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Wine Country Balloons

397 Aviation Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95403-1040
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Poor planning & logistics & scenery

We were told to meet very early, 6 am,in the morning at a cafe in Santa Rosa. We got there on time... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
cml94618
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Oakland, California
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Gorgeous, Peaceful, Invigorating, Fun, YES!

When in wine country, drink wine...AND...consider changing up your ground itinerary and go up in... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
WineAndMassage
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Connecticut
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Celebrating more than 35 years with the highest 5 star rating, this FAA PUC safety certified balloon ride service provides a spectacular way to view Lush Vineyards Redwood forests Mountain Ranges the Russian River and the Pacific Coast. Enjoy a full made-to-order champagne brunch with the pilot after your mornings excursion. Weddings, Private flights for two or large groups can be accommodated. Hotel Packages. Sonoma and Napa California.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“captain scott” (3 reviews)
“ground crew” (3 reviews)
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397 Aviation Blvd, Sonoma, CA 95403-1040
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We were told to meet very early, 6 am,in the morning at a cafe in Santa Rosa. We got there on time but spent a lot of time waiting around as it seemed very disorganized. There were probably 50 or 60 passengers, plus staff members....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

When in wine country, drink wine...AND...consider changing up your ground itinerary and go up in the air for a new perspective! Scott and Mike were our pilots (two balloons went up on the morning we rode), and they were both fantastic. Skilled, professional, and kept...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It was my first time in a balloon, celebrating my 40th birthday, we were met with great enthusiasm as we arrived at 5:30am in the morning, which is not an easy task in itself! First off from the customer service on the telephone I was...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This was a once in a life time ride. Perfect day and Captain Scott made it even better. Always felt safe and had a wonderful dime drifting above beautiful vineyards and peeking into the backyards of beautiful homes. You've got to do this.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

at first I had tried calling a week prior to arriving in california and also throughout that week and no one had answered or returned my messages. however, when I finally was able to get a hold and book a tour, the pilots and crew...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Customer service at it's absolute worst. Originally had planned to purchase their Groupon, but was asked by their employee to order through them so they weren't charged the fee from Groupon. I said sure! I thought I was helping out a local business. BIG mistake...More

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balloontours, Manager at Wine Country Balloons, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Ashley decided to pre-pay for a Non Refundable Flight Voucher so that she could save $25 and agreed that she would make herself available to fly during a six month timeframe. Had she reserved at the normal price there would have been no charge if...More

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