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Up & Away Ballooning

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Fly with us over Sonoma County! Enjoy the serene views from our gondola's followed by post-flight brunch & mimosa's to toast the start to your day.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Sonoma County Airport, 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95492
+1 707-836-0171
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience with this company. I’m scared of heights and the owner joked and helped me enjoy the ride:)! Everyone was super friendly aand they had a champagne toast for us at the end:)

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed August 19, 2018

It’s just so cool and fun to go up in a hot air ballon and float above looking down! This is a good organization to choose...they’re careful and safe...I was never the least bit nervous! The landing was smooth and precise. You’re picked by a...More

Thank MelHarris67
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I’ve always wanted to experience a hot air balloon ride so my husband presented me a gift certificate for two when I turned 60.Somehow life got in the way, the original business was sold to another outfit but now was the time! The friendly office...More

Thank austrianpine
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

So fun and beautiful and I’d recommend this to anyone if all ages. So grab the family and go. Beautiful flying over the vineyards

1  Thank Lyn E
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful adventure. Armand our pilot was great and showed us a beautiful, peaceful and fun ride this morning. Hats off to him and his crew. Would definitely recommend doing this and with UP & Away to anyone.

Thank Jane McNeish H
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing hot air balloon ride followed by a wonderful breakfast with champagne! The pilot was experienced, knowledgeable and most importantly FUN! I highly recommend Up & Away Ballooning, it was one of the coolest things I have ever done!

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

So I would recommend this company for their adherence to Safety and their Follow Through to make amends for a miscommunication. On our particular trip we were not able to get airborne because of weather conditions and the size of our group. This was a...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

To be above the sights of Santa Rosa and see things so clearly was wonderful. You can hear the cows mooing below and see deer running around the hillsides. Fantastic trip.

Thank Joan E
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Amazing experience, beautiful and serene - worth the early morning wake up! We went for my 40th birthday. They accommodated my mom who is aged and had some trouble getting in to the basket. I highly recommend this adventure!

Thank Laura T
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Our host and pilot Armon was the best. Very smart and safe pilot and very accommodating to our group of 14. This was a sunrise event. Breakfast was great! Everyone must experience this at least 1 time if not more!

Thank barbarajlcornish
BalloonPacific, Guest Relations Manager at Up & Away Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thanks Barbarajlcornish! There truly is no better way to start the day. We enjoyed sharing the adventure with you & your group.

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March 30, 2018|
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Response from BalloonPacific | Property representative |
Greetings Lewhaut. An average flight is approximately 2,000 feet. It can be lower or higher depending on the wind/weather conditions that day. Come out & see for your self! Give us a call at 707.836.0171 to book your... More
Diane P
October 12, 2016|
Response from sfmaria101 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, You will have to check with them ...Ask them- and I would encourage you to do it because it really is the trip of a lifetime, especially here in Sonoma County and this time of year....
August 13, 2016|
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Response from LMorgan11 | Reviewed this property |
We were finished by 9:30am. We also had to travel a little farther that day due to fog in the original location selected. This is a great start to the day and it ends early enough to still do other activities.