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Balloons Above the Valley

603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824
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Celebrating my wife's birthday

A surprise gift for my wife's birthday. Made an arrangement through the hotel concierge . We were... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
via mobile
Not to be missed

Excellent company that was extremely organized. We were picked up at our inn in Sonoma exactly on... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Jamie S
Parkland, Florida
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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 celestial adventure with a festive champagne brunch where you can reminisce about your journey in a serene wine country setting. May The Winds Welcome You Softly
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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603 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559-3131
+1 800-464-6824

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

A surprise gift for my wife's birthday. Made an arrangement through the hotel concierge . We were picked up from our hotel lobby around 5:10 am . We went for a short briefing at the Marriott hotel lobby. Our first adventure in a hot air...More

Thank Nabaziz
Management response:Responded 3 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for allowing Balloons Above the Valley to be a part of your wife's birthday celebration! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your adventure with us, and that we were able to relieve some...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Excellent company that was extremely organized. We were picked up at our inn in Sonoma exactly on time and delivered to the destination in napa. All instructions and directions were perfectly clear. The ride itself, piloted by chad was one of the most amazing experiences...More

Thank Jamie S
Management response:Responded 26 June 2017

Wow, thank you for your review! It is such a pleasure for us to hear such wonderful thing above our whole operation. We are very glad you enjoyed your adventure with Balloons Above the Valley.

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

To use an American phrase. We had a balloon ride this morning over Napa Valley (this was our first) the views were stunning, the weather beautiful, and Chad our pilot was great. The brunch with champagne was also very good. Always wanted to do a...More

Thank Denise S
Management response:Responded 26 June 2017

Thank you Denise for your review. We are also very glad you had an "Awesome" experience with Balloons Above the Valley!

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

It was a great time, fantastic views and a gorgeous experience. I recommend. Ask for Scott, our driver. A awesome and helpful person.

1  Thank Fonsecamed
Management response:Responded 26 June 2017

Your photos are amazing, thank you for your post! We here at Balloons Above the Valley love hearing that our passengers enjoyed their adventure with us.

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our ride! The staff was very helpful and eased all of our concerns about the ride and safety. Our pilot, Jake, was loads of fun....even at 6am! The ride was gorgeous and well beyond my expectations. We enjoyed the...More

Thank Mary Beth M
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your post and for choosing to fly with Balloons Above the Valley! We love that you enjoyed your adventure and that you are now able to check things off of the Bucket List!!

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful balloon ride over the Napa valley. We stayed at the Euro Spa hotel and a van picked us up to take us to the meeting place and then the launch site. Not quite enough information ahead of time, but the balloon ride was awesome....More

Thank tdellav
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your balloon flight as well as the champagne brunch celebration! We strive to give all of our passengers as much information as possible via conformation emails as well as the morning of the flight, so I am...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This was a great activity to start the weeek with. It meant early wake up, but it was worth it, and easiest to do at the beginning of the week. I had reads reviews claiming they may have to use an alternate site if Napa...More

1  Thank DREnos2014
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write all of that out! We really appreciate your feedback and understanding of us needing to use our alternate launch location in Winters CA. Ideally we would love to always fly out of the Valley but sometimes conditions...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

My second time around and as always a spectacular experience to appreciate the beauty of the valley and soothe the spirit. Brought along first timer, family & friends and it was worth the early rise and enjoyable brunch.

Thank degracia3
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I'm not a morning person, but this experience was worth waking up for! The views were absolutely phenomenal and our pilot Jake was hilarious, which helped calm my nerves. Everyone on the staff was in fact friendly and energetic. The brunch afterward was nothing special,...More

Thank slthomp
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Heard really good things about this business and was excited for my first hot air balloon ride - was scheduled for Friday morning and received a call the evening before confirming my spot. Arrived at the Marriott and ate the very basic muffins and coffee...More

1  Thank Deanna M
Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Deanna, Thank you for your valuable input. We are very sorry for the wait time and ultimate flight cancellation you experienced with us. Our ultimate goal is the safety and security of our passengers. It may not appear there is a reason for flight delays...More

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8 January 2017|
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Response from tarynlw | Reviewed this property |
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
30 September 2015|
Response from mah10000 | Reviewed this property |
No, thank you.