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Vista Balloon Adventures

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

This was an early birthday present to take place while I was in Oregon where I could take the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Sheena S
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Grantham, United Kingdom
Extraordinary experience in the hands of professionals!

I can't say enough about how professional Vista Balloon Adventures is and hence how they enable you... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Robbi L
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Dallas, Texas
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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This was an early birthday present to take place while I was in Oregon where I could take the flight with a cousin. I have wanted to do this for many years but had been thinking to cross it off my "bucket list" believing that...More

Thank Sheena S
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks for coming on a flight to celebrate your birthday. We're glad you had a great experience and we appreciate the review.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

I can't say enough about how professional Vista Balloon Adventures is and hence how they enable you to immerse yourself in and enjoy the entire experience. Booking is easy, the information they provide ahead of the trip is informative and thorough. All pilots and crew...More

Thank Robbi L
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for your review. We're glad the weather cooperated and gave you a great flight. Our pilots and crew enjoy what they do and every day is a different experience for everyone involved. We hope you'll come back and fly with us again.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Truly memorable experience for us all. The highly skilled and knowledgeable pilot and ground crew took great care of us. We are still talking about soaring over the forests and fields and dipping down to the river to skim across the water like a boat....More

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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We are so glad you had a wonderful time with us. The splash-n-dash tends to be a highlight (and surprise) for most of our guests, and the beauty of the landscape as experienced from the air makes for a great experience. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

So fun to help get the balloon ready, go up and see all the sights, followed by a nice little champagne brunch. Great experience for us and for our 80-year-old friend who delightfully checked this off her bucket list!

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

We're glad you had a fun time and pitched in to help with the balloon. We appreciate the review and hope you'll join us again sometime.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was fortunate to win this trip in a contest and it was certainly the highlight of my summer. Initially I was a bit scared but the staff was so professional and reassuring. Lovely views of the Willamette Valley and exceptional post-ride brunch. Would recommend...More

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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Congrats on your win! I'm glad we could put you at ease so you were able to enjoy your time in the air. Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our balloon ride with Vista hot air balloons. We got to see a beautiful sunrise and did a Duncan go in the river which was fun and exciting. I must add to your bucket list. We got tons of...More

Thank Nancy B R
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We're glad to hear you had such a great time. The "splash-n-dash" is a highlight for many guests. Thanks for flying with us!

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were lucky enough to go up for a ride a few days ago, and it was amazing! I was fearful at first, but our pilot, Robert, was fabulous in his knowledge of the balloon and patience with his inexperienced riders. The scenery is gorgeous,...More

Thank Christina S
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We are so glad you had a wonderful experience, especially since you began with some fear. Our pilots are so good at putting people at ease. Thanks for your review and for flying with us!

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Without a doubt, a beautiful experience to have at least once. That said, it may not be the best idea for those coming from far away, or with only a day free. Cancellations are and were a common occurrence. For someone who has the time...More

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

That's a great way to describe hot air ballooning in Oregon. We try to help our guests feel comfortable about flying, and to enjoy the experience, even if they are a bit unsure at first. Each day is unique, and no two flights are the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was my 75th birthday gift from my daughter. Beautiful views of the country and not scary! It was a wonderful adventure! We attained a height of 1,500 ft. After our flight they provided a very nice champagne breakfast. The basket was a little hard...More

Thank Charlotte S
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

The area we fly over is indeed beautiful. We try to take the "scary" out of the experience, and give you breathtaking views instead. Thank you for your review and we love celebrating birthdays with our guests.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had to rebook our flight a few times due to weather or winds. But I'm glad that we kept rebooking. The experience was unbelievable! Our pilot, Kelly, was really good and she explained everything to us. The scenery was better than I could have...More

Thank JR H
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Sandy G, Front Office Manager at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks for celebrating your anniversary with us, and congrats! We have several guests who return for anniversary flights, and each time is a different experience. Our pilots and crew enjoy making it the best it can be.

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sg38555
22 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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