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Vista Balloon Adventures

1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
+1 503-625-7385
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Great "Bucket List" adventure

We had a BLAST, normally, heights kind of bother me, but this ride / flight was so stable and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Tim B
Amazing experience - long overdue

A balloon ride has been on our bucket list for years. Had the opportunity to win this trip for 2 at... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Larry H
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Salem, Oregon
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Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights from Newberg, Oregon. Morning flights from Friday through Monday from April 1 through October 15, weather permitting. Plan on spending 3 hours with us! Your flight is about one hour followed by a catered gourmet brunch.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1050 Commerce Pkwy, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, OR 97132-7073
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+1 503-625-7385
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a BLAST, normally, heights kind of bother me, but this ride / flight was so stable and smooth that it didn't feel any different than standing on the ground. The entire staff was friendly and ready & willing to be informative and helpful...More

Thank Tim B
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

I'm glad you enjoyed your flight. We'd love to have you make this an annual tradition and share the fun with others.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

A balloon ride has been on our bucket list for years. Had the opportunity to win this trip for 2 at a fundraiser auction for our grandson's high school band - then added 2 extra spots for him and his brother. Beautiful day, perfect in...More

Thank Larry H
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

We're glad you brought your grandsons and let them have fun in the process. Thanks for flying with us!

Reviewed 13 August 2016

This was a great experience. My husband loved being able to be part of the balloon preparation at the beginning and the take down at the end of our flight. All the staff are so friendly and the pilots very knowledgeable. The champagne brunch at...More

Thank cbcuffel
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thanks for participating in the whole adventure, including helping us with the balloon. We love when our guests want to be hands-on. We hope you'll come fly again sometime.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

This package involves a flight followed by a brunch. You are expected to help ready your balloon and gondola for flight, and the entire sequence from that to launch is a whirl of sounds and motion. The rise to apex is accompanied by the blast...More

Thank Scott P
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Our guests tend to love the quiet of the ride, without constant engine sounds and just that occasional burn. Thanks for sharing your morning with us.

Reviewed 12 August 2016

This company is very professional with a great staff The experience was wonderful and we had a variety of height and direction. Our pilot Rob was awesome and we even did a "Splash and Dash". The breakfast was much better than expected and the Champagne...More

Thank PaulLori
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thanks for flying with us! I'm glad you had a wonderful experience with us. Our pilots love sharing their love of ballooning with our guests.

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Just celebrated a birthday in the friendly skies of the Willamette Valley with Vista Adventures hot air balloon ride. It was a gift from my husband and my first time up. Not once was I concerned about safety. These guys and women are pros. From...More

Thank junglebeachlover
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Thanks for making the early morning trip with us to celebrate your birthday. We're glad you were able to relax and enjoy the whole adventure.

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Our family had a "FANTASTIC " experience, everyone there made us feel like family !! ROGER, our pilot was so PROFESSIONAL.. I recommend this to anyone who wants to have. "FUN" !!

Thank 555fisherman
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Thanks for bringing your family to join our Vista family for a flight. We're glad you had fun.

Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a very awesome experience. The view was beautiful and its something we will remember always. The Pilot went out of his way to make our trip one of the best as did everyone else. The Brunch was a very nice touch to end a...More

Thank springer569
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thanks for celebrating this special occasion with us. We love flying and are happy you were able to share this time with us.

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing trip with Vista Balloon. Everything that we experienced was well organized and planned by the Vista staff. Our pilot was outstanding. I would highly recommend this for anyone!

Thank Stephen C
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Thanks for the great recommendation. We loved having you fly with us, and our pilots and crew enjoyed making it a memorable experience.

Reviewed 3 August 2016

I book our flight as birthday gifts to my daughter (20), my son (25), and his girlfriend (25). We had a great time and really enjoyed the early morning glide around Newberg and especially the river. It was quite amazing how we can go down...More

Thank Colleen H
PierreCJ, Owner at Vista Balloon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

We love when locals come out to fly with us. The "splash and dash" on the Willamette is a highlight for most guests. Thanks for sharing your morning with us.

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sg38555
would like to know weekly schedule and rates
23 April 2016|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative |
Hello! We fly most weekends until October, with additional weekdays as the season progresses. Our flight schedule is available on our web site by selecting "Book a Flight". Pricing is $210 per person for a 3-hour experience... More
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shannonrasmussen
Can you fit 5 adults in 1 basket?
12 August 2015|
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Response from PierreCJ | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Our largest balloons can fit up to 10 passengers. We have a variety of sizes amongst our 7 balloons.
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