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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Balloons above the Valley

To say ithe ride was the best event would be an understatement . The pilot was funny, competent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tcarlon2100
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Sonoma, California
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Our 40th wedding Anniversary

Wow! Second trip with this company and was just as happy the second time. Our pilot both times was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob C
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Get Carried Away! Balloons Above the Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your adventure with a festive Champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in wine country. With so many flights to choose from, Balloons Above the Valley offers something for everyone. Looking for a simple adventure? Choose balloon flight. Want to enjoy a Champagne brunch? Choose flight + brunch. Need a little wine in your day? We offer a wine tour + flight package. Traveling from far away? Our San Francisco wine tour + flight package is for you. Want to join in on the fun but don’t want to fly? We got you covered with our Chase package. Experience your “WOW” moment with Balloons Above the Valley.
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  • Terrible3%
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To say ithe ride was the best event would be an understatement . The pilot was funny, competent, and made me feel safe. I would recommend this adventure to everyone

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Second trip with this company and was just as happy the second time. Our pilot both times was Jake and he did a hell of a job. Thanks Jake for the ride of a life time (and landing!). If you’ve never been in a...More

Thank Bob C
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bob C, we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team! Reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

10 reasons to choose Balloons Above the Valley 1. Reservation staff very friendly and professional 2 Called the day before to confirm reservation 3. Closest Balloon Location to Drive to from Bay Area - makes a difference when you have to be there at 5:30...More

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jodagayton, we strive We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Balloons Above the Valley! for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highlight of our Napa Trip. The staff is great. The pilot (Russ) was a 12 on a 1-to-10 scale (he was informative, kind, talented and funny) views are great. people are great. the brunch after was super duper (sp?) great burritos, champagne, fresh OJ, guac......More

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Pppkkkooo, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Balloons Above the Valley! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meet at cafe 0530 Shuttle to launch site Big balloon, basket holds 12-13 people 2-3 people in each section In the air for an hour Distance traveled depends on winds Customer service was good. People we nice and considerate of people who needed extra assistance...More

Thank Amanda M
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Amanda M, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Balloons Above the Valley!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Napa Valley for our 30th wedding anniversary celebration and decided to take a hot air balloon ride on our anniversary day. Our concierge presented us with two hot air balloon companies to choose from and based on the reviews on Trip Advisor, I...More

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello TahitiZ, Thank you for such the kind words and amazing review! We are happy that we could make your anniversary celebration such an amazing time for you guys. We will be sure to pass along your review to our pilot as well as his...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This excursion was well worth the money. My friend and I did this on our road trip around northern California and it was a trip highlight for us! I'd definitely recommend this if you're in the Napa Valley region!

Thank Caitlyn C
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Caitlyn C, thank you so much for your positive comments about Balloons Above the Valley! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The staff was amazing and the pilot, Chad was excellent! Beautiful views among the clouds and over the vineyards. The champagne breakfast afterwards was a great way to end the journey.

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Eviee2013, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

What a view, what a ride. Definitely worth the time and getting up early. Make sure to take photos. Glorious.

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Jenniferjones528, thank you for sharing your positive experience! Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during your visit. If you have further needs or questions, please reach out!

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I've probably tried almost every adventure company in napa and ballooning is one of my favorite things to do. This wasn't my first time hot air ballooning but it was still an amazing experience. Great staff, great food, and amazing views

Thank rallyporsche
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Hi Rallyporsche, thank you so much for your positive comments about Balloons Above the Valley! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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June 7, 2018|
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Response from DanaFromVallejo | Reviewed this property |
The baskets are taller than 3 feet. They are 4 feet tall. If you go to the Balloons Above The Valley website, click on the bars in the upper right corner and go to About Us, then click on Gallery. You will see pictures and... More
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Response from tarynlw | Reviewed this property |
The weather in Napa is generally mild, just watch the forecast. The flight will not be cancelled until the morning of, so if you are traveling from far away it is risky. They also do sunset flights in the winter because it... More
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