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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number:
+254 734 011437
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

An amazing experience flying over one of the best preserved areas of the...

An amazing experience flying over one of the best preserved areas of the planet. Our equipment is what's best on the market in security matter, and our pilots have extensive flight experience in the "Mara Triangle." At the end of the flight join us at the "coffee savanna," where our chefs prepare a delicious meal, accompanied by a toast with champagne ... You deserve it!

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Unforgettable experience !!!

Breathtaking view of Masai Mara, opportunity for incredible wildlife photos, ended with "out of Africa" breakfast in the bush. It's a must while in Mara.

Reviewed April 4, 2017
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12 reviews
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking view of Masai Mara, opportunity for incredible wildlife photos, ended with "out of Africa" breakfast in the bush. It's a must while in Mara.

Thank FoghornJLeghorn
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4 reviews
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A wonderful experience, the best company to do a balloon safari with. Highly professional and experienced. Views are beautiful, a totally different way to see the safari and a great opportunity for photos that no everybody comes back with. It is safe, relaxing and an amazing adventure. The day we went up winds weren't so good but our balloon operator... More 

Thank Leshnoa
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

A fantastic and relaxing way to see the Masai Mara. We had to wake up very early, but it was worth it for the amazing views and unique way to watch the sunrise. The team set up a brilliant breakfast for us afterwards, and it was an overall incredible experience

2 Thank wasteofspace95
Peterborough, Canada
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135 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016

What is not to love about a hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara at sunrise !!! Our pilot was experienced and informative, pointing out various animals etc. as we flew over the plain. We spent most of our time at low altitude to better see the wildlife....it might have been nice to rise to a bit higher level... More 

1 Thank Nancy C
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

It was a fab experience to have a balloon ride above the Masai Mara. The pilot, Eduardo was friendly and funny and piloted a smooth ride! The breakfast after was delicious and the service was great. The only reason why I gave 4/5 is that I would prefer that the balloon was higher up for most of the ride -... More 

1 Thank Jemma C
London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2016

After 3 days of being perched on a land rover and being tossed from side to side this was the best way to experience the Mara. You fly 20 feet or 500 feet from the ground. We were lucky with wind and so journeyed over the Masai river and saw some amazing hippos and crocs. We saw herds of elephants,... More 

1 Thank JetBackPack
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

booked via our lodge in Mara North (Saruni Mara) - due to location of our lodge the journey time to the balloon adventure was a fair distance (1hr45) so early start but def. worth it(and skyship have very good and comfy jeeps).. This company is well located in the Mara triangle Unfortunately we were late arriving thanks to another couple... More 

Thank DJL3131
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219 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Getting to and around Masai Mara means riding over the bumpiest roads on earth, so taking an hour to glide smoothly above the park and take in the vistas from above is true serenity. The pilots raise the balloons above treetops but then skim the grass, depending on location, meaning you are never too far up to make out the... More 

Thank quiinc
Ostend, Belgium
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

All tough we and the company had a problem of our card that was been misused and therefor there was a large sum of money redrawn from or card, this experience and company is solvable. But do not make our mistake, pay in cash. For the rest, all I can say, Enjoy the flight of your lifetime !!

1 Thank friedadeschacht
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We took a breathtaking hot air balloon ride with Sky Ship last week. Eduardo was a welcoming and friendly host/pilot. Thank you very much! The best part was the landing!! And getting so close to an elephant from the sky. Thank you!

1 Thank DaniPittorino

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