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Kent Ballooning

Ashford CT21 4QB, England
+44 1303 812812
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Balloon flight birthday celebration

Very competent and highly experienced pilot Michael. A high quality experience thank you. Good... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stucker2005
Wonderful experiance

From the moment I arrived kent ballooning have 5star treatment. Everything was explained in a quick... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
miguelguerola
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Kent Ballooning operates premium champagne hot air balloon flights & rides in Kent. As a local, family run business we still believe that quality of service is of the utmost importance, as is value for money. With Flight Voucher prices starting from just £115, we have a flight to suit everyone, from early risers to romantic proposals.
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  • Average1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ashford CT21 4QB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very competent and highly experienced pilot Michael. A high quality experience thank you. Good explanations & pointing out of landmarks throughoutMore

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi stucker2005 Thanks for your review. The beauty of flying over the place where you have lived for 35 years is that you learn all the interesting places and I'm able to share them with my passengers. Having flown all over the world I still...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment I arrived kent ballooning have 5star treatment. Everything was explained in a quick and easy to understand manner which meant we could get onto the flight. They all seemed very professional and it was lovely to see this husband and wife team...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Miguel Thanks for you review. Could you tell it was the end of the school holidays! Having grown up around balloons my girls are more than capable crew and love to come out and help. They are good hostesses too and know the answer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An early morning flight. It was a squeeze in the basket, but part of the experience. We were told what we needed to do, things were explained and the flight itself was great. Much smoother than I was expecting. Places of interest were pointed out....More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi travelbuddy75 Thanks for your review The basket is designed to be 'snug'! Our basket is actually bespoke and slightly larger than normal, to allow for coats and jumpers in the cooler spring and autumn months of our flying season. Like I say when you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful outing. Watching the balloon get filled, lifting off, and cruising silently at several thousand feet up is extremely fun. If anything, I would have enjoyed a longer trip (our time in the air was about 50 mins). The jet used to...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris Thanks for your review. Sometimes flights are slightly shorter than an hour but most are longer. On your flight, we found the perfect field, lined it up and landed after 52 minutes of flight. There was no gate and we have an pre-arranged...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called to book a balloon ride for my family but after speaking twice to the woman on the phone (Im assuming she is the owner) who was rude and patronising i chose not to bother. A real shame.More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alfieconnspurs I'm sorry you found Louisa rude and patronising... She is indeed the owner and prides herself on her customer service. I find it strange that she came across in this way. She is one of the main reasons that we have won a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been weather-postponed twice already, in retrospect I'm pleased I was as the 3rd attempt (successful) was at dawn on the warmest August Bank Holiday Monday on record! The 4am get-up to travel an hour and a half to their easternmost launch site was a...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear LRTA2014 Thanks for your review. 04:00 is an early start, but it's definitely worth it for the flight you had! Port Lympne Wild Animal is a new launch site for us and being so close to the coast it means that we get unrivalled...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most well thought out trip, organised by truly competent company would recommend it to family & friends. Many thanks.More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Colin Thanks for your review. I'm glad you found us well organised! A lot goes in to making your ballooning experience go smoothly. From the initial contact with Louisa in the office, to our awesome crew, to the easy bit (me flying!) and serving...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was over and above everything we had hoped for . Micheal was and is excellent company . His crew are most attentive . We cannot recommend Kent Ballooning highly enough .More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi mr-papyrus Thanks for your review. I get all the plaudits, but it's a real team effort and our awesome crew really make my life easy. From setting up the kit and the role they play in the inflation, through the information about the surface...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its was great from the moment we turned up. Lots of information, health and safety paramount. They talked us through each stage and made sure we understood. there was plenty of information given as we were flying and historical land marks pointed out. We were...More

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Colleen Thanks for your review. You are correct - safety is paramount! By getting all the passengers to read the safety cards, listen to the briefing and practice the landing positions before we take off, it allows even the most nervous of flyers to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this experience to anyone. I had a fantastic time. Very professional family run businessMore

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KentBallooning, Pilot at Kent Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Karen Thanks for your review. As a family run business customer satisfaction is important to us. It means a lot when people bother to review us, which is why we reply to every single one. We don't have a call centre, or dozens of...More

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Asawala
28 January 2017|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Asawala Our prices range from £109 per person to £149 per person depending on when you wanted to fly with us. If you visit our website using the link on our Trip Advisor page you can see all of our prices. I am afraid... More
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Asawala
28 January 2017|
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Response from jones3667 | Reviewed this property |
We took off from Canterbury but there are six sites around Kent and it does depend on wind direction and weather, you will be notified day before where you need to be, morning flights are early! Be prepared for flight to be... More
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Loz2205
14 March 2016|
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Response from KentBallooning | Property representative |
Hi Loz2205 Thanks for your message. A balloon is certainly an excellent introduction to flying! Unlike a plane or a helicopter we are completely open so you aren't restricted by glass for your views. In a balloon you... More
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