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Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides

2126 Bealey Road | Rd 2, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
+64 508 422 556
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An Exceptional Experience

The morning is cold but the spirits are high and the whole experience from helping setting up the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fiona N
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So incredible can't wait to do it again thank you so much! Will be telling family and friends it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 exciting as floating across an ever changing landscape. Come fly with us!
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2126 Bealey Road | Rd 2, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
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+64 508 422 556
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"champagne toast"
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"sun rising"
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"afraid of heights"
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"amazing morning"
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"bucket list"
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"an experience not to be missed"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Fiona N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

1  Thank R9362ZLamandam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous morning and a wonderful experience. Thank you Ballooning Canterbury! Excellent information given by Michael and we have the best time.

1  Thank Jane E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! A cold clear day after the longest night of the year. What an amazing way to see the sunrise. The views are amazing and Michael and Britta (sorry if I spelled that wrong) are both very professional, knowledgeable and fun.

1  Thank lndsscott99
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice experience! Although we missed the entrance a couple of times, Michael managed to get us eventually. The snowy mountain was beautiful. We enjoyed very much. Highly recommended.

Thank Beebe007
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Fabulous views over Canterbury and snow capped Southern alps. Skilled and knowledgable pilot (with a good sense of humour) enhanced the flight experience.

Thank Jeffrey P
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We did hot air ballooning in Canterbury . It was a spectacular moment ! We did it in November 2015 .

Thank MuthuRama
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

What a wonderful experience.. The information given to us from the balloon pilot of the Canterbury Plains and surrounding mountains was excellent. This is an experience not to be missed. Lesley McAllister

Thank the2ljs
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Wonderful early morning flight with friends across the Canterbury Plains with panoramic views of the Southern Alps, patchwork farmland, winding rivers, rural townships, sun rising in the east and moon still visible to the west. Looked down on cows, sheep and crops that looked like...More

Thank Cecilia P
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Chonglt C
27 November 2017|
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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
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kitmien
18 February 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.
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rohitc96
20 November 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.
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