Experience the awe of hot air balloon flying with a one hour Magalies River Valley sunrise flight.
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
Treat yourself or a loved one to an unforgettable hot air
balloon flight over the Magalies River Valley which borders the
Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, the perfect way to
celebrate a special occasion and create memories to last a
lifetime. This unique flying experience takes place at sunrise and
is run by a specialist organisation with years in the industry,
Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris. Passengers are guaranteed a
highly professional, relaxing balloon ride surrounded by
The experience starts with tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival at the clubhouse pavilion, before passengers are helped into the basket and the one hour flight begins. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos as the balloon glides smoothly high above the ground - if you can drag your eyes away from the incredible Magalies River Valley skyline! Once back on solid ground the experience concludes with a refreshing glass of sparkling wine, and guests are invited to enjoy a delicious breakfast from the clubhouse restaurant. To top off a fantastic morning, everyone will receive a commemorative certificate!
South Africa has some of the best hot air balloon flying in the world, making it the perfect place to tick off that once-in-a-lifetime experience from the bucket list. Balloon flights make wonderful experience gifts, so treat someone to a day they'll never forget!
Flights run year round on weekday and weekend dates.
Availability is per the request of the customer.
Hot air balloon rides are very popular so please allow plenty of notice for a booking.
Minimum age: 6
Guests needs to be physically able to climb in and out of the basket stand for one hour, and withstand the impact of landing. This can be similar to the feeling of jumping from a chair to the ground.
Experience Duration: 04:00
Time at Venue: 04:00
The entire morning will take around four hours, with the flight
lasting one hour.
Start times range from 04:45am to 06:15am depending on the time of year.
Participants: The Magalies River Valley Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: +10
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
Minimum group size: 2
Maximum group size (per balloon): 16-18
Total group size per day: max. 142
Spectators are welcome to come along and watch the balloon take off.
Guests are advised to wear weather appropriate, outdoor clothing
(preferably layers), and hats.
High heels are not allowed.
Hot air balloon flights can be affected by adverse weather conditions, which may lead to the experience being cancelled. Should this situation occur, guests can reschedule the flight for a more suitable time.
I am totally satisfied with the total experience from my initial enquiry, your quick response and the arrangements made with the ballooning people. The ride was fantastic as we also had the opportunity to have the owner of the business, Bill Harrop in the basket with us as well as an American pilot doing duty in RSA. There in flight info was amazing. Toatally enjoyed the whole experience. Thank you