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Vista Balloon Adventures

1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
+1 503-625-7385
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Wonderful experience

So fun to help get the balloon ready, go up and see all the sights, followed by a nice little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SpontaneousWeekends
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Dundee
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A trip of a lifetime

I was fortunate to win this trip in a contest and it was certainly the highlight of my summer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MRK54321
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Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights from Newberg, Oregon. Morning flights from Friday through Monday from April 1 through October 15, weather permitting. Plan on spending 3 hours with us! Your flight is about one hour followed by a catered gourmet brunch.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So fun to help get the balloon ready, go up and see all the sights, followed by a nice little champagne brunch. Great experience for us and for our 80-year-old friend who delightfully checked this off her bucket list!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was fortunate to win this trip in a contest and it was certainly the highlight of my summer. Initially I was a bit scared but the staff was so professional and reassuring. Lovely views of the Willamette Valley and exceptional post-ride brunch. Would recommend...More

Thank MRK54321
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Congrats on your win! I'm glad we could put you at ease so you were able to enjoy your time in the air. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our balloon ride with Vista hot air balloons. We got to see a beautiful sunrise and did a Duncan go in the river which was fun and exciting. I must add to your bucket list. We got tons of...More

Thank Nancy B R
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you had such a great time. The "splash-n-dash" is a highlight for many guests. Thanks for flying with us!

Reviewed July 26, 2017

We were lucky enough to go up for a ride a few days ago, and it was amazing! I was fearful at first, but our pilot, Robert, was fabulous in his knowledge of the balloon and patience with his inexperienced riders. The scenery is gorgeous,...More

Thank Christina S
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

We are so glad you had a wonderful experience, especially since you began with some fear. Our pilots are so good at putting people at ease. Thanks for your review and for flying with us!

Reviewed July 16, 2017

Without a doubt, a beautiful experience to have at least once. That said, it may not be the best idea for those coming from far away, or with only a day free. Cancellations are and were a common occurrence. For someone who has the time...More

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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

That's a great way to describe hot air ballooning in Oregon. We try to help our guests feel comfortable about flying, and to enjoy the experience, even if they are a bit unsure at first. Each day is unique, and no two flights are the...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This was my 75th birthday gift from my daughter. Beautiful views of the country and not scary! It was a wonderful adventure! We attained a height of 1,500 ft. After our flight they provided a very nice champagne breakfast. The basket was a little hard...More

Thank Charlotte S
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

The area we fly over is indeed beautiful. We try to take the "scary" out of the experience, and give you breathtaking views instead. Thank you for your review and we love celebrating birthdays with our guests.

Reviewed July 3, 2017

We had to rebook our flight a few times due to weather or winds. But I'm glad that we kept rebooking. The experience was unbelievable! Our pilot, Kelly, was really good and she explained everything to us. The scenery was better than I could have...More

Thank JR H
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thanks for celebrating your anniversary with us, and congrats! We have several guests who return for anniversary flights, and each time is a different experience. Our pilots and crew enjoy making it the best it can be.

Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

At the end of June we were finally able to go up. This was our fifth scheduled flight with the others having to be cancelled due to rain and/or wind. We are sure glad that we stick with it. From inflation to the ride to...More

Thank JimGPortland_Oregon
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thanks for sticking it out and we're glad you finally got a great day to fly. It is indeed worth rescheduling and is quite a unique experience. We appreciate your review.

Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Once in a lifetime ride! So calm and peaceful riding above the trees and Willamette river. Our pilot was excellent! We had about 6 people in our basket. You must go on this one. Vista balloons are safe, experienced and fun. They take care of...More

Thank Cheri A
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We're glad you had a great time. Come join us again when you get a chance.

Reviewed May 4, 2017

Going for a balloon ride with Vista Balloon Adventures was an incredible experience! I'd been meaning to check hot air ballooning off my bucket list for a while and I'm so happy I got to do so with Vista. My pilot, John, was very thorough...More

Thank kellydorius
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thanks for the great review. Our 2017 season is getting started now (rain, rain, go away!), so come join us again!

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sg38555
April 22, 2016|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative |
Hello! We fly most weekends until October, with additional weekdays as the season progresses. Our flight schedule is available on our web site by selecting "Book a Flight". Pricing is $210 per person for a 3-hour experience... More
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shannonrasmussen
August 11, 2015|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Our largest balloons can fit up to 10 passengers. We have a variety of sizes amongst our 7 balloons.
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