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Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.

301 Post St, Napa, CA 94558
800-253-2224
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Ranked #8 of 198 activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Come join us for an exhilarating sunrise balloon flight over the beautiful Napa Valley. Enjoy a scenic and memorable flight with one of our... more » Owner description: Come join us for an exhilarating sunrise balloon flight over the beautiful Napa Valley. Enjoy a scenic and memorable flight with one of our experienced pilots and join us in celebration at our post flight champagne breakfast. Napa's Premier Hot Air Balloon Company with twenty-eight years of safety and excellence - Featured on Oprah! and Today - The Balloon Company Trusted to fly Chelsea Clinton - Comfortable State of the art Aircraft - No hidden fees. « less
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Potomac, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you are in Napa Valley - splurge and take a hot air balloon ride! I would highly recommend this company as they really have it down pat! You have to arrive super early - 5:30 am, but that is the best time before the winds pick up and you are up in the air while the sun is coming... More

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Male, null, Maldives
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were invited on this tour by mu sister and her husband from Pleasent Hill Ca. It's truly one of the most wonderful experiences ever - which says a lot !

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

You pull into Domain Chandon and there are signs everywhere guiding you to where to check in. Then you are greeted and offered coffee, fresh orange juice and danishes. A short briefing meeting and then you are organized into mini vans and brought to your waiting balloon. Everything was like clock work! Our helmsman was Kim, he guided our balloon... More

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I were on a first time trip to Napa and we stumbled across this online when looking for a wine tour to do - I couldn't be happier we did. Neither of us had been on a balloon ride before, and what better place to do it than wine country? It's an early start, but they are... More

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Whitehorse, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This was on my bucket list and coming to San Francisco for the pride this year made it possible for me. I went with my friend and drove from downtown SF to Napa Valley, which was approximately an hour away. This is a must do for if you're travelling around the area. The flight was breathtaking! Also, I believe we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

When planning our 10th anniversary trip, I asked my wife if she was willing to get up early one morning of our trip for a surprise. She reluctantly agreed. I gave her decoys by hinting at sunrise horseback riding, and exploring the "grape caves where they prepare the seeds", as well as others. When we turned the corner into the... More

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San Francisco, California
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16 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

If you’ve never taken a hot air balloon ride then you need to do so and Napa Valley Balloons is probably as adequate a choice as any other provider. However, lower your expectations accordingly: do not expect the entire process to be ideal or you will be very disappointed. The flight itself is serene, relaxing, exhilarating and hardly scary. My... More

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend surprised me with a birthday balloon ride. We pulled in early 5:30 am to the vineyards at Domaine Chandon to be greeted with pastries and coffee and some safety information. It was to foggy to fly over Napa, so we left our cars there and we were driven about 45 minutes away to the town of Winters, California.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Definitely a must do on your list if visiting Napa. You have to get up early though, and be willing to move to another location weather permitting. Our flight pilot was very experienced and the crew was well organized and professional. You can't go wrong. Flying in the balloon is as peaceful and quiet as you can imagine, not scary... More

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We reserved a $ 1200 private VIP balloon tours for 4 with Napa Valley Balloon Tours. They took our cell phone number so that they could advise if the weather was not suitable for ballooning. Having received no telephone call, we arrived as requested at 5:30 AM on July 13, 2014, only to be told that it was too foggy... More

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