Front Range Balloon Ride

From: $249   Region: Denver (View all 52 Denver experiences)


Lafayette, CO


May through November:
Daily - Sunrise

Picture yourself floating serenely over Colorado's beautiful Front Range with nothing but the occasional blast of the burners in the background.
  • 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!

More detailed description >

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!

Key Info >

Essential Information:
All flights depart in the early morning hours; exact times vary.

Included with each Hot Air Balloon Flight:

  • Champagne / Sparkling Cider
  • Deluxe Continental Breakfast
  • Official Hot Air Balloon T-shirt
  • Official Hot Air Balloon Pin
  • 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.

Maximum Participants:
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.

Not Allowed.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Sneakers or other low heeled shoes are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
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 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 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.

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View FAQ's >

  1. 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. 
  2. Can I help inflate the balloon?
    Yes!  It is encouraged to participate in both the inflation and deflation of the Balloon. 
  3. 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.
  4. Can I bring my own camera?
    Yes!  Make sure to bring extra film/ batteries because the scenery is beautiful!
  5. 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.

Customer Reviews:

  • Front Range Balloon Ride

  • July 01, 2013

  • 5

  • Denver

"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!"

  • Front Range Balloon Ride

  • September 20, 2012

  • 5

  • Denver

"The balloon flight was excellent. I would recommend this tour to others. Ballooning along the Flatirons and Front Range is amazing!"

  • Front Range Balloon Ride

  • December 03, 2008

  • 5

  • Denver

"Thanks so much for such a wonderful time last Wednesday. It was a blast. Lindsey was really nervous at first but said it was the best part of our entire trip out there. Thanks for everything. Tell Ed that he did a great was perfect. "