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Balloons Over Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama 1243301, Chile
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This was our first balloon flight and it was tremendous. Lovely morning to drift over the desert... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Martin H
via mobile
my dad's 61 birthday :)

We love the experience, felt safe and happy during the whole trip, Andy our pilot was really... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Pablo B
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Launched in August 2016, the family run Balloons over Atacama provides awe-inspiring flights over the spectacular landscape and multi coloured rock formations of the Atacama Desert. From our intimate Premium Service 8 passenger balloons with a maximum of 2 people in each compartment for that special occasion, to our 16 passenger balloons ideal for families or larger groups with only 4 in each compartment, all our balloons provide a spacious platform for unrivaled views against a backdrop of distant volcanoes.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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San Pedro de Atacama 1243301, Chile
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This was our first balloon flight and it was tremendous. Lovely morning to drift over the desert. My only issue was we would have preferred to get going a bit earlier as the sun was well and truly up by the time we left.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We love the experience, felt safe and happy during the whole trip, Andy our pilot was really friendly and the crew (8) worked very hard for us. Everything on time and just have to say that we all leave with a great impression :) thanks...More

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Balloonsoveratacama, Social Media & Marketing Manager at Balloons Over Atacama, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you Pablo. It was a pleasure for us to have you experience this great adventure with our team at Balloons Over Atacama.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Tengan cuidado a la hora de reservar, realmente pensé que era una empresa seria, pague la totalidad y reserve hace dos dias, dejando este paseo para el último día en san Pedro ya que era lo que más me emocionaba hacer. quedaron en recogerme en...More

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Brett M, Owner at Balloons Over Atacama, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Dear Daniela, We are very sorry to hear about the mix up yesterday morning which resulted in you missing your balloon flight and understand how upset you must be. We have immediately looked into this matter to see what exactly went wrong with your reservation,...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

My last experience was in Capadoccia-Turkey and I most say this was on par or better. Very different experience, we were the only balloon in the sky, with views as far as the eye can seer of the gorgeous snow capped Andes mountains. Super professional,...More

Thank Carlos F
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

The unique experience we've had a chance to know over Atacama dessert. It's awesome to see the dessert on a different point of view. We really recommend this ride. The staffs are very friendly. There are breakfast before the flight and a champagne after, can't...More

Thank Leonardo P
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

This experience is unique, we love it! We enjoyed an incredible sight of the atacama desert. Thanks so much to Mr. Cary Crawley !!

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Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband and we just loved the experience. The pilot, Chris, was great and made us feel really safe. The view is amazing. It worth every penny.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Got tipped off about this outfit from a Financial Times article in the UK I was excited they had already started a venture in Bhutan Our very experienced Pilot, Clay gathered all the passengers together and gave us a detailed briefing Slowly but surly the...More

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Balloonsoveratacama, Director of Sales at Balloons Over Atacama, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Dear Jonworld, thank you for flying with us and for taking the time to write such a nice feedback. We do pride ourselves in having among the best pilots in the business, and it is always nice to see our guests also recognize this. Best...More

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Terrence J
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Hi Terence Very sadly we have been forced to close down operations in the Atacama.
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