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Up & Away Ballooning

Sonoma County Airport, 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95492
707-836-0171
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$235*
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99%
Ranked #1 of 64 Activities in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the Sonoma County Wine Country. Gourmet brunch served in the gardens of Kendall-Jackson Winery after the flight. Best safety record.***Now wheelchair accessible***
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Pearland, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We traveled to the San Francisco bay area for our 14th anniversary. Before the trip, when looking for things to do in the area, I found this and even though it was a little expensive, I booked it for our anniversary day Nov. 4. I wanted it to be a surprise for my wife. I received a phone call from... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks Robert for the review, much appreciated. Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We are so glad we chose Up & Away for our balloon ride. Mike was very helpful on the phone, making sure we had directions and proper clothing. The crew were friendly, very efficient and professional, and our pilot (Armand) was fantastic. The generous brunch at a local vineyard was delicious. I can't imagine a better flight! We could tell... More

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Thank you Matthew for taking time to send a review and for addressing the motion thing. Some folks think it will be a wiggly, giggly experience which it is not. Very relaxing. Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Bought a couple of flights for my wife's Birthday. It was her first flight and kind of a surprise. The staff on the balloon teams were amazing! The were so curtious and professional. The flight over the Santa Rosa area was beautiful. After securing the balloon we were off for a lovely brunch at a local winery. The tables were... More

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Thanks so much for the great review and your business. Kind regards Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Recently chose up and away ballooning for our ( wife and I ) first hot air ride experience on nov 4 th. It was great, I would hands down do it with this group again and would absolutely recommend them for others. They we're all professional, you could see their experience in their work and the way they carried themselves.... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Really appreciate the great review. So happy your were happy. Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a fantastic experience! My wife and I went last week and I will admit I was a little apprehensive about going up in the air but I must say there was no feeling of heights whatsoever in fact I was hoping to go even higher. Our guy was totally awesome! (sorry I forgot his name) He was very informative... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. Really mean a lot. Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Up & Away Ballooning is an A-One company with a professional, friendly crew. We took our autumn flight this past weekend and it was spectacular. And just as special was the outdoor brunch at Kendall-Jackson Winery post-flight. The food was delicious, the attentive service was wonderful, and the morning couldn't have been better. Thank you to all involved in our... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you Peggy for taking time to send out a review, greatly appreciated. Mike More

Sacramento, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Mike and his whole crew were awesome. There were scheduling problems due to weather and our own family emergencies. Mike was understanding and told us not to worry about the groupon expiration which made us very relieved. The team was very organized and the whole process went very smoothly. We felt very comfortable. The brunch picnic afterwards was a nice... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Really appreciate the feedback Truong, thank you! Mike More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Mike, the owner called before the day of the event to make sure everything was a go, everyone was on time, we had a great champane brunch at a winery, it was a fantastic value and great day for me and my mother.

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Thanks so much for the review!! Mike More

Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I chose Up and Away because they were the only ballooning company that makes accommodations for people with mobility problems: baskets with doors, so you don't have to climb over the side, and a plexiglass side so that a passenger can use a chair or even a wheelchair and still have a perfect view. Other advantages to Up and Away:... More

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Was a great day. Glad you liked the special basket. Kind regards Mike More

Santa Rosa, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a wonderful experience this morning. The beautiful scenery was extra special with the fall colors in full display! Had a wonderfully entertaining pilot and a superb brunch at Kendall Jackson. Well done and worth the wait! Thank you everyone!

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balloonguy01, Owner at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this review

Thanks Susan, glad the weather the good weather finally showed up. Mike More

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