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Monticello Country Ballooning

Charlottesville, VA 22901
+1 434-996-9008
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Amazing! Just do it!

Amazing! First of all Mandy is a expert balloonist. She does a wonderful job of balancing safety... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hampstead, Maryland
Hot Air Balloon Ride

Mandy worked with us and the weather to get us up on a beautiful sunrise hot air balloon ride. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Central Virginia's premier hot air ballooning company offering daily sunrise and sunset flights with an all-inclusive flight package.
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“champagne toast” (21 reviews)
“balloon ride” (14 reviews)
“chase crew” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Charlottesville, VA 22901
+1 434-996-9008

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing! First of all Mandy is a expert balloonist. She does a wonderful job of balancing safety first and playing hostess. The ride was smooth and calm. My husband and i are in our 50's and this was our first time in a balloon. It...More

Thank Karen_4_USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mandy worked with us and the weather to get us up on a beautiful sunrise hot air balloon ride. We had to be flexible as weather didn't allow us to fly the previous morning or evening. Mandy also worked with another company so that our...More

Thank madermikekathy
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We chose the right crew for our ballooning venture after a careful reading of the reviews on TA. Mandy, with her 18 years of experience, was as promised a great pilot with an ability to keep a steady hand on the balloon while providing assurance...More

3  Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a beautiful evening for a hot air balloon ride with Mandy and her Fabulous Crew. The burnt red and vibrant oranges still on the mountains were just breathtaking. Everything was prefect the flight, instructions, basket mates, chase car crew, weather and of course God's...More

3  Thank tpcarr83
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Sunset flight on Oct 25th with Mandy along with Kyle as chase crew was simply amazing. This flight has been in our plan for a while but weather has not been very cooperative. But we finally made it and it was just wonderful. Beautiful fall...More

1  Thank farzmt
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My daughter & I had our first ever balloon flight with Mandy & Kyle. They picked us up at our hotel for an afternoon flight, we had booked for a morning flight but Mandy wasn't happy that we would have good enough weather the next...More

2  Thank Graeme017
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Absolutely a first class experience. The owner and our pilot Mandy is a licensed pilot and safety is the number one priority. She and her crew work extremely hard to make the flight something you will remember for a long time. We flew on September...More

Thank ebparks_12
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I flew with pilot/owner Mandy at sunrise on July 15th, 2016 in her new balloon. She and her crew showed up at the front door of our B&B (Inn at Westwood Farm) right on time, evaluated the winds and set up for...More

2  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Since the beginning Mandy(the owner and pilot) was very professional and helped answer all of my questions. I decided to surprise my husband on his birthday weekend, he loved it. The ride was smooth, we never felt unsafe. Mandy is very knowledgable and friendly. I...More

Thank liviacastro
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I have worked with Mandy as chase crew (staying on the ground during the flight) for over a year! I finally got my chance to go up in the balloon last weekend and I will be the first to admit I am a huge scaredy-cat...More

Thank Emily W
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22 October 2017|
Response from Mandy B | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our hot air balloon flights. We can take pilot and up to five adults in our basket. Thank you!
9 March 2016|
Response from Mandy B | Property representative |
We are out of the country on vacation. Our phone and laptop were stolen so I had the phone disconnected yesterday until we return Sunday. Please email us through our website. (TA does not allow us to post emails or URLs in... More
17 February 2016|
Response from Mandy B | Property representative |
Hello and thank-you for your interest in our hot air balloon flights. Yes, at this point in time we still have space Sunday morning March 27. Please contact us directly through out website or on our cell at 434.996.9008 as I... More