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Address: Fig Tree Camp | C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 722 202564

The Masai Mara Kenya's most precious jewel and there is no better way to...

The Masai Mara Kenya's most precious jewel and there is no better way to enjoy the magic of the park than from the air !

Adventures Aloft flies daily from Fig Tree Camp and Siana Springs in the Masai Mara game reserve. Flights take off at 6.30 Each morning in time with the sunrise and allow one to experience an eagle's view of the Masai Mara and all it's beauty.

To complete the celebration a champagne breakfast is served on the Mara plains after the flight , complete with butler service and an open bar.

Adventures Aloft organizes pick up services from most Mara camps and lodges.

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Airborne in a balloon

A unique experience, a once in a lifetime that cannot be missed. You have to wake up very early to drive down to the balloon camp site before sunrise. After clearing security... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

A unique experience, a once in a lifetime that cannot be missed. You have to wake up very early to drive down to the balloon camp site before sunrise. After clearing security, you wait and watch as the balloon is set up for the flight that takes you over the Mara river changing altitude as animals are sighted. It's a... More 

Thank puchka
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We made the long drive from the northern Serengeti to central catch the balloon safari at dawn on October 12th, 2015. Our pilot Nihat was so cool with his aviators and had the utmost control of the balloon which was a tad unnerving in the beginning. But the entire trip played out exactly as he said it would confirming his... More 

Thank okem2015
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

An amazing experience, flying over central Serengeti at dawn for an hour and afterwards enjoying a champagne breakfast in the middle of the bush, very well done and great fun.

1 Thank Allison C
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Having been recommended to do a Balloon Safari by friends, when given the opportunity to do it we went for it. The cost of $450 each is quite expensive however if you can afford to stretch your budget I would recommend it. It starts with a very early morning, we got picked up before 5am to drive to the place... More 

2 Thank Stueddie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had big dissapointment with the balloon experience this company sold to us. First, we did not were picked up at our camp by anybody from its organization as agreeded but our own private guide. The excursion area was not the most interesting or beautiful in the park. If it has been we had enjoyed some incredible views in the... More 

3 Thank Miguel222
Urgup, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

As a tour operator based in Turkey, I have visited so many countries but Tanzania is one of the places I want to go back again and again. When we have decided to go to Tanzania with friends, we had an adventures soul. We had some ideas of what to expect to see but our experience is difficult to explain... More 

1 Thank EuphratesTours
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We went on this trip a couple of years ago and were the only two passengers. The crew made up the ballast! The trip meant a very early start but this added to the anticipation of the experience. The pilot was very good on safety advice and we had a clean take off and landing. What wildlife you will see... More 

1 Thank Ray W
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The wonderful thing about this balloon company is that you do not need to be 12 people in the basket to have the flight. There were just 3 of us and we took our safari driver too as there was so much room. Yes the cost was $550 but at least we were able to go up on low season... More 

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Deal, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When I found out that I was going to Africa several people who had been there said that I had to do the balloon ride. When I saw that it was $450 I almost had second thoughts, but I went ahead and clicked the link to book the trip. The driver from Fig Tree (Dennis) picked me up at Porini... More 

2 Thank photodette
Arusha, Tanzania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fabulous. Pilot "Nihat" was professional, helpful, informative and went the extra mile to ensure we saw as much as possible on the ride. Apart from the stunning views and scenery I saw bat eared fox and a porcupine....both a first time for me in Tarangire. We saw so much. It was refreshing to also hear the company (well Nihat) actively... More 

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