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Kent Ballooning

Lyndhurst School Road, Ashford CT21 4QB, England
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The beauty of Kent from the air

Amazing experience floating tranquilly over Leeds castle on a great spring evening enjoying an... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
bawithell
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Faversham, United Kingdom
Hot air balloon ride

What a fabulous experience! Made so easy and enjoyable by a very experienced and professional team... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kent Ballooning operates premium champagne hot air balloon flights & rides in Kent. As a local, family run business we still believe that quality of service is of the utmost importance, as is value for money. With Flight Voucher prices starting from just £115, we have a flight to suit everyone, from early risers to romantic proposals.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
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“balloon flight” (46 reviews)
“ground crew” (35 reviews)
“launch site” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lyndhurst School Road, Ashford CT21 4QB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience floating tranquilly over Leeds castle on a great spring evening enjoying an unique view of the beautiful Kent countryside.More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi bawithell Thanks for your review. Leeds Castle does look lovely from the air doesn't it! A great drag landing as we crossed the runway at Headcorn Aerodrome was a fitting end to a great flight. Lots of fun! We hope to see you again!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous experience! Made so easy and enjoyable by a very experienced and professional team. Many thanks to Kent Ballooning, I definitely want to do that again!More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Ellen Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with Kent Ballooning. We're stoked that you enjoyed your trip and I'll pass on your kind words to our ground crew. If you come again, don't forget that you get a 10% discount and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazing evening. The balloon flight was excellent. The pilot and crew were very helpful and approachable. Louise in office was always very helpful. The finishing touches were excellent. Would highly recommend this company!More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bibsyness Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your flight and all the other finishing touches too. We've worked hard on 'the other bits' over the years. As a family run business we try to go the extra mile. Whilst the flight is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always dreamed of flying in a hot air balloon and for my 50th birthday my dream finally came true. I called at 2p.m. on the day and received the confirmation that our flight would take place on Thursday evening as the conditions were...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brenda Thanks for your comprehensive review of your experience with Kent Ballooning. I had forgotten about hearing the ice cream van from 2000ft! We should have made a detour on the way back to go and find it! It was a fun flight with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The flight was really well organised and we all loved ever minute. All staff were very friendly and professional.

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kirsty Thanks for your review. We love what we do and it was great to share it with you. We're glad you had a great time and we'd love to have you along again! Regards Michael

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the lack of wind the pilot made the 1 hr flight interesting by telling us what we could see from up high but also sweeping low brushing over the trees. Landing was very smooth. Would highly recommend getting involved with the packing up as...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amy Thanks for your review. Balloon flights are a great way to bring people together. At the start people are a little nervous, but as the experience unfolds, people relax and people talk amongst themselves and the joy of the flight is shared amongst...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to do this for ages, and finally it happened. Brilliant organisation, and a very well organised flight preparation, flight and safe landing. All health & safety boxes ticked, and it was a very enjoyable morning flight in perfect weather. Our landing was special...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael Thanks for taking the time to review us. I’m glad you felt safe and enjoyed your flight. The lading was fun! I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many dandelions in one field and as we skimmed in to land it was an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kent Ballooning offered an easy, seamless service from booking the initial voucher, to booking the flight. Text service offering available spaces for ideal weather conditions was a great idea. The team of staff and pilot were brilliant. Overall great experience and would highly recommend this...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen Thanks for your review. I’m glad you found the whole process straight forward and enjoyed the flight itself. Whenever we have space in the basket we tend to text passengers who are booked in around that date to see if they can make...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner bought me the 'VIP' balloon experience as a Christmas present in 2016, but due to high winds ect the flight had to be cancled 4 times (Do expect that to happen, you may not get to go up the first time you book..English...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lucy Thanks for your review. It was great to meet you both and I have to say I really enjoyed your company in the air! Thanks for your kind words - Louisa is always happy to get a mention in a review and often...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience felt very safe everything explained to us all fantastic Weather brilliant champagne very welcome to finish off a wonderful experienceMore

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dumbles2016 Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with Kent Ballooning. I’m glad you felt safe and enjoyed the Chapel Down at the end. It was a fun flight, with a nice gentle drag landing at the end, although we didn't have...More

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Asawala
28 January 2017|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Asawala Our prices range from £109 per person to £149 per person depending on when you wanted to fly with us. If you visit our website using the link on our Trip Advisor page you can see all of our prices. I am afraid... More
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Asawala
28 January 2017|
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Response from jones3667 | Reviewed this property |
We took off from Canterbury but there are six sites around Kent and it does depend on wind direction and weather, you will be notified day before where you need to be, morning flights are early! Be prepared for flight to be... More
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Loz2205
15 March 2016|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Loz2205 Thanks for your message. A balloon is certainly an excellent introduction to flying! Unlike a plane or a helicopter we are completely open so you aren't restricted by glass for your views. In a balloon you... More
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