FLIGHT OPTIONS


Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking a remarkable experience, a hot air balloon flight promises an adventure that combines the thrill of flight. Let us elevate your Napa Valley visit to new heights.

Please select from the flight options below:

Adventure Aloft Napa Valley

Premier Balloon Experience

Soar, Sip, and Savor

Experience Napa Valley like never before with our Premium Hot Air Balloon Flight package. Begin your day greeted by warm beverages and pastries before taking to the skies in a luxurious hot air balloon ride. This exclusive package is perfect for those seeking the finest in adventure and indulgence.

Meeting location Yountville: Begin your adventure in the heart of downtown Yountville at the V-Marketplace

Welcoming Refreshments: Start your adventure with hot beverages and a selection of delectable pastries to set the tone for your extraordinary journey.

Napa Valley Flight: Soar above the picturesque vineyards and rolling hills of Napa Valley, capturing breathtaking views and creating unforgettable memories.

Post-Flight Champagne Toast: Upon returning from your journey, celebrate your incredible experience with a glass of exquisite local sparkling wine.

Gourmet Delights: Enjoy a gourmet charcuterie platter featuring an array of premium cheeses, cured meats, fresh fruits, and artisanal accompaniments to pair with your bubbles

*Estimated 4 hours experience with a 45 – 60 minutes balloon ride

Enhanced Flight

A Sky-High Toast!

The glasses clink, sparkling with the perfect blend of excitement and celebration, capturing the essence of the adventure. This whimsical experience, combining the thrill of a balloon ride with the elegance of a sparkling toast, is aptly named “A Sky-High Toast.”

Meeting location Yountville 

Welcoming Refreshments:  Start your adventure with hot beverages and a selection of delectable pastries to set the tone for your extraordinary journey.

Post-Flight Bubbles Toast: Continue the celebration with a sparkling toast after your hot air balloon adventure 

*Estimated 4 hours experience with a 45 – 60 minutes balloon ride

Balloons Above The Valley

Classic Balloon Flight

Above It All

Embark on the award-winning “Classic Flight,” a hot air balloon journey renowned for its excellence and unforgettable experiences. As the first light of dawn begins to paint the sky, you arrive at our picturesque launch site, where the anticipation of adventure fills the air.

Meeting Location Napa – Begin your adventure in the heart of downtown Napa at the train station for the Napa Valley Wine Train 

Welcoming Refreshments: Start your journey with a selection of hot beverages and delectable pastries, setting the perfect tone for your extraordinary experience. 

Scenic Adventure: Embark on a memorable flight offering beautiful and natural landscapes admire the intricate patterns and lush expanses of agricultural heartland from a unique vantage point.

*Estimated 3 hours experience with a 45 – 60 minutes balloon ride

Private Flight

Indulge in our exclusive hot air balloon adventure, an enchanting experience ideal for families, couples, and adventurous friends seeking a serene escape. Our private hot air balloon rides are perfect for celebrating anniversaries, special occasions, marriage proposals, or simply crafting unforgettable memories.

Large Group Rates

Perfect for company retreats and celebration parties, we can accommodate large groups across multiple balloons. Let us cater to your specific needs upon request, ensuring a bespoke and magical journey through the skies.

Discounts available for Children, Military and Seniors. Please contact us for details.

These experiences are brought to you by Napa Valley Aloft, Napa Valley Balloons and Balloons Above the Valley. All 3 balloon companies act as partners to ensure visitors to Napa Valley have the perfect experience based on needs and budget without having to contact multiple vendors. It’s part of Napa Valley culture that if one of us succeeds, we all succeed!

HOT AIR BALLOON LAUNCH SITES


We offer three different hot air balloon launch sites; more than any other hot air balloon company. We choose where to launch based on the weather on the morning of the flight. Our pilots are up prior to check-in, scouting which hot air balloon launch site is most appropriate for a safe launch. Visibility (fog) is the number one weather condition that is being scouted. We will not know the exact hot air balloon launch site until passenger check-in because fog is so unpredictable. At the time of check-in, the launch decision will be made and relayed to the passengers. Based on prior years’ averages, we fly 80% from Yountville and 20% from Northern Valley.  Please read each balloon launch site description, each hot air balloon launch site offers a unique scenic adventure balloon ride.

NVAloft siteHot air balloon passengers meet at V-Marketplace in the center of town and out of the cool morning weather. We launch from the adjacent lot on clear mornings, which is on average 75% of flight days. The Town of Yountville, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of ‘Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley. Offering an array of cuisines, from French, Italian, Caribbean, Bistro, and California Cuisine to down-home comfort food, fine dining, and unmatched ambiance are yours to discover in Yountville. Located within walking distance of the Town’s well-appointed hotels, are small luxury inns, premium wineries, activities, and shopping. In 1999 the area around Yountville was approved an American Viticultural Area (AVA), a unique area for growing grapes. Its boundaries were primarily established by those of the other existing or proposed AVA’s in the large Napa Valley AVA-Oak Knoll district on the south, Oakville on the north, Stags Leap District on the east, and Mount Veeder on the west. The Town of Yountville takes its name from George C. Yount (its founding father), who had a large land grant in the Napa Valley and who was the first to plant grapes there.

NVAloft site

We are the only hot air balloon company that offers a Northern Valley hot air balloon flight. If Yountville is fogged in for hot air ballooning we shuttle passengers 30 minutes to the north-eastern hillside above Napa Valley where lies a hidden gem, Pope Valley, producing premium wines from Napa Valley’s winding picturesque fields, undulating vineyards, and oak-studded hills. One gets the feeling of being transported back in time heading northeast away from the Silverado Trail. The goal is not just to provide an escape from the rest of the Valley but to actually make you forget there is anywhere else at all. As you can tell Pope Valley is the true, authentic “Old Napa” that so many people come to in search of. Like all good things, it takes a bit of time and a willingness to step away from where everyone is headed in order to find it, but when you do, the results are all you imagined and more. Pope Valley is our backup plan when it’s too foggy on Napa Valley’s floor, which occurs about 20% of flight days. Pope Valley Balloon launch site but well worth it, as reviewed in this article.

Why A Champagne Toast, You Ask?


Champagne Brunch

Traditionally, each time a hot air balloon lands, champagne is shared. This, you may have known, but you may not know how this tradition came to be. It is said that back in the day local farmers believed that hot air balloons that were landing in their fields may have been dragons descending from the skies. To soothe the farmers’ fears and make peace, the hot air balloon pilots would share a bottle of champagne with the farmers whose land they have disturbed.