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Kent Ballooning

Ashford CT21 4QB, England
+44 1303 812812
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Fantastic experience

My partner and I had a fantastic evening. The crew were very professional and safety was a... read more

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Reviewed June 5, 2017
EmmaHCanterbury
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Canterbury
Outstanding

This was the best present I have ever had. The morning was unreal and the views where amazing. So... read more

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Reviewed June 4, 2017
Stacey L
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent Ballooning operates premium champagne hot air balloon flights & rides in Kent. As a local, family run business we still believe that quality of service is of the utmost importance, as is value for money. With Flight Voucher prices starting from just £115, we have a flight to suit everyone, from early risers to romantic proposals.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ashford CT21 4QB, England
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

My partner and I had a fantastic evening. The crew were very professional and safety was a paramount concern. We had a brilliantly clear evening so the views from the air were amazing. Can't recommend this experience enoughMore

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

Hi Emma Thanks for your review. The views were amazing. Sometimes we cancel flights because the weather isn't suitable to fly, but on days like you had, it's well worth the wait! I'm glad you thought we were professional! Whilst the flights are fun, safety...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

This was the best present I have ever had. The morning was unreal and the views where amazing. So calm and quite I still can't stop talking about it! Everyone should definitely do this. Thank you all again 😀

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

Hi Stacey - Thanks for your review. You're totally right - "Everyone should definitely do this"!!! We're glad you had a good time and we got to share in your memories. Regards Michael

Reviewed May 26, 2017

My booking was taken by Louisa and my flight by Michael. We were looked after brilliantly by Louisa in the organisation of the event. I had loads of inane questions and she had loads of patience! The actual day was all Michael ( I know...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Hi Ben - Thanks for your kind words. Believe me, you questions weren't the most 'off the wall' ones that we've ever had! I'm glad you enjoyed your flight. Myself and my crew are very lucky to be doing the job that we do and...More

Reviewed May 26, 2017

We had an almost perfect evening - light breeze and sunshine. We found as we rose rapidly to a mile that visibility was not wonderful, but you can't have it all. The organisation was faultless. We took off on time and landed perfectly. Great admiration...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Hi rhlphillips Thanks for your review. It was a great flight and you actually had quite good visibility, I would have given it 7.5/10! We could see France when we were lower down but not quite as far as Essex. The haze line that we...More

Reviewed May 25, 2017

Our first ever balloon trip. Amazing experience. Pilot and backup staff were so professional, friendly and helpful so making it such a memorable trip. A glass of champagne when we landed was a lovely way to end a wonderful evening experience.More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2017

Hi Doreen Thank you for your review. What lovely weather you had for your flight and an interesting flight it was as we headed for the coast at 5500ft! Then we used the surface winds which guided us back to one of our favourite land...More

Reviewed May 25, 2017

Due to weather conditions we had to reschedule a number of times which is obviously for safety reasons. The balloon flight was far greater than a quick straight up and down flight which is offered by lesser companies, we reached over 5400 feet, through the...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2017

Hi Ray I REALLY enjoyed your flight! From a pilots perspective, it was tricky. We had wind that changed direction throughout the flight, and a cloud base of broken cloud at 4000ft that we didn't want. As the flight went on, the cloud dissipated and...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

After several postponements, the weather was finally kind and we took off from Port Lympne. It was an amazing experience for all of us, from the welcome to the flight through to being delivered back to our cars. Michael was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and Justin...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2017

Hi Petra I'm glad we got your group up in the end! It was great to meet you all and I'm glad you had a good time. (I hope there weren't too many sore heads after all that champagne!!!) Taking off from Port Lympne (our...More

Reviewed April 28, 2017

We found Kent Ballooning to be friendly, courteous & professional that made the balloon flight a very enjoyable experience. We would recommend them.

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi David Thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I will pass your comments on to Louisa in the office and to our crew. I'm glad you enjoyed your flight and thank you for recommending us! Regards Michael

Reviewed April 24, 2017

Great experience I shall never forget. thinking about my next adventure already. Staff very informative and helpful. Would recommend to everybody to try nothing to be scared off.YOU WILL LOVE IT. THANK YOU KENT BALLOONINGMore

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Hi Phil H Thanks for your kind words. The crew always like getting a mention on Trip Advisor and thanks to their hard work, Kent Ballooning has gained a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the last 4 years... You're right, there is nothing to...More

Reviewed April 23, 2017

Can't quite put into words what a breathtaking experience this was! Just magical! The pilot Mike and his team put myself and my very anxious wife at ease as soon as we got there! It was perfect in every aspect; from take off, flight, landing...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Hi Lisa and Chloe Thanks for your review - another thing ticked off your bucket list. Good luck with your skydive in September and well done for supporting such a worthy cause. I'm glad you had fun on your flight - that's what it's all...More

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Asawala
January 27, 2017|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Asawala Our prices range from £109 per person to £149 per person depending on when you wanted to fly with us. If you visit our website using the link on our Trip Advisor page you can see all of our prices. I am afraid... More
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Asawala
January 27, 2017|
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Response from jones3667 | Reviewed this property |
We took off from Canterbury but there are six sites around Kent and it does depend on wind direction and weather, you will be notified day before where you need to be, morning flights are early! Be prepared for flight to be... More
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Loz2205
March 14, 2016|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Loz2205 Thanks for your message. A balloon is certainly an excellent introduction to flying! Unlike a plane or a helicopter we are completely open so you aren't restricted by glass for your views. In a balloon you... More
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