Ballooning Canterbury

Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. 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. Close to Christchurch courtesy transfers.


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There is nothing quite so romantic and exciting as Hot Air Ballooning and floating effortlessly over an ever changing Canterbury Plains landscape. Great views of the Southern Alps to the Pacific ocean.
This is a family owned business. Experienced pilot Michael has over 5500 hrs aviation experience.

Flights 7 days a week, all flights are subject to weather. We fly a minimum of 2 people up to large groups.A glass of chilled champagne or fruit juice and a light snack are served after landing.

Courtesy transfers for visitors to Christchurch from most central hotels and motels. Allow approximately 4-5 hours for this remarkable experience. The flight time is approximately one hour.

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Physical address

2136 Bealey Road, Darfield, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $395.00
(12 year(s) and under)
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Children are 12 years and younger and must be over 1.1 m in height.
Cancellation policy:
For a full refund you must cancel 24 hours before the flight. If flight does not go ahead due to weather you recieve a full refund or transfere to next available flight. If you do not turn up for flight there is no refund.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20 minutes to Christchurch International Airport.
Proximity to town:
30-40 minutes drive if flying near the mountains.

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Opening times

Business hours:
8:00am - 9:00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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