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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides

6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1300
+1 855-944-4408
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Once in a lifetime event, high over the Napa vineyards....

Doing anything at 5am goes against my DNA, but this effort was well worth the result. Elizabeth and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
assessmenttraini2016
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Fresno, California
Amazing time floating above the vineyards

We booked the sunrise balloon excursion with brunch and were so happy we made the early morning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrendaC-NYC
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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides is a family owned and operated business. Our family has been hot air ballooning over Napa Valley for more than 30 years, offering smaller, private-party hot air balloon flights. Situated in the heart Yountville, Napa Valley inside V-Marketplace, Vintage 1870, we offer exclusive hot air balloon rides and personal flights to celebrate your special occasion. Our hot air balloon pilots are among the most experienced in the world with extensive knowledge of Napa Valley, combined with their passion for hot air ballooning makes them perfectly suited to be your special hosts and guides during your morning with us. Kid friendly and fun for the entire family. Join us for a most unforgettable experience!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1300
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+1 855-944-4408
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Doing anything at 5am goes against my DNA, but this effort was well worth the result. Elizabeth and company made us feel welcome and safe during the intro. Our pilot Jim was funny, with a dry sense of humor. 40 years of experience as a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the sunrise balloon excursion with brunch and were so happy we made the early morning effort! Our pilot (Pete, aka “Tango”) was excellent & showed us an amazing tour of the valley at different heights along the way with the most impressive, precision...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A hot air balloon ride over Napa Valley has been on my "bucket list" for years! Napa Valley Aloft made this an experience of a lifetime. Wonderful flight crew and staff!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Can't say enough good about the staff, our Pilot, and the overall experience my wife and I had with Aloft in Napa Valley!! Check in went smoothly and everyone on the staff was extremely friendly and helpful early in the morning. We had great weather...More

Thank Kirk J
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I took my girlfriend on this ride last weekend. The weather was perfect but I was very disappointed with the way we were placed in the basket. A large percentage of customers have to be couples like us on a romantic vacation, but we (my...More

1  Thank John S
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NVAloftBallooning, Front Office Manager at Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We set high standards for ourselves and strive to provide the best hospitality to all passengers, and your review is helpful to us. Our sincere apology for any miscommunication; each basket...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Treated my wife for her birthday and we arrived @ 6 am for a7 am flight . Wind and skies were good that morning. Just as we took off the fog rolled in . Pretty crazy being above the clouds and fog in a balloon...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We had such a great time floating through the valleys of Napa! Our Captain Jeff was great......even surprised us with a couple bottles of champagne when we were in flight!! Better than we ever could have expected!! Even the brunch after was magical!! We booked...More

Thank CTB7
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

On the final day of our honeymoon, my new bride and I tried hot air ballooning for the first time. We thought it was amazing. The crew made it all easy and enjoyable. I thought Napa Valley was beautiful before, but floating above it on...More

Thank gasteve41
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The view from the balloon is breathtaking, and you have plenty of time to take amazing picture of the valley. Landing was a bit rough, but fun experience.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We got really lucky with the weather and picked the 1 day the balloons were able to fly. It was absolutely spectacular and a must do off your bucket list! Grab a coffee and a english muffin from the container next door to the meeting...More

Thank stephdonaz
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Bomay C
13 June 2018|
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Response from NVAloftBallooning | Property representative |
Hello, June is a lovely time of year for ballooning! Vineyards are very green, and the weather is not too chilly in the mornings. :) Thank you, Napa Valley Aloft
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Bomay C
13 June 2018|
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Response from NVAloftBallooning | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out. Unfortunately we are not able to provide transportation from San Francisco, however your hotel may be able to offer some assistance.
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CopperPennyHiltonH
21 May 2018|
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Response from NVAloftBallooning | Property representative |
Hello, In the Napa Valley it is safest to fly the hot air balloons in the earlier hours of the morning, when both temperatures and wind speeds are appropriate for flight; you will find that hot air balloon companies in... More
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