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Ballooning Canterbury - Hot Air Balloon Rides

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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
+64 508 422 556
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I booked on a ballooning tour for 2nd November 2018. We were blown away by the amazing view from up there in the sky. Nick was our pilot and we felt very secure and assured the whole trip. Great communication prior to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joannelailai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The early start might put some people off but the whole experience is well worth worth it. Ballooning is something everyone should try at least once.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our early morning hot air balloon ride with Ballooning Canterbury on November 2, 2018. It was our first full day in New Zealand, and, aside from being a very enjoyable experience, it provided a really nice introduction to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic experience. Mike was a great pilot and made us feel very safe all the time. We had a very thick fog for the morning but mike and Dean drove us all around until they found a good spot for us to take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Safari68617717854
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ballooning Canterbury is not to be missed. The team is well qualified, fun to be with and very professional. It is an early start to your day, but it is a worthwhile way to begin. Beautiful views and a thrilling balloon trip,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Temple M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something I have wanted to do for a long time, this trip did not disappoint in any way. I am not to keen on heights but at no time was I nervous, looking down on the Canterbury plains and as far east as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We boarded the balloon on 2-Nov. It was great experience with breathtaking view of Canterbury from over 3000ft above. Highly experienced young pilot doubles up as guide in providing information on what to see during the 1hour flight. We absolutely enjoyed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger K
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It was my first experience in ballooning and it was incredible. The crew was so helpful and absolutely Professional. The pilot has much experience in ballooning and also in giving informations about what passengers become to see. I want to say on this way again...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Departure16409852921
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The ultimate Hot Air Balloon experience in NZ. Mike is knowlegable and informative with a great sense of humour. With his experience and expertise you know you are in safe and capable hands too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ktrouncedavies
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Thank you Michael for an unforgettable experience in the air yesterday. A must do round canterbury for everyone and anyone. we had a couple of nervous flyers but we were all very assured we would be safe. thanks again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chonglt C
27 November 2017|
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
17 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.
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.