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A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure

33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
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Up Up and Away! Birthday Adventure Fabulousness!

My best friend and I woke up at 3:45 AM to be ready to go by 4:30 AM to be at Temecula by 6:00 AM... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yeleny S
via mobile
Amazing - Once In A Lifetime Experience!

Amazing experience! We booked this balloon ride after reading all of the wonderful reviews and this... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Staci K
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Bel Air, California, United States
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A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure offers surnise hot air balloon rides daily over the Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California. One hour scenic flights include champagne, orange juice, continental breakfast, souvenir certificare and two for one wine tasting.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“champagne toast” (12 reviews)
“ground crew” (9 reviews)
“hot air balloon” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My best friend and I woke up at 3:45 AM to be ready to go by 4:30 AM to be at Temecula by 6:00 AM from San Diego, and it was very much worth the early wake up call! A hot air balloon ride had...More

Thank Yeleny S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience! We booked this balloon ride after reading all of the wonderful reviews and this company didn’t disappoint! We wanted to celebrate our son’s 14th birthday in a unique way and what a treat it was! We were lucky to have Rusty as our...More

Thank Staci K
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

So our first time to Temecula we had reservations for the balloon ride but as we were finding the perfect spot to take off the fog came in so we couldn’t ride that day (which I was completely fine with cause who wants a view...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was worried about how my husband would like this experience especially due to the cost. That said, I do feel Grape Escape is reasonably priced amongst balloon companies! We loved it. I'm so happy I booked it. Bill was great. He was very informative!...More

Thank Debbres
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

1st class company. Our pilot Matt and the ground crew were top notch. The crew made sure to take many pictures for us. Matt answered all of our curious questions. We always felt safe. Beautiful way to see wine country. Call the office if you...More

Thank CityBoy1760
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We finally had the chance to take a hot air balloon ride in beautiful Temecula, California and had a wonderful time. We chose A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure, the price was right but the service was excellent. Rusty checked us in and made us welcome...More

Thank Gordon T
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Met our pilot Rusty and Ricky at the Europa Winery at 6.15 and was transported to the launch site at 6.30 Had our balloon aired up and ready to go in about 15 minutes. We took off over some orchards and vineyards for the most...More

Thank terryhanl0n
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

My husband surprised me for our anniversary with a sunrise hot air balloon ride with A Grape Escape. First of all, props for the name, it's adorable and so fitting. We headed to Temecula and met around 6 AM at Europa Village, where we met...More

Thank AllisonDeCosmo
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was a Christmas gift from my in-law's and I'm so thankful! It's something I've always wanted to do and it was an amazing experience. The Europa winery is beautiful and the views are spectacular. Booking was easy and the staff are very friendly. They...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Made this reservation online, received an email with details and a confirmation number. My three sisters and I got up at 5:30 am, arrived early to check in, and our name was not on the list. Rusty, the owner, asked us to stand aside after...More

Thank Danielle W
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Mary R
15 May 2018|
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Response from tiffemarie | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There’s a small hole in the basket where your foot will fit to hop over :)
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Hetilon
31 March 2015|
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Response from hotairtours | Property representative |
Our rates start at $128.00 per person for a weekday flight. Flights are offered seven days a week weather permitting. The flight is approximately 60-75 minutes in the air and your entire adventure lasts approximately 3... More
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