Many thrill seekers as well as outdoor enthusiasts prefer to travel Steamboat Springs to have a unique mountain experience. People are engaged in various winter and summer sports activities for e.g.

  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowboarding
  • Water rafting
  • Mountain biking.

The Steamboat Springs hot air balloon rides are also available in order to get a bird’s eye-view about mountains while enjoying at the same time few tasty adult beverages.

Following are few FAQs regarding hot-air-balloon ride of Steamboat Springs:

How much will this ride of hot-air-balloon cost?

The cost of this ride on hot-air-balloon will depend on the time of the year you plan to take this ride. However, generally you can expect anything between $175 to $275 per person.

What is included in our hot-air-balloon ride?

The premier tour guide of hot-air-balloon tour of Steamboat Spring, the Wild West Balloon Adventures will provide you complete experience.

Total cost of this balloon ride will include –

  • Working with one FAA certified pilot
  • Local tour guide
  • A champagne toast
  • Snacks
  • Personalized flight certificate
  • Shuttle service.

What should we wear during hot-air-balloon ride?

It is recommended that one should wear dress as per the weather. In the morning, Steamboat Springs can be chill even during the summer. So, you must wear –

  • Long pants
  • Gloves
  • Jackets
  • Hat
  • Heavier materials like boots during the winter.

You must be comfortable during the ride and so make sure that you are cozy, warm and can relax during the flight. Bring your camera too!

How long will the hot-air-balloon tour last?

Your entire tour of hot-air-balloon ride will start from your orientation, take off and then return which will last about 2 to 2½ hours. In-air time will be from 45 to 60 minutes.

Whether there is any age requirement for riding in a hot-air-balloon?

Minimum age of riders should be 6 years old and minimum height should be 4 feet so that one can see over basket edge.

At single time how many people are able to fly?

Standard hot-air-balloon can fit maximum 10 guests or up to weight of 1,500 pounds. You can certainly enjoy your tour as couple or in smaller group.

Is there any inclement weather?

Wild West Ballooning will always give maximum priority to safety first!  Flights will never run in snowy, rainy or windy conditions. You will get a call in advance in case your flight will need rescheduling due to bad weather.