May through November:
Daily - Sunrise
- Highly experienced FAA Certified Pilots
- Enjoy the stunning views of the central Colorado Rockies
- Embrace the serenity as you float effortlessly thousands of feet in the air
- Traditional champagne toast upon landing!
Picture yourself floating serenely over Colorado's beautiful Front Range with nothing but the occasional blast of the burners to disturb the peace.
Located at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains right outside beautiful Boulder, Colorado just 30 minutes northwest of Denver and 30 minutes southeast of Estes Park. This flight offers a year round change of scenery including mountain ranges, plains, and wildlife as far as the eye can see!
You will float majestically through the sky in a graceful hot air balloon enjoying the romance, the tranquility and the breathtaking views of the incredible, snow-capped Rocky Mountains.
Upon landing you will enjoy a traditional champagne toast; the perfect end to a perfect morning.
Become one of the few that has enjoyed the beauty of a hot air balloon. The views are breathtaking and the memories last forever!
- All flights depart in the early morning hours, but exact times vary
- Each flight comes with champagne, a deluxe continental breakfast, official hot air balloon t-shirt and pin, plus a frameable flight certificate with personalized photo
Please allow for 3-3.5 hours for the entire experience with approximately 1-1.5 hours of flight time.
You will be accompanied by other tour participants, with a maximum of 8-10 per balloon. For groups larger than 5 please contact Cloud 9 Living directly for pricing.
This experience is for booked participants only.
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Athletic shoes, sunglasses, and a hat are recommended.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 7 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 7 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.
Why is it only offered during sunrise?
Due to climate conditions along the Front Range area of the Rocky Mountains, they can safely fly only in the early morning hours.
Can I help inflate the balloon?
Yes! It is encouraged to participate in both the inflation and deflation of the balloon.
Are spectators allowed to follow the balloon?
There is only enough room in the chase vehicles for the crew and passengers.However, family members and friends are welcome to come and watch the festivities, but they must provide their own transportation.
Can I bring my own camera?
Yes! Make sure to bring extra film/ batteries because the scenery is beautiful!
Can I smoke?
Both for safety reasons and in consideration of other passengers, it is requested that there be no smoking in or around the balloon or any of the other motorized equipment.
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"Everything about our experience was fantastic. Cloud 9 Living did an awesome job communicating and getting us set up, and the Fair Winds experience was totally professional and awesome. Of course, we are grateful for the wonderful weather that was provided as well! :) We will definitely recommend this to our family and friends! Thanks for completing that bucket list item!!"
"Fair.Winds was a great company to work with. Their guides were clearly experts in their field. They made us feel very comfortable and at ease the whole time. They had the perfect combination of humor and attention to flying the balloons. We would absolutely use them again in a heart beat. Thank you!"
"The balloon flight was excellent. I would recommend this tour to others. Ballooning along the Flatirons and Front Range is amazing!"