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Address: Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
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Description: Lake Tahoe Balloons proudly presents one of the most beautiful and unique...
Lake Tahoe Balloons proudly presents one of the most beautiful and unique hot air balloon adventures in the world. Inflate, launch and land on the world's only U.S.C.G. certified aircraft carrier vessel for hot air balloons. Operates approximately May thru October, seven days a week, weather permitting. Early morning departures. Includes continental breakfast, boat cruise, approximately a one hour flight, traditional champagne toast and souvenir. Reservations required.
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Words can't describe the beauty of this deep blue lake so just look at the pictures which can't portray half the beauty to be seen.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Words can't describe the beauty of this deep blue lake so just look at the pictures which can't portray half the beauty to be seen.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you want a unique hot air ballooning experience go to Lake Tahoe Balloons. You actually take off and land on a boat, specially built for the experience. Truly an experience you will not have anywhere else! The folks at Lake Tahoe Balloons have crafted a total experience which is set in one of the most beautiful places in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

On a recent visit to South Lake Tahoe to visit my brother and sister in law I had booked a hot air balloon ride for them, my friend who was travelling with me and myself thinking that this was the perfect place to experience this form of travel (my friend and I had tried 10 years ago in South Africa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The views are amazing, the crew is fun, and the experience is incredible. I think this has ruined us for all other hot air balloon rides. This is well worth the money spent!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was not my first hot air balloon ride, but it was by far the best. Launch and recovery was on board a specially built USCG approved boat. The crew (boat captain, balloon pilot and launch and recovery crew) were all extremely experienced, and professional. They answered questions, and explained every facet of the trip. Since the area surrounding Lake... More 

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Thorold, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and l traveled to the Reno area in September and wanted to see Lake Tahoe as well. We were also looking for something unique and fun to do while there. I had read the reviews on Lake Tahoe Balloons and decided this was what we were going to splurge on and we were not disappointed. It truly was... More 

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Nevada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This was such a fun way to see Lake Tahoe! The crew and captain are wonderful and go out of their way to speak with everyone. You wake up early but they have plenty of snacks and coffee on board to keep you happy while they get out on the lake. The balloon set up was just as cool as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

What a wonderful and educational experience. The staff were polite, extremely knowledgeable and explained everything. The balloon is inflated on the catamaran as the passengers watch and then we were able to get into the basket. The views were beautiful and our balloon pilot was professional and explained all our views. After spending an hour exploring the sky, we gently... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

1) Great captain & staff – super friendly, knowledgeable & fun! 2) Breakfast & hot drinks – yummy danishes, etc. while you're headed out to mid-lake 3) Amazing 240,000 cu ft balloon – they unroll it and inflate it while you watch 4) Spectacular views – all I can say is "wow" 5) Great learning experience – history of ballooning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We loved our balloon experience with Lake Tahoe Balloons! Harley and his staff were first class, knowledgable and friendly. Launching and landing on the boat was special and the views of Lake Tahoe amazing. It was definitely a highlight of our trip.

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Address: Address: Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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