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Up & Away Ballooning

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Address: Sonoma County Airport, 2200 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95492
Phone Number: +1 707-836-0171
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The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the Sonoma...

The most personalized, professional ballooning experience in the Sonoma County Wine Country. Gourmet brunch served in the gardens of Kendall-Jackson Winery after the flight. Best safety record.***Now wheelchair accessible***

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Exciting, Inspiring, Unforgettable and Full of Laughs

My flight was exciting, inspiring, unforgettable and full of laughs. I was especially impressed by Pilot Armand and the ground crew. They were all professional, knowledgeable and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Abacus3
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California

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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My flight was exciting, inspiring, unforgettable and full of laughs. I was especially impressed by Pilot Armand and the ground crew. They were all professional, knowledgeable and welcoming. Watching their hard work was enlightening. I learned a lot from Armand. I appreciate his patience. He answered the same questions from me and other passengers as if it was the first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Family visiting from Florida, they wanted to see the view, what better way! Smooth, lovely ride, excellent pilot very informative of the balloon and the area .

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1 Thank Nevabfree
Lakefield, MN
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

For many years we talked about taking part in a hot air balloon ride. Well this was the year that we "stepped out of our comfort zone" and did this. There is not enough room in this review to compliment Up-Away Balloons. The entire morning went perfect and we truly enjoyed our time in the basket of this balloon. Arman... More 

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1 Thank minnesotawinemaker
Healdsburg, California
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163 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not cheap, but this is a "once in a lifetime" experience! Best time to do this is the fall, when the chances of fog are minimal and the scenery - turning leaves and vineyards- is spectacular.(I love in the neighborhood, and get to see them float overhead almost every weekend...

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1 Thank sfmaria101
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My friend and I booked this ride and it was the highlight of our trip! We felt completely safe and it was a very peaceful and enjoyable ride high above the fields. We were driven to the balloon site and were able to watch our balloon inflate and get setup for us. Then we loaded into the basket and it... More 

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1 Thank dtarigan
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a 5 am was up call this morning to knock something off my bucket list. This was more amazing than I even imagined. So serene and not scary at all, even for my husband afraid of heights. Incredible views!!! Our guide, Arman, was great! And then the brunch at the Shed afterwards was such a... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Have been thinking about doing a hot air balloon ride for several years. After researching, we decided on Up & Away Balloons. I am afraid of heights however the ascent and landing were gradual, views spectator and Armand, our pilot was great. Very serene and safe experience. Time flew by. The experience provided views you can't access through other means.... More 

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1 Thank lrhorer
Sacramento, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was a little nervous about flying in the balloon; however our pilot, Armand, was very calming with his positive attitude. While we were up in the balloon there was a moment of silence and pure bliss. It was an extremely beautiful view of green vines, trees and houses. We had a smooth take off, ride and landing. I would... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience. The pilot was wonderfully friendly, knowledgeable and showed us a great time. We enjoyed the brunch afterwards. The flight was smooth and beautiful. I would recommend this for anyone wanting to have an experience a little out of the box yet who is not seeking something too extreme.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We’ve all seen them—those enormous colorful bubbles floating over Sonoma and Napa. If you’re like me, you’ve thought, what would it be like to float like that? What would it be like to be a bubble, just part of the air mass? Last week I got to find out. My husband and I booked a flight with Up and Away... More 

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