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“Balloon ride was amazing” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Balloons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley
603 California Blvd., Napa, CA 94559
800-464-6824
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Ranked #2 of 19 Outdoor Activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Hot-air ballooning, Group tours/air tour
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Owner description: Get Carried Away! Balloons Above The Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your celestial adventure with a festive champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in a serene wine country setting. May The Winds Welcome You Softly
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“Balloon ride was amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

We booked the ride thru our hotel and were wonderfully surprised by the experience. We took our 6 year old daughter and I was a little worried she would be scared but she absolutely LOVED it. The staff were all really nice and made us and especially our daughter feel very comfortable. Our pilot was Bob and he is also the president. Could not have been nicer or more knowledgeable. He made sure everyone was happy and felt secure and took us up as high as we could go! 2000 feet!! An amazing experience. And when we landed, we got a fine breakfast of scrambled eggs, potatos, bacon, pastries, coffee, etc. Champagne and OJ too...at the end of it, Bob even gave our daughter a cool bubble tour he used in flight. A pricey adventure indeed but a great way to introduce a big adventure experience to our daughter and a beautiful family event. Definite must!

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Fairfield, California
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“Would do it again!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Exciting, informative and peaceful all at the same time.

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akron ohio
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“Excellent Awesome & Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

The employees were great. Owner was friendly & hospitable. Other guests were fun. Had to leave Napa & go to Dixon. Landed in sunflower field. Others in a berry patch. Brunch was delicious. Champagne offered excellent. Wine to go was really nice. Bought many souveniers & hope to take others up in the largest hot air balloon. I still think he should have his balloons spread across the country. 1 in Sedona, 1 in NYC, 1 in the mountains...

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“Spectacular”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

Check that off the "bucket list"! From pick up at the hotel to drop off at the hotel this experience was worth every penny. The staff and balloon pilot were helpful, friendly and infromative. Not only did they provide information on hot air ballooning, but also provided information and recommendations on Napa Valley. It was peaceful and an awesome experience. Never felt as if they were not in control, never felt unsafe. Take off and landing without any problems. Balloon pilot, Jeff, was funny and friendly. The restaurant where we had brunch provided a delicious food, the scones were to die for! HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS!

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“So Surreal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

We had a great time on our balloon ride in Napa Valley. Everything about this company was very professional. From the start to the nice brunch at the end. Would totally recommend. Ask for Jonathan to pilot your balloon, he was fantastic.

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