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Serengeti Balloon Safaris

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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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+255 784 308 494
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Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife...

Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.

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Amazing experience, worth every penny

Serengeti Balloon Safari was my highlight of the trip. Firstly we met Jemal at Serena Lodge (where we were staying), next day we woke up at 4.30 and our driver drove very safely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naz T
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serengeti Balloon Safari was my highlight of the trip. Firstly we met Jemal at Serena Lodge (where we were staying), next day we woke up at 4.30 and our driver drove very safely in the dark and saw hippos, lion and hyenas on our way to the take off location. Upon arrival the captain gave some instructions and we were... More 

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Thank Naz T
Madrid, Spain
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All was wonderful in this experience. Staff is attentive and safe. The views are mesmerising. The feeling of quietness during the flight and the expansive views are unique. And we could see all kinds of wildlife. Landing was perfect and breakfast an incredible addition in the middle of nowhere. When we finished, the driver from our camp picked us up... More 

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Thank carlos222222
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic experience. Glass of Champagne on landing (with explanation from pilot why this is tradition) followed by Full English Breakfast (with more Champagne) in beautiful setting of Serengeti.

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Thank tim9872015
Lassen National Forest, California
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103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a fact that some folks (like my wife) absolutely love hot air ballooning, and after a safari everyone asks if you did the balloon trip, so it's probably best to do this one. However, as such balloon rides go around the world, this one is pretty average. You are likely to see a few animals, which are frightened of... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very competent pilot who managed to steer us over a whole variety of animals in our approx 1 hr flight. Very safety conscious. Knowledgeable and helpful. A superb experience. Can you believe one participant dropped their iPhone and the support team saw it fall, found it and returned it? The champagne breakfast afterwards was terrific - almost as enjoyable!

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Thank Simon T
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

For me this was the definite highlight of an already amazing holiday. Getting up early in the morning and traveling to the launch site in the dark allowed us to see active animals such as hippos running around that would normally later in the day be hardly visible. The whole process was very organised, professional and safety conscious. The serenity... More 

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Thank outline2016
Winton, Australia
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

This was one of the best things we have done. We wanted to do a balloon flight anyway but being in the Serengeti it seemed the best place to do it. We went on an absolutely stunning day with a very "boring" landing - so smooth it wasn't felt. The pilot Moses was wonderful and answered everyone's questions. There was... More 

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Thank RayandJanWinton
New York
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Well organized, professional service, felt safe and comfortable, competent pilot, but all in all the sights were very disappointing. Having experienced an amazing balloon ride in Turkey this did not compare at all. Flat plains of grass with nothing of interest to see... Nice breakfast afterwords, but not worth the money... Would not do again.

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1 Thank jacek101
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Been on a flight today with Seringeti Balloon. Amazing. Everything I dreamed of. Expensive but no discounts anywhere. Worth the money though.

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Thank Mike T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It is expensive, it will be gruelingly early, it requires, groveling in the ground to enter the basket, it involves flying, not knowing where you will land... but alas it is like floating in cloud 9, looking over incomprehensibly large herds of game, watching the sun rise in the most incredible setting you will ever witness, and will be surprised... More 

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