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Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris

Skeerpoort, Hartbeespoort | On the R560, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
+27 11 705 3201
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US$201.70*
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Magaliesburg Balloon Safari from Johannesburg
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Bill Harrop's "Original" Balloon Safaris. If you're going to do it, do it in unassailable style. It's sunrise. The silence is only punctuated by the occasional blast of the powerful burners and the faint call of a bird or animal far beneath. The thrill is indescribable. Picture yourselves sipping champagne as you hover gently above the tree tops, or soar high above the mountain peaks. After landing, savour a delectable champagne breakfast at our well established, traditionally exquisite and beautifully appointed Clubhouse Pavilion and Restaurant where you will be filled with the warmest of memories.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Skeerpoort, Hartbeespoort | On the R560, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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+27 11 705 3201
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great experience. We will recommend putting this on your bucket list. Excellent staff and beautiful venue.More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Sulettee, Thank you for your recommendation. Our investment in the venue is only surpassed by our great staff, and it pays off, both for us as a business and for all the people who trust us to give them a most memorable experience. Kind...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Definitely worth it and a memorable experience. Well organized and managed. Crew very friendly. Food was exceptionally good. Perfect for special occasions like a birthday.

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Juan, Thank you for your 5 sentence, 5 Star review. A “star” for each one, it would seem. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you for the amazing experience.. Our pilot needs a different team made it even more special.. Definitely something to recommend to anyone..

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Dear Yoli, May you have as many happy years of marriage as you had minutes in the balloon. Please come for a “top up” for your 50 years celebration. Kind rgerads, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Whitney and I had a wonderful Balloon Flight and Breakfast/Brunch with Bill Harrop's Balloon Safari, a great way for a Granny to celebrate and enjoy her Granddaughters 21st Birthday, Whitney had never been before and always wanted to go, she loved it and we'll treasure...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Dear KC It was such a pleasure to entertain the “3 generations” on such a special occasion, especially, as you say, the memory of that iconic morning will be treasured for years to come. Thank you for choosing us to ”make it happen”. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

I would like to commend Bill Harrop and his exceptional team on their flight of fantasy, that is what is was to me. I was enthralled by the experience and knowledgeable wit of our captain, Gary, as well as the entire dining experience at the...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Russett, It is comments such as this that encourages us to continually strive to reach greater heights. With thanks and kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 16 October 2017

A truly amazing experience , The Staff at Bill Harrops are very Professional and friendly and this made it a very memorable trip . I would highly recommend this experience . A definite tick off the bucket list .

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Colleen, I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for your recommendation. Maybe you will get another bucket list so you can come again one day? Kind regards, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Can you manage to add at least 2 more stars in your system ? 5 Stars is not enough for Bill Harrop's Hot Air Ballons...Coming from tourism industry ,my husband and myself check services from a very picky and attention to details point of view....Flawless,professional...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Dolphinserenade, WOW! Your Dolphinserenade is music to my ears! I will pass your great comments on to Garry and the shoal-lot-of-the-team. Thank you so much, Bill Harrop

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The ride was great. The food was great (especially the Whiskey Oats) The atmosphere was great (including the weather). Pilots are very professional and can still crack a joke or two. Bill is a character on his own and makes everyone feel welcome from the...More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Johan, Yes indeed, this is not just a “balloon ride”, any more than a night in an hotel is a night in an hotel. It’s the people, their passion enthusiasm and personal attention. It’s the atmosphere they generate that compliments the facilities and the...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience, from our wonderful pilot, the lady doing our telephone booking to the breakfast staff. Friendly. Helpful. Informative and excellent customer service! We loved it and was a great way to spend a 40th birthdayMore

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Shawn, Sounds like we hooked you from the get go, and didn’t let up ‘till our farewell. I love it when a plan comes together. . . . and still will continue. Many Happy Returns. Hope to see you again one day. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Absolutely Amazing experience! Must be on every one's bucket list. We were cared for and handle by very friendly staff from the time we got there til we left. Besides the amazing flight, the breakfast was also very good.More

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BillJohannesburg, Owner at Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Arno, Thank you for helping make my day. It’s alway such a pleasure to read and respond to such great reviews. Our staff appreciate it too . . . . might even get ‘em an even bigger bonus. What do you say? Kind regards,...More

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Khamir K
25 March 2016|
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Response from BillJohannesburg | Property representative |
Hi Khamir, Thank you for your interest in coming to our beautiful land as well as including a balloon flight in your plans. In winter we enjoy some of the most reliable ballooning weather in the world. The air is crisp... More
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msouza23
17 March 2015|
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Response from BillJohannesburg | Property representative |
The minimum age for passengers in balloons shared with other parties is generally 6 to 7 years old. This is because under that age children are generally found not to be able to see over the side of the basket which... More
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