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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Great Experience!

This was our first hot air balloon ride and it was amazing! I was nervous at first but they... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mhamilton2012
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Hot Air Balloon ride over Napa Valley

Second trip to Napa Valley with my husband. We decided to do the hot air balloon ride as it would... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Letitia L
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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Get Carried Away! Balloons Above the Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your adventure with a festive Champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in wine country. With so many flights to choose from, Balloons Above the Valley offers something for everyone. Looking for a simple adventure? Choose balloon flight. Want to enjoy a Champagne brunch? Choose flight + brunch. Need a little wine in your day? We offer a wine tour + flight package. Traveling from far away? Our San Francisco wine tour + flight package is for you. Want to join in on the fun but don’t want to fly? We got you covered with our Chase package. Experience your “WOW” moment with Balloons Above the Valley.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first hot air balloon ride and it was amazing! I was nervous at first but they explained everything and we felt safe the entire time. Jake, our pilot, was awesome - fun, informative, and a gave us a smooth ride and landing....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second trip to Napa Valley with my husband. We decided to do the hot air balloon ride as it would be a new experience for the both of us. It was amazing! Scary at first—the fact that you’re in a basket soaring high in the...More

Thank Letitia L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful trip. A must do in Napa! Tina and Russ are awesome! Amazing views! Very romantic! Perfect morning activity.

Thank Karl S
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Karl S, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew with Balloons Above the Valley approximately 25 years ago and decided it was time for another adventure! First time flying was over the Napa Valley and it was absolutely breathtaking. I remember how quiet everything was when the burners weren’t doing their job....More

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Danafromvallejo, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at Balloons Above the Valley. We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Better than any other company for sure! These guys are the real deal! Theyve been around for so long one of the first in the area! Im sad to see any negative reviews because I know those were only because the weather was bad and...More

Thank Maria P
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maria P, thank you so much for your positive comments about Balloons Above the Valley! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is a must do for your family vacation! My boys loved it! I am terrified of heights but the fact that one of these has not ever crashed is reassuring, and I was not scared at all.

Thank Destinhousewife
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Destinhousewife, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We can't wait to see you again, have a great day.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Did the balloon ride this morning and it was totally worth it. The whole team is great and the pilot Russ was skilled and fun. The brunch was great too.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Must do with kids, mine at 14 and 10. Safe and breathtaking views. Staff is courteous and knowledgeable. Awesome time, highly recommended!!

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

After researching this activity we chose Balloons Above The Valley. So glad we did. The whole experience was awesome. Excellent communication with them as we were due to do this just as the fires were coming to an end. We chose the option which included...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Not only was the trip exceptional, the staff was incredible, too. Our experience started before we went up with the company more very BG our date forward since there was rain on our scheduled date. Then our kind driver, Thomas, picked us up and shuttled...More

Thank Katie W
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Marsha T, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Katie W, it's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Balloons Above the Valley!

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MARY Z
9 January 2017|
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3 December 2016|
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Response from tarynlw | Reviewed this property |
The weather in Napa is generally mild, just watch the forecast. The flight will not be cancelled until the morning of, so if you are traveling from far away it is risky. They also do sunset flights in the winter because it... More
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