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Hot Air Safaris

Talek Road, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
254726145503
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A must do!!

I can't rate this experience highly enough!! From take off to landing it was smooth flying!! Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AliGay
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Sydney, Australia
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A little pricey, but the highlight of our trip!

Yes, the price was fairly steep, but we decided this was probably our only time in the Masai Mara... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon M
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Austin, Texas
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Talek Road, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't rate this experience highly enough!! From take off to landing it was smooth flying!! Our pilot David was excellent with a great sense of humour. The view was fantastic & it certainly gave a great overview of the Mara. The champagne breakfast was...More

Thank AliGay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the price was fairly steep, but we decided this was probably our only time in the Masai Mara, so why not splurge. I am so glad we did! It was the most surreal experience and one that we will never forget. We had a...More

Thank Sharon M
RizJ, Chief Pilot at Hot Air Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sharon M! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Best wishes!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A balloon ride during the great migration is a trip of a lifetime. The number and variety of animals is remarkable. Seeing the animals from above is a perspective to remember. The champagne breakfast was wonderful and the game drive back to camp was full...More

Thank Mark T
RizJ, Chief Pilot at Hot Air Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mark T! We appreciate your feedback and glad you enjoyed! Best wishes!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had booked our whole trip from Game viewers adventure limited but had not taken this hot air Safari as it was very expensive $400 per person compared to other countries Dubai and turkey.Had done our Safari in Land cruiser .

1  Thank Varun0909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at Mara Crossings Camp and had very good two days doing safaris, having a bush breakfast and sun downers. With the kids with other members of the family, I decided to try the Balloon Safari. I had never been in a hot...More

Thank aliwahab79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to start a day - watching the sunrise over the Maasai Mara. A wonderful experience to fly over the park. Great pictures of the animals and the landscape. You start with a hour ride with a unique takeoff and landing. While...More

Thank Bprof
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Before beginning my review let me explain that I had a previous experience of doing a ballon ride at Capadoccia in Goreme's park, Turkey, which was one of my best experience. Having said that and after 6 days of safaris in different places including the...More

Thank Laura G
RizJ, Chief Pilot at Hot Air Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your good feedback! We are very careful not to compare ourselves with other Balloon operators in the Mara let alone in the world. Our product is completely different from that offered in Turkey. We try and advise everyone booing a flight that...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017

To float for miles over the savanna at sunrise....amazing. I had never been in a hot air balloon which by itself is very nice. Add the beauty of the Maasai Mara reserve and a very knowledgeable guide, Riz, and you are in for a memorable...More

Thank Jerid O
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

My son and I took the early morning ( left our camp in the rain at 4:30 AM) flight. We had an hour + delay because we had to wait for the sky's to clear of a storm. Our captain had been flying balloons for...More

Thank dvick_or
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

I mean, you have to do this in your life. You just have to. Day starts with a pick up from your hotel; the drive will depend on how far your lodge/camp is from the place. Upon arrival at the site you register then offered...More

1  Thank Philip N
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I know it cost our family $385/pp. We traveled as a group of 6 people and negotiated the price with our safari company.
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