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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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Loved it, Michael the pilot was brilliant as is Regan in crew (and not just because he found my lost phone in a paddock of long grass...!). A must do and beautiful way to start the day, looking out in every direction of the South...More
What a great flight.
An early start made sure we say the best of the day
Great team that looked after us and made us feel welcomed.
Flight was really peaceful with brilliant views. What a way to start the day.
We went in the...More
Riding with Michael Oakley or his son is an awesome, not to be missed experience. He holds titles world wide for ballooning, fixed wing glider, and other local championships. They are certainly the organisation to balloon with. It is amazing, but not scary, even for...More
An early pick-up, leaving Christchurch in the dark.. and arriving just in time for sunrise and (lucky us) for the super moon setting over the mountains. Not only was the ride incredible for its scenery but I also learned a lot about the human and...More
The wind was blowing in Methven but by the time we arrived at Hororata the weather couldn't have been more perfect so a really very enjoyable day and would recommend to others to take the experience.
Our pilot Nick made sure we were kept informed...More