowledgeable. Completed a bucket list event
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