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Serengeti Balloon Safaris

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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 784 308 494
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Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife...

Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.

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It was an early start but it was all worth it, an amazing experience to see the sunrise over the Serengeti, and fly over the giraffe's and Hippo's. Once we landed we had champagne... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was an early start but it was all worth it, an amazing experience to see the sunrise over the Serengeti, and fly over the giraffe's and Hippo's. Once we landed we had champagne then taken to a site where the bush breakfast was set up. The tables were set with silver cutlery and china an amazing site to see... More 

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Montevideo
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had to wake up at 4 o'clock in the morning but it was worth it! On the way, you can see many animals at night so the trip is really entertaining. Then you arrive at the site, you will see the fire in the night and for us it was definitely a surprise that the flight starts with the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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362 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the most impressive excursions I have ever made, and probably also one of the most expensive. We had never been in a balloon, but a balloon safari over the Serengeti is probably one of the most beautiful things you can do. Ballooning itself already is very impressive, but to be able to do so over... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hot air balloon ride at sunrise over the Serengeti was an opportunity I couldn't let pass by and I'm so glad we decided to do it. It isn't a cheap excursion but for the experience and the memories it was worth it. The flight was smooth and silent (when the burners weren't being used) and the views outstanding. Seeing... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a completely unique, once in a lifetime experience and an essential experience for the Serengeti m- worth every penny! It is an early start, 4:45 pick up for us, and an hour drive from the hotel to get to the launch site. The staff and pilots were informative, efficient, friendly and prioritise safety. The early start means you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a balloon ride for an early morning ride and it was the most phenomenal experience we've had in our life. The balloon experience gives you amazing views of the Serengeti and seeing wildlife from an aerial view is mesmerizing. The captain drops lower in height so you can see the animals and you get quite close to the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends surprised me with a balloon ride during our stay at Singita Faru Faru. I'd never been on a hot air balloon before and instead of being nervous, the entire experience was exhilarating. Our pilot was Mohammed and was incredible in explaining the process, making us feel comfortable and piloting an amazing trip, which lasted over an hour. Mohammed... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The one hour balloon ride was truly an unique experience. Our pilot Frank, is a seasoned balloon pilot was very professional and great at spotting animals. Not only was the view from above incredible, but we also had a great vantage point to see the vast Central Serengeti. The champagne and hot breakfast at the end of the ride was... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did this on a safari trip last week. While I was a little afraid to do it I was more afraid NOT to do it. What an awesome experience to watch the sun rise over the Serengeti and observe the animals from above. After the ride we learned about the history of hot air balloons and then had a... More 

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip begins very early in the morning, but believe me, waking up so early is totally worth it. The take off is a bit bumpy but contrasts even better with the smooth ride through the Serengeti plains. The most amazing thing is the silence up there, the peacefulness. After landing, a glass of champagne, a nice story and english... More 

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