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Magical Adventure Balloon Rides

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Take a magic carpet style balloon ride over the orchards and vineyards of Temecula with majestic mountain views in the background. Flights also include a premium champagne, juice or mimosa toast, cheese and chocolate plate, commemorative flight...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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34843 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a sunset Del Mar balloon trip with Dennys, the head of the company. He was extremely patient and kind with great customer service. He answered all of our questions and explained everything in advance about the trip. It was well worth the additional...More

Thank deepak p
Denni B, Owner at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much counselor. We appreciate your kind words and appreciate your excellent work during these troubling Trumpian times.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved taking this adventure! The wait time was as expected. The explanations were sufficient and even watching the balloon inflate was a worthy experience. We were surprised by how smooth the ride was. There was fog but once over the clouds... Wow! Breathtaking...More

Thank simplquest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to get married in a hot air balloon. I wanted something for just immediate family and wanted to do something different. As I had never been in a hot air balloon, I had plenty of questions. They did their best to answer my...More

Thank mooki x
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Overall this was a wonderful experience and the sunset was truly spectacular. The pilot was knowledgeable about the sights and skilled at taking the balloon up and down, spinning it to ensure everyone on board had views of the sunset. Couple negatives; a lot of...More

Thank jenkelly83
B R Guest B, Front Office Manager at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We have shared it with our staff. I understand your party was on a weather hold on the launch field due to gusty winds. The wait time prior to lift off was longer than usual because of the high winds....More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Del Mar Sunset ride: Ride portion was fine but down time needs to be addressed. Arrived at 445 and didn’t take off until 640. A lot of standing and waiting for balloon to be inflated. Other balloon company served beverages and snacks during this down...More

Thank hello574
MagicalPilot, General Manager at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dale, I reviewed your flight date with our operations manager. Although we don't see anything unusual with August 7th's flight profile, I sincerely appreciate your feedback. Since all balloon companies in Del Mar use the same launch field at the same time, there is a...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

The pilot and crew were extremely professional and involved with the guests. I lost a ring that I was going to present my wife for our 15yr anniversary and the crew went back to the launch site to look for it and the pilot went...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A magical experience, flying over wine country in Temecula Valley! It was exciting watching all the balloons being filled and taking off in the sky. If you have ever said "I want to go in a hot air balloon" DO IT! There was a bit...More

Thank keeseebee
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed our hot air balloon ride over the beautiful Temecula valley. At 6:15 am sharp, we were bussed in a small van from our meeting place at South Coast Winery to an area where our balloon was to launch. We watched a glorious sunrise....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best things we've ever done. It's hard to describe the moment. The way the crew deal with the whole process just help us to relax and enjoy the ride. I strongly recommend.

Thank jffruet
MagicalPilot, General Manager at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you very much. Our ground crew works hard to make life easy for the pilot. I will share your kind words with our crew staff. Please come see us again. Denni

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were celebrating our grandson's graduation from eighth grade. We had taken our granddaughter on the same sunset balloon ride out of Del Mar three years previous. The travelers on our first ride were allowed to shout down at people on the ground with insults...More

Thank Teri H
MagicalPilot, Owner at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Teri, Thank you for your feedback. Too much information is always awkward! I'll discuss your comments with all our flight crew to make sure they are performing to our standards. Unlike other professional pilots that never interact with passengers, balloon pilots must also act as...More

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