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Sep 5, 2017
“Up up and away”
Aug 8, 2017
“my dad's 61 birthday :)”
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
San Pedro de Atacama 1243301, Chile
+56 9 4434 7815
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pablo B
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.

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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Daniella P
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

Reviewed July 9, 2017

Yes, this is not a cheap thrill - hot air ballooning in the Atacama Desert, like everywhere else, is somewhat expensive. But - the experience is incredible and, in my opinion, well worth the cost. Our pilot was not only demonstrably experienced and skilled, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank commavia
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I took a fantastic 1 hr balloon ride over the incredible Atacama desert with Balloons Over Atacama. We had already toured the Valle del Luna, salt flats, and ALMA observatory by the time we signed up for the balloon ride. This was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dariusz L
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Carlos F
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Leonardo P
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 !!

Date of experience: May 2017
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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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tatiana A
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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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
January 16, 2018|
Response from Brett M | Property representative |
Hi Terence Very sadly we have been forced to close down operations in the Atacama.