"One of the most exciting adventure opportunities available to us in the Northeast…"
New England Today
"A once in a lifetime adventure just a short drive from Boston, MA.
Take the drive to Derry NH for this truly unique experience..."
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Just want you to know that the balloon flight I took on June 21st was everything I had dreamed of and more.. I have wanted to fly in a balloon probably since the age of 5..On June 5th of this year, I turned 60 yrs old.. My 3 kids grew up hearing me say so many times that I would love to fly in a balloon,, so together they planned a surprise balloon ride for me.. I was told that they would be picking me up at 2:45 in the morning , yes A.M.. THEY TOLD ME TO WEAR SNEAKERS, ,TAKE A SWEATSHIRT AND A HAT.. So at 2:45 am, I was off on a journey to the unknown.. probably about 2hrs later, we pulled into a small shopping plaza,, it was just starting to get light and there I was told, I was going to fulfill my dream, and fly in a balloon
It was everything and more than I had ever dreamed.. While I was up in the air, it was so spectacular, it felt like a dream.. that's the best way I can describe it.. time stood still, Everything just felt beautiful and perfect..
Tony, you were so much fun to fly with.. You add so many ''perfect touches'.. as the balloon floated up, you played the song ''UP UP AND AWAY IN MY BEAUTIFUL BALLOOON'.. AND THEN SOME OTHER SO APPROPRIATE SONGS..
I could see my 3 kids following the balloon in the car and watching me fulfill my Balloon ride dream, was as wonderful for them as it was for me. It is a day I will never forget and will cherish for the rest of my days. Thank you for being the best balloon pilot I can only imagine that there is.. the picnic that followed could not have been more perfect..
So to Tony and Tony's crew a big "HIGH 5"
Thank you thank you thank you
I loved every second of it
Julie Augustyniak, Weymouth Ma, 7/21/14
Just wanted to thank you for a awesome time today.
My daughter and myself had a great day.
The ride was great but, I also really like the idea of being able to help set up the balloon and take it down, is it because your lazy and don't want to do all the work, just kidding. You were a great host and ok, funny too.
I already gave one of your fliers out to my buddy him and his wife want to try it and my other friend who was there already went up with you and also enjoyed himself and ok he too thought you were a good guy, now I know you have everybody fooled.
Thanks again buddy."
"My wife and I just got married and were on our honeymoon in Boston. We came across High 5 Ballooning online and decided to take a flight. What an amazing experience. From the views in flight to the professionalism of the pilot and staff it was a remarkable experience. When we thought it was all over, they took us for an awesome picnic and champagne party. We definitely recommend this adventure to everyone"
Rob and Beth, Pueblo Colorado
"If you have a bucket list like me you are going to want to add this adventure to your list. From lift off to drop off this is a first class operation. I can't say enough about the way they run this business. Don't pass on this. Put it on the top of your list"
Evelyn, Augusta, Maine
"If you are adventurous like my boyfriend and I then you will have a ball going on a ride with High 5 Ballooning. We are always looking for new things to do outdoors. We both like adventure so we have tried pretty much everything there is to do. Hot air ballooning was down on our list. After doing it we wish it were on the top. What a great time we had. The pilot and crew were wonderful and very informative. Give this a shot. You won't be disappointed"
Chantal and Richard, Boston, Mass
"What can I say about flying in a hot air balloon with the folks at High 5 Ballooning? DO IT. You will have a blast. Also, pick yourself up a GET HIGH T Shirt. It's a kick"
Andrea and Charles, Pensacola, Florida
"A must do experience. We shopped around quite a bit before choosing High 5 Ballooning. Be careful, we found lots of scams and less than professional companies operating balloons in New England. These guys were great. Very professional and they knew their stuff. We highly recommend this company"
Jennifer and Doug, Athol, Ma
"I just turned 87 years old and had to get this off my bucket list. I was very nervous and had to make myself go. I must say that the people at High 5 were friendly, courteous and made me feel quite welcome. Their basket had a door so I didn't have to climb on board. I was worried about that. The flight was beautiful with a nice soft landing. Everyone should try this. Don't wait until you're my age. My daughter helped me write this testimonial"
Myrna, South Walpole, Ma
"We highly recommend anyone looking for an unbelievable outdoor adventure to try hot air ballooning. The staff at High 5 was incredible and accommodating. Thanks to Tony and his crew for a truly memorable experience. Just another notch in the belt"
Steve and Amanda, San Francisco, Ca
"My wife is disabled with Parkinson's disease. It can be difficult to do adventures like hot air ballooning. We found the staff at High 5 Ballooning to be as accommodating as anyone could expect. Their new basket with the door made for easy entry and exit. They even supplied a soft cushion seat for my wife and a strap for support. It was amazing"
Phillip and Suzanne, Bennington, Vt
"If you like adventure as we do then you must try this. We shopped around before choosing High 5 Ballooning and we are glad we did. They certainly lived up to their reputation as the premier balloon ride company in New England. Money and time well spent"
Kristin and Bruno, Clarksville, SC
"Congratulations to Tony and his crew for providing us with an adventure that we will never forget. The views were amazing. Who would have believed that we could pluck pine cones from the trees and go sailing on a local lake? The high altitude views were great and the picnic after our sunrise flight was the crowning touch. Way to go High 5"
Cynthia and Drew, Salem, NH
"Last Friday I was one of your passengers on the Sunset Balloon Ride — a birthday gift from my son. What an awesome experience. Perfect from beginning to end. We were both impressed with the professionalism of the crew and the breathtaking sights from the balloon. So many special touches, from 'helping' with the set up and break down to the Champagne picnic at the end. I enjoyed learning about the history of Hot Air Ballooning. It was nice to sit and relax with the folks we had shared this experience with. I just can't say enough about the whole experience. Many, many thanks to you and your great crew for an unforgettable experience."
Katherine, Summerville, South Carolina
"A truly unique way to view the world. We had a great time and will definitely come back again…"
Karen and Phil, Manchester, New Hampshire
"What a super time we had. I got a High 5 flight certificate for my Birthday and WOW. I never knew it would be so much fun…"
Jason, Portland, Maine
"I've wanted to fly in a balloon my whole life but never thought I would wait until I was 87 years old to do it. I have finally fulfilled my dream and I'm glad I chose High 5 Ballooning. You and your staff are to be complimented on the professional way you run your business…"
Clayton, Burlington, Vermont
"From the liftoff to the champagne and delicious picnic, you guys are the best. Well worth the cost at any price…"
Sarah and Tim, London, England
"We had so much fun. At first I was a little nervous but within minutes I was relaxed and having a wonderful time. Thank you Tony for making us feel at ease. Your sense of humor and piloting skills made this an adventure we will never forget…"
Jen and Bryan, San Diego, California
"We can't think of a better way to start our new lives together as husband and wife than soaring like an eagle with High 5 Ballooning. Thank you for helping make our dream come true…"
Alexis and Jonathan, Boston, Massachusetts
"A trip we will cherish forever. Thank you so much for the flight, food and entertainment. We will definitely do this again. See you in the Fall…"
Maria and Glen, Hartford, Connecticut