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Address: Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
Phone Number: +1-530-544-1221
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Lake Tahoe Balloons proudly presents one of the most beautiful and unique...

Lake Tahoe Balloons proudly presents one of the most beautiful and unique hot air balloon adventures in the world. Inflate, launch and land on the world's only U.S.C.G. certified aircraft carrier vessel for hot air balloons. Operates approximately May thru October, seven days a week, weather permitting. Early morning departures. Includes continental breakfast, boat cruise, approximately a one hour flight, traditional champagne toast and souvenir. Reservations required.

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Amazing views and a fun knowledgable crew!!! Definitely recommend this! It's an early morning and not cheap, but absolutely worth it. I was a little worried about visibility... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views and a fun knowledgable crew!!! Definitely recommend this! It's an early morning and not cheap, but absolutely worth it. I was a little worried about visibility because Tahoe was a bit smokey from a nearby wildfire, but it wasn't an issue at all. We took off near the coast, so we got amazing views of the coastline, snow-capped... More 

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Monroe, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Tahoe Balloons provided an outstanding experience for us first-timers. We were encouraged to watch the inflation, take pictures, enjoy the boat/vessel, and we learned fun-facts about the history of ballooning. In addition, we had coffee, snacks, and a champagne toast. The ballon ride was amazing all on its own, but the crew's professionalism and adventurous and friendly spirits really... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great week in Tahoe but this was definitely the highlight! We tried to go earlier in the week but it was cancelled due to wind. We almost didn't try the third time but I'm so glad we did. The balloon is huge and so beautiful Our pilot, Gabe, was so skilled and knowledgable about ballooning, the history... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early morning as the sun was rising...had coffer and pastries and were briefed on our trip as the pilots check weather conditions...Off we went to the boat dock for the ride of a lifetime...Watching the balloon inflate from the boat...Getting in the balloon for an overweight 65+ was the biggest...but it was worth the every minute. Great Experience...Great... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We got up very early this morning to go on our first hot air balloon ride. It was so worth it, and it was a fantastic experience. From the minute we boarded the boat, to continental breakfast, to the incredible balloon inflation process, to the ride itself, the whole thing was incredible. We were in the second group of the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the cost, best views of the entire skyline and they feed you! What more could you ask for?

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Safety and friendliness of the staff is outstanding! Amazing experience. Good history lesson on ballooning. Suggestion- since they can't go up every day due to wind and weather, book on your first day there so you have a chance to go again if they must cancel. In my experience, Nobody does it better than this company.

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Kennedale, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A very wonderful experience and it was a beautiful day. It was very cold when we arrived at 5:45 am and there was frost on the boat that melted quickly in the sun. The crew was excellent and executed the launch without a hitch. They are extremely professional and personable. Once in the air; it was so calm; just floating.... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

You take off and land on an aircraft carrier ship on Lake Tahoe. The take off and landings were very smooth. The boats matches the balloon speed and you do not have a rough landing. Best experience I have had in a long time. Views are spectacular!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My family loved the whole experience. The flight is only part of the experience. The team is very friendly and to watch the baloon inflating in the midlle of the lake is an unique experience.

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