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Southern Tier Balloon Tours

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Southern Tier Balloon Tours
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Offering daily hot air balloon rides in the Ithaca, NY region of Tompkins county, Southern Tier Balloon Tours is the perfect way to see the entire finger lakes region of Ithaca, NY from the air. Flights are 45-70 minutes in duration with the whole...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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197 Bostwick Rd, Tutelo Park, Ithaca, NY 14850-9303
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+1 607-222-7620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time taking a balloon ride in Ithaca in January for my husband's birthday. It was really perfect - it's hard to beat crisp winter air, a light dusting of snow, and the views you can get without leaf coverage. Our pilot,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asbr1
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I just rode with this company this evening and it was one of the best activities I've done in a long time! The pilot Dar is very outgoing and personable (as is his crewman and chase driver Mason) and we were fortunate to have a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank troys837
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Absolutely wonderful and breathtakingEveryone was very nice and super helpful. Would so reccomend Southern Tier

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We managed to find a day without rain to take a ride over Cayuga Lake in Ithaca. The view was spectacular and our pilot/guide, Dar, was great. He knew the geography and area, giving us a real tour and not just a ride, and also...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 289kellis
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Great experience. Dar was awesome. My fiancé is afraid of heights and he made it a very enjoyable experience for us.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bhavin M
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This had been on my bucket list for years and it met and exceeded every hope I had! Dar and his crew were professional and a blast to fly with! Loved this experience from inflation to landing! If I could rate more than 5 stars...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nolan R
Reviewed October 4, 2018

It was a beautiful day and perfect conditions for our 4:30 flight. Our group met at a park parking lot where we met our balloon pilot. We drove to our take off destination and spent about one hour setting up and inflating the balloon (which...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melissadep66
Reviewed October 3, 2018

My family and I love the the experience, Dar and his crew are very gently and professional. We will definitely go back and recommend our friends.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lugcab
Reviewed October 2, 2018

What an AMAZING experience! Dar made everyone feel at ease with his humor and knowledge of ballooning. In flight, he pointed places out, answered questions and gave us a ride to remember forever! Brandon, a member of his ground crew, was just as much fun!...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Amazing views, amazing pilot, amazing crew, amazing everything. My flight with ST Balloon was nothing short of spectacular. Such a relaxing and beautiful experience. A must-do if you are visiting the Ithaca area!

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Date of experience: September 2018
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JIANGBO Z
June 26, 2018|
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Response from heathermartin69 | Reviewed this property |
You will get info prior to your flight of exactly what time and where to meet the crew.
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JIE G
September 20, 2016|
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Response from STBalloon | Property representative |
Earlier the better as foliage is the busiest flying season.
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Brockcv
September 6, 2016|
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Response from STBalloon | Property representative |
We fly year round as long as the weather is good and rates are $230/person for a shared flight.
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