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Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.
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Seronera, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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First time for hot air balloon in Serengeti. 9 companions loved it; only missing the migration which was in Ndutu. Safe, scenic and service of champagne and brunch delightful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank terri_watson_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our experience with the Serengeti Balloon Safari! The staff was very kind and informative, and I felt safe the whole trip. You end with a champagne toast, as well as breakfast in the bush. The staff educates you on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank ChitownBen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Each detail from pickup at our camp to the champagne breakfast out in the bush was handled professionally. Frank, our pilot, was so professional and experienced! He was incredibly helpful in his instructions prior to take off, and during our flight, he helped us to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank MegP200
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unbelievable experience!! My dad was very nervous about heights and doing this in general. All of his fears disappeared once we took off. I did not realize that throughout the flight, we went up and down in altitude. At some points, we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank libbyelliott123
Reviewed 1 week ago

air and earth crew all very professional!! we had breakfast under a tree in the middle of the savannah, great sensation!!! I was a little worry about the landing but as there was no much wind, it was very very calm. It is expensive but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chispa L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, this is super expensive ($600 per person) but it is also a great experience. We flew right over a cheetah and saw many other animals as well. The balloon pilot and the ground crew were very professional and seemed to emphasize safety above all....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jbienst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 am wake up for transport to startpoint. Is early but on the way you get a free night safari. We saw hippo's, hyena's and lions!!! By arriving the startpoint the crew was already preparing balloon. After a clear and professional safety-instruction of international pilots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank DomienM3
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Very professional and experienced crew delivered a marvellous morning in a hot air balloon from pickup at our campsite to the delicious champagne breakfast. Loved every minute! Just a shame we didn’t see any big animals, but the experience was still worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed December 8, 2018

From the time we were picked up from our lodge our experience was nothing but professional. On our arrival our pilot briefed us and prepared us for our adventure .As we floated above the ground and witnessed the sunrise and Zebras and antelope grazing below...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank fjp4941
Reviewed November 28, 2018

they put 16 people in the cramped basket-at least 4 people to much-getting in to the basket is not easy and very oncomfertable-very steep price for what you getMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 166edward
johncorse, General Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

I am sorry that you found our baskets too cramped Edward. Our baskets are manufactured by the 2 leading hot-air balloon manufacturers in Europe and specified for 16 passengers. We are discussing with them about increasing the size to give passengers a little more room...More

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Maryam B
December 29, 2018|
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Response from johncorse | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your enquiry! We fly from Central Serengeti (throughout the year) and the Western Corridor (Jun-Oct) or Ndutu (20th Dec-31st March) every morning and the price is $599 per person all inclusive in a... More
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AJtheNomad
November 11, 2018|
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Response from CARL667 | Property representative |
Hello AJ. Thank you for your inquiry. You will first need to travel from Nairobi (Kenya) to Arusha (Tanzania). You have options to reach the Serengeti National Park, either by road or by air. You will need to stay the... More
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NKerba
July 21, 2018|
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Hi NKerba, thank you for your question. Our baskets carry 16 pax and 12 pax. They are divided into compartments for 2 or 4 people and all afford a direct outward view. We fly many professional photographers and film... More
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