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Address: Wilson Airport, Maasai Mara National Reserve GPO 01000, Kenya
Phone Number: +254206009093
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The ORIGINAL Hot Air Ballooning Company. Flying over the world famous...

The ORIGINAL Hot Air Ballooning Company. Flying over the world famous Maasai Mara game reserve in Kenya since 1976.

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Fantastic second time

Having ballonsafari for the second time. First time in 2014. This time was also spectacular. It's a fantastic way to start a day (even when you have to wake up wery erly). Thanks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
RGA2013
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Arendal, Norway
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Arendal, Norway
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having ballonsafari for the second time. First time in 2014. This time was also spectacular. It's a fantastic way to start a day (even when you have to wake up wery erly). Thanks to John for a memorable flight

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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437 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Expensive, almost US$500/p (similar in all providers), but we decided to give it a try and were very glad we did it. We chose Balloon Safaris Ltd. because they were the first in the business here, had the most experienced pilots, crews and high quality, safest balloons. It was an amazing and memorable experience. Everything was well planned and executed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We did hot air balloon safaris in Masai Mara. I would definitely recommend Governors as they were very good. We had to wake up at 4 am , but they pick you from your hotel and leave on time.The experience was truly amazing and worth it. Our pilot john was great. After the safari they gave us excellent hot breakfast... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Okay so getting up at 4AM is not pleasant.... But being in a balloon watching the sunrise over the Masai Mara and blanket the Savanah in a golden hue is a fantastic experience.

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Thank TimJMeyer
Hong Kong, China
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122 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

could have been a perfect trip, but the sort of prejudice pilot john displayed towards asians was unacceptable. he was kind to the canadians in the same ride. but when I asked him how long the video was, he said indifferently "i have no idea how long it is." he wasn't joking, he was rude! no one should spend money... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

My wife and I undertook this, our first balloon safari, as part of our 30th wedding anniversary celebration safari in Kenya. The experience was truly amazing and well worth the hour and a half drive across the Mara from our camp, in the dark! As dawn broke over the Mara, over a dozen balloons lifted off from various points around... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This balloon ride is a must do during your visit. Words cannot express how breathtaking it was. I must note I did the balloon ride July 8, 2016, our pilot was Peter. I was debating between Serengeti balloon ride or Masai Mara balloon ride and I really wanted to see migrations. After searching and asking questions I decided Masai and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Highlight of my trip to Kenya. Watching sleeping lions, dashing warthogs, hippos in in the Mara River and a mom and son cheetah on the way back by landcover. Do not miss this experience!

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Edison, New Jersey
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72 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This was an all around terrific experience. The service was excellent. The pilot was very very charming and the flight was amazing. As others mentioned, the breakfast in the bush was fantastic. This is an all around great experience and was extremely professionally run.

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Thank Blaw10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely flight as part of our honeymoon whilst on safari in the local naboisho conservancy. We were met the evening before by Joseph who came to meet us at our camp to brief us on what to expect the next day and he returned bright and early to pick us up and drive us into the main... More 

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