We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure

33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
+1 951-699-9987
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Soaring Sunday Morning!!

My girlfriend and I went hot air ballooning this past Sunday morning and truly enjoyed ourselves... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Paul G
,
Los Angeles, USA
A Great Excursion

We had a fantastic time on our balloon ride with The Grape Escape. Bill and his crew were... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Tom M
via mobile
Read all 107 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed
Hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591-5104
CONTACT
Website
+1 951-699-9987
Write a ReviewReviews (107)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"champagne toast"
in 11 reviews
"ground crew"
in 9 reviews
"a hot air balloon ride"
in 9 reviews
"bucket list"
in 10 reviews
"launch site"
in 8 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 4 reviews
"keurig coffee"
in 2 reviews
"these guys"
in 4 reviews
"balloon experience"
in 2 reviews
"happy anniversary"
in 2 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 3 reviews
"the check in process"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful sunrise"
in 2 reviews
"anniversary trip"
in 2 reviews
"highly recommend this company"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful ride"
in 2 reviews
Filter

21 - 30 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 18 September 2017

My girlfriend and I went hot air ballooning this past Sunday morning and truly enjoyed ourselves. Rusty, the Owner, was our pilot and he sure made sure we had a wonderful ride. Even though the clouds were low and we didn't get much above 700...More

Thank Paul G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our balloon ride with The Grape Escape. Bill and his crew were fantastic. We had to travel outside of the valley to get away from the morning fog. The crew found a place for us to start of trip....More

1  Thank Tom M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I'm an Uber driver in Temecula and just had to share this story. I picked up a group of three life long friends who were in Temecula enjoying the wineries and as you guessed a Hot Air Balloon ride with Grape Escape. I had the...More

2  Thank cendris22
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Rusty and Crew were spectacular, not to mention the views over Temecula Valley. The balloon experience was like nothing else, calm yet exhilarating. A true must in life for all 9 of us, except Frederic:) Merci beaucoup Grape Escape Balloon!!

1  Thank Dean T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was my 3rd repeat trip with Rusty and his crew. I took my granddaughter here...... She was impressed with the views and how calm and smooth the ride was for all... She thought getting in the basket was also FUN! I recommend this company...More

1  Thank Joann B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Let me start with "What a grape/great experience". My husband and I just celebrated our 10th Anniversary and we wanted to do something different. This was a grape choice 😉. We absolutely loved it. And the crew was amazing. Rusty and Rick made us feel...More

1  Thank Geugie M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were in Temecula over the Memorial Day weekend and really wanted to go horseback riding but couldn't get a reservation anywhere. Then I thought of Hot Air Ballooning and fully expected them to be sold out too. Thanks to other TA reviews, I placed...More

2  Thank Luvboatgal
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had an early start but enjoyed the views driving from Palm Desert to Temecula. Our pilot & crew were fun & friendly. Despite it being a bit cool we truly enjoyed our trip. The brief period of time we spent going through fog was...More

Thank rede2roll
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 February 2017

First it was easy to book online. The staff is great and explain everything you need to know that day. It was so much fun having our picture taken inside the balloon. We even helped to pack the balloon up at the end of the...More

Thank annekauf
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The ride was awesome! The pilot was great! We saw beautiful scenery and stayed up for a good hour. It was a perfect trip!

Thank 24suzijm
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Temecula
Inn at Churon Winery
268 reviews
.47 km away
Carter Estate Winery and Resort
855 reviews
2.37 km away
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
2,662 reviews
3.09 km away
Ponte Vineyard Inn
1,709 reviews
3.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Champagne
116 reviews
.53 km away
Meritage at Callaway
114 reviews
.67 km away
Meritage Restaurant
80 reviews
.65 km away
Carol's Restaurant
63 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vindemia Estate Winery
297 reviews
1.54 km away
Europa Village
181 reviews
.13 km away
Peltzer Winery
87 reviews
1.33 km away
Miramonte Winery
258 reviews
.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carlos R
24 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Yeleny S | Reviewed this property |
You have to make reservations days prior as they need to know body weights and how many other people will be going up that day so they can calibrate basket size and such. They only have one flight per day in the early AM... More
1
Vote
Mary R
15 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from tiffemarie | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There’s a small hole in the basket where your foot will fit to hop over :)
1
Vote
Hetilon
31 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes