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Magical Adventure Balloon Rides

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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“del mar”(7 reviews)
“sunset ride”(4 reviews)
Take a magic carpet style balloon ride over the orchards and vineyards of Temecula with majestic mountain views in the background. Flights also include a premium champagne, juice or mimosa toast, cheese and chocolate plate, commemorative flight...more
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34843 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4006
+1 951-699-5800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Magical Adventures Hot Air Balloon ride truly was amazing. Wonderful pilots, great crew and a simply spectacular tour of Temecula. What a beautiful tour it was and so much fun. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The sunset ride in Del Mar was excellent. The pilot, Phil, was an excellent pilot. He was very cautious and we had to wait till the winds were perfect. I would rather have a pilot who is safe then one who just wants to make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindajQ5368PX
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We did a sunset Del Mar balloon trip with Dennys, the head of the company. He was extremely patient and kind with great customer service. He answered all of our questions and explained everything in advance about the trip. It was well worth the additional...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank deepak p
Denni B, Owner at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you very much counselor. We appreciate your kind words and appreciate your excellent work during these troubling Trumpian times.

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved taking this adventure! The wait time was as expected. The explanations were sufficient and even watching the balloon inflate was a worthy experience. We were surprised by how smooth the ride was. There was fog but once over the clouds... Wow! Breathtaking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank simplquest
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I decided to get married in a hot air balloon. I wanted something for just immediate family and wanted to do something different. As I had never been in a hot air balloon, I had plenty of questions. They did their best to answer my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mooki x
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Overall this was a wonderful experience and the sunset was truly spectacular. The pilot was knowledgeable about the sights and skilled at taking the balloon up and down, spinning it to ensure everyone on board had views of the sunset. Couple negatives; a lot of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jenkelly83
B R Guest B, Front Office Manager at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We have shared it with our staff. I understand your party was on a weather hold on the launch field due to gusty winds. The wait time prior to lift off was longer than usual because of the high winds....More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Del Mar Sunset ride: Ride portion was fine but down time needs to be addressed. Arrived at 445 and didn’t take off until 640. A lot of standing and waiting for balloon to be inflated. Other balloon company served beverages and snacks during this down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hello574
MagicalPilot, General Manager at Magical Adventure Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dale, I reviewed your flight date with our operations manager. Although we don't see anything unusual with August 7th's flight profile, I sincerely appreciate your feedback. Since all balloon companies in Del Mar use the same launch field at the same time, there is a...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

The pilot and crew were extremely professional and involved with the guests. I lost a ring that I was going to present my wife for our 15yr anniversary and the crew went back to the launch site to look for it and the pilot went...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A magical experience, flying over wine country in Temecula Valley! It was exciting watching all the balloons being filled and taking off in the sky. If you have ever said "I want to go in a hot air balloon" DO IT! There was a bit...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank keeseebee
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed our hot air balloon ride over the beautiful Temecula valley. At 6:15 am sharp, we were bussed in a small van from our meeting place at South Coast Winery to an area where our balloon was to launch. We watched a glorious sunrise....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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