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Address: 1458 Lincoln Ave Ste 15, Calistoga, CA 94515-1449
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Flying high above the northern part of Napa Valley, we drift over scenic...

Flying high above the northern part of Napa Valley, we drift over scenic Calistoga with views of the Old Faithful Geyser, Palisades Cliffs, Mount St Helena, and acres of great vineyards. See world renowned Chateau Montelena, Clos Pegase, Sterling Winery, and Castello di Amorosa like never before. Enjoy Champagne, an African safari, or even a horseback ride after your hour long flight. Calistoga has shops, spas, and wine tasting right downtown!

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Super nice !

Very unique experience. It was my first time flying with that way and it was fantastic. Daniel,our pilot, is passionate and made it easy for all of us. thanks Daniel !

Reviewed 4 days ago
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very unique experience. It was my first time flying with that way and it was fantastic. Daniel,our pilot, is passionate and made it easy for all of us. thanks Daniel !

Thank Dture
Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Ballooning over the Calistoga Valley - Tripadvisor Being huge lovers of both wineries and beautiful landscapes, when we learnt that we could enjoy both of these things at the same time from above.. in a HOT AIR BALLOON, we looked into booking our morning in the sky immediately & after finding Calistoga Balloon’s online, we were able to make our... More 

1 Thank Mish1703
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

we had booked the trip for Friday morning, but it would be raining that day, the staff called me to move the activity to the next day, very nice and experienced staff, we had a wonderful trip there.

Thank Xiaona Q
Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great experience. We had a talented and knowledgeable captain, Daniel, which relieved any worries at all and made for a relaxing and breathtaking trip. If you are in Napa, you should definitely put a hot air balloon trip with Calistoga Balloons on your priority list. You won't regret it!!

Thank myopp13
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was our first time in a hot air balloon and it was a great experience. Daniel our pilot was very friendly and has had many years of flying experience which calmed any nervousness we had. We met Daniel at 6:45am along with the other couple flying that morning and they took us to the launch site at the Geyser.... More 

Thank Brett B
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This turned out to be the best day ever ! After being presented with birthday card saying 3 g/f S were treating me to balloon ride for my BD I have to admit I was apprehensive but no need EVERYTHING was incredible! Daniel our ships captain was knowledgeable and entertaining. We had great weather as we left just as the... More 

Thank scarysherrie0
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a very lovely balloon ride last week. Our pilot Daniel was funny and knowledgeable and reassuring. I'm pretty scared of heights, but the ride was so smooth and peaceful, I didn't feel afraid at all. We went up over 7,000 feet, which I guess only happens like twice a year, so that was pretty cool. We rode in... More 

Thank laurelsnead
Hauppauge, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

To celebrate our 25th anniversary my husband and I decided to take a hot air balloon ride while we were visiting wine country in Calistoga, CA. We were able to sign up for the ride the day before. The woman at the desk (don't remember her name) was very accommodating and provided us with all the necessary information to have... More 

Thank Natalie B
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We couldn't fly over Calistoga on the morning of August 19 2016 because of the wind. Dan our pilot suggested another valley we might try. We did fly and it was spectacular. I would recommend this balloon ride.

Thank medic72
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were hoping to fly over the Geyser but were told upon our arrival by the pilot that we could not fly out of Calistoga and they were taking us over the mountain to Santa Rosa. Apparently this happens more often then not and makes me feel that they should make this clear when you book the trip. Its a... More 

1 Thank Stephen S

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