Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights Canterbury New Zealand

Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights from the foothills of Mt. Hutt.


  • Mt. Hutt and Southern Alps scenic hot air balloon flight

  • Unlimited free airspace up to 9500 ft. for best views across the mountains cloud base permitting

  • 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

Full Description

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 you’ll climb to an altitude perfect for awesome panoramic views across the mountains, after you’ve had time to capture the views, you’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 and snack in the landing paddock before travelling back to Methven in the chase vehicle, which will have been following the balloon throughout the flight.


and snack. Free Inflight photographs

Transport to the launch site and return to Methven after your flight. Post flight celebratory toast

Meeting Point

Meet at the Methven bus stop in the town centre

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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NZ$ 340

per person

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Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights from the foothills of Mt. Hutt.
Adult: $340
(13+ years)
Child: $260
(5 - 13 years)
Not suitable for Infants.
Duration: 4 Hours
Maximum Passengers: 12

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