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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
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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
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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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