Sweet Escape Ballooning


We are currently offering Flight for Groups of up to five People. Flights typically last one hour. Sometimes we fly longer depending on Wind Speed Direction, and available landing sites. After we land we share a story about the history of ballooning, Followed by a Traditional Champagne Toast. We Will also have donuts, bagels and other snacks. You Will Receive a Certificate That says you went up in a hot air balloon, and our Ground Crew Will Take Digital Pictures. The pictures will be put onto a USB Drive and given to you before you leave. All our flights launch at sunrise, when the winds are the calmest and the most predictable. We normally meet about 15 minutes before sunrise. To See what time sunrise is for a given date click here.

When making your reservation, we ask you to make it as early as possible in your stay in Albuquerque. That way if the weather is bad, we will be able to reschedule it for you. Remember we will not fly if the weather is bad or marginal. We accept all major credit cards. To make a reservation for your ballooning experience, you need to guarantee it with a major credit card, but you may pay by cash or credit card after your flight. If We are not able to fly due to weather, it will not cost you anything.

If it is necessary for you to cancel your flight, please do so by 9pm the night before your flight. If you do not cancel by the night before and you do not show up, the full price will be charged to your card.

Our pilots are experienced FAA Certified Commercial Pilots with Accident Free Safety Records. All of our equipment is FAA Certified and Maintained Per FAA Regulations. In Addition to Regular inspections by an FAA Certified Inspector We Inspect our balloons before Each and every Flight. We will not take chances with your safety, If the weather conditions are bad or marginal, we consider them unsafe for hot air ballooning and Will Not fly, so make your reservations as early as possible in your stay in Albuquerque.

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"We had a wonderful experience with Sweet Escape! I had wanted to go on a balloon ride for over thirty years and this was everything I expected! If you want a good balloon ride with friendly knowledgable people, this is the place!! Woo hoo!" -D. Rice
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