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Balloons Above the Valley

700 reviews
About Balloons Above the Valley
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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Napa, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything went better than expected: comfortable, safe, fun and beautiful. Jake, our pilot, did a great job, explaining in details about the ride and the views. Highly recommend it!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 257carlal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch and a must do, esp. with family, kids etc. Make sure to bring nice jacket and camera for the wow moments

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gildoa870
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing adventure! They were so great to my 6 year old son. He had a blast! Our pilot Chad was so awesome, perfect actually; funny and very entertaining!!!!! Couldn’t have asked for a better pilot and experience!!! Great job Balloons Above The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank W626FUangelah
Reviewed December 12, 2018

We were fortunate to have cold but clear weather for a winter sunrise flight over the vineyards. Great pilot, I definitely recommend ballooning over the valley but suspect that all of the companies do a good job. The person who checked us in seemed a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichardWorldTraveler
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Great experience for 2 first time balloonists including easy check in (with coffee/rolls), fun and helpful staff , unbelievable scenery and brunch afterwards. Don & Lynn

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 554don
Reviewed November 24, 2018

4 of us recently all took our first balloon ride. We are all over 58 yrs old. Our pilot Chad was very engaging, informative and did a fantastic job piloting us to a very easy landing. He took us up 3,000 ft. This was an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank goodwineandtravel
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I was very excited the morning of our flight! Even though we had to fly in an area other than Napa Valley due to the fires, it was still a wonderful experience. The pilot was great, informative and entertaining. As for the cons... well, I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank seldom_travel70
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Please don't take my title the wrong way, Balloons Above the Valley did everything in their power to give us the perfect experience. The only option they had to make it perfect was to leave a large group of paying customers behind. They had 40...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bluewatergolf
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

First time going for a hot air balloon and it was awesome Highly recommended Beautiful scenery and with a great group of people Very professional staff

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fearless02515904710
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The balloon ride itself is a fun, unique way to see Napa Valley. It can get a little boring when you’re only moving at speeds less than 10 MPH, so it was great to have an entertaining pilot making comments throughout the flight. I did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 687jacquelynj
BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

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Response from jenniferjones528 | Reviewed this property |
I think 6 people. It was when we went
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
January 8, 2017|
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