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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides is a family owned and operated business. Our family has been hot air ballooning over Napa Valley for more than 30 years, offering smaller, private-party hot air balloon flights. Situated in the heart Yountville, Napa Valley inside V-Marketplace, Vintage 1870, we offer exclusive hot air balloon rides and personal flights to celebrate your special occasion. Our hot air balloon pilots are among the most experienced in the world with extensive knowledge of Napa Valley, combined with their passion for hot air ballooning makes them perfectly suited to be your special hosts and guides during your morning with us. Kid friendly and fun for the entire family. Join us for a most unforgettable experience!
Reviewed May 9, 2014

We have always wanted to take a balloon ride, but had not done so yet. A friend from work recommended taking one in Napa Valley (as they had done last fall). I chose Aloft and we had a wonderful ride this week. Great staff, great pilot and there can't be a prettier place to do this than beautiful Napa Valley. Would recommend Aloft -- great experience!

Thank TXLuv2Travel
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Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Amazing experience!
A " must- do!" Floating up and over beautiful Napa Valley in the early morning was the perfect way to begin the day!
Peaceful, scenic and breathtaking!
The champagne brunch on the patio following the balloon rose was a wonderful way to continue the experience!
This was our anniversary trip and at the top of our " bucket list!"
Worth the money and not at all scary! Loved it!!!

Thank Melinda C
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Thanks to the whole crew! Elizabeth was great at following up, Manny found us in our unconventional landing spot, and Jay was the best pilot ever! Jay was informative, educational, pointed out great photo ops, explained the currents he was looking for, and how he was getting us to our landing destination. He switched up our vantage point to where we all got to see both sides. It is obvious he loves what he does, and he spread that enthusiasm to everyone involved. What a memorable morning. Thanks again.

Thank Hrncirwr
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

This was our third adventure in a hot air balloon. Once on the East Coast. Once is Albuquerque. and now this one in the Napa Valley. Another great experience. Our pilot, Jay, was informative and interesting. The flight went off without a hitch. No problems before, during, or after the flight. The actual flight was, obviously, the highlight, but seeing the preparation and the cleanup afterward was also interesting. Highly recommended for young and old. Only 11 passengers on our trip. The flight lasted 80 minutes (couldn't find the right landing place). Would definitely use this company again. The breakfast afterward was also very good.

Thank pgouletri
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

I proposed in exclusive balloon flight for 2. Jay who was our pilot and such a wonderful character was perfect. He took us up high 4500 ft twice which was an experience you have to feel. Beautiful scene and touching top of the trees, passing on top of wine yards, it became a moment that i will never forget. Thanks to team on ground and people on the phone helping me. Breakfast was also wonderful after the trip with champagne and flapjacks !!!

Thank Jaghatai
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