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Namib Sky Balloon Safaris

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Address: Sesriem, Namibia
Phone Number: +264 63 683 188

Unforgettable and most beautiful experience, a Balloon Safari over the...

Unforgettable and most beautiful experience, a Balloon Safari over the Sossusvlei area is the ultimate treat to yourself. Take off and drift across this magic landscape at Sunrise towards an unknown destination...

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A shame to miss this

This really was a lovely way to take in the amazing landscape. A very well organised and professional team, felt totally safe. The balloon flight was of course special... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sarah L
Milton Keynes
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Milton Keynes
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This really was a lovely way to take in the amazing landscape. A very well organised and professional team, felt totally safe. The balloon flight was of course special, followed by a fun champagne breakfast feast. The whole experience was a joy.

Thank Sarah L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great experience flying over the dunes in the early morning with a amazing breakfast in the dunes afterwards. Everyone should do it!

Thank Franzi_S_MUC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

From pick-up, to lift off, to landing in between the dunes of sossusvlei! What an incredible experience! Our pilot Manny was informative, funny and light hearted, and brekkie at dune 1 was delicious! Will definitely be back!

Thank rm-onthego
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

To celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, a balloon ride over the Sossusvlei dunes (which was on our bucket list) was just the thing! Our pilot Manie was the ultimate professional and was absolutely wonderful. Knowledgeable, entertaining and a fantastic pilot, he landed us so gently that I hardly noticed. The views were spectacular and while the price is a little... More 

Thank Maggy140862
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

For my birthday my husband booked a surprise hot air balloon ride during our stay at Kulala Desert Lodge in Sossusvlei. I have never been up in a hot air balloon and didn't know what to expect. The entire experience, from start to finish, was incredible beyond words. The vistas of the dunes below us were breathtaking. We lifted off... More 

Thank IlseB630
Austin, Texas
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72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a great experience this was! We were picked up super early in the morning and transferred to the balloon departure site. Our pilot explained that we could potentially have a "boring" normal landing or depending on the wind, a "sporty" landing. 16 people to a balloon, two balloons go up together. The pilots are in constant communication with each... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A great way to end our trip to Namibia. We were lucky enough to have a day with quite strong but not too strong winds so they managed to fly for the first time for a few days and the day after they wouldn't fly. We ended close to Dune 45 so got the see a lot of the area.... More 

Thank Malin J
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We'd never been up in a hot air balloon before, but out in the desert, with no high tension wires or other obstructions, seemed like the ideal place to enjoy that experience. The balloon ride afforded us an altogether different vision of the surroundings, and it was a joy to just put down our cameras for long moments to just... More 

1 Thank atastefortravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great experience, professional and friendly team and perfect organization. Would have wished to be in the air a little bit longer than 1h20 min and with less talking of the passengers. Fantastic breakfast in the desert.

Thank Katrin S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It was a very organized and well run operation. The ballon was managed by a very experienced lady that has been doing it for over 30 years. The ride was beautiful over the desert and it landed on a perfect place near a dune where they served a beautiful breakfast. I really enjoyed this company and this activity

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