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Imagine giving a balloon flight to your loved one or used as a fund raiser prize?

A Balloon ride is such a gentle and pleasurable experience and it is something that is enjoyed by all age groups.
What a perfect way to say thank you, or to celebrate a special milestone. Perhaps you are looking for […]

What is it like in the balloon basket?

Balloon Basket
The basket for our large Hamilton balloon can take up to 9-10 passengers depending upon the total weight of passengers. Our smaller balloon, Forlongs, can take up to 4 passengers. In the basket you will be standing for up to one (1) hour so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
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The sides of […]

What clothes should I wear?

What to wear:
Comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes and a hat, (the heat coming from the burner can be quite warm). The temperature on the ground is about the same as the air aloft, so there is no need to rug up.

How do we get back to balloon base?

Landing and return
We land wherever the wind takes us so the chase vehicle follows the progress of the flight and is there to assist with the landing and return us to our balloon base.

What qualifications do the balloon pilots have?

Mark Brown – Commercial Balloon Pilot
Mark Brown has been ballooning since 2004. He holds a New Zealand Commercial Balloon Pilot’s License which he gained in 2009. Mark is passionate about balloon flight.

He has attended balloon festivals in Waikato and Wairarapa every year, and others in Mildura (Australia) and Levin. In 2009 Mark won the […]