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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Highlight of Our Trip to Napa

This was by far the best experience we had in Napa and I would recommend it to anyone who is... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Brenton K
via mobile
Bucket List Item

My husband and I finally had a hot air ballon ride! The staff were wonderful, had lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Robin M
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Calgary, Canada
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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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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This was by far the best experience we had in Napa and I would recommend it to anyone who is visiting. Our pilot Chad was funny and entertaining the entire time. If you have a free morning there’s no better thing to do.

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Marsha T, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Brenton K, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I finally had a hot air ballon ride! The staff were wonderful, had lots of expertise, so much passion for what they do, lots of laughs, safety conscious and took such great care for us. It was a fabulous flight! We meet...More

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Marsha T, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Robin M, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Balloons Above the Valley! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband, son and I did this activity Friday Sept. 1st . What a great experience from the time we met up with the staff to the drop back at our original meeting point. The staff were very professional and provided coffee and pastries before...More

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Marsha T, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thecourrier, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was a birthday gift to my gf. Our captain was absolutely great and we thoroughly enjoyed the views. There were glitches with the ground staff though. That's why it doesn't warrant a full 5 score, which is a pity. They were supposed to pick...More

Thank Keivan Z
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Management response:Responded 1 September 2017

I am so happy to hear that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your balloon flight in Napa Valley. We recently made changes to our morning meeting location and please allow me to extend my apology for any confusion that you experienced. Our customers are all...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough how professional and well run the morning went! Despite Napa being blanketed under heavy fog and unable to fly over Napa, we were brought right to the alternative launch area and balloons were ready to board as soon as we arrived....More

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Management response:Responded 1 September 2017

Wonderful! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your flight with us.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

My first ever Hot Balloon ride was more than I ever expected!!! Melissa offered me excellent phone service by setting up my date and fully preparing me with tons of details for my adventure. Then Tina presented our entire group with very thorough directions at...More

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Management response:Responded 1 September 2017

Laurie, Thank you for this wonderful note, I've passed it along to our staff and it means so much to them. And, we are so happy you chose to fly with us! It was our pleasure having you.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

As a Mother's Day Present my son and I purchased balloon tickets for our whole family to enjoy. We decided to pass on the brunch and just take the balloon ride as we are locals and have our own favorite places to eat. Booking the...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a must for all. We had a very experienced and congenial pilot - Shane. Breath taking views and certainly one of the best ways to get an aerial view of the NAPA valley. Well organized. Although it is a very early start...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Extraordinary experience... thanks to all the staff and Jake (our pilot) for an amazing ride! You guys rock!

1  Thank hdimc
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great ride and champagne brunch. Our balloon operator was very personable and made the trip entertaining. They do pack you in with very little room to move during the trip. The champagne bruch was also very good.

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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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