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Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights Canterbury New Zealand

Methven- Mt Hutt Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Adventure Balloons NZ is a renowned hot air ballooning company offering exhilarating and picturesque balloon flights over the stunning landscapes of New Zealand. With a focus on delivering unforgettable experiences, they provide safe and enjoyable journeys for adventurers and sightseers alike. Their experienced team ensures a personalized and memorable adventure, allowing passengers to soar above breathtaking scenery, from majestic Southern Alps and patch work quilted Canterbury plans to captivating vistas, while experiencing the tranquility and thrill of hot air ballooning. Adventure Balloons NZ aims to create magical moments and lifelong memories for anyone seeking a unique and awe-inspiring aerial adventure over the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand.


NZ$ 380

per person


  • Spectacular views of the stunning Canterbury Plains

  • Epic views of the majestic Southern Alps

  • Travel from Methven to the designated launch site and back, in our 4x4 wheel vehicle

  • Post flight Champagne style celebration

  • Free inflight photographs posted on facebook or emailed to you on request


Full Description

Upon arrival at the designated meeting point on Methven's Main Street, our skilled pilot and dedicated chase crew will warmly welcome you. Hop aboard our reliable 4x4 vehicle, embarking on a short journey to the handpicked launch site nestled at the base of Mt Hutt. Following a comprehensive safety briefing, our attentive crew will begin the mesmerizing inflation process of the balloon, offering you the chance to participate and assist if you're inclined. As the balloon takes shape, step into the basket, ready for your airborne adventure. Once airborne, our experienced pilot will guide you on a breathtaking journey, unveiling New Zealand's most captivating vistas. From panoramic views extending across the region to the vast expanse reaching the Pacific Ocean, the spectacle unfolds as you ascend. The enchanting Canterbury plains stretch out below while the majestic Southern Alps reveal their awe-inspiring grandeur—a truly spellbinding experience! Our seasoned pilot, well-versed in the art of hot air ballooning, eagerly shares their wealth of knowledge and gladly addresses any inquiries, pointing out remarkable landmarks along the way. During the approximately hour-long flight, you'll soar both high and low across the landscape until our pilot selects the perfect landing site. Our dedicated chase vehicle, tracking your journey, will promptly meet you there. As we safely stow away the balloon, a cherished tradition awaits—a celebratory toast with Sparkling Wine, a delightful treat cherished by our passengers. After this memorable experience, our team will transport you back to the initial meeting point, marking the conclusion of your remarkable adventure."


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

and snack. Free Inflight photographs

Meeting Point

We meet on the Main Street of Methven. Infront of Methven Medical centre at the bus stop, in the town centre

Additional Information

We meet at the same time, as stated on the booking.

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.

Please wear suitable clothing for launching and landing in paddocks, fields.

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NZ$ 380

per person

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116A Main Street, Methven, New Zealand, 7730
Methven-Mt Hutt Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Methven-Mt Hutt Scenic Hot Air Balloon Flights

Embarking on a Methven-Mt Hutt scenic hot air balloon flight promises an exhilarating and unforgettable adventure, offer...Show More
Adult: $380
(15 - 99 years)
Child: $260
(5 - 14 years)
Not suitable for Infants.
Duration: 4 Hours
Maximum Passengers: 12

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