Here at Asheville Hot Air Balloons we offer one-hour sunrise flights in and around the Great Smoky Mountains. We are located just minutes from Asheville, NC. We fly in one of the best areas for hot air ballooning. The views you will see from the balloon are spectacular.
We have operated a commercial ride business for 30 years and also have operated an FAA certified repair station since 1983. Please contact us if you need a balloon repair. We do pilot training and are dealers for Firefly Balloons.
Get high with us...
We fly hot air balloons year-round, at sunrise, seven days a week (weather permitting). Passengers gather at Starbucks at 1572 Sand Hill Road, Candler, NC. Cost for a shared flight is $300 per person and cost for a private flight is $400 per person. Flights last one hour. The entire process will take 2 and 1/2 hours. Weights restrictions are 250 lbs. per person. Please contact us for special arrangements if someone weighs more than 250 lbs.
The minimum number of passengers is two and the maximum number of passengers is six in one gondola. We can never give you a 100% guarantee that we are good to go until we are in real time at the launch site. A flight will likely be cancelled when any of the following basic weather forecast is applicable: