What area do you fly in?

Flight Area from Hamilton
Please see the map below

Why are all balloon flights weather dependant?

Safety is our first concern.

To fly, we require little wind and no rain.

Should we need to postpone the balloon flight we will contact you as soon as possible. This may be a day or two before your scheduled flight. It is possible we may need to make the call on the day – this does […]

How do balloons fly?

Based on the principle that hot air rises, the balloon works when the burner fuelled by propane gas is positioned under an open balloon envelope to heat the air and make the balloon rise. When the parachute valve at the top of the envelope is opened some of the hot air escapes, and the […]

How long does the balloon experience take?

Balloon Experience
Plan for:

Around 4 hours in total. The flight departs early in the morning around sunrise. Part of your balloon experience will be to help inflate the balloon which is considered by many people to be huge fun. The flight itself will take up to an hour with the total time in the air […]

What is the flight time?

Take off time
The flight takes place early in the morning around sunrise.

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 […]