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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824
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To use an American phrase. We had a balloon ride this morning over Napa Valley (this was our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Denise S
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Gorgeous experience !!!!

It was a great time, fantastic views and a gorgeous experience. I recommend. Ask for Scott, our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 celestial adventure with a festive champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in a serene wine country setting. May The Winds Welcome You Softly
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To use an American phrase. We had a balloon ride this morning over Napa Valley (this was our first) the views were stunning, the weather beautiful, and Chad our pilot was great. The brunch with champagne was also very good. Always wanted to do a...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a great time, fantastic views and a gorgeous experience. I recommend. Ask for Scott, our driver. A awesome and helpful person.

Thank Fonsecamed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our ride! The staff was very helpful and eased all of our concerns about the ride and safety. Our pilot, Jake, was loads of fun....even at 6am! The ride was gorgeous and well beyond my expectations. We enjoyed the...More

Thank Mary Beth M
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you for your post and for choosing to fly with Balloons Above the Valley! We love that you enjoyed your adventure and that you are now able to check things off of the Bucket List!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful balloon ride over the Napa valley. We stayed at the Euro Spa hotel and a van picked us up to take us to the meeting place and then the launch site. Not quite enough information ahead of time, but the balloon ride was awesome....More

Thank tdellav
Management response:Responded yesterday

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your balloon flight as well as the champagne brunch celebration! We strive to give all of our passengers as much information as possible via conformation emails as well as the morning of the flight, so I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great activity to start the weeek with. It meant early wake up, but it was worth it, and easiest to do at the beginning of the week. I had reads reviews claiming they may have to use an alternate site if Napa...More

Thank DREnos2014
Management response:Responded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write all of that out! We really appreciate your feedback and understanding of us needing to use our alternate launch location in Winters CA. Ideally we would love to always fly out of the Valley but sometimes conditions...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second time around and as always a spectacular experience to appreciate the beauty of the valley and soothe the spirit. Brought along first timer, family & friends and it was worth the early rise and enjoyable brunch.

Thank degracia3
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I'm not a morning person, but this experience was worth waking up for! The views were absolutely phenomenal and our pilot Jake was hilarious, which helped calm my nerves. Everyone on the staff was in fact friendly and energetic. The brunch afterward was nothing special,...More

Thank slthomp
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Heard really good things about this business and was excited for my first hot air balloon ride - was scheduled for Friday morning and received a call the evening before confirming my spot. Arrived at the Marriott and ate the very basic muffins and coffee...More

1  Thank Deanna M
Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Deanna, Thank you for your valuable input. We are very sorry for the wait time and ultimate flight cancellation you experienced with us. Our ultimate goal is the safety and security of our passengers. It may not appear there is a reason for flight delays...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a great crew and experience. Days starts out early but totally worth it, youre in wine country you should definitely enjoy the flight. Staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the views and my friend definitely was impressed! Would definitely do it...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If you are looking for something different to do. This is fun... Well organized.... However.... When I dreamed all my life of the hot air balloon ride... I did not Dream of being cramed in the large basket with so many people you couldn't hardly...More

Thank Bonnie S
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Are these onlyrics available at sunrise?
9 January 2017|
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Response from Jenny M | Reviewed this property |
Cas I
is it a good idea to do this in late December around Christmas holidays? weather-wise....
3 December 2016|
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Response from jgosal82 | Reviewed this property |
I probably would say no, due to weather, but they do give you option to cancel if weather is cloudy or foggy. but I would call first to be on say side. We went on OCt. 26th and we lucked out and had sunny day, but everyone... More
Do you do donations? I have a benefit for a non-profit 501C3 looking for a Balloon ride for two so we can make a live auction package. You can call 805 736-8535 X210
30 September 2015|
Response from mah10000 | Reviewed this property |
No, thank you.