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Vista Balloon Adventures

1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
+1 503-625-7385
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Wooo hooo!

Once in a lifetime ride! So calm and peaceful riding above the trees and Willamette river. Our... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Cheri A
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
via mobile
Incredible Experience!

Going for a balloon ride with Vista Balloon Adventures was an incredible experience! I'd been... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
kellydorius
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Portland, Oregon
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Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights from Newberg, Oregon. Morning flights from Friday through Monday from April 1 through October 15, weather permitting. Plan on spending 3 hours with us! Your flight is about one hour followed by a catered gourmet brunch.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
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+1 503-625-7385
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Once in a lifetime ride! So calm and peaceful riding above the trees and Willamette river. Our pilot was excellent! We had about 6 people in our basket. You must go on this one. Vista balloons are safe, experienced and fun. They take care of...More

Thank Cheri A
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We're glad you had a great time. Come join us again when you get a chance.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Going for a balloon ride with Vista Balloon Adventures was an incredible experience! I'd been meaning to check hot air ballooning off my bucket list for a while and I'm so happy I got to do so with Vista. My pilot, John, was very thorough...More

Thank kellydorius
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks for the great review. Our 2017 season is getting started now (rain, rain, go away!), so come join us again!

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went several years ago and it was so peaceful. You help set up in very early morning. You go over a river and can see balloons reflected in the water. When the balloon comes down , you help pack up, then have brunch. I...More

Thank scholzy1129
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thanks for your response. People are often surprised by how peaceful it is. We'd love to have you come back again this summer.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had the opportunity to be on the ground crew for Vista over two summers and because of the hard work, attention to detail, and constantly pestering the pilots to take me up they filled an empty spot in the basket with ME! A gorgeous...More

Thank Chris R
Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thanks for your response. Our 2017 season is just getting started, so if you'd like to crew again, we'd love to have you come play! The ground crew is a fun group of people, and it's an amazing experience to go on a flight as...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful and beautiful place to be.... Up high, on a gorgeous morning, in a beautiful red balloon. Breathtaking views.... And a brief touch down on the river! Magical! A MUST when visiting!!! Make sure to book In advance as spots fill up quickly,...More

Thank E S
Sandy G, General Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Thanks for sharing your experience here. It sounds like you enjoyed the whole morning. We are definitely like a family and hope our guests feel included as well.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our daughter and grandkids gave us the trip as thanks for coming to visit and helping out on the farm. Its was a very overcast day so our pilot was very apologetic. He said he'd make up for the lack of view and scenery with...More

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PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Each flight is definitely unique. Our pilots are great at giving our guests a special experience. Thanks for coming along with us and for your review.

Reviewed 3 September 2016

I've now ridden with Vista on two separate balloon rides and both were amazing and inspiring experiences. I loved being in the balloon as well as having such a different perspective on everything below me. Vista has everything dialed in and are very professional and...More

Thank Bryanrupp
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thanks for flying with us again. Our pilots and crew love what they do, and love sharing that experience with our guests.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

My friend and I had an amazing flight experience! It was a picturesque view of over 6 mountains along with the quilted pattern of the Willamette Valley. Our pilot was stellar and the crew made it very fun.

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PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

We're so glad you had a great time with a wonderful view of the mountains. Thanks for flying with us!

Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Balloon ride was an excellent bonding experiencing. I was looking for an adventure to share with a loved one and this ride fulfilled my hopes. We watched as the balloon was unpacked and inflated. We loaded up and launched in a very short time....More

Thank Westley2000
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

I'm happy to hear it was the experience you hoped for with your loved one. Robert is an expert at what he does and his years of experience are evident. Thanks for coming on a flight with us!

Reviewed 19 August 2016

We left Newborn and went up to 1800 ft, then south and down to the river, then back up to 1800 ft and across the farm land. I wish the flight could have been longer. We only traveled 5-10 miles from the start.More

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PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we're glad you enjoyed the experienced. Balloons only fly as fast as the wind will take them, and in the approx. one hour flight you had with us the winds were blowing at 5-10 miles per hour. Thanks again for...More

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sg38555
23 April 2016|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative |
Hello! We fly most weekends until October, with additional weekdays as the season progresses. Our flight schedule is available on our web site by selecting "Book a Flight". Pricing is $210 per person for a 3-hour experience... More
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shannonrasmussen
12 August 2015|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Our largest balloons can fit up to 10 passengers. We have a variety of sizes amongst our 7 balloons.
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