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Address: 3251 Camino de los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: +(1)(760) 602-0295
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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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We sent our 15 and 17 year old girls for a ride to top there vacation. Everything about our experience was top notch from calling and booking the trip to the crew and captains... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We sent our 15 and 17 year old girls for a ride to top there vacation. Everything about our experience was top notch from calling and booking the trip to the crew and captains. When we arrived at the launch site it was clear that other companies were seeking James the owner for information about winds etc.. His equipment was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Started off with great service on the phone by booking a last minute trip a few hours before we left. Great customer service all around-- felt very comfortable with a large staff that was very helpful. Compared to other companies, Sky's the Limit by far had the best quality baskets, balloons, workers, and cars. Overall a great expierence and I... More 

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2 Thank morgan c
NC
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary with a private balloon ride. I had reserved the ride several weeks in advance. The office maintained good contact with me as the date approached. Thankfully, the weather was perfect for the day I reserved. Since this is activity requires good weather and favorable winds, you should aware that your flight could be cancelled. If it... More 

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1 Thank Love2TravelPlaces
Barrington, Illinois
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We picked this company based on the tripadvisor reviews and we were glad we did. 3 companies launched from the same site on the day we flew and everything looked pretty similar to the novice during the launch. What really separated the companies was when it was time to land. We had 8 knot winds, which is appearly a lot.... More 

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Thank dmlin
Portland, Oregon
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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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Thank sunnypdx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Andrea W
Monroe, Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Lpetee114
Bonita, CA
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176 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 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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Thank Snorris57
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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Thank Ryan C
Jefferson City, Missouri
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46 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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 

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