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Address: 397 Aviation Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95403
Phone Number: 707-538-7359
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Celebrating more than 35 years with the highest 5 star rating, this FAA PUC...

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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Third time is the charm

Third time is the charm. We tried to go for my wife's birthday twice before but Mother Nature had other plans. Finally we took flight on a Sunday morning flight. There were 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Arlington12345
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Third time is the charm. We tried to go for my wife's birthday twice before but Mother Nature had other plans. Finally we took flight on a Sunday morning flight. There were 2 balloons that day. One with 20 people and another with 8. We were in the 8 person balloon. It was a really fun group and our pilot... More 

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Thank Arlington12345
Windsor, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

What a perspective on a positively perfect day! Serenely floating above the Sonoma Valley as the winds guided us peacefully to views of the Pacific Ocean, San Andreas fault head, Mt St Helena, lush Russian River Valley, vineyards, and all the trees, pastures, and homes beneath. A breathtaking experience left us waiting for our next Sonoma Country Balloons ride. Our... More 

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1 Thank Gracie4me
Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Our first experience on a balloon. There were a few companies at the same launch area. I can't tell you why; but I got the sense that our pilot and crew were much more experienced and knowledgable. The flight was great. There was a nice champagne brunch afterward. We had to get up at 3:30 am to get to the... More 

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1 Thank Rick L
Central California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We so enjoyed our trip with Wine Country Balloons! Every person, from our pilot, Michael, to the ground crew was friendly and accommodating. Apparently our morning presented excellent conditions, and our flight was breathtaking with gorgeous views of the area's plush vineyards, the meandering Russian River and all the way over to Bodega Bay and the Pacific. Watching planes take... More 

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3 Thank Lisa E
Carlow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant. We enjoyed this trip which gave us spectacular views and a perfect take off and landing. The crew was cheerful, friendly and professional and we were not rushed at any time. Norah. Ireland.

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Thank Neb1959
Brattleboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Out pilot was very professional and reassuring and at the same time funny and delightful. The experience was the highlight of our vacation. Yes, this is an expensive activity, but worth every penny for a truly memorable adventure. Yes, this might seem a little scary, but not under the calm and experienced control of our pilot Scott. A resounding Yes... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this for our anniversary. Unfortunately we had to reschedule the first time due to weather, but that kind of stuff happes. We were lucky enough to have Mike as our pilot. He was very sweet, accommodating and entertaining. We had a smaller group and really enjoyed interacting with the ither couples. We had an absolutely... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I had the most AMAZING experience with Wine Country Balloons! From the moment I emailed them, the customer service was spot on! Lisa was great at handling all my concerns and the time difference. She made the transaction extremely easy and since I was in the area a limited time she accommodated me (just in case the weather wasn't good)... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had our first ballon ride, it was in a basket with 20 people. You can only look over your very small side. I thought this was going to be a romantic experience . It is like going on a bus attached to a ballon. Nice people, great pilot, but too many people

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Scott and his crew were great and were very informative and helpful through the whole flight. It was such a treat to help with inflating and deflating the balloon. Scott, the pilot was very informative with all the questions and made everyone feel at ease and made sure everyone was having a good time. The champaign breakfast and ballooning history... More 

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