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Lake Tahoe Balloons

South Lake Tahoe
Sheldon and the crew were so personable and explained everything in detail regarding procedures to follow for our safety and were amazing at explaining the history of Tahoe and balloon flying!
But the fact is that the whole morning of our balloon ride was a perfect dream, from getting to know the captain and marvelous crew of the launch boat to going out on the lake in the early morning, seeing the ball...
Mike is thoroughly knowledgeable about flying techniques, he definitely puts safety first, and he has a great sense of humor (which helps to put first-timers like ourselves at ease).
Had a great time with Mike and the crew on Monday....Thank you Up and Away ballooning....this was our first time ballooning and even the ones that are afraid of heights loved it...got to join in on getting the bal...
Everything went smoothly from booking online the day before the flight all the way through check-in, the van drive, take off, the beautiful ride, landing, celebrating at the end with mimosas, the drive back, and t...
We loved our flight with California Dreamin and highly recommend them for anyone who is thinking of taking a hot air balloon ride!
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Our balloon pilot was Gabe, who did an amazing job of making us feel safe & relaxed, whilst steering our balloon expertly over vineyards, countryside & even a small lake, where we were able to see our balloon refl...
Amazing experience with Napa Valley Hot Air Balloon ride!! Bob was an amazing pilot and made the ride fun, safe and informative!
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Our pilot (Pete, aka “Tango”) was excellent & showed us an amazing tour of the valley at different heights along the way with the most impressive, precision landing.
Our pilot, Ken, a former helicopter pilot and 33-year balloon nautilist did an amazing job with explaining his job, sites to observe from the air and points of interest.
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Short drive back to Oxbow Market for delicious champagne breakfast from C Casa - homemade corn tortillas with eggs, black beans, salsa, guacamole, crispy bacon, and the best gluten-free pastries I have ever had!
This was my first hot air balloon ride, but it was absolutely amazing, the team was great, from the time we showed up they were accommodating, very friendly, fun and it made everything go smoothly.
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