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Hot Air Balloon Scenic Flight - Mt. Hutt

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Experience an incredible Hot Air Balloon flight form the scenic foothills of Mt Hutt!

Experience an incredible Hot Air Balloon flight form the scenic foothills of Mt Hutt!

Highlights

  • Mt. Hutt and Southern Alps scenic hot air balloon flight
  • Unlimited free airspace upto 9500 ft. for best views across the mountains cloud base permitting
  • Views to the East of the patchwork Canterbury Plains through to the Pacific Ocean
  • 4X4 transport from Methven centre to the take off site and return from the landing site
  • Post flight Champagne style celebration
  • Inflight photographs available for purchase a day after the flight and to view on facebook

Your flight will take off close to the foothills of Mt. Hutt, where the mountains provide excellent shelter from the North Westerly winds. Experience fantastic views across the Southern Alps as far away as Mt. Cook and Mt. Aspiring with unlimited airspace restrictions up to 9,500ft! Along the way, enjoy the Eastern views as well patchwork landscape of the plains to the Pacific Coast!

After take-off youโ€™ll climb to an altitude perfect for awesome panoramic views across the mountains, after youโ€™ve had time to capture the views, youโ€™ll descend to a lower altitude for the second half of the flight to enjoy a different aspect by flying closer to the ground.

Upon landing, enjoy a celebratory drink in the landing field before travelling back to Methven in the chase vehicle, which will have been following the balloon throughout the flight.

Methven is a winter ski town, with an abundance of attractions including mountain walks and the Lord of the Rings site at Mt. Sunday! For your scenic flight, youโ€™ll be transported from the meeting point in Methven to the launch site - the meeting point has ample parking and toilets.

Experience an extraordinary scenic flight from the foothills of Mt. Hutt, exploring the incredible Canterbury Plains!

Itinerary

  • Meeting at the bus stop in the centre of Methven, in front of Methven Medical Centre
Adult $380.00
Child $260.00 (5-13 years old)

What's included

  • A hot air balloon flight of apprx. one hour
  • Transport from Methven centre to the takeoff site and return from the landing site
  • Champagne style post flight celebration
  • In flight Photographs

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • 19a Alington street
  • Methven
  • 7730

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 5
  • Children between 5 and 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Please Note: Although ballooning is not a very energetic activity, it is wise to contact us if you have any medical issues or are pregnant.

    Weather: Should the weather prove unkind on your chosen day we will ring or text you on the evening before and you will be given the option of booking another day or a full refund.

    Transport: You will be transported from the meeting point in Methven to the launch site, and then back to the meeting point after your flight.

    Transport to and from Christchurch can also be arranged, if required, please let us know after booking your flight.


Available Bookings from 17 Jul to 30 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

  • Adult$357.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$260.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Murtuza from New Zealand wrote on 09 February 2024

Fantastic experience

Hot air ballooning was a great way to showcase the beauty of Canterbury plains and the surrounding mountains to my parents. The pilot was amazing, highly knowledgeable and full of humour. I highly recommend them!

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LlanaMarie Gicaro from New Zealand wrote on 30 June 2024

Hot Air Balloon Experience

It was an amazing flight! I'd love to do it again.๐Ÿฉต

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Patrick Fisher from Australia wrote on 14 June 2024

Fantastic experience.

The flight was a fantastic experience! That says it all. Thanks to Methven Adventure Balloons

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Thanks Patrick, really appreciate your review. Graeme

alsgh_w from South Korea wrote on 23 May 2021

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davidb23 from New Zealand wrote on 12 May 2024

Brilliant

This is well worth doing....or lut ut in you bucket list. Terrific crew, great views and superb flight.

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