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Lake Tahoe Balloons

Tahoe Keys Marina, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
+1 530-544-1221
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Thank you so much for the wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, we felt at... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Trish S
Hot air balloon ride is a must at south lake tahoe

Amazing experience with family. The whole staff was very helpful and knowledge. Special mention to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Ayush R
Bloomington, Indiana
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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. We operate seven days a week May through October, weather permitting. All flights occur during the early morning hours when the winds are light and the air is cool and stable. Your flight includes breakfast snacks, boat cruise, approximately a one hour flight and a traditional post-flight champagne toast. Advance reservations are required. Lake Tahoe Balloons is the only balloon ride operation in the world to inflate, launch, land and deflate on a boat. Our staff is expertly trained to assure your safety, comfort and enjoyment. Lake Tahoe Balloons is proud of it's impeccable safety record and customer satisfaction. Our success at Lake Tahoe Balloons is rooted in our commitment to customer service, safety and quality. We love what we do and look forward to sharing this world class ballooning adventure with Lake Tahoe visitors and locals alike.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Tahoe Keys Marina, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
+1 530-544-1221

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, we felt at ease...everything went wonderfully and we would definitely do it all over again!! The crew was the absolute best from A-Z and I would highly recommend Lake Tahoe Balloons!!!

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience with family. The whole staff was very helpful and knowledge. Special mention to the pilot (Blake) who gave us a tremendous experience. Would love to do it again sometime

Thank Ayush R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Complements to the pilots for keeping everyone safe. I mean that sincerely. We tried for three days to go up and each morning were notified that conditions were too bad to fly. I respect their decisions and appreciate the focus on safety. I'm only writing...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was one of the most incredible things my husband and I have ever done, and to be able to take off/land on a boat (the ONLY hot air balloon experience like this) AND soar over Lake Tahoe while in the balloon (seeing the lake...More

Thank cosenzefamilytravels
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was one of the things on my bucket list!! Little did I know it was the only Hot Air Balloon that takes off and lands on a boat.... in the world!! The crew, Sheldon the Balloon pilot was amazing especially when I was nervous,...More

Thank tc5520
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was the best experience I have had all year. Everyone was very nice and engaging, but our co-pilot Blake really stood out. Between the boat ride, the SNACKS, Sheldon's history lessons, and the actual ride- this experience is worth every penny. There is nothing...More

Thank Haleigh C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited Lake Tahoe and decided to do the Hot Air Balloon ride. Best decision of our trip. Sheldon Grauberger was the pilot and added great commentary about the lake and the area. He made the balloon ride lots of fun. Could not have been better....More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What an amazing experience! Very quiet, early morning departure over the magnificent Lake Tahoe! Very professional, friendly, helpful crew. It felt like floating over land and water. Don't miss this unique experience to share with your family and friends!

Thank macdog1
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Do not miss this, if you are considering and not sure because of cost let me tell you it's worth every single penny. This will be the single most memorable thing you ever do in Tahoe I promise you. I normally have a bit of...More

Thank vmedinasanjose
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Balloon launches from, and returns to, a specially built boat. Went as a group of 6 senior ladies. Pilot Sheldon Grauberger clearly loves his job and his passengers (and crew). We were excited to be a 2-flight cruise - we got to watch the first...More

Thank Pam U
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Apoorva S
20 November 2017|
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Response from BalloonPacific | Property representative |
Greetings! Our season ends mid-October. So unfortunately we have closed for the season. We open again mid-May so please come back & see us (and Lake Tahoe) in the summer!
Kathy M
17 July 2017|
Response from BalloonPacific | Property representative |
Anytime is a great time to visit Lake Tahoe! Our season runs May 15 - Oct 15. Weather can vary throughout the season with the warmest months being July & August. Granlibakken Resort is approximately 28 miles from our... More
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.