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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824
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Awesome Experience

I'm not a morning person, but this experience was worth waking up for! The views were absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Cancellation after waiting 2 hours at the site

Heard really good things about this business and was excited for my first hot air balloon ride... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Deanna M
Chicago, Illinois
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a morning person, but this experience was worth waking up for! The views were absolutely phenomenal and our pilot Jake was hilarious, which helped calm my nerves. Everyone on the staff was in fact friendly and energetic. The brunch afterward was nothing special,...More

Thank slthomp
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Heard really good things about this business and was excited for my first hot air balloon ride - was scheduled for Friday morning and received a call the evening before confirming my spot. Arrived at the Marriott and ate the very basic muffins and coffee...More

1  Thank Deanna M
Management response:

Deanna, Thank you for your valuable input. We are very sorry for the wait time and ultimate flight cancellation you experienced with us. Our ultimate goal is the safety and security of our passengers. It may not appear there is a reason for flight delays...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a great crew and experience. Days starts out early but totally worth it, youre in wine country you should definitely enjoy the flight. Staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the views and my friend definitely was impressed! Would definitely do it...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you are looking for something different to do. This is fun... Well organized.... However.... When I dreamed all my life of the hot air balloon ride... I did not Dream of being cramed in the large basket with so many people you couldn't hardly...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had an absolutely amazing experience with Balloons Above the Valley! There are a few companies that offer balloon rides through Napa Valley, but it would be hard to top the friendly, energetic and fun stuff with this company! From start to finish the experience...More

Thank lissop44
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This balloon ride was amazing! The staff were nice and friendly from start to finish! Jake was outstanding! He was knowledgeable, pleasant, and great at interacting with all the guest! The views were breathtaking and I felt at peace as we glided through the air....More

Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Our family of 5 enjoyed our first ever balloon flight on Christmas morning. We met at the Marriott hotel where there were coffee and pastries and a safety talk. We went in minivans to the balloon launch site. The balloon was huge and was divided...More

Thank jaynic
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our pilot Jake was very informative, professional and funny. He obviously has a passion for what he does, being a third generation balloon pilot. The whole crew was amazing, making the tour a one of a kind experience. Recommend highly.

Thank RealityReporter
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went on a balloon ride on Christmas morning. The crew were nice and the pilot was great. We only pd $159 for their holiday special. We were in air between 45-60 min. We met at the Marriott in Napa and returned their for an...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 9 December 2016

When in Napa, you have to wake up early one day and take a hot-air balloon ride, it’s simply brilliant. Balloons Above the Valley is one of the companies offering the activity – very well organized, and a pretty good buffet breakfast gets thrown in...More

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Are these onlyrics available at sunrise?
9 January 2017|
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Response from goaliemother | Reviewed this property |
Only available at sunrise but well worth it.......everything is extremely well organized.
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is it a good idea to do this in late December around Christmas holidays? weather-wise....
3 December 2016|
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Response from jgosal82 | Reviewed this property |
I probably would say no, due to weather, but they do give you option to cancel if weather is cloudy or foggy. but I would call first to be on say side. We went on OCt. 26th and we lucked out and had sunny day, but everyone... More
Do you do donations? I have a benefit for a non-profit 501C3 looking for a Balloon ride for two so we can make a live auction package. You can call 805 736-8535 X210
1 October 2015|
Response from mah10000 | Reviewed this property |
No, thank you.