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Unforgettable and most beautiful experience, a Balloon Safari over the Sossusvlei area is the ultimate treat to yourself. Take off and drift across this magic landscape at Sunrise towards an unknown destination...
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Sesriem, Namibia
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+264 63 683 188
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best experiences I have ever had. Everything is so carefully prepared to make it the best experience possible. There's some things you really have to do, at least once in your life: Namibsky Balloon Safaris is definitely one of them.More

Thank Diogo F
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Diogo, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others on trip advisor! We are so glad you have enjoyed the balloon flight with us, and hope you have many more exiting adventures in the future! It would be our great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our safari had to be postponed by a day because of a sandstorm. We feel very lucky that we managed to get a place the next day as we would otherwise have missed an experience of a lifetime. It was thrilling, very professional and beautiful....More

Thank CharlieBru
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Charlie, Thank you for your kind words, we are so glad you were able to re-schedule your flight to the following day and not miss out on this experience! On behalf of the entire Namib Sky team we wish you safe travels and many...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This balloon ride was one of the highlights of our recent tour of Namibia. Absolutely breathtaking mountain scenery. The take off and landing was so quick and gentle. The whole experience felt quite surreal. Three balloons took flight the day of our visit. While gently...More

Thank Sandra B
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sandra, Thank you for taking the time to let other travellers know about your experience with us. We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed your balloon flight, and we hope these memories will last forever. On behalf of the entire team, we...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Our first hot air balloon ride and it was fabulous. Got some great pictures as the desert is picture perfect from above. The only way to go. Staff were great and they served a lovely breakfast in the desert at the landing sight. Magical!More

Thank Todd M
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Dear Todd, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us a review. We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed the entire experience with us, and so glad to have made your Sossusvlei trip a memorable one! We love to hear...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience! totally quiet peaceful and majestic. It is not often that we get to experience such a wonder that transforms us, if only for a few hours,into an observer from above of such beauty in nature. Professional and 1st class. Thank you very much.More

Thank Larry Z
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Larry, Thank you for your kind words! We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed the experience with us, and we are looking forward to having you onboard again in the future for another completely different flight. Hoping you have a wonderful safari...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Truly a wonderful experience to fly over Namibia at sunset. The entire experience is very safe and the guides/pilots are friendly. The breakfast is also well arranged and delicious. The reason for giving only 4 out of 5 is the the fact that we did...More

Thank ToonPuissant
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear sir/madam, Thank you for taking the time to send us your valued review. We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed the experience with us. The balloon flies with the wind therefore we can never guarantee a flight over the dunes, but we...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

If what you really want is to experience a balloon flight, better do it somewhere else. You will not be flying over the dunes, the whole flight consists on overflying a plain for the whole hour, looking at the same landscape without getting closer to...More

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denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Dear Javier, Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we strive to offer a memorable experience for everyone and your thoughts are key for us to achieve this. Part of the magic of ballooning is not knowing for sure where the winds will take...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

This was my first hot air balloon ride and it was incredible, seeing the dunes and desert from above was just amazing and worth every penny. If you are vising the area you should not pass this up!More

Thank Circlingthebucket
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Sir/Madame, Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed the flight with us, and we thank you for recommending us! Ballooning is addictive, and we hope you are able to enjoy many more flights during your future travels!...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

Dan (our pilot) was very funny and we had a nice easy flight with a good breakfast afterwards. Very cool landing where the basket was landed directly on the trailer. We could pay with credit card after breakfast in the desert. The whole gig felt...More

Thank Kurt E
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Kurt, Thank you for your kind words and informative review, on behalf of Dan and the entire team we are happy you enjoyed the experience with us. We hope your recycled balloon shopping bag lasts as long as our balloon did, together we can...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience! Our Canadian pilot Jerome gave us a wonderful flight (and a soft landing!). The organisation was impeccable. The champagne breakfast afterwards was high quality and great fun.More

Thank RMFHerts
denis981, Owner at Namib Sky Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Sir / Madame, Thank you for taking the time for writing us a review. On behalf of Capt Jerôme and the entire team, we thank you for joining us and are happy you have enjoyed the flight , as well as the smooth landing!...More

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From what we were told by the owner of Namib Sky Balloon Safaris - website namibsky, they are the ONLY operator in the country and that would be from the Sossusvlei area which is at least a 4+ hour drive away from... More
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