You can 100% guarantee that a hot air balloon ride in San Diego will create lasting memories. As you float serenely above the city skyline you’ll be able to take in views of vineyards, countryside, and coastline – perhaps enjoying a glass of champagne when you touch down again. Thanks to our deals, hot air balloon rides are an affordable experience in San Diego. Check out our specials today and reserve your place.
We had an amazing experience. I would highly recommend this company. We can’t wait to do it again!
We absolutely loved this ride! It was a special moment which I’ve shared with my boyfriend and it was a gift for his Birthday :) Hopefully we’ll do it again soon.
We had the best Birthday experience. It was a first time for each of us and not sure what to expect. I loved it. Would definitely recommend this activity to anyone who asks.
A hot air balloon ride is something everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime – because San Diego looks even more spectacular from high above. If you've never had the pleasure, you're probably wanting to find out more. Check out our answers to some commonly asked questions below. For anything relating to our deals and promos, check out the Groupon Manual.
A hot air balloon ride in San Diego can last anywhere between 30 minutes to one hour, depending on the route and the host company.
The length of your hot air balloon ride should be one of the first questions you ask when you reserve a place. When making arrangements on the day of the ride, remember you'll need to arrive on site for preparation and briefing.
Don't forget to save some time afterwards for photos and perhaps a celebratory post-flight glass of champagne – sometimes this is included in the price of our hot air balloon coupons.
A hot air balloon ride in San Diego may cost around $200–$250 per person, but if you keep a look out for one of our special deals you could bring that price down to the $100–$150 mark.
A trip over Temecula is one of our most popular hot air balloon rides in San Diego. Temecula Valley is renowned as a prime California wine country, so you can cruise leisurely over idyllic, lush vineyards, and perhaps even raise a glass of syrah or sauvignon as you pass by – or enjoy a wine tour when you touch down. What could be better? We'll wait.
Hot air balloon rides in San Diego and California are typically priced up to $299 per person, yet many great deals can bring that price down by as much as $100 or more.
Don't forget that, for this price, you're paying for a once-in-a-lifetime experience (though we bet you'd love to do it again) and it makes a perfect gift for a friend, partner, or relative.
The cost often includes not just the flight itself but keepsake memorabilia such as official photos certificates, and refreshments. Read more about hot air balloon ride cost and other information.
There's so much to admire in this part of California – and hot air balloon rides in San Diego allow you to see it all from the best seat in the house, high in the sky. Among our highest-rated experiences are:
Whatever hot air balloon ride you choose, you'll take off either in the pink dawn of sunrise or the rich orange of sunset – the sunrise in San Diego is truly special – enjoying panoramic views of orchards, the Pacific Ocean coastline, and the best of the city. It's one of the many great things to do in San Diego, without a doubt.