Napa Valley Balloons is regarded as one of the premier hot air balloon companies in the world. Armed with a love for ballooning, an entrepreneurial spirit and an incredible team of dedicated staff, the future at Napa Valley Balloons is bright.
Bob Swanson has been a commercial hot air balloon pilot for 39 years and has logged over 9,100 hours of flight time. He considers himself fortunate to have flown throughout the western United States, Austria, Italy, France, Turkey and the Swiss Alps.
Chris Jones has flown on three continents during his career, including participation in major balloon festivals at home and abroad. Chris has flown in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Switzerland and many of North America's major destination, but, in his opinion, "nothing beats Napa Valley."
Ignacio joined Napa Valley Balloons in 2023 following being a part-time crew member for two Napa ride businesses. His love for ballooning lead him to become a Commercially certified balloon pilot himself. Be sure to look to the skies to see him soaring above wine country.
Matt grew up and has lived in Napa for many years, with over 3 years working in wine hospitality & winemaking.
We have been featured in a number of press articles.