$169 for a Hot-Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise with Champagne Brunch from Up & Away Ballooning (Up to $235 Value)

Santa Rosa

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Hot air balloons let you enjoy sailing over the Earth at a leisurely pace, unlike the team of frenzied dogs that pulls most parasails. Have a more relaxing trip with this Groupon.

$169 for a Hot-Air Balloon Ride and Champagne Brunch for One (Up to $235 Value)

Roughly 30 minutes before the day’s scheduled sunrise, Up & Away’s hot-air balloons inflate and depart from Sonoma County Airport for 60-minute rides over Sonoma’s scenic landscapes. Following the ride, passengers dine on a brunch of handmade quiche, chocolate-covered strawberries, coffee cake, fruits, champagne, and more. To commemorate the event, guests also receive a personalized flight certificate. See the FAQs for more information.

Up & Away Ballooning

As sure as the sun emerges from Sonoma’s horizon each morning, passengers will soar the skies in Up & Away Ballooning’s vibrantly colored hot-air balloons to view it. These sunrise rides have touched the clouds for nearly 15 years, helmed by FAA-certified pilots who are well versed in weather patterns and let the winds guide the aircrafts at varying altitudes. Depending on how high you journey, you might soak in epic views of the Pacific Ocean, Napa Valley, or San Francisco. Passengers gaze down upon the world in awe in groups of 6, 9, or 14, and conclude their rides with a brunch of champagne, quiche, and bread that has been toasted by the sun on the pilot’s outstretched hands.

Reviews

Wow!! A completely unforgettable experience to the fullest.

ScaroMcnackles, TripAdvisor, 11/14/12

Great ride, excellent customer service, wonderful brunch afterwards. Very safety conscious.

Diane M, TripAdvisor, 4/21/13

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “This will be an extremely memorable experience! We had Armand as our hot air balloon pilot and he was amazing. Their whole team was exceptionally wonderful and they...”

    “This will be an extremely memorable experience! We had Armand as our hot air balloon pilot and he was amazing. Their whole team was exceptionally wonderful and they only tip I can give others is to make sure they do not forget a camera :)”

  • “Very relaxing activity, if you've never been on a hot air balloon then this company is great, friendly and easy going!”

  • “It was a great trip. The ride lasted a little over an hour and our pilot was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the area. Couldn't ask for a better first-time...”

    “It was a great trip. The ride lasted a little over an hour and our pilot was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the area. Couldn't ask for a better first-time balloon experience. Highly recommended...see wine country with these guys!!!!!! And the owners wife makes wonderful quiche ;) Thanks Again!!! Amy and Jon Husted from Florida ”


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    Santa Rosa

    2200 Airport Blvd.

    Santa Rosa, California 95403

    707-836-0171

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In a Nutshell

Watch the sunrise aboard a hot-air balloon helmed by an FAA-certified pilot; brunch follows the scenic ride

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 10 per person. Each Groupon valid for 1 person. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice requested; 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must sign waiver. Must be 6 or older to ride. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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