Cleaning and safety practices
Scenic flight over stunning landscapes around Palm Springs
Banners for Birthdays, Anniversaries and Special Occasions
Premium Champagne, Juice or Mimosas, Cheese and Chocolates
2 for 1 Wine Tasting and Other Discounts to 6 Southern California Wineries
Commemorative Flight Certificate and Free Souvenir Pictures
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Sunset hot air balloon ride over Palm Desert near Palm Springs in the CoachellaHot air balloon ride
Premium champagne, juice or mimosas with a cheese and chocolate plate
Complimentary celebratory banners for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions
Commemorative flight certificate and free souvenir pictures
Entertaining and educational tour of the Coachella Valley and the history of hot air ballooning
Doors in our baskets for a walk on and walk off experience, no climbing over a 4 and half foot wall
2 for 1 wine tasting vouchers and other discounts to 6 Southern California wineries, saving you over 100 dollars
Service charge for pilot and ground crew not included
Know Before You Book
You must be aged 5 or older.
You must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.
If you weigh over 225 pounds or 102 kg, you may be subject to a 25 dollar weight fuel surcharge at check-in.
If you are pregnant, you may not take part.
Balloon leaves from Palm Desert, approximately 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Palm Springs. You must make your own way to the departure location.
Check-in is 2.5 hours prior to the sunset.Meeting time varies by season. You will receive an email confirming your exact tour meeting time and reservation date.
What you can expect
Climb aboard a spacious basket for a high-flying adventure with incredible views of the sun setting over Palm Springs' golden-hued landscape. Admire a spectacular sunset that takes your breath away, marvelling at the arid landscapes of the Coachella Valley. Your entertaining and educational tour will incude the San Andres fault, the Salton Sea, the rise and fall of the Santa Rosa and San Bernardino mountains. Get a different perspective of the Coachella music festival grounds and vast Polo fields. Marvel in how many date palm orchards and other agriculture that grow in this beautiful desert.
Your adventure beginsin the hours before sunset at the launch site in Palm Desert. Receive a quick briefing on flight routines, hop inside the balloon's basket and wait in anticipation. Feel the fire start to push the balloon up into the sky over the well-manicured estates surrounded by the stunning mountain ranges of the region.
As you meander through the air, travelling on the gentle evening wind, take your camera out and snap some photographs of the ever-changing light. Witness the sky begin to brighten and display an array of colours as the day arrives. Enjoy the tranquillity and the gorgeous surrounding landscapes as it’s set aglow, and keep an eye out for native wildlife frolicking in the scrub before landing back on the ground. A celebratory glass of champagne with cheese and chocolates ends your experience on a high note before you're transferred back to the launch site. You'll receive a commemorative flight certificate with free souvenir pictures to remind you of your magical flight.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required
- Masks provided
- Hand sanitizer provided
- Individually wrapped food options available
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