What is an Exclusive Flight?
An exclusive flight is a flight just for you and your party. Essentialy you are chartering your very own balloon and pilot for the morning.
Do you offer Non-Exclusive flights?
Yes we do. We offer daily group flights over the Hunter Valley. Take a look at our Individual Flight Voucher and Flexi Voucher options.
How long is the flight?
Hunter Valley Ballooning flights are 50 - 60 minutes in duration but expect your mornings adventure to last around 3.5 - 4.5 hours.
What time are the flights?
Our balloon flights are conducted at sunrise, all year round, weather depending. Our meeting time is generally around 45 minutes before sunrise but the exact time is confirmed the evening prior to your flight.
When is the best time of year to fly?
We offer flights all year round, however the best ballooning conditions are generally found between November and April.
Is ballooning weather dependent?
Yes. We will not fly in conditons that may be unsafe or unpleasant to fly in such as strong wind, rain or fog. The evening prior to your flight you will be asked to call a check-in phone number to ascertain whether the next day's forecast is suitable for your flight to proceed.
What happens is the weather is not suitable for my flight?
If the weather is unsuitable for your flight you are able to reschedule anytime within the validity period of your voucher. Vouchers are generally valid for 12 months from the time of purchase. Gift Vouchers and Flight Vouchers are non-refundable but are transferable. Flexi Vouchers are generally refundable less a small admin fee.
Are there any fitness requirements to fly?
All passengers need to be reasonably fit and well with no significant knee, hip or back problems; have no recent surgeries or broken bones that are still mending; do not weigh more than 140kg; are able to stand for one hour and are not currently pregnant.
Is there an age limit? Do you fly children?
There is no upper age limit. We can fly everyone 7 years and older as long as they are taller than 120cm and meet the fit & well requirements listed above.