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Address: 7000 Stonehouse Rd, Sloughhouse, CA 95683-9614
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Hot Air Balloon Rides in the Spectacular Sierra Nevada Foothills. Located...

Hot Air Balloon Rides in the Spectacular Sierra Nevada Foothills. Located just 30 minutes East of Sacramento in Rancho Murieta. Flying daily! Launching the balloon from the banks of the Consumes River is a spectacular experience and a true ballooning adventure. Unlike many other popular ballooning locations, we will be flying over rivers, lakes, creeks, tall trees and stunning scenery. In the early morning hours it is not unusual to see a variety of both ground and airborne wildlife. With stunning views of the Sacramento valley nature conservancy and thousands of acres of protected oak forests, vernal pools and wildlife, this location is one of Northern California’s best secrets.

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Fantastic experience!

You guys are great, we really enjoyed this morning in the balloon. There was no boring waiting time, because we were having a balloon photo shoot - SO MUCH FUN! Thanks for today... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louise F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You guys are great, we really enjoyed this morning in the balloon. There was no boring waiting time, because we were having a balloon photo shoot - SO MUCH FUN! Thanks for today, we will never forget this beautiful place.

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Thank Louise F
Rancho Murieta, California
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great ride! We loved the pilot he fun and informative. Highly recommend we had 6 people in the basket . It was comfortable

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Tim N, Owner at Sky Drifters, responded to this review

Thanks Ivy! We had a great time as well. (: More 

Palmer, Alaska
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Going on a Hot Air Balloon ride has been on my bucket list for a while! The opportunity arose when my friend and I took our daughters to Sacramento where we competed in the Spartan Race weekend. I found Sky Drifters simply by performing a search for Hot Air Balloon Rides in Sacramento and up popped their wonderful, informative and... More 

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Tim N, Owner at Sky Drifters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Hailee. We love what we do and it makes it that much more fun to share it with fun people. I hope you did well at the Spartan! More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Skydrifters is the most unprofessional company we have ever dealt with. We were so excited to celebrate my birthday on a hot air balloon and booked our reservations about 16 days before hand. We received an email from Tim two days before our booked trip telling us due to weather the trip would be cancelled. I would also like to... More 

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Tim N, Owner at Sky Drifters, responded to this review

Hi Daniele, Nice story. Here is our version. Your first booking was cancelled due to weather. The second date your guy choose did not have anyone else booked on at all. He was told that we did not have a group ride going up on that day and that he would have to book that flight as a private ride... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016

My family and I just had a wonderful time floating around with Sky Drifters. The ride itself was amazing and I learned so much about the art of aeronautics from Tim who is a great story teller. Erin takes all the photos for you and is the happiest person you can ever hope to meet. The ride speaks for itself... More 

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Tim N, Owner at Sky Drifters, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We had a great time taking you flying as well. (: More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

I came home for a week of vacation. We made a list of all of the things we wanted to do when we lived in California but never had the time to do them. Riding in a hot air balloon was one of them. We found the company online. Booking the trip and completing all of the forms was easily... More 

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Tim N, Owner at Sky Drifters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Patricia! We do love what we do and had a great time with you folks as well. Thanks for taking the time to write the review. More 

Albany, California
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

We had a beautiful flight in a hot air balloon - our first time doing this - with Sky Drifters. Pilot Tim really knows what he's doing and adds interesting commentary as well. Erin takes wonderful photos of the whole experience and gives them to the passengers at the end - a bonus we didn't anticipate. It's a quiet, peaceful,... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

If I could give more stars I would. These guys are incredible. We showed up at 7:00am to smiling faces. My boyfriend and I were paired with another couple. We were up in the air by 7:30. Our driver, the owner or whatever it's called, was so friendly and made our nerves calm as we floated up. He was so... More 

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Pittsburg, California
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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Extremely friendly, took pictures before and after of us with wine. Military Friendly and a wonderful experience! Gave us a brief history lesson about hot air balloons and promptly on time with lots of help. Reasonable price and an Amazing experience!

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Spectacular views. Very friendly. Was able to book the day before. Good tips on the website.

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