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Southern Tier Balloon Tours

Ithaca, NY, USA
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About Southern Tier Balloon Tours
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 experience being around 3 hrs from start to finish and conclude with a celebratory Champagne toast for all guests.
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Caitlin M wrote a review Oct 13
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We booked a balloon ride to fulfill a dream of my Dad's for his 80th birthday. We went in October just when the leaves were starting to change. So happy the winds were in our favor, because we had a fantastic flight! Dar and crew were very organized and friendly and gave us a great experience.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Lady1321 wrote a review Oct 12
Lawrenceville, Georgia1 contribution
My husband and I did this trip as a bucket list celebration for our 40th wedding anniversary, and it was amazing! The weather was amazing that day, and the scenery absolutely beautiful, but the STB team made the whole experience top notch! Dar's experience and love for what he does shows immediately in the professionalism of the whole team. Everybody was so accommodating to every need, very quick to answer questions, and so happy to make your experience great! The flight was so smooth, beautiful, and something you don't want to miss! They even provided drinks to toast the experience at the end which was a perfect touch! Thank you so much for making our anniversary so special! we loved it!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Phil S wrote a review Oct 11
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The balloon tour over Ithaca was absolutely amazing, fantastic, stunning, (insert your favorite incredibly positive adjective here). Dar pointed out really cool sights to see from high above and his experience made us feel safe and secure up in the air. I think this amazing thing about this adventure was that it thrills both casual sight seeing folk and thrill seekers alike. I’m highly recommend Southern Tier Balloon Tours!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Nancy Barry wrote a review Oct 5
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This was a bucket list item to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We did the sunrise float and it was marvelous. Dar was reassuring for those who were hesitant, easily answered questions from guests, landing was smooth. Ground crew was helpful, experienced and informative. Celebrated with drinks post landing. One comment would be for guests to chat, become aquainted before flight to make it more sociable. Would do it again!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Corrinne P wrote a review Sep 2021
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for something that was so scary and intimidating, i never felt safer. Dar really helped ease any and all fear of flying, and the overall experience was fantastic. beautiful weather, beautiful views, beautiful time! the only thing i would’ve liked to change was the company. i think a private ride would’ve been better, as this was something i would’ve loved to take in with less noise and distraction, but that was not within Dar’s control. the entire team kept us safe and happy and i will 100% do another flight with them!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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