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Napa Valley Hot Air Balloon Adventure

Product ID: 247632
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Soar above the beautiful Napa Valley on this hot air balloon adventure. Enjoy a bird's eye view of stunning agricultural surroundings and Mount Saint Helena.
About this activity
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Duration: 4 hours
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Pickup optional

Please provide details of your Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, or St. Helena hotel. The local partner will contact you to confirm your reservation and arrange pickup at your hotel in the listed areas.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at one of a kind views of Napa Valley and its surrounding scenery
  • Float over rolling hills, idyllic vineyards, and picturesque Mount Saint Helena
  • Be enchanted by the pleasant light and the peaceful sounds of the early morning from your hot air balloon
Full description
Rise above the world-famous Napa Valley on a hot air balloon adventure and be amazed by the beauty of this wine-growing region. Admire the breathtaking views in a small group trip, and take a peak at the stunning Mount Saint Helena.

Start your day early to make the most of the pleasant light and tranquility that follows sunrise. On most mornings, launch from the heart of Yountville, a charming rural village in Napa Valley renowned for its award-winning restaurants and premium wineries.

Check in with your certified pilot, then ascend above the valley floor. Marvel at the panoramic views that soon open up, and gaze at Mount Saint Helena in the Mayacamas Mountains, one of the few mountains in the San Francisco Bay Area to receive snowfall during the winter. With favorable winds, even catch a glimpse of the San Francisco skyline and the spectacular Sierras to the east.

Depending on the wind conditions, float between 1,000 and 3,000 feet (roughly 300 and 900 meters) above the valley floor with your pilot. As you descend to the valley floor at the end of your trip, take in the breathtaking scenery one last time.
Includes
  • Small group (8-12 passengers) flight that ranges from 40 minutes to more than one hour depending on wind speed
  • Certified pilot
  • Coffee, hot tea, and pastries prior to the flight
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (in Yountville only)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Yountville (please select the option with a shuttle if your hotel is within Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, or St. Helena)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with vertigo

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the V Marketplace, Vintage 1870, 6525 Washington Street, in Yountville, adjacent to the launch site for your hot air balloon trip. If you are staying in Yountville, please inform the local operator of your hotel's name.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• The local operator offers complimentary shuttle service in the town of Yountville only. Select the shuttle option if you want to be picked up from Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, or St. Helena
• Please make sure to indicate your hotel at the time of checkout
• You may also drive to the meeting location and park at the V Marketplace south parking lot entrance
• On foggy mornings in Yountville, the local operator will shuttle the group to an exclusive launching area either in Pope Valley or Paradisa Valley, if necessary.
• Infants, children under 6 years old who cannot see over the side of the basket (at least 4 foot/1.22 meters tall), pregnant women, and people with chronic pain or who have had recent major surgery will not be permitted to fly
• Passengers stand during the flight and the balloons do not have doors. You will need to be able to get in and out of the hot air balloon
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 18 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Napa Valley Aloft

Product ID: 247632