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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A hot air balloon safari was a definite bucket list item that I would highly recommend. The views were beyond stunning offering a unique perspective of the animals of the Mara. The champagne brunch in the middle of the savanna following the balloon ride was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cheekytiki
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Albeit a short ride due to strong winds, the experience was amazing and would definitely go again. The Transworld team is amazing and so friendly, especially the pilot. We got to see an amazing sunrise, a sunrise that painted the sky with pinks and peaches....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paaras R
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were lucky enough to be able to take a balloon ride over the Maasai Mara in Jan 2018. I can honestly say without doubt that it was one of the BEST experiences I have ever had in my life. Our pilot CHRISTIAN was very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank anita h
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Early morning pick-up to be taken to the launch sight, which means that once you are in the air you get to see the sunrise from a different angle. One the sights that will stay with me is the one of all the wilderbeasts travelling...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Trish C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I was bought this experience as a seventieth birthday present as flying over the Masai Mara was the last item on my list of things to do by the time I was seventy. I was a more than a little apprehensive but in fact I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 844JANICEB
Reviewed 26 September 2017

unusual trip, worth the time, one of a kind, great landing and the after party was great, we saw the sunrise from the air.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dudobo
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first time in a hot air balloon and Dan the pilot and owner was excellent at allaying my fears. We left very early and it was a very surreal experience to be standing in the middle of the Mara is the pitch...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank zoeevans2016
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It was an early pick up but well worth it. To watch the sun rise over the Mara plains, the herds of wildebeest, zebras, buffaloes and other animals was a dream for me. A most unusual way of getting into the basket - felt like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lovelynnc2017
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The hot air baloon safari is good but considering the price u pay both money and time it is not value for money. I know i am in disagreement with lot of views. There are very few type of animals u see but from above...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank A k J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing thing we have ever done. Balloon over the Mara and watch the migration, a beautiful experience gliding thro the dawn and landing in the middle of nowhere to have a champagne breakfast under a lone tree.

Date of experience: July 2017
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