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Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.

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Address: 4086 Byway E., Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: +1 800-253-2224
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Description: Come join us for an exhilarating sunrise balloon flight over the beautiful...
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 thirty-four 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.
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Napa Valley Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Sparkling Wine Brunch

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Unforgettable experience

Our pilot kicked major butt! He has been doing this for 36+ years and made this experience one to never forget. It was well worth the 445 bucks we paid. Oh, and don't be shy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Coral Gables, Florida
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Coral Gables, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Our pilot kicked major butt! He has been doing this for 36+ years and made this experience one to never forget. It was well worth the 445 bucks we paid. Oh, and don't be shy to ask for refills on at the champaign breakfast!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

For someone that's scared of heights, I would do this again in a blink of an eye. Bob, our pilot has been doing this for 36 years, which also made me feel way much more comfy about the overall experience. It truly was a magical thing to try once in your life. Unfortunately, we could not fly our in Napa... More 

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Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We flew on May 26 and I agree with the previous reviewer that the company had to have reasonably known the night before that they weren't going to be able to fly over Napa Valley (it was cloudy every morning that week!), but they didn't say anything to keep their revenue as high as possible. We arrived at the meeting... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were very disappointed to wake up before dawn on our vacation to meet Napa Valley balloons at 5:30 am, only to learn that our balloon would not be able to go up in Napa Valley due to the cloudy conditions. I really wish they would have called us the evening before so we could have avoided getting up but... More 

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gabegundling, Owner at Napa Valley Balloons, Inc., responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and for your feedback. I regret that you did not feel we provided you with the service that you expected. Our goal is to send everyone home happy and it disappoints me to know that you were unhappy with Napa Valley Balloons, Inc. Please understand that our decisions... More 

Willits, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Never having been on a balloon ride before I could only imagine what it would be like. But my imagination was limiting compared to the actual experience. Lifting off and flying over the valley was breathtaking! The view while floating along is almost indescribable. Bob our pilot was fantastic! The after flight champagne breakfast exceeded our expectations! We plan to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I decided to do a hot air balloon ride as a birthday gift to myself and it was well worth it. As others have lamented, the only thing NOT to like is that you have to wake up at the crack of dawn. Upon arriving to the winery, there were multiple signs directing you were to go. As you sign... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Due to the morning fog cover, we needed to make the drive to Winters for the balloon ride. That was a bummer, but we decided to go ahead with the ride. The organizer made it clear during announcements that we had the option to cancel. Once we were there, we got right in and shoved off. The balloon ride itself... More 

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I surprised my brother with this for his 50th birthday! Unforgettable birthday and breathtaking photos!

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I am a travel writer and host for Discover America (the main tourism program from the United States government), so to say I know how customer service should be in the tourism industry is a little bit of an understatement. The day we were due to fly we woke up at 4:30am and headed to Domaine Chandon where they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

ME!!! I have a fear of heights, but have been working at overcoming this and what better way than to get in a hot air balloon with Bob! He was fantastic, funny, his clear explanations as to what to expect and when to expect it relaxed me and took all fears away. In addition, he continued to take care of... More 

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