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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 784 308 494
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Description: Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife...
Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.
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Beautiful way to start a day

I took the Serengeti to Zanzibar safari trip with Tauck Tours in February, and the balloon safari was included as part of our package. I had never been up in a hot air balloon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I took the Serengeti to Zanzibar safari trip with Tauck Tours in February, and the balloon safari was included as part of our package. I had never been up in a hot air balloon and was a bit nervous and excited as well. We set out for the launch site at 4:30am so we would catch the sunrise. On our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The first question I and many people ask about the balloon safari, is it worth it. My answer is yes, if you have the extra $1,000 dollars to spend for two of you. Is it a must thing to do? The answer is no. Is it a once in a lifetime thing to do? The answer is yes. Would I... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Hi. Was in Tanzania last week and had the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the Serengeti with Captain Shawn. Want to say what a fabulous time we had. From getting picked up at 0430 in the morning (ouch) we saw a lion and a hippo en route to take off. The knowledge and experience of Shawn was exceptional. Great... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

An experience I will never forget. It was my first time hot air ballooning so that added to the excitement but I could not pick a better place to do it. The pilot was lovely, informative and I felt very safe the whole time. It was so much fun, to see the animals for above and to get a better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

During our 9 day safari I would have to say that our experience with Serengeti Balloon Safaris ranks at the top. Serengeti in and of itself is one of the world's most amazing places, but to see it from the sky is simply magical. We left our lodge via bus in the early hours of the morning and were in... More 

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Moshi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

we have been there as a team of the company, we enjoyed a scenic beauty of Serengeti It was nice day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have had the privilege of doing 2 Serengeti Ballon safari`s and 1 Masai Mara Balloon safari. Without a doubt the Serengeti experience is a world apart. Firstly there are only 2 or 3 other balloons, (in the Masai Mara they have over half a dozen), Secondly the breakfast at the end is far better and thirdly you tend to... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Took a Christmas morning balloon trip over the Serengeti - a memorable experience. Great Service. They pick up you before the sunrise and get you to the balloons as they are being blown up. You are in them and in the air for sunrise. Watching the animals from above is phenomenal. Finally, when you land you are taken to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti was amazing! I was worried the ride would be rough, but it was smooth and beautiful. The views were great, and the breakfast afterwards was a delight. Definitely don't miss this adventure when you are visiting the Serengeti!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have already done my review before but learn some swahili words too Lets start Hello-Jambo How are you? Habari gani? Thank You- Asante Sana Friend- Rafiki Pesa-Money Tembo-elephant Maziwa- milk .

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