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Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
+255 784 308 494
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Description: Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Loved the nitty gritty if the launch. The rain beforehand quashed game viewing except for 1herd of cape buffalo and 1 topi. But the landscape was beautiful and the champagne breakfast was excellent. It helped my nerves that the pilot was the Canadian Balloon Champion and that a full technical licence is required to pilot the craft.

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ARUSHA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Just visited Serengeti National Park to gather information for our blog (ukarimu-tz.blogspot.com) and witness hundreds of wildebeests and zebras on slopes Naabi hill in the southern part of park. i witness a kill by lions varieties of predators, flew in Balloon over migration combined with surprised bush breakfast, was and is unforgettable event

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This is an awesome opportunity to glide through the air over the Great Plains of the Serengeti. You get a different view of the landscape from the air. We were fortunate to see hippo, zebra ,hyena and African buffalo from the balloon along with large groups of vultures. The champagne breakfast on the plains was fantastic way to cap it... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Great experience! The captain was excellent, the take-off and landing were smooth, the views speak for themselves, the champagne breakfast was good along with superior service. I will definitely do it again. Highly recommended!

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Arusha, Tanzania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

All you can do while in Serengeti is fly over by Hot air Balloon. Doing that you will see a lot as pilot know where to see the animals. and also you will have good view of Sun rise.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

To watch the sunrise as the balloon is filled with hot air is a thrill to itself and silently floating over the Serengeti watching and hearing the wildlife below is marvelous. You may actually have a bird's eye view of the hyenas tracking prey. But most amazing is seeing the mass of wildebeest moving across the plain, seeing the line... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

"You must go on the hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti", the pilot of my hot air balloon ride in Marrakech told me, "there the balloon pilot carries a rifle, just in case of the wild life". Okay, the latter isn't true, the pilot does not carry a rifle but the balloon flight is a must, if you like... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

One if my highlights on my trip to the Serengeti. Very informative, views breathtaking, the champagne breakfast set up was so amazing thought I was a royal.

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sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Balloon rides are expensive no matter where in the world you do them. Serengeti Balloon Safaris are even more expensive, but they fly in the best balloons, with the best pilots in the best location in the world. You could never take a better balloon ride. Expensive, but a once in a lifetime experience. You must do this. There are... More

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Emerald, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I had tossed about this for sometime and decided to do it, as it was Boxing Day & when in the Serengeti you may as well. The trip has been described well here on trip advisor. I can only add, it is safe. We are hooked into the basket, our Canadian pilot was professional at all times. Yes the pick... More

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