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Wine Country Hot-Air-Balloon Ride provided by Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.

Wine Country Hot-Air-Balloon Ride

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US$ 219.00
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Wine Country Hot-Air-Balloon Ride
Only your immediate party will share a compartment in the balloon basket
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Experience world-famous wine country from the air on an early morning hot-air balloon ride. Start the day with a complimentary pick-up from local area hotel. Then climb into a comfortable basket to take to the skies as the valley below you awakens. Enjoy a bird’s-eye perspective of rolling hills, expansive vineyards, and elegant estates during your flight. Your pilot will offer insights on ballooning and the landscape as you float above it all! Post-flight we will return you to your Hotel with memories that will last a life-time. * Wine Country Hot-air balloon ride * Learn about the world famous Wine Country as your soar above it all * Complimentary pick-up & return from Local area hotel
You'll start at
Napa Valley Welcome Center
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by Napa Valley
    Pass by Sonoma
You'll end at
Napa Valley Welcome Center
600 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
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What to Expect
Your Wine Country hot-air balloon ride starts early in the morning with a complimentary pick-up from local hotel or Napa Valley Welcome Center. Then, head to the launch field to witness your hot-air balloon come to life! After a short safety briefing by your pilot, you will board and set off on your hot-air balloon adventure As you the valley below awakens, take in sights of rolling hills, estates, and wineries. Once your flight ends, you will be whisked back to your Hotel or pick-up location.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Napa Valley Welcome Center, 600 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
3–4 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 40 min -1 hour hot-air balloon ride (weather dependent)
  • In-flight photo package
  • Complimentary Local Area Hotel Pick-Up
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Guests with weights of 260 lbs (118 kg) or more will be charged an additional fee of $219
  • Minimum age is 8 years and minimum height is 57 inches tall. It is at the pilots discretion who is deemed safe to fly
  • MUST provide on the road phone number at time of booking. Failure to provide this information will result in cancellation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Jada E wrote a review 9 Aug
Monroeville, Pennsylvania1 contribution
Bob was an amazing pilot! Our site was relocated due to fog in Napa but our relocation site was just as beautiful!
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Date of experience: August 2020
Aboothman wrote a review 8 Aug
Miami, Florida6 contributions6 helpful votes
Bob gave us an amazing experience in our Hot-Air-Ballon Ride. We had a Splash & Dash, a Ding & Swing, great stories, the names of all the peaks we saw and he made us laugh with his jokes.
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Multaan K wrote a review 7 Aug
1 contribution
Great experience! Chris was very talented and professional. Beautiful view and nature. Love it! I would do it again. I strongly recommend it.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Kristen B wrote a review Jul 2020
Elk Grove11 contributions
We had to fly in Winters because of the fog, but still had a wonderful time. Chad was an amazing pilot who pointed out fun things to see, great facts about flying and the area, and told us some funny stories along the way. No toasts because of Covid, so I guess we are just
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Date of experience: July 2020
Tiffany H wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
Absolutely, the best experience! Once in a lifetime and so very worth it! Professional and experienced crew! Hope to be able to do it again! But, if not, it is a priceless memory !!
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.
Epic teip
This was out first experience w a hot air balloon ride. Staff and captain were very knowledgeable and friendly. St
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What an amazing experience this balloon trip was! Our balloon pilot was Gabe, who did an amazing job of making us f
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Fantastic bucket list checkmark
I’ve had a hot air balloon ride on my bucket list for years and was so happy to get the chance to do it in Napa. Th
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Roger W
We booked a balloon ride for our honeymoon. It was all we had hoped for. We met at 5:30 At the winery although the
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Worth the Early Morning
We had a nice time with these folks. It was our first time in a hot air balloon. The crew was nice and had clear
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Bev M
Early, way early start!
Being at the winery at o’dark thirty after a day of wineries is a bit intense. Let it be known, I am obviously not
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Up up and away
This was our second ever Balloon ride (the first being in Italy) and we loved every minute of it. We met at Domaine
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Great time
We went on Monday and had a great time. We didn’t get to fly over Napa due to low clouds but flew over Winters and
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sunrise balloon ride
Patty our driver picked us us. Very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Chris our pilot was experienced an
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This was a bucket list experience, and it didn’t disappoint! Bob was our pilot and was outstanding! My husband & I
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Early morning ride
Was a little nervous to take this trip but once we're in the Balloon captain Bob made us feel very comfortable and
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Amazing experience, so glad we went
Even though we had to drive an hour because of the fog, that didn’t attract from the experience. At no time did I f
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A Crash Landing
Up at 4:30 to meet at 5:30, to find that on a cloudy day the balloon rides were to be an hour away. Figured that s
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Bucket List Experience
Super fun morning and quite educational. Had a nice day up in the air and hightly recommend this tight knit operat
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Ballon ride
NVB staff explained what we would do on the balloon flight and how to stay safe; we had a friendly and competent pi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–4 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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