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Address: 397 Aviation Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95403
Phone Number: 707-538-7359
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Description: Celebrating more than 35 years with the highest 5 star rating, this FAA...
Celebrating more than 35 years with the highest 5 star rating, this FAA PUC safety certified balloon ride service provides a spectacular way to view Lush Vineyards Redwood forests Mountain Ranges the Russian River and the Pacific Coast. Enjoy a full made-to-order champagne brunch with the pilot after your mornings excursion. Weddings, Private flights for two or large groups can be accommodated. Hotel Packages. Sonoma and Napa California.
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First balloon ride

My wife and I went up April 11th .....WOW!! What a fun experience. ...I got to help set up and with inflating the balloon. Scott the owner gave us some great education on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
robworr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went up April 11th .....WOW!! What a fun experience. ...I got to help set up and with inflating the balloon. Scott the owner gave us some great education on ballooning before we lifted off. There were two balloon and Michael was out pilot. Everyone for the company were professional and very willing to answer any questions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

I surprised my husband with this incredible " Birthday" flight... Scott, and his fabulous volunteer crew, was both professional, and an awesome, witty, story teller. It was the ride of a lifetime, followed by a memorable "landing!" We loved it so much, we are organizing another flight with our friends...thank you Pilot Scott...oh, and helping with the inflation and deflation,... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Before considering this company, go to Yelp and read all the negative reviews there (search "Wine Country Balloons" in Santa Rosa, CA). And, if a conflict arises, be forewarned: they may choose their selfish interests over customer satisfaction, like they did in my case. The short version: They took $500 from me, and refused to refund any of it -... More 

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balloontours, Manager at Wine Country Balloons, responded to this review

Its discouraging to find reviews that misrepresent the truth, either by omission or false information. Using an anonymous public forum to defame a business, its employee or simply for the purpose of extortion is Cyber Bullying and its also a crime. At 10:15 PM, just hours before our early morning flight, This customer threatened us with lawsuits and then immediately... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

First of all, Scott and the crew were wonderful. Several years ago, with another Sonoma company, we went hot air ballooning with scenic views of fields and vineyards. Trying for a different experience, this time we thought we'd try another company. I was enticed by Wine Country Balloon's flexibility for having multiple launch sites to optimize the experience. So, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My fiancée and I are the adventurous sort and lead a maverick lifestyle, so when we were contemplating plans for our wedding, we wanted something unusual, memorable, affordable, and private. A hot air balloon wedding idea seemed like it would comply with those requirements. We thoroughly researched the possibilities and eventually settled on Wine Country Balloons. I was impressed by... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Capt. Scott and his crew were fantastic! We had no problems booking directly with WineCountryBalloons.com and they kept us informed on the weather, the meeting location - everything as smooth as possible. With both Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley completely fogged in, we were taken (via chase van) 45 minutes up to Lake County where it was clear. Scott and... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Scott is the man ! He was very kind, knowledgable and helpful. My girlfriend and I are from out of town and were late due to a few wrong turns on the way up. He delayed a bit for us and gave an address to the landing/ take off spot so that we could meet the party directly there. This... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We booked a hot air balloon ride for four through Adrenaline365 with Wine Country Balloons.  They had no problem taking our $900.00, but when we showed up at 6AM on Sunday morning the provider said we were not on his list and he was otherwise fully booked.  He blamed the internet provider for not letting him know of us.  When... More 

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balloontours, Manager at Wine Country Balloons, responded to this review

This was our first booking with Adrenaline365 and their original correspondence was misdirected. Nonetheless we were able to accommodate these guests immediately that morning and the conditions were excellent in Hidden Valley, where we fly among numerous balloons from other Sonoma and Napa based companies. Our typical route covers 3 to 5 miles which is considered optimal because the vineyards,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Lovely people to book with. Friendly, knowledgable and fun. This was a great morning out. Beautiful scenery amazing views. Serene and peaceful. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you want to have the best balloon ride of your life, look no further. The pilot Scott and his super friendly crew make this a unforgettable experience for any and everyone.

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