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Balloons Above the Valley

Address: 603 California Blvd., Napa, CA 94559
Phone Number: 800-464-6824
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Ranked #14 of 215 Activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Activities: Hot-air ballooning, Group tours/air tour
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Owner description: 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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Milton, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I really liked the way the tour operator handled this. Throughout the process we felt completely safe. It was very clear that we had a very experience pilot. I am not crazy about heights to begin with. The weather was a little fickle the morning we did this, they kept us in the loop the whole time. The whole experience... More

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Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I'm so glad we did this in the Napa Valley. The entire experience was amazing. We felt very safe after the first few minutes once we got accustomed to the basket. The views were fantastic and the service from the time we booked to the day was great. Our original flight date was cancelled due to bad weather but we... More

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Portage, WI
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was on my bucket list and my wife surprised me for my birthday. It was nothing less than fantasic. From the moment you get to the hotel for the first briefing with the coffee, sweet rolls, and muffins, to the ride out to watch the inflation, the balloon ride itself, and the brunch afterwards, it was all top notch.... More

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pensacola, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The customer service was awesome!! The experience was even more awesome! The brunch following the flight was very good. They actually had more then just muffins and fruit. They went all out! and they were not stingy with the champagne :)

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very fun ride with a very funny pilot, a very sightseeing tour over Napa, a must!!! and very romantic too...Nice breakfast afterwards...

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Our pilot was Jeff. He was very friendly and a funny guy. The entire process was enjoyable. We watched the balloons being inflated, floated over Napa Valley for about an hour and watched the balloon deflate after landing. The staff took great pics of us on the balloon. Brunch after the flight was amazing! Full buffet of delicious food along... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Such an awesome experience! This had been on the bucket list and now we can remove for the first lift off! We would do this again in a heart beat. Shelly was so friendly and an amazing pilot. The crew that helped with lift off and landing were fantastic and very experienced. It's not easy holding onto a moving balloon... More

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Blackfoot, Idaho
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fog had socked in the Napa Vally so we launched from an alternate sight about an hour away in an adjacent valley. No vineyards, but a beautiful patchwork of farmland nonetheless. Everyone associated with Balloons Above the Valley from the check-in, to the van ride, to the flight itself, and to the breakfast buffet were very friendly, professional, and accommodating.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just in case any of you get any romantic ideas, first off you meet up at a Marriott Hotel. With all the lovely places in Napa I am not sure why this is. The pastries were stale and it all seemed like a bit of a machine process. The checking in was good however and we were soon allocated a... More

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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Nellie & Mary had a great time :) perfect day :) great people :) & Tina (our girl in charge) was soooo friendly & Russ our pilot was very informative in all aspects of the flight: met new friends & drank a lot of champagne :) we are happy campers!!!!!10/03/14

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