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Address: Fig Tree Camp | C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 722 202564
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Description: The Masai Mara Kenya's most precious jewel and there is no better way to...
The Masai Mara Kenya's most precious jewel and there is no better way to enjoy the magic of the park than from the air ! Adventures Aloft flies daily from Fig Tree Camp and Siana Springs in the Masai Mara game reserve. Flights take off at 6.30 Each morning in time with the sunrise and allow one to experience an eagle's view of the Masai Mara and all it's beauty. To complete the celebration a champagne breakfast is served on the Mara plains after the flight , complete with butler service and an open bar. Adventures Aloft organizes pick up services from most Mara camps and lodges.
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Expensive? - Yes but NOT for a once in a lifetime experience !

We went on this trip a couple of years ago and were the only two passengers. The crew made up the ballast! The trip meant a very early start but this added to the anticipation of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went on this trip a couple of years ago and were the only two passengers. The crew made up the ballast! The trip meant a very early start but this added to the anticipation of the experience. The pilot was very good on safety advice and we had a clean take off and landing. What wildlife you will see... More 

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Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The wonderful thing about this balloon company is that you do not need to be 12 people in the basket to have the flight. There were just 3 of us and we took our safari driver too as there was so much room. Yes the cost was $550 but at least we were able to go up on low season... More 

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Deal, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When I found out that I was going to Africa several people who had been there said that I had to do the balloon ride. When I saw that it was $450 I almost had second thoughts, but I went ahead and clicked the link to book the trip. The driver from Fig Tree (Dennis) picked me up at Porini... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fabulous. Pilot "Nihat" was professional, helpful, informative and went the extra mile to ensure we saw as much as possible on the ride. Apart from the stunning views and scenery I saw bat eared fox and a porcupine....both a first time for me in Tarangire. We saw so much. It was refreshing to also hear the company (well Nihat) actively... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We booked this tour after having done something similar in Turkey. The experience in Turkey was one of the best experience of my life so we decided to do something similar in the Serengeti but unfortunately it was terrible. We paid $550 for a 45 minutes flight, the balloon didn't flight high enough and we didn't see many animals, the... More 

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Nevsehir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have been in Tanzania twice, on my both trip I have participated this life time experience. Especially last balloon ride with Kaptan Mr. Nihat in Tarangire was amazing!! I was impressed with the skill of pilot and the land crews, They were all very professional and very well organized.. Mr. Nihat was very knowledgeable about wildlife and history.. And... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed at Tarangire National Park. The balloon ride was truly wonderful. Everything was smooth and safe. Our captain Nihat provided us a beautiful experience. He was informative, professional and friendly. After the flight we went to have a champagne breakfast in the middle of the national park. The food was perfect. This is such a wonderful experience to be... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It was the last day of our safari at Tarangire National Park and had a fantastic view and adventure thanks to Captain Nihat. Everything was smoothly arranged for safety of the passengers. We took great pictures and enjoyed a lot having bush-breakfast buffet right in the middle of wildlife with fresh air, champagne etc that made us feel we are... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Our family had a wonderful time in Tarangire. We stayed at Sopa hotel in September and our hotel reception introduced us to this wonderful Balloon company and pilot. Our pilot Nihat was knowladgable and professional. We flew over the National park and Nihat pointed us where the lions are and lots of other animals. We had a very safe landing,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I recently returned from Kenya and would think twice before booking with this company. Our basket was full with 16 people. Take off was smooth and uneventfully until the basket caught on fire. The captain panicked and came unhinghed. Out came the fire extinguster and a fellow rider put out the fire. The captain tried to call for help from... More 

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Madahotels_11, Captain David Kinsella at Adventures Aloft Balloon Safari, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly H I am the chief pilot of Adventure Aloft and was the Captain in command on the day of the flight in mention I have been flying Hot Air Balloons for 32 years and currently have over three thousand hours in flight time. On the particular day after flying for some minutes I noticed smoke coming from behind... More 

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Address: Fig Tree Camp | C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 722 202564
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Maasai Mara National Reserve

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