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Up & Away Ballooning

Address: Sonoma County Airport, 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95492
Phone Number: 707-836-0171
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$220*
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99%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Balloon rides, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Balloon rides, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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***
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Sacramento, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Experience of a lifetime… that's all that really needs to be said. Mike and the crew are very professional. Honestly, I was a nervous wreck, but several members on the crew were engaging and helped ease my worries with little jokes and fun facts here and there. The ride was silky smooth and the view was as even more extravagant... More 

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

Thanks so much Dwayne, look forward to seeing you again I hope. Will give you frequent flyer miles!! Kind regards Mike More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time flying with Up and Away, they were super professional and the weather couldn't have been better. Highly recommended.

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

Thanks for taking time to send out a review, much appreciated! Mike and Patty More 

Novato, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My daughter, grandson and I all had a wonderful adventure. We all felt safe. Safety is there #1 priority. I can not say enough about how great the staff was. Wow what great service. We highly recommend "Up & Away".

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

Thank you very much!! Mike More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our hot air ballooning adventure with Up & Away Ballooning. Mike's crew was completely professional and engaging - sharing both interesting history about ballooning and mechanical facts - during the ride. They kept it fun while maintaining high safety standards. The outing was rounded out with a delicious home cooked brunch under the trees behind Kendall-Jackson winery... More 

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

Thank you Minta for your kind words. Really mean a lot! Mike and Patty More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The guys at Up & Away Ballooning are experienced and you can tell they have an honestly good time flying their balloons. The flight is relaxing even if you don't like heights as the feeling isn't scary at all and their basked is sturdy enough that even if there is some nervousness it can be squashed by the feeling of... More 

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

Appreciate the review and your business Jeff! Mike More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was an amazing experience. The day was so beautiful. This is a must do at least once in your life. Were off to the brunch at Kendall Jackson winery in Napa.

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

Thanks very much Joann!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had never been hot air ballooning before, and Mike and his team made this first experience a truly great one. We felt safe and very well taken care of. Our pilot, Armand, was skilled, knowledgable, and professional. The support staff was excellent, and the brunch at Kendall Jackson was a wonderful finale.

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

Daniel Thank you very much for the review. So glad you had a great time. Kind regards Mike and Armand More 

California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Fabulous time. Very professional, very friendly staff who have been doing this for a long time. Any trepidation I had disappeared in the first two minutes of the flight. It was awesome. The landing was smooth as silk! Afterwards, the homemade (no seriously, homemade, like in the owner's kitchen homemade) brunch was a very nice touch. Highly recommend, and we... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking a moment to send out a review. We really appreciate that, and for choosing us for your business. Kind regards Mike and Patty More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My In-Laws purchased a Gift Certificate for a national hot air balloon ride. I chose "Up & Away" from the list of providers. This is of course is very much a weather related business and I am glad 'Mike,' the owner has safety as his #1 priority. It took me several attempts to finally enjoy the ride due to the... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review, and the photo!! Mike More 

Mystic, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed this amazing balloon ride company back in October. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the staff, and the overall experience. The entire team was friendly, professional, hospitable, and we felt extremely safe. The brunch after was a lovely touch, and Mike and his team made sure we all received the true ballooning experience. I... More 

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

Thank you so much for the great review, and for your business!! Kind regards Mike More 

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