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Skybus Ballooning

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We flew at 5pm on Wednesday 3rd October. Unfortunately the wind was very slight so unfortunately we didn't travel very far however the stunning views and scenery made up for it. It was a clear night and we could see for miles. Tony our pilot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

(Review on behalf of my mum Glynis Jones, flight on 29/09 from London Beach Hotel 4pm) After waiting 2 years to get my 60th birthday balloon flight off the ground (weather conditions play a big factor in getting up) I finally got the perfect conditions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emma R
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We took our flight this month around 6 attempts at flights, which is not too bad considering some people have to wait years for the weather to be right. But this is totally understandable when the weather dictates flights. What made our experience disappointing is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dsl549
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The weather was finally kind enough to enable us to go on our 6th attempt at booking, it was more than worth the wait. Fantastic experience from start to finish, we all helped set up and pack away, so much fun. The flight itself was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Had a Birthday celebration for my mum with Tony & Arti from SkyBus Ballooning, can highly recommend to anyone thinking of Ballooning. Everyone in the Balloon had a fantastic time, with drinks after wonderful x

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I find it quite sad that people resort to leaving awful reviews on this site about any business as there are always two sides to the story. However, to leave a bad review about a business that is effectively at the mercy of the great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I reviewed Skybus ballooning last year and because I enjoyed it so much my husband bought me another voucher for 2018. After a few attempts I made my flight last Wednesday and again it was beyond amazing, I loved the experience from start to finish,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ScottFionaHolly
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My Daughters bought me a Skybus balloon voucher for my 60th Birthday in August 2014. I thought it would be nice for my partner to join me on the flight and bought her a voucher. After 3 years and 24 attempts, we finally got up...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank steve m
ShiraleeColin, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hello Steve, I am sorry that you felt disappointed in your flight - yes you certainly did wait a long time before your flight was successful weatherwise including a launch site cancellation. We always advise people that the final landing field could have sheep do...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

While you do have to be very patient waiting for the weather to be perfect for a balloon ride - it becomes very clear when you eventually get up why this is the case but I can assure you that it is worth the wait....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Wow wow wow!! Nearly a week since my trip and I am still up on cloud nine!! I loved every aspect of this trip, had perfect weather and loved getting involved with the set up of the balloon watching it inflate then boarding for an...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ScottFionaHolly
ShiraleeColin, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review for us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your flight and if you decide to rebook with us, remember to tell us you have flown with us before and we will...More

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