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Address: 3251 Camino de los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: +(1)(760) 602-0295
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Description: Our experienced crew and FAA commercial licensed pilots are ready to take...
Our experienced crew and FAA commercial licensed pilots are ready to take you on a journey surpassing any adventure you have encountered. Our pilots have over 30 years of flight experience combined and each pilot is one of 24 pilots that provide passenger rides for the Albuquerque International balloon festival and have an impeccable safety record. Our balloons and vehicles are regularly maintained and inspected to assure a safe and unforgettable experience. We are a family owned and operated balloon company and your experience means everything to us! Whatever adventure you choose, we will assure you one of the most enjoyable, safe and incredible experiences of a lifetime! So what are you waiting for? "Do Something Different Today"! Operating in Del Mar and Santa Barbara Wine Country!
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I have never been on a hot air balloon, so I have no idea how this one compares to others. We met as a family in San Diego for Christmas, and this was a last minute decision. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have never been on a hot air balloon, so I have no idea how this one compares to others. We met as a family in San Diego for Christmas, and this was a last minute decision. We had a blast! The crew was fantastic, and our guide was quirky, but very professional. He took the time to not only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Hot air ballooning was definitely on our bucket list, but there was a hesitation towards safety. I can honestly say that James and his crew made us feel safer than I could have imagined. It couldn't have gone any better from a couple thousand feet in the air! The views were gorgeous over Slovang-Santa Barbara wine country where we could... More 

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Monroe, Michigan, USA
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband called and talked to Renee who was fabulous - took her time, answered all his questions and really calmed his nerves (he hates heights - this trip was all for me). Eric picked us up at our hotel. On time and very very personable. He filled us in on the local sights and really took care to make... More 

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Bonita, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We picked Sky's the Limit Ballooning Adventures because of the excellent reviews. You might have to be a little flexible with weather, but on our third attempt the weather was cooperative and we enjoyed an amazing ride. These guys are pros and we felt very safe. I am afraid of heights but was very comfortable with the sturdiness of the... More 

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Bermuda Dunes, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We booked a flight with Sky's the Limit for our trip to San Diego with our relatives from New Zealand. We had scheduled for a Thursday but unfortunately the winds we're not good for our flight so we were able to reschedule for Saturday. We were a "GO" for this day and arrived at our scheduled time. We loaded up... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So we booked reservations under a certain rate and then tried to go and found out they someone in the company cancelled our trip with no reasons given then tried to charge us more if we wanted to go still lmao

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Sky's the Limit B, Manager at Sky's the Limit Ballooning Adventures, responded to this review

You left your review with the wrong company. Please check on who you booked with as we do not show that you had a reservation with us. Also, we have never raised rates on anyone to go on a flight. Additionally, we call every single person booked on our flights if we have to cancel and the only reason we... More 

Columbia, United States
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We carefully researched companies and chose Sky's The Limit based on reviews and safety. We were not disappointed. Jeff, our pilot, was focused on giving us a pleasant and safe experience, and was also great as a tour guide. The champagne and history at the end was quite the treat!

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Thank you James and your team for a fantastic balloon ride. My husband and I were celebrating the Marine Corps birthday along with 10 others who celebrated anniversaries and birthdays. Two other balloons were flying on either side of us and it was just a breathtaking experience. James is a professional pilot of 20 years and loves his job. He... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This trip was beyond what I expected and more. From the Admin Assistant Renee to the Perfect Pilot James and his very hard working Assistant, this company can teach other company's what true Customer service, adventure, and a nice clean trust worthy balloon really is! Don't go to any other ballooning company, that is RUDE, old Patched up balloon, and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

A birthday surprise from my girlfriend. Turned into one of the best days of my life. I have never experienced a balloon ride before. I do have to say everyone needs to call sky's the limit and go for a balloon ride you will NOT be disappointed at all. The owners and employees of the company are all so kind... More 

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