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Hot Air Safaris

Talek Road, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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SPEECHLESS

was the first time to be on one, and the right one, Hot air balloon safaris is among the best in... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Pauline K
,
Nairobi, Kenya
THRILL OF A LIFE TIME, FOR THE 4TH TIME !!

I’ve had the good fortune to have gone on a Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Maasai Mara 4 times... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
terryaruna
,
Burlington, Canada
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“riz” (24 reviews)
“hot air” (8 reviews)
“bloody mary” (4 reviews)
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Talek Road, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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"balloon ride"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"champagne breakfast"
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"bush breakfast"
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"maasai mara"
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"great ride"
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"driver david"
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"worth every cent"
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"smooth ride"
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

was the first time to be on one, and the right one, Hot air balloon safaris is among the best in Masai mara the overall experience starting with waking up at 3am and be picked at 4am in the morning the drive at night in...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I’ve had the good fortune to have gone on a Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Maasai Mara 4 times, and each time has been more thrilling than the last; so humbling to feast the eyes & soul with the vastness of the incredibly magnificent...More

Thank terryaruna
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Everyone should try to experience balloon safari looking from the top view. It's amazing experience.

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Our family of 4 had an experience of our lifetime. We had to wake up super early about 4am, rode about 30 mins to the site. There we were split into groups of 8 as the balloon basket takes 8 persons. It was interesting to...More

Thank Mei T
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A Balloon ride over the Masai Mara was my birthday present and I have to say it's unlikely I will ever have a better one. This was an awesome experience! The Pilot eas knowledgeable and fun and we had a fantastically smooth ride (and Landing)....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

It was our first balloon ride and it was great! The trip is a bit expensive but we think it is worth it because of the unique experience. We saw a beautiful sunrise, hundreds of animals, amazing views and we had a nice breakfast after...More

Thank Jelle K
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A 04.20 am start...early but well worth it, a truly breathtaking experience, The crew were all very professional and the trip from start to finish was just amazing, So peaceful up in the air, sunrise, spectacular views, wildlife...trip of a lifetime! Then down for champagne...More

Thank minster17
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Was on the Masi and our guide recommended it. Does mean an early start but it is worth it. seeing the Masi from a different perspective, watching the migration. If you can go with Captain Riz, he gives a great commentary. The champagne breakfast is...More

Thank Graham I
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The balloon ride was one of the highlights of the trip, You leave your hotel before dawn and are shuttled into the Maasi Mara Game Reserve arriving at the launce site at dawn. You climb into the balloon baskets using foot holds and off you...More

1  Thank SteveBressi
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Reading the reviews before, I questioned if it was worth the money - it DEFINITELY was! We had such a fab trip, with a hilarious Canadian Captain who made us feel very safe. We flew through elephants and giraffes, with a very smooth landing. At...More

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Addis69
14 September 2016|
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I know it cost our family $385/pp. We traveled as a group of 6 people and negotiated the price with our safari company.
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