Western Horizons Hot Air Balloons

Balloon Ride Tour Agency in the Black Hills - Hot Springs, South Dakota
Open today until 8:00 PM
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Reach new heights with Western Horizons Hot Air Balloons! Discover the stunning natural beauty of the Southern Black Hills as you fly above in one of our hot air balloons. Offering year-round sunrise flights. Check out our website for more information! Www.flywesternhorizons.com

Reach new heights with Western Horizons Hot Air Balloons! Discover the stunning natural beauty of the Southern Black Hills as you fly above in one of our hot air balloons. Offering year-round sunrise flights.


4 weeks ago
Petra and her pilots, Rich and Rodney are absolutely AMAZING!!!! They are simply the BEST! They made the experience down to earth and so enjoyable for our family. The pilots were extremely friendly and personable and explained the entire process to us throughout the excursion. The pilots even allowed us to join in on the setting up and tear down process. I cannot recommend this company more as this was more than a company, it was a family!!!!! Petra went above and beyond to fit our flight in for our daughters graduation gift, she seriously went above and beyond which is a memory that we will never forget!!!! She shared history of the 1st human balloon flight which was special and we even enjoyed a toast with light refreshments after the flight, a nice added special touch! Petra and her team made our morning a special memory that will last a lifetime!!!!!
- Abbey M
a month ago
My husband and I went for our first-ever balloon ride last week, and it was an amazing, totally wonderful experience. Craig has an airplane pilot’s license but he had never been up in a hot-air balloon before; we were both impressed with Petra and her whole crew’s professionalism, skill, and friendliness. People asked me afterward if I was scared, and I wasn’t at all – they took such good care of us I never had any worries and just enjoyed the beautiful, quiet, gentle flight! This was an experience of a lifetime and I can’t imagine a better host/pilot than Petra. Thank you for the highlight of our summer!
- Carol P
2 months ago
A Bucket List item check marked! I was given a gift certificate by my hubby. I took my flight this morning, Mother's Day. My experience up in the air with Petra was wonderful. This is coming from a person who gets motion sick. If you are like me, don't hesitate in taking a hot air balloon ride with Petra Wilson. It is so smooth, fun, and enjoyable. The Hot Springs area is beautiful from the air The sights, the sounds are clear. Petra and her crew are friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. Thank you Western Horizons!!

Western Horizons Hot Air Balloons


Western Horizons Hot Air Balloons offers a unique adventure and an opportunity to experience the amazing natural beauty of the Black Hills from an exciting perspective.  Nestled in the Southern Black Hills of South Dakota, historic Hot Springs and the surrounding area offers spectacular views unlike any other.

Our typical flight offers the opportunity to view the magnificent sunrise in the Eastern sky and experience stunning panoramic views of the Southern Black Hills and the expansive prairie of Western South Dakota.   On our flights, we frequently see deer, wild turkeys, waterfowl,  and other wildlife.  Upon safely landing, enjoy a celebratory toast with the post-flight refreshments and a personalized flight certificate to end your memorable adventure.

We are able to offer flights for individuals, couples, and even small families. Our goal is to offer a private, personal, and unique experience that you will remember and cherish for years to come.  A small, intimate flight is the perfect opportunity to help you create lasting memories.  Whether it is an unforgettable date with that special someone, a magical wedding proposal, a monumental wedding anniversary, or a magnificent adventure to create family memories that will last a lifetime, we are happy to work with you to create your perfect experience.

The size of our equipment allows us to carry a maximum passenger load of up to 800 pounds. Our typical flight lasts around 1-hour.  The entire experience from pre-flight set-up to post flight refreshments can last from 2 to 3 hours.

Due to insurance restrictions, we are unable to fly anyone who is pregnant.

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  • (605) 413-7106


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801 S 6th St, Hot Springs, SD 57747, USA

Business Hours

Mon:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun:7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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