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Sky's the Limit Ballooning Adventures

3251 Camino de Los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009-8966
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Hot air Balloon Ride and Airplane Gliding

I wanted to do something extra special for Mother’s Day this year and I am thrilled with my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tass20172018
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Ventura, California
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Fun Ride, But Owner Was Rude and Kicked 2 Family Members Off!

Let me start off by saying that as a family, we have gone hot air ballooning twice before our... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Jackie R
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Our experienced crew and FAA commercial licensed pilots are ready to take you on a journey surpassing any adventure you have encountered. Our pilots have over 30 years of flight experience combined and each pilot is one of 24 pilots that provide passenger rides for the Albuquerque International balloon festival and have an impeccable safety record. Our balloons and vehicles are regularly maintained and inspected to assure a safe and unforgettable experience. We are a family owned and operated balloon company and your experience means everything to us! Whatever adventure you choose, we will assure you one of the most enjoyable, safe and incredible experiences of a lifetime! So what are you waiting for? "Do Something Different Today"! Operating in Del Mar and Santa Barbara Wine Country!
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3251 Camino de Los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009-8966
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to do something extra special for Mother’s Day this year and I am thrilled with my decision! This company knows how to make you feel special no matter what the occasion. I arrived with my son to find we were the only ones...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Let me start off by saying that as a family, we have gone hot air ballooning twice before our experience with Sky's The Limit on 10/14/17. We drove from Santa Clarita and Orange County to celebrate my mom's birthday in a very special way: watching...More

Thank Jackie R
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We booked the "sunset" ride. Met at designated spot in a strip mall. Took about 15 minute van ride where they put up test balloons to determine wind direction / speed. Balloon was inflated and off we went. Pilot had 32 years experience and handled...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2016

An unforgettable experience. I am not typically the adventurer type but wanted to do something different. The booking went smoothly. We had our ride on July 3, 2016. The confirmation email said that I should call at 3:30 pm to confirm launch site but at...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We sent our 15 and 17 year old girls for a ride to top there vacation. Everything about our experience was top notch from calling and booking the trip to the crew and captains. When we arrived at the launch site it was clear that...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Started off with great service on the phone by booking a last minute trip a few hours before we left. Great customer service all around-- felt very comfortable with a large staff that was very helpful. Compared to other companies, Sky's the Limit by far...More

2  Thank morgan c
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Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary with a private balloon ride. I had reserved the ride several weeks in advance. The office maintained good contact with me as the date approached. Thankfully, the weather was perfect for the day I reserved. Since this is activity requires good...More

1  Thank Love2TravelPlaces
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

We picked this company based on the tripadvisor reviews and we were glad we did. 3 companies launched from the same site on the day we flew and everything looked pretty similar to the novice during the launch. What really separated the companies was when...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have never been on a hot air balloon, so I have no idea how this one compares to others. We met as a family in San Diego for Christmas, and this was a last minute decision. We had a blast! The crew was fantastic,...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Hot air ballooning was definitely on our bucket list, but there was a hesitation towards safety. I can honestly say that James and his crew made us feel safer than I could have imagined. It couldn't have gone any better from a couple thousand feet...More

Thank Andrea W
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ImSlayer
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Sky's the Limit B | Property representative |
We serve a continental style champagne breakfast upon landing which includes fruit, muffins, mimosas and beverages. This is included with the flight.
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ImSlayer
January 9, 2017|
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Response from Sky's the Limit B | Property representative |
Hello, The balloon and wine tour would be the Solvang-Santa Barbara wine country flight. The nearest hotels are Fess Parker Inn and Spa in Los Olivos, the Corque hotel in Solvang and Marriot hotel in Buellton. You can also... More
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