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Lake Tahoe Balloons

Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
+1 530-544-1221
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Highly recommend this ballooning experience that lifts off a boat on Lake Tahoe. Scenery superb... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Amazing experience, Breathtaking views!

This was a perfect way to begin our day! We received a warm welcome by George and signed all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chaska, Minnesota
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Lake Tahoe Balloons proudly presents one of the most beautiful and unique hot air balloon adventures in the world. Inflate, launch and land on the world's only U.S.C.G. certified aircraft carrier vessel for hot air balloons. Operates approximately May thru October, seven days a week, weather permitting. Early morning departures. Includes continental breakfast, boat cruise, approximately a one hour flight, traditional champagne toast and souvenir. Reservations required.
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Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
+1 530-544-1221

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend this ballooning experience that lifts off a boat on Lake Tahoe. Scenery superb; crew friendly, knowledgeable and go out of their way to make this unique ballooning experience comfortable (very conscientious as to everyone's safety) but exciting! Even the trip back to dock...More

Thank Lorraine_C397
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a perfect way to begin our day! We received a warm welcome by George and signed all documents needed and we proceeded to walk the dock to the boat (Tahoe Flyer). Once we boarded, we were given details and safety information by Greg...More

Thank judylin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want that Ansel Adams perspective without having to work like Ansel Adams to get that perspective? Let Captain Greg, Balloon Pilots Blake and Sheldon, and master deckhand George, help you float safely into the studio high above the lake; where every photograph is...More

Thank jaws2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to start your day! Crew member George gives everyone a warm welcome as they sign in at the office and then walks you down to the dock to board the Tahoe Flyer. Once on board George and the boat captain, Greg,...More

Thank maddyg966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing that could compare to floating 2,000ft above Lake Tahoe! At first I was nervous, (because believe it or not I'm afraid of heights!!) but the friendly crew and pilot made me feel more comfortable right away. Speaking of the pilot, he was...More

Thank beccabeccabeccashaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crew was the best, from support crew to the outstanding Pilot (Sheldon) beautiful experience. Takes off from boat flies over Lake Tahoe and lands back on boat. 5 star in my book

Thank Eddie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most epic experiences I've ever had. When you get there you will immediately realize that you are in great hands with the staff. George greeted us warmly, and with a quick signature we were off to the boat. The staff...More

1  Thank eliasmmh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to cross "hot air balloon ride" off my bucket list and having the opportunity to do it over Lake Tahoe was even more amazing! Definitely the coolest way to get full 360 views of all of Lake Tahoe. The crew re very...More

1  Thank Ginny W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shortly after sunrise, we were led to the large boat that was built to allow a large hot air balloon to both take off and land. We were told that this is the only such ride in the world in which the balloon is not...More

3  Thank GpaGrauberger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time experiencing a balloon ride! Staff is wonderful and friendly! Pilots are fun and we really enjoyed learning about hot air balloons. Hoping to make a return visit and will be telling everyone we know how awesome of a time we had on our...More

1  Thank Amanda R
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Are kids allowed? If so is there a minimum age? If so are they $299 each as well?
19 April 2017|
Response from BalloonPacific | Property representative |
Thanks for inquiring about Lake Tahoe Balloons. For further information please give us a call @ 530.544.1221. We would be happy to assist. Minimum age requirement is 7 years old & 48 inches tall. Child rate is $299 each.
On Tuesday 3/22 r u opened n how much for the ticket
18 March 2016|
Response from Petey126 | Reviewed this property |
$299 per person
Anishca D
How much for 4 ppl, what time do you depart? Do we land back where we departed?
12 October 2015|
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Response from JaynePattyBrie |
Our rate is $299.00 per person. Landing site will depend on the winds aloft, and where they take us. Although we do land back on the boat in Lake Tahoe. Our season ended October 15th. We will re-open on May 15th. 2016... More