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Address: 603 California Blvd., Napa, CA 94559
Phone Number: 800-464-6824
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/air tour, Hot-air ballooning
Description: Get Carried Away! Balloons Above The Valley has been voted Best Balloon...
Get Carried Away! Balloons Above The Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your celestial adventure with a festive champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in a serene wine country setting. May The Winds Welcome You Softly
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I am scared of heights and decided a hot air balloon ride was something fun to do for our honeymoon. And, I don't regret doing it one bit! They did a great job keeping their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Sarah L
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Lincoln, Nebraska

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Lincoln, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I am scared of heights and decided a hot air balloon ride was something fun to do for our honeymoon. And, I don't regret doing it one bit! They did a great job keeping their guests laughing but at ease at the same time. I highly recommend pairing it with the champagne brunch option!

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Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Wow, what a unbelievable way to see the valley. It does run about 200/person should you choose the champagne brunch option. I am glad we did. Great food. Our pilot, Russ, was fantastic, and had an unbelievable knowledge of the local area . Very safe. The only downside would be that you have to be at the meeting point, Marriott... More 

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Antelope, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I bought the Balloons ride for my husband's birthday.We had an amazing day,I can't say how much we liked,love it!!!The day started at 5AM,we went to the hotel and waited in the lobby to do the check in and then the bus driver picked us up.We were 24 people in the balloon,not enought space but no complains about that.The views... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I had the chance to experience my first ballon ride this morning and I'm an instant fan. BATV was extremely professional from start to finish and our pilot Russ was great. He was very witty, informative of the rich history the valley has, educated in aviation and of course had the one-liners everyone loves from a guide. Our ballon had... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What an adventure! So glad that this was my sisters birthday wish otherwise I would probably have never done it. Just wish it was longer! Chelle the Pilot was great and brunch was really good too!!!

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Iola
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Very peaceful ride, wonderful pilot and not at all scary. Enjoyed seeing how the get the balloon ready and how they take it down. Breakfast was delicious.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I'm super scared of heights, and even though I'm known around my circle of friends for my lengthy bucket list, this was actually not on it at all. During the planning of our SF/Napa trip, my friend convinced me that I wasn't going to die and that we should do this. I tried my best to say Carpe Diem, and... More 

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American Abroad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was a most fantastic experience!! Long time on our list of things to do - we finally had good weather and perfect time for a sunrise balloon trip. Balloons Above the Valley is a really great company for your journey! Every employee from van drivers to ground crew to the pilots were extremely knowledgeable about EVERY aspect of our... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great operations, decades of experiences shows. This morning had the unexpected opportunity experience Balloons Above the Valley. Their staff includes hospitality coordinators, crew, and pilots, all of whom were incredible at their work. Our Pilot Shelly shared with us her expansive experience, which included piloting balloons in Africa. Tina, the first face of Balloons Above the Valley, was extraordinary as... More 

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Midlothian, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Fun time! Pilot Russ is fun and knowledgeable. Foggy over Napa so had to travel far to different take off location was the only draw back - it changed our schedule and we had to rush.

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Additional Information about Balloons Above the Valley

Address: Address: 603 California Blvd., Napa, CA 94559
Phone Number: 800-464-6824
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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