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If you are very thinking of a hot air ballon ride this is a must!!!
Yes it's an early start, we were picked up at 04.45 am however to be in a ballon when the sun is rising over the Masai Mara is such an...More
I was picked up at 4:45am from my campsite. On our way, we found lioness and cubs playing. Then we arrived at the balloon take off. Went to security check. We were loaded by laying down. So it is important that you feel that you...More
What a different view it is to see the animals from above. Seeing the park at dawn with the long shadows was also special. Our pilot did an excellent job of keeping us safe and pointing out the wildlife. She also did a fantastic smooth...More
The original hot air balloon company in the Mara and their pedigree shines through. We were looked after extremely well from start to finish. We had read that you may not see animals due to the height, however this was not what we found. Our...More
My husband and I got picked up from our hotel at 4:30am by a very friendly driver. On the way to the balloon ride we saw a lion eating a wildebeest and the driver stopped so we could take photos. On arrival we went through...More
This was my first hot air balloon ride and I'm so glad I did it - the views were breathtaking, our pilot was extremely knowledgeable and friendly to everyone (plus a female pilot to boot - woo hoo!), and explained every details of what she...More
Please After what happened I checked other reviews and am not the only person who has been through this, and it’s apparently many pilots, Milton our pilot was rude to the Asians who couldn’t understand English in front of everyone else “I’m lucky I only...More
Thank Arturo G
Milton K, Pilot at Balloon Safaris Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018
Im so glad you had an Amazing flight! It was an awesome flight over the great Mara Plains.
But, quite frankly, Arturo, your review is repulsive!. You have taken a statement you overheard me make to another passenger, out of context and twisted it for...More
We booked a hot air balloon flight whilst on tour with Bench Africa. Paid $650pp. Got picked up at 4.30am from our hotel for a very rough over 1hr car trip in the dark. Once we arrived at the take off location we watched as...More
I was very apprehensive about my maiden balloon flight but in the end I was so glad I did it. My wife & I were staying at the superb Mara Intrepids camp & were awoken at 4.15am to be collected at 5am for a long...More