Bigfoot Hot Air Balloons

Salt Lake City, Utah

Book the Shared Flight

Shared & Private Flights

All flights are one hour in length. The total excursion including the flight, setup, packing up, and champagne toast is about three hours. All Salt Lake City hot air balloon rides take place at sunrise due to the stability of the atmosphere and calm surface winds. We are based out of Salt Lake City, UT and offer flights in the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding areas.

Book a shared flight, an economical choice where you’re grouped with other passengers, or opt for a private flight where you have the entire basket to yourself. Whether you want a sky-high adventure in Salt Lake City or an intimate flight with someone special, we look forward to having you in the sky on one of our hot air balloon rides. Relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery of a breathtaking sunrise painted against the gorgeous Utah mountain range.

Flying high above Salt Lake City


Bigfoot Balloons is owned and operated by Jake Thomas and Shannon Tuck. It was established in the far-eastern corner of Tennessee, in Chattanooga.

Flying high above the Appalachian Mountains had began as a hobby soon turned into a passion. ‘Chattanooga Balloon Company’ was born; the original pursuit that started it all. We have since changed our name to Bigfoot Balloons and relocated to Salt Lake City, UT. Though we are still wholeheartedly passionate about flying we have discovered that ballooning is only worth doing if you are continually being inspired by the new people and places that you fly. This idea of moving and traveling with the balloon has directed and carried us all the way across the country.

Today, we are Bigfoot Balloons of Salt Lake City, floating around the Salt Lake Valley and surrounding mountains. On mornings where we are not flying our balloon you might find us attempting small summits, riding dirt bikes, flying our wingsuits or paragliders, perhaps maybe on the river, or simply lounging around outside reading a book. You might say we’re the ‘outdoorsy-types.’

We hope to share the Salt Lake City sky with you on a balloon ride!

Customer Reviews

Couldn't Have Been Happier

"Our family couldn't have been happier with Bigfoot Hot Air Balloons! Both Jake and Shannon's knowledge and passion for hot air ballooning was as obvious as their commitment to making our trip memorable. Thank you for going above and beyond to bless our family on my parents' 55th wedding anniversary!"

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Extremely Smooth and Peaceful!

"Jake and Shannon did an amazing job from communicating to just ensuring we had a great time! Both of them are very knowledgeable about the business and help put any fears of heights at ease. The ride was extremely smooth and peaceful!"

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What a fantastic experience!

"If this is on your bucket list, why wait. From start to finish everything was beyond my expectations. Jake the pilot was a true professional and so knowledgeable. I felt safe from take off until landing. What a smooth ride."

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Amazing and so Professional!

"If there were more stars I would put them on my review!! This two man crew is amazing and so professional! We had the time of our lives and can't wait to go again! Thanks again!"

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