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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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I really loved the experience of air ballooning. Every bit of it. Michael and Faith really did a great job. I would recommend this to anyone. Thank yous so much. Much appreciated. Bucket list ticked off.
Fantastic experience! We were a bit unlucky with the weather, it was great that we got up in the air at all for a while before the rain came. So many chances to take amazing pictures, too.
The team was very friendly and patient, keeping...More
Great day! If it can wow a teenager it must be a good thing. Spectacular views great narrative by Michael, the owner. Directions and communication were great as we traveled. Easy to find and helping with the balloon was a very fun experience. Must do...More
Our trip was postponed due to poor weather but the pilot kept us informed of the launch time. The weather cleared and everyone chipped in to help launch the balloon.
It is a wonderful feeling to fly. It is not like looking out of an...More
Michael O, Owner at Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Yes the weather plays a very important part in our day to day operation at Ballooning Canterbury. We are so glad you could make it a little later. We new the weather was going to clear and provide you with a fantastic flight.Its just all...More
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
Michael O, Owner at Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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