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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides

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Address: 6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1300
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+1 855-944-4408
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides is a family owned and operated business....

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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best hot air balloon company

heard that they were the best and after experiencing I have to agree. very organized and only a small number of people in a basket was nice. just what I wanted for my husbands... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

heard that they were the best and after experiencing I have to agree. very organized and only a small number of people in a basket was nice. just what I wanted for my husbands birthday. our pilot Pete was very good, knowledgable and excited about doing it as well. was so nice to hear him tell us a little about... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first hot air balloon first hot air balloon ride that we did for our first anniversary. Everything about the trip was really well coordinated and Jim was an excellent pilot! He showed us a lot of the sites in the area and told us about hot air ballooning. Our trip lasted around one hour and 20 minutes.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I made the reservations months in advance and they promptly called me with 48 hours of the ride and made sure I had all the details. Courteous staff, well prepared and thoughtful. We met early am at 645am and got an orientation (with some warm coffee and baked treats!) We were informed due to fog, we were going to an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It's an early morning start to get to Domaine Chandon at 6am for coffee and pastries 😀 Note that the times change depending on time of year so ensure you confirm beforehand. Good briefing by our pilot Mike. Due to some fog we couldn't fly in the valley. People were provided the option to reschedule. Most people stayed and we... More 

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Tuddern, Germany
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the balloon ride for last August to enjoy with our friends. I was a little nervous to book this because my wife has a fear of heights. The people at Aloft and our pilot, Jay reassured her that it would not be an issue and they were 100% correct. She and the rest of us LOVED IT! There... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Aloft was absolutely the highlight of our vacation - the guides and pilots are a wealth of knowledge and are eager to share their passion for the area and their profession with guests but most importantly the view. The VIEW! The trip starts in at 6:00am for checkin and we arrived back around 10:30am but we stayed for the champaign... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We recently took a balloon ride with Aloft and couldn't have more positive things to say. The operation is very organized, professional and experienced. The flight itself is a once in a lifetime experience that words can't describe. Overlooking the Napa Valley 2000 ft in the air is worth every penny. Highly recommend!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Absolutely fantastic! it was my first time and I loved it! The staff is very friendly and professional. Yes, you have to check in early in the morning, but some coffee and cookies are waiting for you. Instructions are given all the way of the experience, which make you feel safe and comfortable. I would recommend Aloft Ballon ride to... More 

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Kankakee, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

What a neat way to see Napa. This was our first balloon ride. The staff made it very easy. They communicate a lot with you prior to the actual flight. They took us to the alternate site because the marine layer (fog) was coming in at the primary site. The pilot Scott was very good. We did the brunch afterwards.... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

A great experience, to say the least. We flew over serene fields covered by green wine grapes for 90 minutes. Absolutely recommend to everyone. Feels safe and refreshing.

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