Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Champagne Brunch from Up & Away Ballooning (Up to Value)

Sonoma County Airport

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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

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Valid Monday-Friday only. Launch site subject to change due to weather conditions. Must be 6 or older to ride. Must be 21 or older with valid ID to consume alcohol. Not valid for wheelchair basket. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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.

The Deal

  • $196 for a hot-air balloon ride and champagne brunch for one (up to a $235 value). No additional fees apply.

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.

Customer Reviews

They go up only when the weather is right, so we had to reschedule a few times, but finally got to go on a perfect day and it was SO worth the wait! Highly recommend this company, great customer service!
Lida N. · September 22, 2015
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Thank you!!! Mike
Merchant replied · October 5, 2015
They were all great, super nice and friendly, it was a very enjoyable experience!! DRESS WARM, it's super cold in the early morning! Thanks for the wonderful experience!
Angela H. · October 27, 2014
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Thanks very much! Mike
Merchant replied · October 28, 2014
Great experience, well worth the price!!
Anne A. · September 29, 2014

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