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Mt. Hutt Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Fantastic scenic hot air balloon flight from the 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 takeoff site and return from the landing site
  • Post flight Champagne style celebration and digital certificate
  • Free inflight photographs by a digital camera suspended from the balloon

There can be few finer places to take a balloon flight than New Zealand's Canterbury Plains!

We take off close to the foothills of Mt. Hutt, where the mountains provide excellent shelter from the prevailing North Westerly winds. We have unlimited airspace restrictions up to 9,500 ft which gives us fantastic views across the southern alps as far away as Mt. Cook and also looking East across the patchwork landscape of the plains to the Pacific coast.

Methven is a great place to spend a few days with many other attractions including mountain walks and the Lord of the Rings site at Mt. Sunday.

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.

A shuttle service free of charge can be provided from your hotel in Christchurch and back although, Methven being a winter ski town has lots of great accommodation & restaurants where you may wish to stay a few days for sightseeing and then touring further south.

Adult $425.00
Child $325.00 (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
  • Flight certificate and Champagne style post flight celebration
  • Free inflight photographs

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Methven, Mid Canterbury just 1 hour from Christchurch

Restrictions

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

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

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

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

Available Bookings from December 01 to December 07

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12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$297.50
  • Child$325.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$255.00
  • Child$325.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$297.50
  • Child$325.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$297.50
  • Child$325.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$297.50
  • Child$325.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$297.50
  • Child$325.00

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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Steve from New Zealand wrote on 27 October 2020

Floating under a big Balloon - Awesome !!

A top day. Good sunny weather, with some cloud. Start in Methven heading south. Floating along under the clouds, then through the clouds, to above the clouds. 260 degree views simple gob-smacking outstanding. Coast to mountain ranges with snow on top. Owner / pilot Graeme Church very professional and great talking to, and full of information. Bucket list item ticked 10 out of 10. Would definitely do again. Wonderful. Cheers Graeme.

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Thanks Steve, great to meet you both Graeme

Sam from New Zealand wrote on 27 October 2020

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Hands on in setting up and packing away the balloon, then a gentle, relaxing flight with great views, all topped off with a glass of bubbly! Totally recommend Amazing Balloons!

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