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Address: Talek Road, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 (0)733 300302
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An experience not to be missed!

Everyone going to Masaï Mara should definitely try this! Watching the sunrise while in the air was super! And the Champagne breakfast in the bush later on was simply astonishing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Hala D
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone going to Masaï Mara should definitely try this! Watching the sunrise while in the air was super! And the Champagne breakfast in the bush later on was simply astonishing, not to forget the special "Loo with a view" (will not tell you more, go see by yourself 😉)

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Thank Hala D
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48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an amazing experience with Hot Air....from the early pick up at our hotel to return to our regular safari driver--all went like clockwork. Yes the price is a little steep, but this is one experience you will not forget or regret. Our pilot, Riz, made sure that all was 100% safe prior to our sailing. The views from... More 

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Thank PCW44024
Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were first booking our safari and were offered this option, it took us a long time to say yes because of the price. My husband and I are both teaches in the US, and our trip to Africa already felt like a stretch. After some convincing from my mom, we confirmed our booking, hoping for the best but... More 

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Thank mcw81689
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very professional operation. Our driver came by the night before to give us all the details. Efficient checkin at the launch site with no wasted time standing around, friendly, professional pilot and ground crew. Great flight. Bush breakfast afterwards completely exceeded our expectations. Eggs to order plus all kinds of other hot and cold food. Really incredible given you are... More 

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Thank CanadaAdamCalgary
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good experience on the air. Qualified pilots, routine ride for them. Its on the ground that the prices are quoted, trips are filled and negotiations happen. We found that it was overpriced and immediately 50 dollars discount was given. Wish we knew! We would have tried harder!

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Thank Janaki V
Kansas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive but worth it. A once in a lifetime experience for sure. No discount for children so be prepared! On time with pickup, great bush breakfast after landing, very surreal seeing the migration from the air!

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Thank CowboyupRN
South Orange, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something you don't want to miss. Yes, it is VERY expensive. But, it is something that needs to be experienced. Floating above the Savannah and taking pictures of animals is something that I thought could only be seen on TV. But, I got to do it up close and personal. The breakfast was a nice way to finish... More 

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Thank Richard W
East London, South Africa
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what an amazing experince, the night before someone came and explained everything to us, we where fetched at 4am and driven to the take off site, on arrival coffee tea hot chocolate and cookies were served, watching the balloons being blown up is exiting and u realise how huge the balloon is, as we got in and took off i... More 

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Thank justinrussellr23
Charleston, South Carolina
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Our balloon safari with Hot Air Safaris was a great experience from start to finish. We loved our whole flight and everyone associated with it, especially our pilot, Riz. What fun to watch the sun come up while the balloons are being filled! It was well worth getting up at 4:30 am. Then we were up and away -- up... More 

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1 Thank PalmettoMel
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

It was an average ride, coz we had our hopes high for spotting animals, slowly that sank, all e could see from above was the vast plains, so if you are choosing to go for a balloon safari in mara you must visit during the season else, its just luck.plus you have to wake up really early in the morning,... More 

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