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Serengeti Balloon Safaris

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Seronera, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
+255 784 308 494
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A must do in Serengeti

One of the best experiences we had apart from watching the Big 5 was the air balloon trip with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mourisham J
via mobile
Outstanding, high quality and safe

I was really scared of doing a balloon ride in Africa and left it until the night before before... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michelle B
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Noosa, Australia
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Float in a hot air balloon over the wonderful scenery and amazing wildlife of the famous Serengeti National Park.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“launch site” (43 reviews)
“balloon ride” (90 reviews)
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Seronera, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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+255 784 308 494
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"hot air balloon"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"glass of champagne"
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"different perspective"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best experiences we had apart from watching the Big 5 was the air balloon trip with the operator. It was quite expensive but definitely worth it. Yes we may not experience the migration as it was just started a bit late this...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was really scared of doing a balloon ride in Africa and left it until the night before before booking. This was the highlight of my time in Africa. The company is highly professional and provided 6+ star service in all that they did starting...More

1  Thank Michelle B
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johncorse, General Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Michelle and well done Barry and the team for giving you such a wonderful morning! Unfortunately the price changed on 7th June 2018 when we were made to apply VAT to our service.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

amazing safari we enjoyed with my friends we was 14 Tanzanian's our first time to visit in Serengeti

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing staff! Thank you for such great experience!! We had so much fun with James who is Canadian pilot!!

1  Thank Yevgeniy K
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johncorse, General Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Yevgeniy for your super review, we are delighted that you had such a great experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience from boarding (climbing into the ballon) to after the breakfast in the Serengeti. Pilot (Barry) was very good. Was not scary as it was the first time my wife and I went up in a ballon. Our trip lasted just about 30 minutes...More

2  Thank Josh R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The thought of a balloon ride over the Serengeti at sunrise captured our imagination. Indeed the scenery and that sunrise was magnificent! What we didn't realize when we booked the trip was there would be 14 other people with us in the same balloon. That...More

1  Thank Judy B
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johncorse, General Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your honest review Judy. We do require our pilots to rotate the balloons, when safe to do so, to give all passengers a roughly equal time at the 'front'. I'm saddened to read your review as you should have had a roughly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was superb and highly recommended. Our pilot was Jason and he was funny, yet professional. My wife and I truly had a magnificent experience. Seeing the serengeti from a different perspective was one of our highlights.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking down at the vast...and yes it is vast as the ocean...is a unique experience. The balloon ride was highly professionally organized. Pick up was absolutely on time. The pre boarding briefing by the Balloon captain Shawn was highly reassuring. Specially as we were having...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ride was a highlight of the trip. Kudos to Jonathan, our pilot, who made me comfortable the whole time. This was an incredible experience.

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johncorse, Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted that the balloon safari was the highlight of your trip!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, I meant to shout the headline! Although we were rather hesitant to spend such a huge amount for this experience - once we'd done it - we'd do it again and again! I'm sure having the best captain (Capt Abed) on their team (in...More

3  Thank pshurd
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johncorse, General Manager at Serengeti Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great review, thank you! We are really happy to hear what an awesome balloons safari you had and well done to Abeid and his team!

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Gaia B
3 July 2018|
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Response from johncorse | Property representative |
Hi Gaia, the price is the same, $599 per person including the Serengeti Ballooning fee, VAT etc. It includes collection from your camp or lodge, the balloon ride of about 1 hour, champagne toast on landing, 'full english... More
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Gretchen Splint... B
10 June 2018|
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Response from CARL667 | Property representative |
The cost for this adventure is US$599 pp including all taxes. Regards Tony
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Gretchen Splint... B
10 June 2018|
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Response from Violetvz | Reviewed this property |
It was 470 dollars per person
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