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Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides


Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides
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Escape to a world of peace and tranquillity. Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the fertile Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. There is nothing quite so romantic and...more
2126 Bealey Road | Rd 2, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
+64 508 422 556
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Omg!! This was the best way to start the day off. The guys were great and the information was good. Highly recommend this to any one with a spare morning. Great job guys 👍😁

1  Thank Fearon B
Michael O, Owner at Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We really enjoyed having you join us for your wedding Anniversary. Anniversaries are very popular with us. See you again for another anniversary in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An early morning start for us all, had a delay while storm moved through but a terrific flight, very quiet, great views of the Canterbury plains, patchwork fields, over the Selwyn River, lovely company, a great pilot with commentary on what we could see, a...More

1  Thank 769seymour
Michael O, Owner at Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

As you proved age is no problem when it comes to Hot Air Ballooning. Yes a shame the sun did not show but must agree the view was stunning. Hope we see you for your 90 th.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really early morning start. Picked up on time from our hotel in a nice warm van. Due to weather conditions we had a postponed start buty finally got away about an hour later. Loved helping set up the balloon, watching it inflate. Was a bit...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing trip! Views fantastic, fu to be involved in setting up and putting away the ballon. Just a fantastic morning!!

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

What an amazing experience. The team, Michael and Brita, were friendly professional and reassuring. I had no fear, which really surprised me and the feeling of being up in that balloon floating with the sunrise was incredible. I cannot explain how I felt. But being...More

Thank KathleenR1763
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended ballooning with these guys. Friendly experienced pilots and the views are to die for! We had a perfect day for it which really made the experience. If your afraid of heights like I am, do t worry coz the views will take your...More

1  Thank Cara H
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had such a great experience doing the hot air ballloinng. We had picture perfect weather and felt very safe and confident with the crew Michael and Nick who were super hosts. Both were very knowledgeable of the area and the champagne and snack at...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed June 28, 2018

The morning is cold but the spirits are high and the whole experience from helping setting up the Balloon - the Ballooning experience through to the landing - Celebrating and the Pack up of the Balloon was an experience delivered to us first time floaters,...More

Thank Fiona N
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

So incredible can't wait to do it again thank you so much! Will be telling family and friends it's 100% worth it!

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible balloon ride last week and were fortunate to have clear skies with just enough cloud that we could poke above them and see the tops of the alps! Mike was obviously very knowledgable and skilled with his balloon piloting -Our only...More

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Chonglt C
November 26, 2017|
Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Hi $395 Adults $320 Child 12 under 1 hour flight Champagne light snack after flight Photos are free allow 4-5 hrs
February 17, 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Depending on what time of year it is. In April you are back in Christchurch by 10:00 am.
November 20, 2016|
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Response from Michael O | Property representative |
allow 4-5 hours from leaving Christchurch. If you stay locally 3.5 hrs.