We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris

Features Animals
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
+254 734 011437
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Amazing experience

Super experience. We drove with a very experienced pilot, who was able to show us lots of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bstreller
,
Vienna, Austria
What an Experience!

We had never been in a hot air balloon before and decided it would only add to the adventure of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Read all 60 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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!
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
CONTACT
Website
+254 734 011437
Write a ReviewReviews (60)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"champagne breakfast"
in 10 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 5 reviews
"spectacular sunrise"
in 2 reviews
"balloon ride"
in 6 reviews
"watch the sunrise"
in 2 reviews
"delicious breakfast"
in 2 reviews
"lovely champagne"
in 2 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 2 reviews
"smooth ride"
in 2 reviews
"masai mara"
in 14 reviews
"experienced pilot"
in 2 reviews
"bush breakfast"
in 3 reviews
"the sun rise"
in 2 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 3 reviews
"early morning"
in 2 reviews
"hot air balloon"
in 2 reviews
"the river"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super experience. We drove with a very experienced pilot, who was able to show us lots of wildlife and an amazing sunrise. We drove quite low to see the animals as closely as possible. After the landing we had excellent breakfast in the middle of...More

Thank bstreller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us this review! We at Skyship strive to ensure that we give each and every guest and experience to remember. We pride ourselves in creating lasting memories by giving the best we can. We are so glad...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
A TripAdvisor Member
Massachusetts
329
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been in a hot air balloon before and decided it would only add to the adventure of being in the Mara Triangle! Eduardo, our pilot, generously guided us through his personal introduction and experience, take-off/landing procedures, and his flight plan for the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We appreciate your kind words. We strive to make sure that we create the ultimate, memorable experience for all who fly with us. We are so glad that we were able to achieve...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a must do if you're lucky enough to be at the Masai Mara. You'll get to see beautiful scenery, an amazing sunset and plenty of animals. You'll feel so much peace it's hard to imagine. Afterwards you'll get to have a delicious...More

Thank Juan Pablo E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It means a lot to us that we gave you an unforgettable experience. We are in the business of creating beautiful and lasting memories for our guests. We appreciate you! Thank you for choosing...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2018 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

Thank Adah L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Skyship C, Guest Relations Manager at Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

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

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 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

Thank R3793YAstefans
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Jack B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank TKWFP
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 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

Thank Michael H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Masai Mara National Reserve
Mara Siria Camp
212 reviews
1.88 miles away
Mara West Camp
207 reviews
4.23 miles away
Porini Mara Camp
429 reviews
12.57 miles away
Fairmont Mara Safari Club
628 reviews
16.27 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Fair Hills
1 review
39.11 miles away
The Loft-Lounge, Beer Garden & Restaurant
41.98 miles away
Kahawa Kulture
10 reviews
44.30 miles away
Serengeti Sunset Restaurant
48.25 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Mara Naboisho Conservancy
168 reviews
24.17 miles away
Ol Kinyei Conservancy
143 reviews
33.27 miles away
Mara Triangle
671 reviews
10.47 miles away
Mara River
1,673 reviews
27.27 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Skyship Co. Balloon Safaris staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit