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A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure

33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
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Awesome experience

Great memories chaceing the sun ( to find launch site due to fog). Rusty and Bill along with all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
williacs
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Banning, California
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Romantic Wknd Away

We absolutely loved our balloon adventure!! The staff was informative, professional and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rayofsun2018
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Oak Park, California
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A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure offers surnise hot air balloon rides daily over the Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California. One hour scenic flights include champagne, orange juice, continental breakfast, souvenir certificare and two for one wine tasting.
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33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
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"champagne toast"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"happy anniversary"
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"these guys"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great memories chaceing the sun ( to find launch site due to fog). Rusty and Bill along with all the other staff did a great job answering all our questions and calming our fears. Enjoyed the whole experience from set up, launch, flight, landing, pack...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our balloon adventure!! The staff was informative, professional and very friendly!! They offer to take photos for you & go out of their way to make sure everyone feels comfortable and safe. The ride isn’t scary and very smooth as you float...More

Thank rayofsun2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My best friend and I woke up at 3:45 AM to be ready to go by 4:30 AM to be at Temecula by 6:00 AM from San Diego, and it was very much worth the early wake up call! A hot air balloon ride had...More

Thank Yeleny S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience! We booked this balloon ride after reading all of the wonderful reviews and this company didn’t disappoint! We wanted to celebrate our son’s 14th birthday in a unique way and what a treat it was! We were lucky to have Rusty as our...More

Thank Staci K
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

So our first time to Temecula we had reservations for the balloon ride but as we were finding the perfect spot to take off the fog came in so we couldn’t ride that day (which I was completely fine with cause who wants a view...More

Thank tiffemarie
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was worried about how my husband would like this experience especially due to the cost. That said, I do feel Grape Escape is reasonably priced amongst balloon companies! We loved it. I'm so happy I booked it. Bill was great. He was very informative!...More

Thank Debbres
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

1st class company. Our pilot Matt and the ground crew were top notch. The crew made sure to take many pictures for us. Matt answered all of our curious questions. We always felt safe. Beautiful way to see wine country. Call the office if you...More

Thank CityBoy1760
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We finally had the chance to take a hot air balloon ride in beautiful Temecula, California and had a wonderful time. We chose A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure, the price was right but the service was excellent. Rusty checked us in and made us welcome...More

Thank Gordon T
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Met our pilot Rusty and Ricky at the Europa Winery at 6.15 and was transported to the launch site at 6.30 Had our balloon aired up and ready to go in about 15 minutes. We took off over some orchards and vineyards for the most...More

Thank terryhanl0n
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

My husband surprised me for our anniversary with a sunrise hot air balloon ride with A Grape Escape. First of all, props for the name, it's adorable and so fitting. We headed to Temecula and met around 6 AM at Europa Village, where we met...More

Thank AllisonDeCosmo
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Carlos R
23 May 2018|
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Response from Yeleny S | Reviewed this property |
You have to make reservations days prior as they need to know body weights and how many other people will be going up that day so they can calibrate basket size and such. They only have one flight per day in the early AM... More
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Mary R
14 May 2018|
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Response from tiffemarie | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There’s a small hole in the basket where your foot will fit to hop over :)
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Response from hotairtours | Property representative |
Our rates start at $128.00 per person for a weekday flight. Flights are offered seven days a week weather permitting. The flight is approximately 60-75 minutes in the air and your entire adventure lasts approximately 3... More
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