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Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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My first balloon ride....over the Masa! It was absolutely the best. I was apprehensive about being... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adah L
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Fantastic experience

Awesome experience. The pilot was fantastic and had a spectacular time. I would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Charity K
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An amazing experience flying over one of the best preserved areas of the planet. Our equipment is what's best on the market in security matter, and our pilots have extensive flight experience in the "Mara Triangle." At the end of the flight join us at the "coffee savanna," where our chefs prepare a delicious meal, accompanied by a toast with champagne ... You deserve it!
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  • Poor7%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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"once in a lifetime"
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"balloon ride"
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"watch the sunrise"
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"afraid of heights"
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"masai mara"
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"smooth ride"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first balloon ride....over the Masa! It was absolutely the best. I was apprehensive about being in the air, in a basket, powered by nothing but the wind and a balloon. But my fear subsided because the of reassurance of our pilot Gilbert . He...More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and giving us such wonderful words! It's joyful to hear that we left you with such a wonderful memory for your first time ballooning. We strive to be the best, and such reviews let us know...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience. The pilot was fantastic and had a spectacular time. I would highly recommend the hot air balloon ride with the sky ship team. Ehab was superbMore

Thank Charity K
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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this great review! We take great pride in our pilots and in our team, and we will be sure to let them know that you had a great time with them. We are very...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Unforgattable take-off just before sunrise with low altitude flight in stunning landscape. - proffessionally mastered tripp - full champagne-breakfast served in well chosen location overlooking Mara.. - the highlight of an exellent tripp

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Today we had a wonderful experience. Best thing was the scenery. Incredible views of the mara, spotting all kinds of animals. The most important thing for us was safely, and we got a super experienced pilot. He took us near the ground and close to...More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to fly with Skyship! We are overjoyed that you enjoyed your balloon flight with us. We always strive to ensure guests have the best experience possible, and that they are safe as they do it. We would like to...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We highly recommend balloon flight in the mara with skyship. They were extremely professional, we saw a lot of game including lions, hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and amazing views of the mara. The flight was over one hour - then we had an amazing bush breakfast....More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

We are grateful that you took the time to write this amazing review!! We value your feedback and comments as they help us to do better. We are glad you and your boys enjoyed this experience, and we are even happier to have created lasting...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Amazing trip early one morning. Lucky enough to see Rhinos as well as hippos, lions, giraffes and a host of other animals. All followed by a champagne lunch!

Thank Allan G
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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are glad you enjoyed your balloon safari with Skyship, and we hope we helped to create lasting memories for you. Thank you for choosing us!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Drifting over the Masai Mara with elephants, lions, giraffe, buffalo, hyenas, wildebeest and more looking up at us followed by a delicious breakfast was unforgettable

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Despite a very early morning start we were able to appreciate the most spectacular sunrise, scenery and wildlife below on this balloon ride. Our pilot Eduardo was excellent and gave us a very smooth ride with uneventful landing. After being picked up by the drivers...More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We value your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your balloon safari with us, and that you had a memorable ride. Thank you for choosing us!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Despite the very early 5am start we had the most wonderful trip in a hot air ballon. 8 people plus the captain in the basket, he was ver informative and he took us over the Mara and along the river where we viewed so many...More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Your feedback is valuable to us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your ride with us. It gives us great pleasure to know we are doing something right and creating memorable moments...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing balloon ride with Captain Gilbert on 29 August. Skyship is the best option and choice if you want to do a Mara Balloon Ride. They are the only one to fly in the northernmost part of the triangle with spectacular scenery....More

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Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review - we appreciate that you took the time to let us know how your Balloon Safari experience with Skyship was. We take pride in creating an unforgettable experience for all our guests, and we truly hope we did the same...More

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