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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Great experience, great crew

Had an amazing time on the hot air balloon, informative staff. The brunch and champagne was a great... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Chloe V
via mobile
What a great experience!!!!😄❤️😄❤️😄❤️

These guys are realy cool and kindy. I trully recomend flying with them. Such a nice and romantic... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Ricardo O
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Get Carried Away! Balloons Above the Valley has been voted Best Balloon Ride in Napa Valley 17 years in a row. Dance with the wind above Napa Valley in a colorful hot air balloon. Celebrate your adventure with a festive Champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in wine country. With so many flights to choose from, Balloons Above the Valley offers something for everyone. Looking for a simple adventure? Choose balloon flight. Want to enjoy a Champagne brunch? Choose flight + brunch. Need a little wine in your day? We offer a wine tour + flight package. Traveling from far away? Our San Francisco wine tour + flight package is for you. Want to join in on the fun but don’t want to fly? We got you covered with our Chase package. Experience your “WOW” moment with Balloons Above the Valley.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the hot air balloon, informative staff. The brunch and champagne was a great way to finish off the morning. Thank you!

Thank Chloe V
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Chloe V, we really appreciate your positive review! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

These guys are realy cool and kindy. I trully recomend flying with them. Such a nice and romantic experience It was the perfect gift for my wife birthday

Thank Ricardo O
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Ricardo O, we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a great morning with just enough fog so pictures were awesome and light winds so sailing was smooth. Pilot Jake treated us well.

Thank MountaineerTwin
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Mountaineertwin, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope you have a great day! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This was our first hot air balloon ride and it was amazing! I was nervous at first but they explained everything and we felt safe the entire time. Jake, our pilot, was awesome - fun, informative, and a gave us a smooth ride and landing....More

Thank mhamilton2012
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Mhamilton2012, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Second trip to Napa Valley with my husband. We decided to do the hot air balloon ride as it would be a new experience for the both of us. It was amazing! Scary at first—the fact that you’re in a basket soaring high in the...More

Thank Letitia L
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Letitia L, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful trip. A must do in Napa! Tina and Russ are awesome! Amazing views! Very romantic! Perfect morning activity.

Thank Karl S
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Karl S, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We flew with Balloons Above the Valley approximately 25 years ago and decided it was time for another adventure! First time flying was over the Napa Valley and it was absolutely breathtaking. I remember how quiet everything was when the burners weren’t doing their job....More

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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Danafromvallejo, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at Balloons Above the Valley. We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Better than any other company for sure! These guys are the real deal! Theyve been around for so long one of the first in the area! Im sad to see any negative reviews because I know those were only because the weather was bad and...More

Thank Maria P
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Maria P, thank you so much for your positive comments about Balloons Above the Valley! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This is a must do for your family vacation! My boys loved it! I am terrified of heights but the fact that one of these has not ever crashed is reassuring, and I was not scared at all.

Thank Destinhousewife
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BATV_Management, Manager at Balloons Above the Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Hi Destinhousewife, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We can't wait to see you again, have a great day.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Did the balloon ride this morning and it was totally worth it. The whole team is great and the pilot Russ was skilled and fun. The brunch was great too.

Thank rishi_des
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June 7, 2018|
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Response from DanaFromVallejo | Reviewed this property |
The baskets are taller than 3 feet. They are 4 feet tall. If you go to the Balloons Above The Valley website, click on the bars in the upper right corner and go to About Us, then click on Gallery. You will see pictures and... More
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The weather in Napa is generally mild, just watch the forecast. The flight will not be cancelled until the morning of, so if you are traveling from far away it is risky. They also do sunset flights in the winter because it... More
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