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Balloons Above the Valley

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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: Hot-air ballooning, Group tours/air tour
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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This could become addictive. Beautiful experience over the Napa valley. When the trip was over everyone had smiles...which says a lot. Special shout-out to pilot Scott for great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Toledo, Ohio

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This could become addictive. Beautiful experience over the Napa valley. When the trip was over everyone had smiles...which says a lot. Special shout-out to pilot Scott for great narrative and to Steve for keeping everything on track. The champagne breakfast afterward was excellent.

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Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was AWESOME!! If you have ever thought about taking a balloon ride, this company was great, especially Jake, the pilot. Due to fog in Napa Valley, we had to take off from Winters, a town about 40 minutes away. We had a choice of rescheduling our trip, but since we were leaving later that day, we chose to take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

So we were in Napa a couple of weeks ago and decided on a hot air balloon ride. We were a little indecisive because it is so expensive, but we decided that we would probably never be in Napa again, so we went for it. It was an early start, we left Colfax around 3 am. We had to meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A friend and I were in Napa for 2 days. We called balloons above the valley and were told they had availability for both mornings. Like all other ballooning companies, they have an early start -5:45AM in the lobby of the Marriott. My friend and I opted to go on our first morning. We arrived at the Marriott where there... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is an incredible experience like flying in a magic carpet. The views are phenomenal and the whole experience is superb. It's pricey and you need to get there very early but don't miss it if you have the chance to do it. We bought the brunch also, the food was just OK, not worthy but the time we spent... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Be prepared to wake up incredibly early....It's worth every moment! We were lucky that the weather worked in our favor for the day we had scheduled our ride. When arriving at the Marriott we were greeted by Martin, who was very informative. He's on the operations side and made everyone feel at ease. We were then taken by vans to... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After we were in the van in our way to the launching site, we were told that because of the wind and for security, the flight would be in Yolo. I think they should have said that before, so we could decide if we still wanted to do the ride. It took about 40 minutes to get there. We missed... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not a cheap experience, but definitely worth it. Crew was attentive to all details, keeping our group together in the balloon. The views were fantastic and the pilot awesome and knowledgeable (jake).

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Mt Dora, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were stoked about this balloon ride. Our ride came complete with a terrifically clear view all the way to San Fran and some close up vineyard shots. Despite some landing hiccups, it was a great experience. I'd do it again in a minute. Cherrie deserves a hug and kudos for keeping us up upright.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Always wanted to do this. My expectations were surpassed. Beautiful flight, and extremely gracious personnel!

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